The island Bawe just off the coast of Stone Town, is our go-to reef. There are 3 dive sites around the island. One is on the North side and is a continuous coral wall teeming with life. Cuttle-fish, moray eels and seahorses hide between the many blue sponges, while rainbow runners and longfin batfish cruise by in the blue ..
TUMBATU CULTURAL VILLAGE TOUR
Time Duration: (16:00 - 19:00)
Tumbatu Island is also the center of dhow building activities in Zanzibar
A great place to explore the huge and old baobab trees about 900 year of age.
You'll get the opportunity to visit and discover tradition and cultural activities
Diving & Snorkeling
Visiting Shirazi built - the first stone building in the entire region in the 11th century
Tumbatu Island is a dagger wedge shaped, and the third largest island, 14sq km located North west of Unguja Island together making up Zanzibar, part of Tanzania in east Africa. It is about 30 minutes by boat from Mkokotoni and 1 hour from Nungwi. There are two common villages, Jongowe and Kichangani, and both have an estimated 20,000 number of people living in and are surrounded by reef rocks and corals that make them somewhat isolated from the rest of Zanzibar, even though its southern shore is only two kilometers (1.2 miles) from Mkokotoni on Unguja. Tumbatus are famed for their pride and safe guarding the Swahili traditions of which they strictly conserve. Historically, those who belong to the Shiraz ethnic group claim to descent from Persian royalty which reputedly arrived in the ninth century, and there are important ruins at Makutani in the south-east of the island which were once one of Zanzibar's main settlements.
While exploring the beauty of this island you will have the opportunity to visit and discover traditional and cultural activities of these people, such as Voodoo, a local horoscope search that peoples use on their problem solving, business, to bring them good luck, diseases and other superstitions. Tools used on this search is a smooth piece of wood with sands and little sharp pointed stick. After this, you will have a chance to visit the Baobab trees about 900 year of age. Take a short break before sailing back to your hotel for over night.
Pick up and drop off from your Hotel
Snorkeling gear (life jacket, mask & flippers)
Packed Lunch & Soft Drinks
Transport waiting charge
Experienced & Professional Tour guide
All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
“The price of this Tour does not include Tips / Gratuities for the porters and guides, as in the rest of the world tips are given only when the guests are satisfied with service they have been given. However, it is customary to tip the guides and porters, and guidelines will be given."
Local & International Flights
Expenses of a personal nature