Zanzibar: Prison Island & Nakupenda Sandbank Tour with Lunch

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Embark on a guided day trip in Zanzibar and visit Prison Island and the Nakupenda Sandbank Island. See giant tortoises, go snorkeling, and savor a tasty barbecue lunch with fresh seafood.

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  • Savor the rich flavors of Zanzibar as you indulge in a seafood lunch
  • Explore 2 popular attractions off the coast of Zanzibar on a day trip
  • Visit Prison Island and get to see the giant tortoises that live here
  • Snorkel in crystal-clear waters and discover Zanzibar's marine life
  • Unwind as you visit the Nakupenda Sandbank, a tropical paradise


Head to the meeting point and get ready for a day of exploration and memorable experiences as you set out to discover two of Zanzibar's most popular attractions. Hop aboard in a small motorised dhow boat and travel towards Prison Island, a tropical paradise most famous for its resident population of Aldabra giant tortoises. Get to meet these exquisite creatures and learn about how they came to be here as well as the conservation efforts that have saved them from extinction. Your trip continues with snorkeling activities off the island's coast. Use the provided equipment to explore the vibrant underwater world and rich marine life surrounding Prison Island and Zanzibar. Next, hop back aboard the boat and make your way to the Nakupenda Beach Nature Reserve. Discover one of the most beautiful locations in Zanzibar as you relax on sandy white beaches surrounded by turquoise waters. Unwind and soak up the sun in this tranquil setting before indulging in a beachside barbecue lunch. Savor the flavors of Zanzibar with local specialties, including the catch of the day and other seafood dishes. Fresh seasonal fruits and a non-alcoholic beverage round out your meal. Finally, end your day with a return journey to the main island of Zanzibar, where your tour comes to an end.


Round-trip transfer by boat Free Wi-Fi Visit to Prison Island Snorkeling equipment Visit to the Nakupenda Sandbank Seafood barbecue lunch (vegetarian options available) Fresh fruit (mango, pineapple, bananas, coconut, and watermelon) Bottle of water Soft drinks

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