This little island lies just a few miles off Stone Town. It is fringed with a beautiful coral reef and it’s home to a population of giant Aldabran Tortoises. You can snorkel, relax by the beach, feed the tortoises and enjoy the view of Stone Town from the sea. There’s also a small restaurant on site.
The tour and can be combined with the visit of Stone Town or with the Spice tour.
PRISON ISLAND + STONE TOWN
This package combines the visit to Prison Island with a guided tour of Stone Town.
It’s a full day tour starting with Prison Island and continuing with the visit of Stone Town. It involves sailing, snorkeling, sunbathing, sightseeing. For more info see the description of the Stone Town tour and Prison Island tour.
PRISON ISLAND + SPICE TOUR
Seeing, experiencing, smelling, tasting ! This full day trip combines sailing, snorkeling and sunbathing at Prison Island (where you also have the opportunity to meet the giant Aldabran Tortoises) with the visit to a Spice Farmwhere all those spices that we normally see lined up on a supermarket shelf become plant, flower, root, bark, colour, perfume and flavour.
SPICE TOUR + JOZANI FOREST
A full immersion into nature !
After leaving Paje you will head to the western side of the coast where spices are grown. The kind of spices you can see and fruit that you can taste varies according to the season however these include species like cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, pepper, vanilla, cardamom and fruit like pineapple, mango, jack-fruit, doriani, passion-fruit, avocado, liches, … After lunch at the plantation you will reach the Jozani forest, a protected area covering about 10 sq. km between Chwaka bay and Uzi bay forming a rich set of different natural habitats that includes the tall tree forest on one side and the mangrove forest on the other side. Highlight of the forest are the endemic red colobus monkeys.