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  1. Tanzania
  2. Zanzibar Archipelago
  3. Zanzibar City
  4. Stone Town

Zanzibar Island Day Cruise to Nvinge Sandbank

Product ID: 297740
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On this full-day cruise, sail to picturesque islands off the coast of Zanzibar before enjoying a grilled lunch on board the Sanjeeda, a historical sailing vessel.
About this activity
Duration 6 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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English, Swahili, Norwegian, Portuguese

Pickup optional

Pickup at your hotel in Stone Town.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Enjoy a barbecue lunch on board the Sanjeeda Dhow
  • Go snorkeling off the coast of Zanzibar
  • Sip on cocktails from the onboard bar
Full description
Take a full-day cruise to Nvinge Sandbank on the Sanjeeda Dhow, a true ocean sailing vessel. Ships like the Sanjeeda were probably a common sight some 500 years ago when the Indian Ocean was an important trading network between Arabia, India, and East Africa. Come on board and sail 500 years back into history as you experience a fun day on the water.  

Your cruise leaves from Hotel Verde Marina at 10:00 AM just outside of Stone Town, with boarding at 9:30 AM. Opt for hotel pickup from Stone Town or Nungwi for a stress-free outing.

Set sail and head to to picturesque islands and sandbanks. Go swimming or snorkeling in the crystal-clear waters off the coast of Zanzibar and look for exotic tropical fishes.  

On board, enjoy a freshly-made seafood lunch on the grill of the Sanjeeda, along with soft drinks and water. Take advantage of the private bar to purchase any alcoholic drinks you might want. After this historic and exotic day out on the water, head back to the Verde Hotel Marina around 3:00 PM.
  • Barbecue lunch
  • Soft drinks and water
  • Full-day cruise
  • Limited snorkeling gear
What’s Not Included
  • Alcohol (available for purchase)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Please meet at the Hotel Verde Marina.

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Product ID: 297740