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Jozani Forest Reserve

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| Zanzibar, Amani Nature Reserve, Tanzania
+255 24 223 3485
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This thickly forested wetland is home to exotic rare birds, butterflies and the endangered red colobus monkey, distinctive for its spiky tufted head of hair.
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| Zanzibar, Amani Nature Reserve, Tanzania
+255 24 223 3485
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you are interested in any kind of our closest relatives, you should visit there. They are friendly, lovely..

Thank niyanniyan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took a tour through "Colors of Zanzibar" - it was cheaper than booking a taxi and then paying the entrance fees. The driver picked up us from the hotel and brought us back. In the forest the guide was excellent, he explained all the...More

Thank Roadrunner2772
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for the Jozani National Park tour in combination with the Tortoise Sanctuary. We had the worst experience ever! The entrance fee for the Monkey Forrest was $35 USD, meaning we had high expectations for a listed "HALF DAY TOUR". Upon arrival our park...More

1  Thank Melia B
Reviewed July 11, 2017

Learnt a lot exploring the Jozani forest. Our tour guide was very knowledgable and shared a lot of information on the medicinal properties of the trees and plants found in the forest. In addition, it was a picturesque experience and spotting the Colobus monkeys was...More

1  Thank Adrianna M
Reviewed July 6, 2017 via mobile

For those of you that are not familiar with tropical forest, the Jozani Forest is a must. Mahagoni, Tik, Coconut trees, unfamiliar insects etc. You can easily come as part of a tour or independently. You will be escorted by one of the local guides....More

1  Thank 4birdsrg
Reviewed June 18, 2017

We saw many colobus monkeys, giant turtles, cameleons, rock python and gorgeous mangrove forest. It was an incredible experience for me and we had a charming guide.

Thank claudiaiuliana29
Reviewed April 26, 2017

Both my husband and I loved this reserve. Very well looked after, and it was a treat to see the rare red monkeys. The guide was very pleasant and knowledgeable. It was amazing to see the mangroves which was my very first time. We decides...More

1  Thank paula c c
Reviewed April 20, 2017

We visited on our way travelling from Nungwi to Stone Town by private transfer. Entrance was US$10 to see the monkeys with a private guide (who also expects a tip). You will walk into the forest and see the monkeys but that is about all...More

Thank Karen A
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

We had a deal of 40$ go and back with a taxi from stone town. We paid 8$ each for entering the reserve and had a tour in the little colobus monkey reserve, mahagoni forest and mangrove forest. You get to get close to the...More

Thank LevyShahar
Reviewed March 23, 2017

We had a hire car, so drove to the forest. In truth the drive was the highlight, the actual forest tour was OK, but not really one to shout about. We arrived, paid $10 each and then hooked up with a guide. We first went...More

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Maria G
January 15, 2017|
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Response from Stanley_1986 | Reviewed this property |
Maria Looks like its open daily from 8am with peak times mid morning. Enjoy.
August 2, 2016|
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Response from Rubiomon | Reviewed this property |
You can just show up. There are "guides" there at the park office/entrance. Good folks, beautiful reserve!
Beatrice J
December 17, 2015|
Response from MagicJenny |
7,50 USD (or 10 in case you pay in local currency) per person. Guide optional, but recommended. Guide is free but you should tip about 10 USD per hour.
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