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Time

UTC +3

Currency

Shilling

Avg Temp.

20 - 30º C

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East Africa

Power outlet

AC: 220-230 V (tip UK)

Official language

Swahili si Engleza

White sandy beaches, fresh seafood, water sports, including snorkeling, kayaking, windsurfing, water skiing and sailing; diving is a must, as there are many species of exotic fish, dolphins and corals. Also, another experience you can try is swimming with dolphins.

Briefly about Zanzibar

Semi-autonomous territory of Tanzania, Zanzibar is an archipelago in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Tanzania from which it is separated by the Zanzibar and Pemba passes; the main islands of the archipelago are Unguja (main island) and Pemba. The west coast of Zanzibar, due to the existence of coral reefs, is fragmented, having a narrow beach, and the water is deep right next to the shore. Instead, the east coast, to the north, due to exposure to the intense action of waves and tides, has wide beaches with fine, white sands, or which only seem white due to the diamond shine. The shore descends smoothly to the sea, which is especially visible during the tide, when fishermen walk impressive distances until they reach a convenient depth, from where they can launch their boats into the water. The shores of Zanzibar are home to over 30 beaches, some of which are so quiet that the only noises are those produced by the rustling of the waves. On the west coast is the famous Mangapwani beach, and on the east the beaches of Matemwe, Pwani Mchangani, Kiwengwa, Pongwe, Uroa, Bwejuu and Jambiani. In the north, at Nungwi, the beaches are shaded by palm trees. Each of the small islands that make up the archipelago is full of beaches, many of which seem untrodden by humans.

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Extra Luggage Options

You can travel with more luggage.

Buy extra luggage on the additional services page, during booking or after it through "Manage Booking"!

You can check up to four pieces of luggage per flight, per passenger; the fee will be applied separately for each.

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Travel insurance

To support you in planning your trip, we have decided to include Covid-19 coverage in the General Insurance Conditions, both for travel medical insurance and for cancellation insurance.

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Meals and beverages on board

It does not matter whether you prefer a full meal with your morning paper and a cup of good coffee or whether you are satisfied with a quick cookie. Aboard our planes you will always get what makes you start your day in your favourite way.

Check the on board catering menu here.

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When to visit Zanzibar

The best time to travel is between January and April. The summers are long and mild, and between June and October, although it is peak season, you will be more than happy with the multitude of beaches and the temperature of the Indian Ocean water which is a real delight. For lower prices and a more relaxed atmosphere, we recommend planning your vacation in February or March, when the weather is good, the sea water is usually warm.

After landing

Airport: Zanzibar International Airport (ZNZ)

Zanzibar International Airport is 7 km away from Zanzibar. The airport serves mainly international flights, and charter flights, especially during the summer. The airport is located near the tourist areas.

Land transport to and from the airport

The hotels provide tourists with the transfer from the airport to the accommodation by shuttlebus. Another transfer option is local taxi companies that serve the airport to provide transportation throughout the island. Obviously, the airport has offices of well-known car rental companies, which have a varied offer of rental cars. Remember that cars in Zanzibar have right-hand drive!

Weather in Zanzibar