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Zanzibar Land Animal Park (ZALA)

#35 of 95 things to do in Zanzibar Island Features Animals
Muungoni Village, Tanzania
+255 777 850 816
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Big disappointment

First of all, the adress of ZALA is wrong. We took a road from TripAdvisor, but it's not right one... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2016
Alena K
via mobile
Amazing Green Adventure at ZALA Park, so much more than fun and relaxing!

Sunset in the mangroves, try to sleep with bush-babies company at night, meet people from Muungoni... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2016
Monika H
Grez-Doiceau, Belgium
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Muungoni Village, Tanzania
+255 777 850 816

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Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

First of all, the adress of ZALA is wrong. We took a road from TripAdvisor, but it's not right one. After calling to a guy, we went to Jozani forest. It's 10.000sh per person. And we didn't see cool stuff. 3 snake, 5 turtatles, 2...More

1  Thank Alena K
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Sunset in the mangroves, try to sleep with bush-babies company at night, meet people from Muungoni Village. Mr. Mohammed, an authority of Muungoni Village, is the head of the interesting project to construct eco-tourisme in and arround his community. Protecting nature, sensitizing local people for...More

Thank Monika H
Reviewed 26 June 2016

...but the chap took us down the road to another small park which housed lots of reptiles and a few other animals. It was pretty cool to hold chameleons. I am not sure if this was another park or part of ZALA but it is...More

Thank TravellingOrange
Reviewed 31 January 2016

Place is a bit runned down and the 7 us entrance fee is high for what they offer. Though if you have small kids is nice for them to see all those animals. And plenty playground for them to play also. Try the camel ride.

1  Thank Nikolaos82
Reviewed 10 November 2015

This place is often overlooked but it is good if your interested in the other animals of Zanzibar other than the monkeys, especially the reptiles.

Thank crockett101
Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

Mr mohamed was very warm and welcoming. It was a very inspiring visit and suprised me at how much I learned about the culture of the villagers. This is a great place to take kids to experience a more sustainable way of life. My fiancée...More

2  Thank Chino D
Reviewed 1 October 2015

We stopped here in transit back to Stone Town. The park was on the point of closing but, as usual, the "Zanzabaries" were all smiles and happy to show us around. The reptiles are amazing from long, and sometimes angry, monitor lizards to beautiful wee...More

1  Thank DWMcC
Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

We went to ZALA park in 2011 and to find it still going is amazing, they are using the park to educate local school children about wildlife in the locality and how important it is to survive. They are now a much bigger park with...More

Thank Dave O
Reviewed 24 July 2015

A very interesting and amazing park, where all incomes/fundings are used to support the local school and community in general. Three types of guided tours: Nature Trail, Water trail, both with canoeing into the mangrove forest, and Cultural Trail with a visit to the local...More

Thank Martin P
Reviewed 1 June 2015

It's not a big parc, but it's a nice community project! The guides showed us around and told us a lot about the animals. You can see a lots of reptiles (and no giraffes as the picture above might suggest). I was for example hoding...More

1  Thank Eva Z
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