Zanzibar Local Experience

Private Tour to Prison Island


Explore the rich culture and history of Zanzibar with a visit to Prison Island by dhow


About Prison Island, Zanzibar Explore the rich culture and history of Zanzibar with a visit to Prison island Zanzibar by dhow. See the large tortoises that inhabit the island, and enjoy the opportunity to snorkel off the coast. Admire the stunning landscape as you swim with colourful fish.

Itinerary Visit Prison Island Zanzibar on a private 3-hour tour and discover the rich history and beautiful natural surroundings of this location. Meet your guide in Zanzibar, or select the option including hotel pickup, then enjoy the ride to the island on a traditional dhow. Learn how this small island gained its name and explore the place that is now home to more than 50 tortoises, some over 100 years old.

Feed the tortoises and take up-close pictures with them, as you keep a lookout for the peacocks and antelope that also live there. After discovering the island and its history, take the opportunity to snorkel in the clear waters of the coast among tropical fish and colourful coral. At the end of your tour, return to Zanzibar, where you’ll be dropped off in the city centre, or at your hotel. Kids up to 8 years go for free

What’s Included?

  • Bottled water
  • Use of Snorkelling equipment
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Guide Fee
  • Boat transportation


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