Day trips & excursions

Prison Island private tour

Availability: Daily
Duration: 4 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Feel the thrill of seeing wildlife up close
  • Perfect for the whole family to experience - the more the merrier
  • Unique experience - definitely something to write home about
What to expect

With a name like Prison Island, you may be surprised to hear that Changuu Island is in fact a little slice of heaven just off the coast of Zanzibar. This half-day private tour takes you over to the island from Stone Town to discover its colourful past and present, including the giant tortoises that roam around.

You'll need to pack your bathing suit for this one as you'll be enjoying the pristine beaches and waters that encircle Changuu Island. Firstly. You'll board in Stone Town. See the gaol and delve into its past as a quarantine and then a prison. For such a small island, there's a lot of history to take in. Take a look at the giant tortoises at the foundation which cares for the endangered species, then chill out during some free time. You'll be able to snorkel, swim or sunbathe before catching the boat back to Stone Town.

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What's included
  • Entrance fees
  • Guided tour
  • Water
  • Private tour
  • Pick-up and drop-off from designated areas
  • 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
  • Please bring a swimsuit, light clothing, beach towels, sunscreen, and sunglasses
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  • Available every day
  • This is a half-day tour of 2-4 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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