Holidays in Zanzibar

Hotels in Zanzibar

Essential information for Zanzibar

Local time

Language

Swahili

Currency

Tanzanian shilling
Official currency of Tanzania

Do I need a VISA?

A visa is required for Tanzania, and can be obtained prior to travel (approx US$50), or upon arrival. If combining your stay with a Kenya extension, you will require a Kenyan visa approx US$50 .

Flight information

Dar Es Salaam
11 hrs 35
Indirect flight

Flight schedule

  • Flights to Zanzibar with Kenya Airways (via Nairobi) depart daily from London Heathrow. Onward flights to Zanzibar are operated by Precision Air

Seeking adventure

Seek adventure in Zanzibar and try diving or snorkelling on the south-east coast. or for a once-in-a-lifetime moment why not swim with dolphins at Fumba or Kizimkazi!