Prison Island Visit

Prison Island Visit

Sail to historic Prison Island on a traditional dhow, meet the giant tortoises, and enjoy premier swimming and snorkeling gems.

Activity Details

  • Duration: Half day
  • Starts at: Around 9:00 AM
  • Location: Zanzibar
  • Availability: On request
  • Price from: $80 USD

Activity Description

Depart the hotel after breakfast and set sail to Prison Island in a traditional sailing dhow. The island, which was used as a prison in 1860 by the first British minister, now stands as a home for giant tortoises living for more than 120 years. It is the best spot for swimming and snorkeling. After the tour you’ll be transfered back to your hotel.

See Stone Town City Tour and Prison Island Visit and Spice Tour & Stone Town Tour & Prison Island Tour for more options to visit Prison Island and its tortoises combined with other adventures.

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