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Tangawizi Spice Farm

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Fabulous experience

This is a great place to visit and unique compared to spice gardens I’ve visited elsewhere. We... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
justineo_11
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doha
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nice tour

knowledge and friendly staff, they show all the plants and the spice that they grow there. Very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
giuliapill9229
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Tangawizi spicefarm is a community farm in the country side (Dole Village) out side stone town which grows a wide range of spices. It's a demonstration farm and we offer the following services: 1. Spice Tour 2. Spice Meals 3. Henna Painting 4...more
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Kianga - Dole | Near Dole Mosque, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 5301101, Tanzania
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+255 776 101 586
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'd call it a tourist trap. We paid 35 US$ per person for this interesting but rather limited tour, learned about a dozen spices and had to watch a fake coconut tree climber, who sang a song half way up the tree but didn't cut...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank buddha-art
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to visit and unique compared to spice gardens I’ve visited elsewhere. We were shown plants and had detailed explanations as expected, but also were treated to seeing ‘Mr Butterfly’ climbing up a coconut tree, singing, throwing down coconuts, then preparing...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank justineo_11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

knowledge and friendly staff, they show all the plants and the spice that they grow there. Very interesting tour and you will understand how much this country has to give.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank giuliapill9229
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the whole experience! Highly recommend. Staff really friendly and knowledgeable. The farm really has it all

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ashley B
Reviewed 13 January 2019

Very interesting tour with smells of pepper, cinnamon, nutmeg, mace, lemon grass, coconut, vetiver, ylang-ylang, cardamom, vanilla, cloves and many fruits. Of course it is kitschy and touristic but it is done with a lot of candor and they are not pushy. Hats, ties, and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Mike5466
Reviewed 9 January 2019

I liked this place. We were accompanied by a guide and a boy who did all the climbing and picking of spices. Very educational and fun guessing which spice was which. It gets very hot in the sun so beware and you are walking for...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 7 December 2018

All the normal Zanzibar spice tour trappings (explanation of spices, random man climbing a palm tree and singing, guys weaving you crowns out of palm fronds), professionally done and in a beautiful setting. Recommended!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ryan B
Mvule S, Manager at Tangawizi Spice Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2018

Thank you for your positive recommendation to us .

Reviewed 2 December 2018

We spent there about 2 hrs. You get the see and learn how most of the spices and exotic fruits are grown. Not a place which you can get to visit often...

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BarisCmz
Reviewed 16 November 2018 via mobile

We stopped to Tangaziwi spice farm on our way to Nungwi from Stone town. It was very interesting to discover how different tropical fruits and spices are grown. The place is more like a little jungle than a structured farm. The tour was about 2...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank camilleoria
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

İf you havent been here you will never see how the spices we use daily grow! Cinnamon, lemongrass, curcuma, cacoa etc etc

Date of experience: November 2018
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Mvule S, Manager at Tangawizi Spice Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2018

Thank you for your best attitude to us ,we hope that you have enjoyed very well . We as management and our team we say that "welcome back to Tangawizi spice farm"

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raqdan
29 December 2018|
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Response from Mvule S | Property representative |
Hello!,we are Tangwizi spice farm found in Zanzibar We could advice you friend to visit us and see the way spices demonstration is working.
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Contact Mr Price on +255 714 336 949
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Response from MJCT12 | Reviewed this property |
My friend and I were interested in taking a cooking class, so I Googled cooking classes in Zanzibar and chose this one. They met us at the Drajani market in Stone Town and took us via dalla-dalla to Dole. The ride was quite... More
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