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Address: Muungoni Village, Tanzania
Phone Number: 2550777850816
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Amazing Green Adventure at ZALA Park, so much more than fun and relaxing!

Sunset in the mangroves, try to sleep with bush-babies company at night, meet people from Muungoni Village. Mr. Mohammed, an authority of Muungoni Village, is the head of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Monika H
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Grez-Doiceau, Belgium
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Grez-Doiceau, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sunset in the mangroves, try to sleep with bush-babies company at night, meet people from Muungoni Village. Mr. Mohammed, an authority of Muungoni Village, is the head of the interesting project to construct eco-tourisme in and arround his community. Protecting nature, sensitizing local people for the value of their own environment and giving them future and perspective with the income... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 371 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

...but the chap took us down the road to another small park which housed lots of reptiles and a few other animals. It was pretty cool to hold chameleons. I am not sure if this was another park or part of ZALA but it is about 100 yards away. This was a fun experience.

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Thank TravellingOrange
Athens, Greece
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016

Place is a bit runned down and the 7 us entrance fee is high for what they offer. Though if you have small kids is nice for them to see all those animals. And plenty playground for them to play also. Try the camel ride.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

This place is often overlooked but it is good if your interested in the other animals of Zanzibar other than the monkeys, especially the reptiles.

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Thank crockett101
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015 via mobile

Mr mohamed was very warm and welcoming. It was a very inspiring visit and suprised me at how much I learned about the culture of the villagers. This is a great place to take kids to experience a more sustainable way of life. My fiancée and I were eating and learning about fruit we had never seen before. Mr mohamed... More 

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Duns, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

We stopped here in transit back to Stone Town. The park was on the point of closing but, as usual, the "Zanzabaries" were all smiles and happy to show us around. The reptiles are amazing from long, and sometimes angry, monitor lizards to beautiful wee chameleons. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable. The fact that this is an education conservation... More 

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Newport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015 via mobile

We went to ZALA park in 2011 and to find it still going is amazing, they are using the park to educate local school children about wildlife in the locality and how important it is to survive. They are now a much bigger park with more animals but the aims remain the same. I think that this is a worthy... More 

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Thank Dave O
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

A very interesting and amazing park, where all incomes/fundings are used to support the local school and community in general. Three types of guided tours: Nature Trail, Water trail, both with canoeing into the mangrove forest, and Cultural Trail with a visit to the local Muungoni village. Local meal can be arranged. It is incredible results that these people have... More 

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Thank Martin P
Monchengladbach, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

It's not a big parc, but it's a nice community project! The guides showed us around and told us a lot about the animals. You can see a lots of reptiles (and no giraffes as the picture above might suggest). I was for example hoding a small chameleon in my hands. They also organize cultural village tours and natural trail... More 

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1 Thank Eva Z
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I think Mohammed Ayoub has done a fantastic job of educating local people and providing a place for tourists to learn more about Zanzibar's indigenous wildlife. When I stayed in this village in 1999 there was no electricity or running water. I'm not sure if that's still the case, but to run a house for animals without these things is... More 

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