Prison Island Excursion
Changuu Island is the Island which is out of Stone Town, about 20minutes across by boat. It has a very nice beach for Sunbathing, it has the best location for Snorkeling.
It’s a Historical island that was supposed to be a detainee for the incorrigible slaves and prisoners but luckily the Penitentiary which was built at the end of 1800’s was never used purposely but remain posed as a touristic attraction. The Island is also famous for its gigantic tortoise’s sanctuary which was brought to Zanzibar in 1919 from Seychelles.
The tour will begin when we meet at the Dhow (20 mins ride). Arrive at the Prison Island and at the tortoise sanctuary. Then we will go to visit the prison and then back to the boat to do some snorkeling. Finally, we spend some time at the beach before returning to Stone Town.
Tour Duration: Duration: 3 hours
Halve a day tour can be prolonged to 4 hrs.
Other: Picked up from Stone town, boat ride to/from the island, local crank chips, and soft drinks,
snorkeling equipment, entrance fees to the island, and local lunch in & Local restaurants & in Stone Town.