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Nakupenda Zanzibar Tour & Prison Island Tour

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Tour Duration: Full Day
Max People : 18

Nakupenda Zanzibar Tour & Prison Island Tour 

Once on the Prison Island, you have the opportunity to feed and pet the tortoises, if you have time you may also like to take a stroll through the forested interior where you will see a wide variety of birds, colorful peacocks, bats, and beautiful butterflies. Keep your eyes peeled too for the shy and elusive Duikers – an unusual tiny antelope species. 


When the tour to Prison Island is completed, we will take our Private boat to Nakupenda Sandbank which is approximately 45mins ride. Your arrival at the Sandbank is put on the tent and welcome with fresh Natural fruits such as Bananas, Mangoes, Watermelon, Pineapple, coconut, and so on while hanging tight for the seafood buffet which will be set up on the beach like Fries, Calamari, Lobsters, Octopus, Prawns, and Fish/Ruler Fish. Likewise, accessible drinks are soda pops and bottles of water.


We will remain at Shoal for around 3-4 hours, likewise will rely upon the customers. And keeping in mind that at the Shoal they can swim and unwind, the water is so spotless, quiet, and clear gem blue. After Nakupenda

Tour Overview:

Nakupenda Zanzibar Tour & Prison Island Tour – Full day tour


Nakupenda simply implies “I LOVE YOU” in Swahili. It is the name of an astounding sandbank that is found simply off Stone town. A Full day trip touring the Prison Island’s monster tortoises’, swimming, sunbathing, the taste of Ocean foods, and occasional fresh products. The tour captivating experience starts from Zanzibar Port, with the available local speedboat ride toward Prison Island, this island the local calls” CHANGUU that implies Monsters testudinal across the ocean. Also, tourist visitation to the tortoises and the island, a wonderful encounter continues for swimming off Prison Island, seeing an exceptional cluster of shaded corals and exotic fish of the islands prior to arriving at our fantasy place Nakupenda.


Prison Island Tour;

In 1893, Lloyd Mathews built the prison. The prison idea was to send violent criminals from the Tanganyika mainland to the Prison Island. The Prison Island Earning its name as a former prison for slaves and a quarantine station for Zanzibar and the mainland, nowadays the island gives you the chance to escape for some peace and quiet. 

The island lies just off the Old Stone Town, it is also a home to giant land tortoises that were imported from Seychelles in the late 19th century. Now it is more commonly known as a home of Zanzibar’s Giant Aldabra Tortoise colony, some of which are over a hundred years old! This endangered species came to Zanzibar as a gift from the government of the Seychelles.

The Tour Package Includes

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off services.
  • Guide, Conservation fee and all Government taxes
  • Picnic Lunch
  • Soft drinks
  • Drinking water

The Tour Package Excludes

  • All items of a personal nature
  • Travel insurance

Standard Option

  • 1 person US$140.
  • 2 people sharing / per person US$100.
  • 3 people sharing / per person US$85.
  • 4 people sharing / per person US$70.
  • 5 people sharing / per person US$70.
  • 6 people sharing / per person US$70.
  • Child 2-9 years US$30.

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