Day trips & excursions

Uzi Island private tour

Availability: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursay
Duration: 8 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Bring the whole family - everyone will love it
  • Unique experience - definitely something to write home about
  • Learn more about the local culture first-hand
What to expect

Reached only when it's low tide via a coral rock road, the small island of Uzi is a haven for nature lovers. This conservation area of mangroves and coral reefs will be the setting for this full day private tour where you'll be immersed in local culture in Uzi village, visit the Zanzibar Butterfly Centre and Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park as part of it.

With its mangrove forests, sea grass beds, coral reefs and biodiversity, you'll not be short of things to see in Uzi. You'll cross when the tide is low and set off on a guided tour into local heritage and culture at Uzi village, a rural Swahili village, and around. You'll witness crafts like weaving, carpentry, bee farming and seaweed farming while learning about the sites.

Hereafter you'll make your way to the Butterfly Centre near Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park for a 30-minute guided tour. The exhibit consists of a netted tropical garden with hundreds of butterflies, all of which are native species to Zanzibar. You'll finally arrive at the forest in Jozani Chwaka National Park that's home to endangered red colobus monkeys, bush babies, duikers, butterflies and birds. Your own guide will be on hand to help you find them and fill you in on their habits and more.

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What's included
  • Entrance fees
  • Guided tour
  • 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
Where

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 note, you will need to confirm your pick-up time with the local supplier as it varies depending on the law tide
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When

This tour is available only on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays

  • 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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Provider
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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