prison island zanzibar







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Prison Island Tour a relaxing day in Zanzibar Channel of the Indian Ocean is achieved when we visit the small isles off the Western Coast of Zanzibar

Prison Island,enjoy your half day guided tour which can begins and ends at Stone town of Zanzibar.This is very historical Island just off the coast of Stone Town and it’s a quick of just 20  minutes by boat ride trip from the old stone town’s waterfront

Prison Island and it’s fringed with a lovely white sand beach and a small coral reef which is a deal for Snorkeling making it ideal for a spot of Prison Island snorkeling and sunbathing. You can hire masks and flippers before you depart stone town or once you have landed at the Prison Island. The Prison Island, also known as Changuu Island, Changuu IS SWAHILI name of the fish (Sea Patch)the type of fishes which were mostly caught by fishermen’s while fishing around Prison Island. Prison Island Was first used by Arab slave merchants to detain unruly slaves,before the British built what was intended as a prison Jail for Stone Town in 1890. However the building was never utilized as a prison; though later it become a quarantine station for the East Africa Territory   during erupt of Cholera diseases

Today Prison is known for its excellent views of Stone Town and for its giant tortoises imported from Aldabra in the Seychelles in the late 19th century and best birds of Peacocks’ type. They stand up to a rather staggeringly one meter high,could feasibly be hundreds of years old,and are frequently seen copulating!   From Stone Town, Prison Island is an excellent half day trip. Ogle the sexually-charged tortoises, Prison Island is a deal for swim and snorkel,and eat lunch at the island’s there is Tourists Resort & restaurant that offers accommodation and meals. The Prison Island is highly recommended as great deal for swimming,sunbathe and snorkeling, Diving and other sea sports adventures, please don't forget your swimming suite with you while visiting Prison Island

Monda Africa Tours & Safaris Limited

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Old Stone Town, Vuga Area

Zanzibar, Tanzania


Telephone/Fax : +255 24 2235434

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Attn Mr. Jabbir: +255 777 478 558

Attn Mr. Willie: +255 621 100 866






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