We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

open top jeep in zanzibar

Wombourne, United...
Level Contributor
32 posts
16 reviews
Save Topic
open top jeep in zanzibar

Does anyone know if there are any open top jeeps for rent in zanzibar? Or what are conditions like on the roads to rent a motor scooter? We are staying at Pongwe in September.

Thanks Jane

Findlay, Ohio
Destination Expert
for Tanzania, Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Level Contributor
12,485 posts
8 reviews
Save Reply
1. Re: open top jeep in zanzibar

The roads are very bad.

Zanzibar
Level Contributor
1,597 posts
Save Reply
2. Re: open top jeep in zanzibar

Zanzibar Government have been doing well for these two Years in road Construction.

Road to Pongwe is Tamarc Road,All beach Hotels now are reachable smoothly,Except a small sector of Kendwa Beach road.

To get an Open Jeep is not possible,some local people have them but they do not have a registration to be hired to Tourists.

There are so many Scooter for hire,ranges US 20-30 a day,exclude Fuel.

Regards,

zanzilandholidays

Pretoria
2 posts
Save Reply
3. Re: open top jeep in zanzibar

Can any one pls letknow of some info on Hiring of vespa mopeds. We are coming in September as a group of friends and would realy want to do the trip on Scooters.

Thanks

Gert

nyc
Level Contributor
14,739 posts
Save Reply
4. Re: open top jeep in zanzibar

Even where roads are now in better repair, there are always people walking along the wides, animals roaming about and running across, crazy dolla-dolla drivers, lots of stuff kicks up (gravel) and diesel fuel permeates the air.

I'd rethink mopeds, this ain't SA with a good road system. Or take out lots of insurance!

Pretoria
2 posts
Save Reply
5. Re: open top jeep in zanzibar

LOL.... Thanks Sandi.... wil then rethink this idea and maybe just rent a scooter for one day and do a bit of site seeing with it in stone town and seroundings.....

Kent
Level Contributor
485 posts
Save Reply
6. Re: open top jeep in zanzibar

Hello,

Many of the hotels have small 4x4 Jeeps to rent, roughly $60 per day, but I expect that varies slightly from hotel to hotel.

Kind regards

Pure Zanzibar

7. Re: open top jeep in zanzibar

-:- Message from TripAdvisor staff -:-

This topic has been closed to new posts due to inactivity. We hope you'll join the conversation by posting to an open topic or starting a new one.

To review the TripAdvisor Forums Posting Guidelines, please follow this link: http://www.tripadvisor.com/pages/forums_posting_guidelines.html

We remove posts that do not follow our posting guidelines, and we reserve the right to remove any post for any reason.

Removed on: 12:16 am, December 21, 2009
Get answers to your questions about Pongwe