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“Nice half day trip”

Prison Island - Changuu Private Island
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Full-Day Zanzibar Island Tour from Dar Es Salaam
Ranked #2 of 39 things to do in Stone Town
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London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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“Nice half day trip”
Reviewed October 12, 2013

Nice half day trip, although not much available on island in terms of amenities. The tortoises were great to see and you can pat them- they seem to quite like being stroked under their chin!
Snorkelling off the island is great, a lot of coral (more than I saw at Mnemba) although not as many fish it still adds something to the trip.

Visited October 2013
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“Beautiful views and huge tortoises!!!”
Reviewed October 10, 2013 via mobile

Other than the turtles and a great restaurant, there isn't much to do, but a great view from the beach and snorkeling makes this a fun spot for a day trip.

Visited April 2013
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Havelock north nz
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“Th tortoises were amazing and worth the visit. Interesting site to visit and love,y beach.fun day out close to stonetown”
Reviewed September 30, 2013

Snorkeling not much,a few colored fish and regenerating corals were pretty dull.the water was incredibly clear.

Visited September 2013
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Manassas, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Turtles to surprise you”
Reviewed September 27, 2013

I was so surprised at the number of "turtles" that are in the sanctuary, although they aren't really turtles. you can walk freely in the area and can touch them, but the sign clearly says don't feed them or sit on them--really?? Some people can really surprise you! The beach around the area is beautiful and the water quite lovely. The boat ride over to the island is half the fun!

Visited September 2013
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Kiev, Ukraine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Giant Turtles”
Reviewed September 25, 2013

20 minutes away from the Stone Town ... the island is named prison because it used to host a prison ... now it is home for giant turtles ... never see that big turtle in my mind ... amazing

Visited August 2013
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