Zanzibar. The very name conjures up images of an exotic far-away destination, an island paradise where crystal clear waters lap powder white beaches fringed with coconut palms. And this is not a fantasy. Zanzibar really does offer some of the most beautiful, isolated beaches in the world and unparalleled diving and snorkelling in its warm, turquoise-blue seas.
It may be the stuff that dreams are made of but Zanzibar is much more besides. Situated in the Indian Ocean just 25 miles/40kms from the Tanzanian coast, Zanzibar has long attracted traders and visitors from all corners of the globe. Today it offers an intoxicating mix of African, Arabic and Indian cultures and enjoys a rich heritage which is well worth discovering. We recommend combining Zanzibar with one of our other African Experiences– safari or gorilla trek, what’s your choice?