Dolphin Tour

The small fishing village of Kizimkazi has become Zanzibar’s home of dolphin tours. For those day-tripping from Stone Town this means a longish ride south followed by around 2-3 hours off shore looking for dolphins at peak hour and the same longish ride back. This can seem like a lot of travelling for little reward. If you are a dolphin fanatic it is probably worth it for the experience, if not, then this may not be the trip for you.

If, however, you are staying in Southern Unguja or at Kizimkazi then the trip is well worth doing. You have the chance of a full-day on the water spotting dolphins and snorkeling and will be able to sail in the morning or evening when the mid-afternoon tourist cloud has dispersed.
Most tourists get to see quite a few dolphins but the chances are never 100%. Tours to Kizimkazi usually also offer the opportunity to explore the Miza Miza caves and to visit the ancient Dimbani Mosque.
Making the arrangements
Stone Town’s numerous tour operators and many hotels will arrange your tour for you. The trips are pretty much always shared affairs. Generally speaking as the price goes up the number of people you are sharing with goes down. More expensive tours offer coaches to Kizimkazi rather than minibuses and fiberglass rather than wooden boats. The main thing to ensure is that your boat has sufficient shade.
Always get as much information as possible about the tour you are booking before signing on the dotted line. This will help avoid disappointment and unwanted surprises.
The tour start at 06:00am to 09:30am our tour guide with driver will pick you from your nice hotel booked direct to dolphin’s tour.

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