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Zanzibar Vacation

The ultimate guide to your next Zanzibar Vacation

Get to Know Zanzibar

In Zanzibar, the scent of spices and the richness of history and culture combine with white sandy beaches, excellent diving, and spectacular snorkeling. 

The three main islands off the mainland of East Africa (Zanzibar, Pemba, and Mafia Islands) are full of energy, each with its own appeal.

They’re perfect for relaxing after a safari in Tanzania or a Kilimanjaro climb, offering a combination of tranquil and adventurous activities.

Zanzibar is the biggest and busiest of the three holiday destinations and is stacked with a colorful lifestyle. Pemba Island, just to the north, is less of a mainstream tourist attraction where diving is the main drawcard.

The quiet island of Mafia lies south of Zanzibar and Dar es Salaam, just across from the famous Selous Game Reserve’s Rufiji River mouth. A well-protected marine reserve, it’s a peaceful honeymoon, diving, and fishing destination.

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FAQs about Zanzibar

Stone Harbour has plenty of different types of accommodation, from hotels to safari lodges. You can book accommodation directly or if you are looking to book with multiple places, use an online travel agency specialising in Zanzibar Holidays,

  • The best time to visit Zanzibar Island is from June to October - during the dry months of spring. However, another popular time to visit the tropical Island is from December to February - when it’s hot and dry.
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