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Address: PO BOX 1390, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
Phone Number: +255 242 233 731
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Overall we were pleased with the service provided by Eco & Culture Tours. They were really responsive when we needed it and helpful in planning our excursions.The only reason I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Jellinger
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Portland, Oregon
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Portland, Oregon
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Overall we were pleased with the service provided by Eco & Culture Tours. They were really responsive when we needed it and helpful in planning our excursions.The only reason I marked them down a bit was because of our experience with the cultural tour of Stone Town during the first part of our trip. The guide we had, while informative,... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked the Safari Blue trip via this tour operator. The pick up from the hotel was done by Ali, who took great care of us until the boat left. He apologized for his English which is indeed very good- so he explained a lot on the way and during our waiting time. We were fortunate that we were only... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

I had used Eco Tours a couple of years ago for a visit to the Jozani for a trip to Jozani forest which turned out disappointing. Back in Zanzibar this November, I decided to give them another chance and qrote an e-mail. Within 10 minutes I received a detailed response (from Rashid) and any questions I had were swiftly and... More 

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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

We used Eco Tours to organise a day out. I wanted to see the CoIumbus Monkeys in Jozani Forest Forest and the a Giant Tortoises at Prison Island. I emailed Eco Tours Nd they responded quickly. Since our hotel was on east coast of the island they suggested we done both in same day. They collected us promptly at 9am... More 

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Thank Rebecca C
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 via mobile

We did the trip to Prison Island near Zanzibar and were really disappointed. For the two of us they charged $70. David picked us up at the hostel. He is a nice guy with sufficient English skills. On the dhow ride to the island he told us a bit about the island's history, but we learned nothing that we hadn't... More 

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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We were in contact with Robert and Rahid prior to our arrival in Zanzibar, we found them to be very trustworthy and gracious in assisting us to make this vacation an unforgettable one! Haji, our tour guide was very informative about this beautiful country and helpful with our experience in Zanzibar. We found them to be very trustworthy in assisting... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

We booked four tours with Eco and Culture in advance, namely: Sunset Dhow Cruise, Prison Island, Stonetown Tour and the Spice Farm Tour. Amhed was our tour guide for all these tours, he was extremely knowledgeable on every tour, prompt, and went out of his way to make sure we saw and did everything we wanted to do. He even... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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121 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

Had a gorgeous day which started with a prompt pick up by our driver who drove us to the village where we were to take the boat from. Unfortunately when we arrived the guide told us our boat was stuck in the sand so we had to join another group of 2 ladies, which was fine by us. Started with... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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266 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We did the east coast tour of Zanzibar with Eco and Cultural Tours and were absolutely satisfied with all aspects of the tour. The tour lasted a full day and included visits to an 11th century mosque, Jozani Forest and several other spots. We also went to The Rock Restaurant for lunch along the way. Due to my stuffing up... More 

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Toronto
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Eco & Culture Tours and guide Mussa Shaaban made my short visit to Stone Town Zanzibar a memorable experience. Mussa not only showed me the "must see sights" - House of Wonders, Sultans Palace, but also the local fish and meat market. His knowledge and explanation of Zanzibar's past, present and future helped me better understand this island's unique culture... More 

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