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Nakupenda Island Tour (Sandbank Picnic)

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highlights
  • Sail away with us to the sandbanks around the magnificent island of Zanzibar
  • Get a chance to see, touch, feed and take pictures of the Aldabra Giant Tortoise
  • Enjoy swimming, snorkeling and a delicious BBQ seafood lunch
  • Visit Prison Island
This full-day excursion includes something for everyone. From relaxing on the white sands of the Pange Sandbank to snorkeling for tropical fish and devouring a BBQ seafood buffet - guests are in for a treat!

In the morning, we board the dhow and set sail towards Prison Island. There, guests will enjoy a guided tour of a prison built for “rebellious slaves”, visit with giant Aldabra tortoises and snorkel with a guide to view the stunning array of coral and tropical fish that surround the island.

We then sail to the magnificent Pange Sandbank, a beautiful patch of white sand surrounded by turquoise waters. Guests can relax under the shade of our ample tents or swim in the warm water of the Indian Ocean. All that activity sure builds an appetite! For lunch, guests will savor a delicious seafood BBQ served with a cool, crisp beer and other refreshing beverages. After lunch, snorkel among Clown fish and Moorish Idols or simply take a walk around the sandbank to witness the birdlife. By the time we set sail to town in the late afternoon, guests will have enjoyed one of their favorite days in Zanzibar!

Itinerary:
09:30 - We meet at the original Dhow Safaris departure point before boarding our dhow.
09:45 - We meet the crew and will be observing a safety briefing before setting sail toward the Prison Island.
10:30 - We arrive at the island. Then we tour the historic prison and visit the giant tortoises while snorkelling around.
12:00 - We hop on board the dhow to sail toward Pange Sandbank.
13:00 - BBQ Seafood Lunch will be prepared for 8 persons or more. For 7 or less persons, we pack a delicious picnic basket! Meals are served at tables under a beautiful tent made of Merikani sails. After lunch, we shall snorkel in and out of the colorful Pange Reef and swim around the island.
16:00 - We set sail for Stone Town
16:30 - We arrive at the town
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what’s included
  • Experienced professional tour guide
  • Lunch
  • Pick up and drop off from your hotel
  • Entrance fees
  • Snorkeling gear (life jacket, mask & flippers)
  • Boat charter
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
what's excluded
  • Medical insurance, travel insurance
  • Personal purchases
  • Visas & Travel Insurance
  • Gratuities
Tour details
Availability Available Daily
Booking Type Instant Booking  
Duration 8 hours
Tour Type Group Tour
Age Requirement 5 +
guiding method Live guide/instructor
Guide Language English, french, german & italian
Meeting/Start Point Pick-up at your hotel or location in Zanzibar, Tanzania
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A deposit of 10% is required when booking this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 45 days prior departure. For any bookings within 45 days of departure, the full tour amount will be charged upon booking
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If cancelling less than 48 hours before the chosen start date no refund applies.
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