Spice Tour and Prison Island Visit

Spice Tour and Prison Island Visit

Visit a spice plantation to see and learn about spices in their original form, sail to historic Prison Island enjoy premier snorkeling and swimming spots and giant tortoises.

Activity Details

  • Duration: Full day
  • Starts at: Around 9:00 AM
  • Location: Zanzibar
  • Availability: On request
  • Price from: $95 USD

Activity Description

Depart from the hotel to the spice plantation where you will experience the spices in their original form, see how they are grown, and learn about their uses. Some are used in medicine, cosmetics, and as herbs.

After lunch in a local restaurant (own arrangement), we will sail to Prison Island in a traditional sailing dhow. The island, which was a prison in 1860, remains the home of giant tortoises up to 120 years old! This is the best snorkeling and swimming spot. After the tour you will be transfered back to your hotel.

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