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“Giant tortoises were fun to see”

Prison Island - Changuu Private Island
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Full-Day Zanzibar Island Tour from Dar Es Salaam
Ranked #2 of 41 things to do in Stone Town
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Reviewed December 22, 2013

I wouldn't pay for a tour here but if you take a water taxi yourself, the giant tortoises were cool to see. We spent about an hour or so here. That was about it.

Thank Stormcreator
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Reviewed December 21, 2013

The turoises were not in the wild but in a zoo like environment. The snorkeling was very poor. This is a tourist rip off.

Thank totineke
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Reviewed November 28, 2013

When we went the beach was tiny so not much room when there are a few folk there but it was pretty and the water was beautifully clear - we did some great snorkelling nearby

Thank Frances N
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Reviewed November 20, 2013

We had our own guide who took us over in a small boat to Prison Island. We did not know you could swim on the island so missed an opportunity for a lovely swim and what a beautiful white deserted sandy beach. The turtles are huge and tame and the oldest was 189 years old. When we got back to Stonetown we had a drink at the Mercury bar named after Freddie Mercury.

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Reviewed November 4, 2013

We did a tour from Stone Town with Zanzibar eco-cuoture tours . The tour itself was very poor (however expensive, 45$pp), as the guide was not prepared and willing to go back as soon as possible.

The giant turtles are so nice, I love them!

Thank paolaMunich
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