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Zanzibar Island
The Zanzibar Archipelago, located in the Indian Ocean 15 miles off the coast of Tanzania, is a breathtaking spot to escape from the world. You’ll enjoy clear, turquoise-blue water; shallow sandbars perfect for wading; and many small, nearly deserted islands virtually unvisited by tourists. Explore the World Heritage Site of Stone Town, Zanzibar City’s old quarter. Or just go beach to beach between tiny fishing villages—each one's better than the next.

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Cheetah's Rock
Cheetah's Rock
Owner description: GET CLOSER! THE ONCE IN A WILD-LIFETIME EXPERIENCE PRE BOOKING NECESSARY! Cheetah's Rock is now open on Zanzibar!. Cheetah's Rock is a unique, very special place where people and... more Owner description: GET CLOSER! THE ONCE IN A WILD-LIFETIME EXPERIENCE PRE BOOKING NECESSARY! Cheetah's Rock is now open on Zanzibar!. Cheetah's Rock is a unique, very special place where people and Animals interact directly - face to face, eye to eye. We are Not a Zoo, We are are Not a Wildlife sanctuary - We are something completely different. Prepare yourself for a magical, memorable and remarkable experience. We believe in introducing wildlife in a really different, much closer, interactive and more personal way. The welfare of our animals on Cheetah's Rock is paramount! Return transport from close by (Stone Town, Nungwi, Kiwengwa, Pwani Mchangani, Kendwa etc) included! less
Attraction type: Other Zoos & Aquariums
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Additional nearby recommended attractions:

Nakupenda Beach
Nakupenda Beach(Stone Town)
Attraction type: Beaches
Nungwi Beach
Nungwi Beach(Nungwi)
Attraction type: Scuba & Snorkeling; Water Sports; Beaches
Paje Beach
Paje Beach(Paje)
Attraction type: Beaches
Mtoni Palace Ruins
Mtoni Palace Ruins
Concert&Dinner every Tuesday and Friday
Attraction type: Historic Sites
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Nearby recommended restaurants:

Kambakocho bar & beach Restaurant
Kambakocho bar & beach Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 1 Restaurants in Uroa
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza, International
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Delivery, Reservations
Zanzest Beach Bungalows Restaurant
Zanzest Beach Bungalows Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 29 Restaurants in Jambiani
Price: $6 - $55
Cuisines: Italian, Fish & Chips, African, Seafood
Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Pumzika Beach Resort Restaurant
Pumzika Beach Resort Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 1 Restaurants in Makunduchi
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Emerson Spice
Emerson Spice
Ranked #1 of 67 Restaurants in Stone Town
Price: $8 - $45
Cuisines: Seafood, International, Fusion
Good for: Romantic, Scenic view
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Karamba Restaurant
Karamba Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 1 Restaurants in Kizimkazi
Price: $4 - $35
Cuisines: Pizza, Seafood, Japanese, Mediterranean, Vegan
Good for: Romantic, Scenic view
Dining options: Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Kamili View Apartments
Kamili View Apartments
$49 - $80
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Zan View Hotel
Zan View Hotel
$43 - $107
Ranked #1 of 7 Kiwengwa B&B and Inns
Pumzika Beach Resort
Pumzika Beach Resort
$21 - $31
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Makunduchi
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Mamamapambo Boutique Hotel
Mamamapambo Boutique Hotel
$103 - $164 (EUR 92 - 147)
Ranked #1 of 9 Hotels in Jambiani
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Breezes Beach Club & Spa, Zanzibar
5.0 of 5
Breezes Beach Club & Spa, Zanzibar
$64 - $379 (EUR 57 - 339)
Ranked #5 of 13 Hotels in Bwejuu
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Samaki Lodge & Spa
4.0 of 5
Samaki Lodge & Spa
$72 - $149
Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in Uroa
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Nearby recommended accommodations:

The Palms
5.0 of 5
The Palms
$905 - $1,213 (EUR 809 - 1,085)
Ranked #1 of 13 Hotels in Bwejuu
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Zanzi Resort
5.0 of 5
Zanzi Resort
$445 - $638
Ranked #2 of 148 Hotels in Zanzibar Island
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Next Paradise Boutique Resort
4.5 of 5
Next Paradise Boutique Resort
$154 - $291
Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in Pwani Mchangani
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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.