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Take a break from the sun loungers and souvenir stalls, and escape into the Zanzibar's green pockets of lush indigenous forest on a 3-hour panorama tour. Visit Jozani Forest, Zanzibar Butterfly Centre, and ZALA Park to see unique plant and animal life.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian

Pickup included

Your hotel in Stone Town (transfers are available from beach hotel at extra cost from the extras).
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Surround yourself with butterflies at the Zanzibar Butterfly Centre
  • Check out the collection of reptiles and amphibians living at ZALA Park
  • Catch a glimpse of the various animal species and special plant life living in the Jozani Forest
Full description
Take a trip into Zanzibar’s quiet interior with some of the best opportunities for wildlife viewing on a 3-hour green panorama tour. Get up close to the plant and animal life in Zanzibar and learn more about this unique ecosystem.

Your first stop is Jozani Forest, home to the island’s most famous and photographed resident, the Zanzibar red colobus monkey. You will also see animals such as the Ader’s duiker, Sykes' monkeys, bush babies, African civets, giant elephant shrews, and chameleons as well as around 83 species of birds.

Next door to Jozani is the Zanzibar Butterfly Centre, an interactive butterfly exhibit consisting of a netted tropical garden with hundreds of butterflies, all of which are native species to Zanzibar. The enclosure is one of Africa’s largest butterfly exhibits and will provide you with an interactive and visual environment to learn about butterflies.

Your last stop on the tour is ZALA Park, a fascinating menagerie of exotic reptiles and amphibians, as well as duikers, bush babies, and hyrax. Various concrete compounds are dotted about the small park, and inside, natural habitats have been created for snakes, monitor lizards, crabs, and chameleons, to name just a few. You may even be allowed to crawl into the large cage housing 4 enormous pythons!
Includes
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off from Stone Town hotels (transfers from beach hotels are available at additional cost from the extras)
  • Water
  • Transport in an air-conditioned minivan
  • Entrance fees
  • Local guide
What’s Not Included
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Not allowed
  • Sleeveless shirts
Know before you go
The Russian guide supplement is $30 for a group of up to 12 people.

It's advised that you bring a sun hat, sunscreen, and closed-toe walking shoes.
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Product ID: 30287