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With pristine white sand beaches and the azure Indian Ocean, Zanzibar is a little slice of paradise, and has many stunning beach resorts including Kiwengwa on the east coast and Nungwi in the north. It also offers some of the best diving in the world, with lush coral reefs and a diverse range of sea life including dolphins, turtles, whale shark and manta-rays.

Most of our trips to Zanzibar are part of longer overland safaris in East Africa, where we stop for a few days of R&R on this idyllic island. We also offer a 5-day beach break in Zanzibar and holiday combining the best of Tanzania's national park with a few days at the end in Zanzibar.

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The spice island
Stone Town and the Spice Plantations

Zanzibar has a fascinating history as it was the centre of the slave and spice trades in the 1800s and UNESCO-listed Stone Town, with its labyrinth of narrow streets, ancient buildings and bustling bazaars, is at its cultural heart. Known as The Spice Island, no visit to Zanzibar would be complete without a visit to the spice plantations, a true delight for your senses.

Zanzibar Overland Safaris

Zebras & Zanzibar

11 days | FROM USD $1,559

The perfect combo of action and idyllic island relaxation! Option to &...

East Africa Encompassed

16 days | FROM USD $2,999

Go wild on this game viewing adventure through the best of East From...

Gorilla Trek and Tanzania

25 days | FROM USD $2,999

From the wilds of the Masai Mara, to gorillas in Uganda, safari in the...

Zimbabwe to Zanzibar

16 days | FROM USD $1,699

Starting off at the magnificent Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, travel in...

Wildlife Express

22 days | FROM USD $2,259

Take a walk on the wild side. Track the African elephant, lion, and on...

Flamingos to Falls

27 days | FROM USD $4,099

Starting in Nairobi and ending at the thunderous Victoria Falls, take...

Sun, Sea, Safari

30 days | FROM USD $3,399

Experience the diversity of Africa on a journey encompassing premier...

Down Africa Way

33 days | FROM USD $2,999

Enjoy a real African adventure, from Nairobi to Johannesburg. Check of...

Big Five Explorer

36 days | FROM USD $3,799

Adventure overdrive. Trekking for gorilla, game-spotting, kicking back...

An African Adventure

37 days | FROM USD $3,399

See the best of Africa, from its magnificent craters, dune-filled and...

Kenya to Cape

43 days | FROM USD $3,599

Embark on an overland journey across almost half the African A heady...

The Big Overlander

47 days | FROM USD $4,699

Experience the contrasts and raw appeal of this majestic continent up...

Absolute Africa

50 days | FROM USD $5,399

From Johannesburg to Nairobi, travel through nine of Africa's most in...

Great African Expedition

57 days | FROM USD $5,399

An epic expedition that heads south from Kenya via Uganda to Cape trek...

Zanzibar Private Safaris

Zanzibar Beaches | Zanzibar | Tanzania

Simply Zanzibar

5 days | FROM USD $829

From the historic Stone Town in the old part of Zanzibar City to the 5...

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Tanzania Safari & Beach

14 days | FROM USD $6,469

A perfect combination of safari and relaxation, visiting Lake Manyara...

Zanzibar tour reviews

Scoring an average customer rating of 4.75 out of 5 based on 12 recent reviews — See All Zanzibar Reviews

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We loved our tour and all the different sights of beautiful East Africa! The Masai game drive was AMAZING! But by far the best part of the experience was meeting and having the assistance of our brilliant guide, Kevin. He was not only extremely knowledgable and organised, but very friendly, lots of fun and super helpful! Due to his expertise and demeanour, we would definitely have faith in On The Go and be likely to book again! ”  

• Aug 2015
5

Linda was fantastic, very knowledgeable, caring and helpful. ”  

• Jul 2015
5

The tour was amazing. Our crew were great,Beverly sociable and informative. I don't know if the tour gave us a true feel for some of the countries only because we were generally staying in campsites that were isolated from the general population. But we saw a lot and had a great time regardless. A great taste tester of Africa. ”  

• May 2015

ZANZIBAR DREAMING

The azure waters and soft white sands of Zanzibar offer an idyllic end to an action packed safari or a relaxing interlude during one of our longer overland adventures.

No visit to Zanzibar would be complete without a visit to the spice plantations. Delight your senses on a guided tour and learn about the assortment of spices, such as cloves, cardamom, cinnamon and nutmeg, and their various uses. It was the spice plantations that brought the beginnings of Zanzibar’s infamous slave trade dating back to the 1840s, which you can learn all about on a tour of historic Stone Town.

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“My International travels only consists of Zanzibar, but it was the best experience I have ever had. Exploring a different culture, hearing their and...”

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Posted on 17 Aug 2015

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I can honestly say I've enjoyed every bit of this trip from start to end. I don't have one bad word to say. it has exceeded my expectations, everyone has been very helpful and fun. The crew did an awesome job! Thank you.”  

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