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The Safari Blue

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+255 777 423 162
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A day to remember

Its almost a whole day experience 9-16 and it was absolute pleasure. We were in the team of Simba... read more

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Reviewed yesterday
Eli_Bacco
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Sofia, Bulgaria
Amazing trip, full day of fun

We had a wonderful time with Safari Blue! I booked it for 9 adults total, and because of the large... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Oceanpearl39
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Santa Barbara, California
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The original Safari Blue excursion operating from Fumba village and exploring the Menai Bay Conservation Area by traditional hand-built wooden dhows. Includes guided snorkelling with quality kit, dhow and ngalawa sailing, swimming in a mangrove lagoon, a delicious seafood buffet lunch, massive tropical fruit tasting and honest Zanzibar hospitality. Also offering private charter trips with bespoke itinerary and Robinson Crusoe experience. Great days out in Zanzibar since 1996!
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Reviewed yesterday

Its almost a whole day experience 9-16 and it was absolute pleasure. We were in the team of Simba and the guys on the boat made sure we enjoy our time. They were very helpful and fun to be around. We called our group

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a wonderful time with Safari Blue! I booked it for 9 adults total, and because of the large group size we decided to go with a private charter (which I highly recommend if it's within budget). Having the boat to ourselves, and ability...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

A most enjoyable day with Safari Blue, crew was very good, snorkelling was lovely, the food on the island was delicious, including crayfish and there was more than enough for seconds and thirds!! I would definitely recommend this excursion when in Zanzibar

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Reviewed 3 days ago

I went on this trip twice already and both times it was amazing! The staff is super friendly and professional. The food is super fresh and yummy and the location is top! We saw dolphins along the way so that is a beautiful experience. I...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent trip to discover local tastes, snorkel on the reef and experience sailing on a local boat over the ocean. I recommend to all who want to enjoy the local culture. All is perfectly organized and taken care of. All you need to do is...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I had heard a lot about the safari blu..... from reviews and the tour hawkers that we found while taking a stroll through the zanzibar beaches. The tour itself was very rushed.... with the guides hurrying you through all the activities.... u need to wait...More

Thank singhdolly
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safariblue, Owner at The Safari Blue, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Dolly You have heard a lot about the Safari Blue tour and yet you chose to book on the "Blu Safari" tour with a "tour hawker" you met on the beach..... Really what were you thinking!! Why not book with us directly and go...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Awesome you have to be there to experience the whole trip. The Dhows dock at the beach, it started raining so were escorted to back to the boat, from there onto the island. they served beautiful chunks of sweet pineapple and watermelons, while lunch is...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We arranged a private trip with Safari Blue and enjoyed the experience very much. Everything is well organized and it is a worthwhile trip while in Zanzibar. The trip came highly recommended and did not disappoint

Thank Louise M
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Loved everything about the trip. It was very well organized and all the staff was incredibly friendly and helpful. The food was DELICIOUS!

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Reviewed 4 days ago

It is a full day trip from Zanzibar to the various island. It sometimes get a little crowded at the sand island , but speak to your skipper and go back to the island when most have left. This is a great trip and a...More

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love1laura
3 July 2018|
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Response from mc8sr | Reviewed this property |
Safari Blue is not good for specific snorkelling and scuba trips - you need to find a PADI registered company - there are plenty
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pinkier2015
14 June 2018|
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Response from safariblue | Property representative |
The cost of the Safari Blue tour is US$65pp and that includes entrance fees to the marine park, guided snorkelling with quality equipment, all your food and drinks all day including beer from lunch onwards. it doesn't... More
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pinkier2015
14 June 2018|
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Response from LauB74 | Reviewed this property |
call mohamed ‭+255 777 509 906‬ u can whatsapp he can give u a good deal on transport and tours good guy
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