Zanzibar Scuba Diving Day Tour takes place at Ras Nungwi fishing village -, Diving Experience; Adventure Day Safari and Trips
Zanzibar Deep Sea Fishing Day Tour - Zanzibar Scuba Diving Day Tour at Ras Nungwi fishing village
Zanzibar Stone Town Half-Day Tour
Zanzibar Stone Town Half-Day Tour takes you through fabled Stone Town, where history appears to stand still. With visits to the House of Wonders, the Palace Museum (People's Palace), Dr Livingston's House and the Arab Fort amongst others, it is a fascinating look at the essence of Zanzibar.
The tour begins with a meet and greet at your hotel by our local guide for a short briefing this historic city. You will see Zanzibar's bustling market, winding alleyways, ornately carved and studded doors, two cathedrals and countless mosques!
A trip to the site of Sultan Barghash's harem at Marahubi should also be included and rounds off an insight into Zanzibar's huge history and vibrant culture.
Stone Town has some excellent gifts shops with plenty of souvenirs and handicrafts to choose from. The tour ends on a high note with a stroll through the narrow, winding streets of Old Stone Town.
Zanzibar Stone Town Half-Day Tour Highlights:
* Walk the path of the slave trade
* Hunt for antiques and souvenirs in Stone Town markets
* Customize your tour of Stone Town and select the sights that interest you most
Zanzibar Stone Town Half-Day Tour Prices on Request
Child Rate 2-11 years is 75% of the adult rate
Our Guides Speak, English, French, Spanish, Italian & German
This is a private guided tour and operates daily, including weekends
Zanzibar Stone Town Day Tour Price Includes:
Price per person
- All entry fees, service charge and taxes
- Visit Unguja Island's stone town for a guided city tour
- Professional safari guides
- Pick-up from your stone town hotel at 0830 hours and drop-off to your stone town hotel
Zanzibar Stone Town Day Tour Price does not include:
- Tips or gratuity
- Travelers insurance
- Communication charges, visas
- Minimum of two persons required
-International airfares and airport taxes
-Meals, sightseeing not included in the package; optional activities
-Personal expenses such as transfers to/ from the airport or your hotel outside stone town (supplement transfer cost applies for tours starting from the airport or hotels outside stone town)
Zanzibar Deep Sea Fishing Safari Day Tour - 8 Hours(Zanzibar Deep Sea Fishing Tour takes you to Ras Nungwi - a Fishing village situated in close proximity to some of Africa's best deep sea fishing grounds. The waters between Zanzibar and Pemba are home to some excellent year round game fishing opportunities. The journey from Stone Town on surface roads takes between 1.5 and 2 hours to Ras Nungwi Fishing village)
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Zanzibar Deep Sea Fishing Day Tour -
Duration: Full Day | Fishing Destination: Zanzibar - Nungwi
Zanzibar Deep Sea Fishing Day Tour offers visitors the unique opportunity to cruise out to sea with a Zanzibari fisherman and see what fishing for a living is really all about. Zanzibar has marvelous fishing almost all the year.
Our large twin-screw craft is equipped to the highest international safety standards. Our experienced skipper can instruct novices and talk fishermen through any procedure in the course of reeling in their catch.
Tag and release is generally encouraged for all big fish unless it is the fisherman's first ever catch, his biggest to date, or if it is likely to be an East African or All Africa record. Yellowfin Tuna are best fished in August to November provides really good sport for the big, one of the strongest fish around.
Big Blue Marlin and a number of Striped and Black Marlin are also found, as well as Sailfish. November to March is the billfish season. Striped Marlin are the most prolific, sometimes showing in packs of up to ten. Large Blue and Black Marlin are also quite common during this period.
Zanzibar Deep Sea Fishing Day Tour
Price Per Person = 1,000 US Dollars
* Your large twin-engine craft boat departs from Zanzibar - Ras Nungwi at 0630 Hours
Zanzibar Deep Sea Fishing Tour Detailed Itinerary
Your large twin-engine craft boat departs from Zanzibar - Ras Nungwi at 0630 hours. Fishing Zanzibar is located in Nungwi, a fishing village on the north-western tip of Zanzibar Island where the fishing grounds of Zanzibar, Pemba and the famous Pemba Channel are not even a stone's throw away.
Fishing is by trolling a combination of lures or natural dead baits (Ballyhoo or strips) or live bait. Billfish such as striped, black and blue marlin as well as the acrobatic and dazzling sailfish and elusive spearfish abound in these crystal waters.
Yellow fin tuna, Dorado, Wahoo, Barracuda, Kingfish (Trevally), King & Queen Mackerel and the lesser game fish such as Bonito tuna, Skipjack tuna and Rainbow Runner provide endless hours of adrenalin filled game fishing action out on the water.
African Spice Safaris uses a local company who are members of the International Game Fish Association and actively encourage a catch and release policy of all billfish and sharks unless they are likely to be East Africa, all Africa, World record fish or the skipper believes the fish is unlikely to survive release.
With Leven bank just 5 miles north of Nungwi and the drop-offs and deep blue water east of Mnemba Island about 12 miles east, the well equipped fishing boats and professional crews will have you in the mix in no time!
The boats are available for half day or full day charters and night fishing trip for broadbill, the “gladiator of the sea”, can be arranged and will certainly test your skills as an angler.
Boats are fitted with a full electronics package i.e. GPS/ Chartplotter, Fishfinder/ Sonar, VHF and a Category 1 Safety equipment package. On the fishing side they are fitted with fighting chair, outriggers and downrigger.
Rods and reels (Shimano & Daiwa) from 20lb through to 80lb and a full selection of lures are available to guests onboard!
Zanzibar Scuba Diving Day Tour
(Zanzibar Scuba Diving Day Tour takes place at Ras Nungwi fishing village - the perfect
Scuba Diving destination, with plenty to excite professionals and beginners alike. Ras Nungwi
village lies 60 kilometers from the Zanzibar airport and 'Old Stone Town. Here marine life
is abundant with Good visibility (20 - 60 metres) and a year round average water temperature
of 27'celcius ensure that you enjoy your Zanzibar Scuba diving experience)
Zanzibar Scuba Diving Day Tour
Zanzibar Scuba Diving Day Trip take place at Nungwi which is situated at the north coast of Zanzibar. We offer the best diving in East Africa for small groups of experienced divers.
The day before we will confirm with you the pick up time for the shuttle bus for the next day. The drive from Stone Town to Ras Nungwi is a scenic 75 - 90 minutes. On arrival we will start with filling in the forms, try the equipment and we need to see the certification cards.
Depending of the tides we will leave by boat (30 minutes) or by bus (30 minutes Bumpy ride) when it is low tide. We keep the groups as small as possible and it depends of your qualification in which group you are diving. All groups are always diving with a PADI instructor or Dive Master who will do a good and informative dive briefing before each dive.
We do maximum 1 hour dive, 1 hour surface interval and then the 2nd dive of max. 1 hour. In the surface interval we will have some Zanzibar snacks, fruits and spice tea and we relax on the boat.
The first day we will choose an easy dive (depending of the certification and your last dive).
What you can expect to see is Green turtles, Moray eels, Giant trevallies, stingrays, frogfish, white tip sharks, lion fish and of course the Bottlenose Dolphins.
If you are lucky you can swim with them in between the dives, but there is a strict no touching and no chasing policy.
We will return to the dive centre depending of the tides with the bus or boat trip. At the
dive centre we will log the dives, check the fish books and our drivers will return the
guests back to the Hotel.
Zanzibar Scuba Diving Tour
Price Per Person - Request for a Quote
Notes the Prices quotes will include the following:-
-All prices include light lunch and mineral water
-A surcharge of 30 US Dollars per person will apply for all trips to Mnemba Atoll
-The transfer from Stone Town to Nungwi is not included. We arrange for transport on request
-African Spice Safaris organizes day trips to the dolphin coast in Kizimkazi south of zanzibar on request
-We have divers and snorkelers on our boat, if there is a diver and the partner is not a
diver he/ she can join for an ultimate snorkel trip with our professional and English
speaking snorkel guides
Zanzibar Scuba Diving Day Tour
As always, depths vary by location. Most diving is well within recreational limits
Running from good to excellent throughout Tanzania’s Indian Ocean sites, visibility can reach 30 metres/100 feet.
The currents vary by location, but range from virtually nonexistent to strong at dive sites off Zanzibar and Pemba.
Being close to the equator means water temperatures are consistently about 27º C/80º F. Courtesy Unguja Divers
Generally speaking, September through March is the best time to dive East Africa because the winds and dive conditions are at their best.
You can almost always experience great diving at Zanzibar and Pemba's sheltered sites, while Tanzania sees heavy rains in April and May
Since it’s just below the equator, the only discernible seasons are dry and wet. The tropical climate in the major dive areas means you'll rarely see temperatures drop below 20º C/68º F and easily soaring to 35-38º C/95-100ºF in Dar-es-Salaam
Most visitors arrive in Dar-es-Salaam — Tanzania's largest city — and transfer to their final destination.
Beginners through advanced divers will find something incredible in Tanzania.
It’s always a good idea to bring as much of your dive gear as possible but equipment hire is also available.
Length of Stay:
Although it depends on your time and budget, you’ll want to spend enough time here to add incredible land excursions to your dive vacation.
Myriad Indian Ocean reef fish, ribbon eels, fire dartfish, chevron barracuda, yellowfin tuna and giant groupers in Pemba.
English and Swahili are the official languages. Arabic is spoken on Zanzibar.
Domestic airlines, trains and buses are the best ways to get around Tanzania. Driving is generally discouraged due to the poor road conditions and other hazards.
Julius Nyerere International Airport (DAR) is in Dar-es-Salaam, the largest city and former capital of the country.
There are also international airports at Kilimanjaro - Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) and Zanzibar - Zanzibar International Airport (ZNZ).