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About SURF Zanzibar
SURF Zanzibar offers a variety of active tours at all levels with a Stand-Up Paddling board. Discover spots on the island which are impossible to reach by foot or car. Our offer ranges from a tour through the mangroves by SUP, crab catching in the mangroves, to wave riding and yoga on a SUP board. Basic Stand Up Paddling doesn't require training lessons and can be easily learned on the spot.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wish the guides were more interactive with the guests and not just each other for the $50 we paid per person. I didn’t learn anything about mangroves. We also weren’t told to bring bug spray and got bitten many times by “no see um”...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank TeachThenBeach
Reviewed August 10, 2019

We had booked a SUP mangrove tour the same day, and were told it was possible and that we would be picked up at 4 pm. At 4:15 no one had arrived so we called again, and were informed by the manager that the driver...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank barbarawpedersen
RubenGiethoorn, Manager at SURF Zanzibar, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2019

Hello, We understand your reaction! And of course during your holiday you would like to do a nice trip and well organised. All booking for activities get made by the manager from the hotel normally. This time you made it yourself and without knowing from...More

Reviewed February 6, 2019 via mobile

We made there the best sup tour in my life! Everything was perfect, the guide, landscapes, weather, peaceful! Everyone go there have to do sup tour with you guys

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sportandtravelcouple
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

The sup tour through the mangroves was an amazing experience for us: the sportive activity on one hand, and the stunningly beautiful environment on the other hand. When you make your way through the mangrove channels on your sup, you become one with nature and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank shinsey-ank
Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

Excellent tour with a friendly, passionate and professional guide. The mangrove was amazing and seeing it on a SUP board was the perfect way to do it. Absolutely recommend it.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Ak K
Reviewed September 27, 2017

Amazing trip to a completely different part of Zanzibars nature namely the mangroves. Loved the mix of nature, chill and a workout on the sup boards. I would definitely recommend this tour to anyone with a fondness of nature and to top it of the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Simon K
Reviewed August 12, 2017

The place is amazing, so beautiful and peaceful. it was a little far from our resort but it was worth the ride there. Our sup guides were very kind and funny and the equipment was in very good condition. The experience was awesome and easy...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank YotamT1
RubenGiethoorn, Owner at SURF Zanzibar, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2017

Thanks alot Yotam for the review. Happy to hear that all was organised and we keep doing our best to continue like this. Asante! Karibu tena Surf Zanzibar team!

Reviewed July 30, 2016

Firstly I would like to say that I am not a water sports kind of girl. However SUP really is for everyone. We were a mixed group of nationalities and ages, but everyone had a really good time. The guides were really great and had...More

Date of experience: July 2016
3  Thank Jo C
Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

We had a great time with the surf only tour. Even managed to ride a wave on the board up to the end. Coordination was easy and flexible, you get all material at the scene. Highly recommended, it was lots of fun.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Matthias J
Reviewed July 27, 2016

Having never been SUP before the seas a great way to not only learn but to see some stunning scenery in the Mangroves. The instructor (Mario) was really good and walks you through step-by-step how to get up standing on the board. The owner (Ruben)...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Josh F
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