Holiwise destination: Zanzibar, Tanzania 1
Holiwise destination: Zanzibar, Tanzania 2
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Zanzibar, Tanzania

About Zanzibar

Zanzibar, a captivating island off Tanzania’s coast, entices with its pristine white beaches and the rich, fragrant air of its spice farms. Delve into the historic Stone Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site, where intricately carved doors and narrow alleys tell tales of a bygone era. Enjoy snorkeling in the clear blue waters of the Indian Ocean or a sunset dhow cruise.

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Zanzibar highlights

Average temperature in June

30 °C / 86 °F

High season months

June, July, August, September, October

Local currency

Tanzanian shilling (TZS)

Local language

Swahili, English

Closest Airports

  • Abeid Amani Karume International Airport (TZ) - 6.5 km (4.0 mi)

Fun fact

Zanzibar is a sanctuary for giant tortoises.

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