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Enjoy a unique holiday with the only dedicated bicycle tour operator in Zanzibar. Explore corners of the island that would otherwise remain hidden thanks to the vast knowledge of professional cyclist and chief guide Juma and his team. Combine...more
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Shangani Street, Jambiani, Tanzania
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+255 777 122 461
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All reviews spice farm spice tour dala dala stone town jozani forest great fun great lunch great trip red colobus monkeys different perspective our honeymoon day tour back home fruit mango rice roads
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I definitely recommend it as a different way to know Zanzibar. We have ridden the east coast of the island by bike, with Khammis, and it was wonderful. Helen has a lot of amazing hotels along the way, where we have spent 5 incredible days....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank corremundo-marina
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed this biking spice tour through the historic Stone Town. It was beautiful and our guides were super knowledgeable, warm, and friendly. The biking kind of kicked our butts, so be prepared for a scenic, but challenging route. Bless up 🙌🏾

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Gnoglesby
Helen I, General Manager at Bike Zanzibar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Happy to hear you love our guides as much as we do! They have taken about 500 people around Zanzibar so they know how to share their island and secrets.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed the spice tour with accompanying bike ride. Aside from the standard spice tour, the bike ride on dirt roads and through villages gave me a very different perspective on the countryside between Stone Town and the spice farm. It is a very good workout...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank N1539NCdanielb
Reviewed November 8, 2018

This was a great trip. The drive in the 'dala dala' was 'authentic' to say the least, but it was all part of the experience and really allowed you to see Zanzibar from a different perspective. The spice farm, run by Mr Spice, was brilliant...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 0lanak
Helen I, General Manager at Bike Zanzibar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Lana, thank you for sharing your experiences. Yes indeed- we love Haji and his family run spice farm as well. And the food cooked by the women as well. The roads back are a bit busy but our guides are taking well care of...More

Reviewed November 6, 2018

I have to start from saying thank you to my guide Khamis. Intelligent young man who took me on the bike tour to the spice farm. He shared his observation and help me understand the country through the eyes of the local person. We didn`t...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ivo316
Helen I, General Manager at Bike Zanzibar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for sharing your memories with us. Indeed going for a spice tour on bike adds to the experience as you see lots of things that remains hidden if going by car. If guests find the bike ride a bit had we...More

Reviewed October 1, 2018

We booked the day cycle tour from Stone Town to a spice farm and back via a nature reserve. We took a local bus for a part (most) of the way there and rode the rest of the way. Mr Spice was entertaining and very...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BrianS992
Helen I, General Manager at Bike Zanzibar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Brian, thanks for sharing your experiences. Yes Indeed the family owned Spice Farm we go to is something special. As for the traffic our guides are very experienced and trained in keeping the traffic away from our guests. But as the number of cars...More

Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

I did the spice tour with this company. It was really a special day. The spice tour was detailed and they gave us a lot of fruits and spices to try, and the lunch was awesome. Moreover, you get to experience the real local life:...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Helen I, General Manager at Bike Zanzibar, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2018

Happy to read you had a very special day! The forest is a bit hilly and rocky but as you noticed we just get off the bikes and walk. It is a worth the chance to see the monkeys. As for the safety we always...More

Reviewed September 4, 2018

I am writing this review while listening to our Zanzibar playlist. This experience biking with our guide Suleiman was easily one of the top activities my husband and I did for our honeymoon. It was a feast for the senses. We booked the Spice Farm...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rosan Katlea R
Helen I, General Manager at Bike Zanzibar, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2018

Oh wow! As you describe it is exactly how we want our guests to fell it...smell it...taste it! So happy to have contributed to your honey moon memories!

Reviewed August 17, 2018

We booked the Jozani Forest/Mangrove Canoe Day tour about a week in advance. We stayed in Stone Town, so it was bit challenging to get to the other side of the island but we agreed upon meeting in Jambiani. We arrived late, but they still...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Traiana M
Helen I, General Manager at Bike Zanzibar, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2018

Dear Traiana, so happy to read about your positive experience, beginner bikers and all. We work close with Rama and the Muugoni village to provide a real experience off the beaten track so it warms to read that it is appreciated! We will pass it...More

Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

We booked the spice tour in advance. Our guide, Khamis, was perfectly on time at the agreed place. First we cycled to the bus station and took a local bus to the spice farm, the tour was very interesting and informative, learned a lot about...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Katrijn_Jeroen
Helen I, General Manager at Bike Zanzibar, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2018

We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the tour and the biking with Khamis. The farm we work with is the most authentic and the lunch is made by the women in the family with vegetables from their own plantation. That is probably one...More

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jjlh201
June 25, 2018|
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Response from Helen I | Property representative |
Hi, you visit our website where you find our email
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agiffgaff
October 2, 2017|
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Response from Helen I | Property representative |
Hi Sorry for my late reply, so many chanels nowadays. Yes we have good child seat. However I recommend you to do shorter trips every day as it is hot. Contact me via email and we can work it out together.
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JohnT7438
January 13, 2017|
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Response from Helen I | Property representative |
Hi John yes if two persons luggage is carried with panniers. If more than 2 pax we usually send the luggage to the hotel every day. Right now we do not have a scheduled tour but I would happily put together a tour for you... More
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