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The Safari Blue

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Book this directly with us through our website. We are the original and ONLY genuine Safari Blue excursion operating from Fumba village and exploring the Menai Bay Conservation Area by traditional hand-built wooden dhows. Includes guided snorkelling...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Fumba village | We either depart from Fumba Beach Lodge or from the electricity station in Fumba, Tanzania
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Blue Safari is a really one thing that you must go. Blue Safari offers so much enjoyment jumping from one to another island from the Zanzibar arhipelago that make you happy and ia wonderful experiance

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Silvana J
safariblue, Owner at The Safari Blue, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks Silvana for your review and we are so glad that you had a happy and wonderful experience.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful day out. The Safari Blue team proved to be very friendly, very professional and very helpful. It was a day never to be forgotten! We were so spoilt to even have dolphins swimming next to our Dhow, keeping us company....More

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Date of experience: March 2019
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safariblue, Owner at The Safari Blue, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

So glad that the team took good care of you and were professional and helpful. it is great that your day out with us was one never to be forgotten.... Glad that the dolphins appeared and were friendly. We estimate that we see dolphins around...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A truly wonderful adventure with kind guides, loads of excellent food and good quality equipment. You are truly spoiled for a stunning and authentic African Island experience that without it would leave your trip to Zanzibar lacking. Most definitely recommended.

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Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Kelly R
safariblue, Owner at The Safari Blue, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks Kelly for your praise and it is good to know that you were truly spoiled during your day with us - exactly what we want to achieve. Thanks for recommending us!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was absolutely fantastic, so glad we did it! The team have been absolutely fabulous..very well organized and very helpful and supportive to us beginners. We thoroughly enjoyed it. We will definitely be coming back Soon

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Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 486dhruvp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was a great experience. Got to see dolphins and many colourful fish. Had a fantastic seafood lunch and enjoyed the information given to us. Definitely a must if you are in the area!

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Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

TL;DR - Bad experience. It was unfortunate that we requested not to swim in coral reefs as that damages them however we still ended up going to a coral reef and told we could swim here. We also visited the giant tortoises... it says in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sean I
safariblue, Owner at The Safari Blue, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Sean it sounds as if you had arranged some tours with a very unscrupulous operator. It isn't clear what tours you are actually reviewing and is rather unfair to have this review posted on the original Safari Blue tour listing. Local people need to live...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The boat ride was fun. The sandy island we ate yummy fruit and swam. Then snorkeled around the coral and so many fish. We were taken to another island and ate, sat around and brought sarongs us$5. The lobster was delicious. Enjoyed alot. Sat in...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful day. Very well organised and delicious food. Staff is friendly and listening to the group.

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Date of experience: March 2019
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safariblue, Owner at The Safari Blue, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Glad you enjoyed our delicious food ! we try very hard to make sure our lunch and the snacks and indeed everything you are offered is tasty and delicious! Thats why we cook and prepare everything ourselves. Thanks for your review.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the best time in Zanzibar island...and Eric star organised all tours for us with the best prices and including airport pick ups.he is the best guy with his team in Zanzibar.for more details find him in whatsaap +255624097961.i 100% recommend him

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Guys I was fortunate laste year to spend my birthday with you. This year was no different. What a wonderful day we had. Thank you so much for making it a memorable day. Food was fantastic. Snorkling was gr8. Saw so many fish and corals....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank YolandeH77
safariblue, Owner at The Safari Blue, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We are happy that we have hosted you on your birthday and look forward to seeing you again next year.

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739mariamk
February 4, 2019|
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Response from safariblue | Property representative |
We have life vests for infants even small ones. I took both my children when they were just weeks old and there is shade on board the dhow and on the island where we have lunch.
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halimox82
January 19, 2019|
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Response from safariblue | Property representative |
The trip costs US$70 and i would encourage you to book online through our website to ensure that you get the best service and the real product. Other "versions" try to offer a product for a cheaper rate but there are plenty... More
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michellesH3894UL
December 30, 2018|
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Response from safariblue | Property representative |
Please note that we are not operating on 4 January and so i think that you have mistakenly booked with another company. Please note that the booking option attached to our listing is a BOGUS company and is a SCAM. I am... More
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