Day trips & excursions

Jozani Forest and Prison Island private tour

Availability: Daily
Duration: 8 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Bring the whole family - everyone will love it
  • Feel the thrill of seeing wildlife up close
  • More than a tour - your guide will share their love of art history with you
What to expect

Zanzibar red colobus monkeys, giant tortoises and tropical birds are just a few of the things you'll see on this full day tour. You'll walk through the only national park on the island, Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park, on a nature trail then catch the boat over to Prison Island to delve into its fascinating history. There's even time for some swimming and snorkeling.

First on the agenda will be a guided walk through Jozani Chwaka National Park, filled with mangroves and moisture-hugging trees. But look up – you might just spot the famous red colobus monkeys, an endangered species found only in Zanzibar. There are other monkeys to be found, too, as well as bush babies, duikers, butterflies and birds.

Afterwards, you'll head to Stone Town to catch the boat over to Changuu Island, also known as Prison Island – it's approximately a 30-minute crossing. It's inhabited by giant tortoises, and you'll visit the foundation that takes care of them, and have time to swim, snorkel and have lunch.

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What's included
  • Entrance fees
  • Guided tour
  • Water
  • Hotel pick-up
  • Transportation
What's not included
  • Food and drinks
  • Tips (optional)
Reduced price
  • Infant (0-3): free
  • Child (4-11): reduced

After booking, you will receive the local supplier's contact details to schedule your pick-up time

Meeting point:

Pick-up service available from different locations:

  • Stone Town hotels and Zanzibar Town
  • North West Coast hotels and South West Coast hotels (= Mangapwani, Fumba)
  • North East Coast hotels (= Pwani Mchangani, Kiwengwa, Uroa, Pongwe, Chwaka, Matemwe)
  • North Coast hotels (= Nungwi, Kendwa)
  • South Coast hotels and South East Coast hotels (= Kizimkazi, Pingwe, Paje, Jambiani, Michamvi, Makunduchi)
What to remember
  • Don't forget to bring your swimming costume and towels
  • Pick-up service available from different locations. Please refer to the Where section for more details. After booking, you will receive the contact details of the local supplier to confirm the pick-up time
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  • Available every day
  • This is a full-day tour of 6-8 hours
  • Pick-up service available from Stone Town. Please refer to the Meeting point section for more details
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Fisherman Tours & Travel Ltd.
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

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