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Zanzibar Different Tours - Day Tours

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Address: Soko Muhogo, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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+255 777 430 117

Karibu - Welcome Inside!

Are you looking for a thoroughly original and...

Karibu - Welcome Inside!

Are you looking for a thoroughly original and personal holiday experience?

Then Zanzibar Different is for you!

We are a small, professional tour company based in Zanzibar and well connected to mainland Tanzania. Our specialty are truly off-the-beaten-track excursions and activities, combining culture, history and the arts.

Our dedicated team is headed by Stefanie, a Dutch-German lady who has been living and working in Zanzibar since 2000. We all love what we do, and you will benefit from that every step on the way.

Let us take you to the most beautiful beaches and picturesque places,

Meet the friendly locals and gain insights into a colorful, close-knit society,

Learn about our music, arts & crafts and beauty traditions,

On this website, we share with you a selection of our favorite things to do and places to go, but there are many more. Just tell us where your interests lie, and we will take it from there!

All our tours can be tailor-made for children.

We support conservation, the arts, income generating projects and education in Zanzibar.

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Different Tours - Indeed Different!

I spent 7 days on the beautiful island that is Zanzibar. While there I went onto trip advisor for suggestions of a day tour in Stone Town. The name Different Tours kept popping... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Western Cape, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I spent 7 days on the beautiful island that is Zanzibar. While there I went onto trip advisor for suggestions of a day tour in Stone Town. The name Different Tours kept popping up with great reviews about the guide Anjam. I emailed Stefanie to arrange a solo tour with Anjam and 2 days later I had the most amazing... More 

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Reviewed April 17, 2017

I booked trough Stefanie, who was very responsive and kind. The guide was nice and really helpful. I had a nice time!

Thank Sapetta
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Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

We booked our Stone Town tour through Stefanie who was exceptionally efficient in dealing with every enquiry and email. Stone Town is an assault on your senses and we were privileged enough to be led through its twisting winding roads by a 5th generation Zanzibari named Anjam. He still lives in the same house he was born in and where... More 

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Reviewed April 3, 2017

I've put off writing this review because I was (and still am, somewhat) conflicted about how to rate Zanzibar Different Tours. I'd probably give 3.5 stars if possible, but since we enjoyed it, I'll round up to 4. Okay, good things first. The itinerary was great - we did Jozani Forest, a spice tour, and a trip out to Prison... More 

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Reviewed February 28, 2017 via mobile

We did three tours on our visit and my wife had a massage at the spa. Everything was absolutely excellent. Thank you to everyone!

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Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed February 22, 2017

Booked a private day tour (Stone Town & Princess Salme Spice tour) and 2 other couples joined us from our cruiseship Nautica. Stephanie was great and organised everything for our day including a wonderful lunch of Zanzibari cooking! I think that was our highlight - our guide was knowledgeable, relaxed and organised our day extremely well.

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed January 12, 2017 via mobile

I booked a private Princess Salme tour followed by a Stone Town walk and a treatment at Mrembo Spa. Pros: - Well-organized itinerary on Salme tour, with nice access to places I otherwise could not have gone (Omani palace, house near spice plantation for lunch) - Good food at the spice plantation lunch - Excellent treatment at Mrembo, nice atmosphere... More 

3 Thank estranger
Tel Aviv District, Israel
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Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

Hello all.  We just came back from an absolutely fantastic holiday in Zanzibar, and a big part of the success/credit goes to Stefanie and Zanzibar Different Tours.  First, Stefanie was in amazing email contact with me before our trip, always replying, usually the same day, answering my many questions and giving suggestions for tours/trips. (It was myself, my husband and... More 

4 Thank Lynne G
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Reviewed December 1, 2016

What can I say but EXCELLENT!!! What an incredible experience I had with Mrembo Spa visiting Dar es Salaam from the US and I took a weekend trip to Zanzibar and while walking through the streets of Stone Town stumbled upon this treasure. The spa was amazing, such great customer service, products and overall services from the massages to the... More 

1 Thank Nate A
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Reviewed November 2, 2016

We got picked up by our Guide from our hotel and enjoyed a chatty, fun ride to Stone Town. Our guide was a local that lived right in the old part of Stone Town, near the Slave market and the market. We went for a short stroll around. We made the best decision ever and decided to book the extra... More 

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