• Historic Prison Island Visit: Explore Changuu Island's intriguing past, from a British prison to a charming guesthouse.
  • Giant Tortoise Sanctuary: Encounter Aldabra tortoises, gifted in 1919, and visit the baby tortoise nursery.
  • Coral Reef Snorkeling: Dive into clear waters to discover a vibrant underwater world teeming with marine life.
  • Hassle-Free Day Trip: Enjoy a seamless adventure with a hotel pickup and unforgettable experiences on Prison Island.
  • Zanzibar's Hidden Treasure: Uncover this extraordinary gem in the Zanzibar Archipelago for lasting memories.


Experience an unforgettable day with a hotel pickup, setting sail to Prison Island (Changuu Island) in the Zanzibar Archipelago. This historical island, once a British prison site, later became a quarantine station for yellow fever cases. Now a charming guesthouse, it offers spectacular views.

Visit the giant tortoise sanctuary, home to Aldabra tortoises gifted in 1919, including the original settlers. Discover the baby tortoise nursery, a delight for all ages. Round off your adventure with mesmerizing snorkeling amidst coral reefs, encountering colorful fish, starfish, and picturesque seashells. Dive into history, nature, and underwater wonders for a day of cherished memories in Zanzibar's paradise.

After a pickup at your hotel, you'll start this memorable day with a good-half-an-hour boat trip to Prison Island, also known as Changuu island or Quarantine island, located in the Zanzibar Archipelago.

  • Day 1 - Half-day

    They found Prison Island a great environment and bred freely. Today, many tortoises are welcoming you, and the first settlers are still among them! There is also a nursery for baby tortoises, where you can see baby tortoises of different ages. A great encounter for everyone, especially for kids! Round up this great day with some snorkeling around the coral reefs, admire colorful fish, many beautiful starfish, and picturesque seashells., or simply relax on the white sandy beach. Upon your return admire the breathtaking view of Stone Town, the bay, and the archipelago.

  • Round transport
  • Pick up and drop off from your hotel in private car with air condition
  • Service of Informative, friendly and Experienced Professional Tour guide
  • Comfortable Wooden Dhow
  • Snorkeling Gears (life jacket, mask & flippers)
  • Medical Insurance if needed
  • ratuities for Tour Guide or Driver
  • International & Domestic Flights
  • Airport/Departure Tax
  • Visa Fee

Important Information

You are welcome to bring your swim suit under easy wear clothes – shorts, summer tops, sunhat and sun-glasses
Bring Water resistant bag for cameras and other valuables
Bring Beach towels – the hotel to provide

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