Zanzibar Island

Zanzibar Tanzania Vacation

What to expect on a Zanzibar Tanzania vacation?

The ultimate guide to enjoying a stress-free vacation in Zanzibar Island: a real life paradise island, Zanzibar boasts an array of stunning sandy beaches with vivid coral reefs, alongside the quaint charm of the historic Stone Town. We can organize your stay on the best beaches in Zanzibar where you can do as little or as much as you like.

Why not snorkel offshore in sparkling gin-like waters encompassed by colourful fish and – if you are lucky – get escorted by a pod of friendly dolphins. To feed your adventurous self, try the dive sites for kitesurfing, windsurfing and water-skiing or simply attempt a romantic sail in a dhow, a conventional wooden sailing boat to capture the magical African sunset. Beneath the surface of the waves, vibrant coral reefs form the backdrop to a multi-splendored array of life, including gentle, giant whale sharks, ghostly manta rays and elusive dugong.

To say the least, this paradise setting allows you to relax and enjoy a wide range of different activities designed to fit well with your interests and travel style. Some of these optional extras can easily be combined with your amazing accommodation that we have “handpicked” for you on the island.

From unique private dive pools, luxury spa treatments, to fantastic underwater adventures; the options for Zanzibar beach activities are as limitless as the possibility of seeing a zebra on a safari in the vast Serengeti!

The Essential Zanzibar Tanzania Vacation – “The Spice Island Is Calling!”

Zanzibar Island is a province of Tanzania and part of the wider Zanzibar archipelago. Thanks to its accessible location, Zanzibar has historically been a focal point for traders and settlers travelling up and down the east coast of Africa. Walking through Stone Town, you are instantly immersed in this rich heritage of predominantly Arabian and Indian influences by the stunning traditional architecture. You can even book a one-day cruise on a dhow fishing vessel, to visit reefs and nearby islands. Seaweed thrives around the coast of Zanzibar and you will see it blooming like flowers in the clear waters. Exports of cleaned and dried seaweed have generated a new source of wealth for the fishermen and women of this region.

Our tailor-made Zanzibar beach experiences are adaptable to your needs, giving you the freedom to add some wildlife adventure to your perfect beach holiday. Your most prized sighting in Zanzibar is likely to be one of Africa’s rarest primates, the Zanzibar red colobus monkey. This colony has been isolated on the island for at least 1,000 years and has evolved into its own distinct species, with unique coat patterns, calls and food habits. With as few as 1,500 remaining, the Zanzibar red colobus has become a symbol of conservation.

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When my friend and I booked our flights to Africa, we were sure we were going to plan the whole trip ourselves. Turns out that was a very overwhelming thing to even begin! So happy to have connected with Wito Africa Safaris, because not only did we get to do everything we set out to, we got so much more! A trip tailored to our wants and must dos, without any of the stress that comes with planning and not knowing what or who to book with and transfers to and from airports that we had never been to. It was the most amazing experience and not having to worry about the details made it that much more incredible. The most magical part of our trip was by far the Ngorongoro crater and the Serengeti. Words can’t describe how amazing it is! We also went to Zanzibar for the beach, Cape Town for the mountains (and wine!), Botswana for more animals and Zimbabwe for Victoria falls. If you’re considering booking a trip to Africa, don’t think, just do it! And planning with Wito Africa Safaris will make it a thousand times more relaxed and enjoyable:)
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Kate M.
9. January, 2020.
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This trip has left me speechless. Tanzania will take your breath away the Serengeti is an absolutely magical place and the ngorongoro crater is an absolutely must!!. Abdullie planned a dream trip for us. Every detail was perfection and tailored exactly to the type of trip we wanted to have. The accommodations were beyond expectations. The communication with this company is top notch, Abdullie was readily available for any and all questions prior and during the trip. I would very highly recommend booking your trip to Tanzania with Wito!!!
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Rachel T.
6. January, 2020.
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Amazing experience! Abdullie from Wito Safaris organized the perfect trip for us and while doing so, stayed in close contact with us to listen to our wishes and explain the possibilities. We explicitly chose an Tanzanian organization and we were very happy with the outcome. All the lodges were excellent quality with very nice staff. Our guide was the best. We stayed together for 6 days, so you better get along! And we certainly did. He had great knowledge of the wildlife and their ecosystem, which really enhanced our enjoyment. We had a chance to see all the animals, from the big 5 to the small beautiful birds. And everything went smoothly, we had no worries whatsoever. Perfectly organized trip and truly a trip of a lifetime.
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mevrouw Combe
26. November, 2019.
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Our experience with Wito Africa Safaris could not have been more pleasant from the initial communication through the completion of the safari in Ngorongoro. Our driver was courteous, fun and most informative of the surrounding area, the history of the park, and of every species we saw inside the park and even on the fringe. The vehicle was comfortable and accommodated our group well; the lunch was delicious and even special dietary needs were met. All prearranged details were executed precisely. I would highly recommend Wito Africa Safaris.
JB
JB
2. August, 2019.
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We had an amazing experience climbing Kilimanjaro followed by a few days safari. For both elements of our trip the guides were knowledgeable and fun, and everything went smoothly and seamlessly.
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Myrtil
29. July, 2019.

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