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Prison Island Trip. Home of huge Tortoises

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    Stop At: Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, Off the Coast From Stone Town Shangani, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 3395 Tanzania

    You can snorkel in the crystal clear water and search for colorful tropical fishes and attractive corals. The Island is also home for Peacock and a families of Giant Tortoises from Seychelles in the late 19th century. You have not seen so many turtles in one place. There was more than 200 long time ago, but now around 50 left. If you are brave enough it is possible to feed them and take many pictures.

    Duration: 3 hours
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    Departure Point
    Old Fort, Mizingani Rd, Zanzibar, Tanzania
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Bottled water
    • Use of Snorkelling equipment
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Guide Fee
    • Bout transportation
    • Entry/Admission - Prison Island - Changuu Private Island
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 6 days ago

    This is okay but don't feel like you will miss out. we went snorkelling here and its beautiful but not many fishes. Just coral. The boat ride there is a little scary but was fine. The turtles look like they need to be free! it's...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank N2950RLfranks
    Reviewed 3 July 2019 via mobile

    Nice trip with a lot fun ,enjoying local boat driving,able to feed the huge giant tourtoise at the island,we did snockling also amazing trip .our hotel give us captain Mohd you can contact him for this service while you are in sto e town via...More

    1  Thank Ethanjr
    Reviewed 28 March 2019 via mobile

    I had a free day and thought I'd take trip to see tortoises. The boat trio was great. There are great pictures to take. However not worth the money. I found it sad. Yes the turtle are friendly. Gas company owns this island and it...More

    Thank VenessaElliott
    Reviewed 16 January 2019

    I still can't get over how friendly these monster tortoises are. One is almost 200 years old and loves to have her neck rubbed! Really worth a visit, fun boat ride.

    Date of experience: January 2019
    5  Thank LocalTouristAdviser
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