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Zanzibar and Islands

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The spice isle of Zanzibar is the star attraction of Tanzania's tropical islands, with spectacular diving, crisp white-sand beaches and a unique blend of Swahili and Arabian influence, with a 2,000 year history of sea-trading. Zanzibar city and historic Stone Town are set pieces on any itinerary, where you'll embark on spice tours and find a wide variety of accommodation, both old and new - many of which are marked by the island's heritage through their distinctive architecture. The palm lined beaches and warm Indian Ocean waves lapping the sand is nothing short of idyllic and a host of water sport activities are the gateway to bright coral reefs and vivid marine life. Set off the coast of Zanzibar, Pemba Island is a place of authentic barefoot luxury that doesn't disappoint and is a quieter option compared to its well-known neighbour.


  • Embark on a famous Spice tour and visit local spice plantations
  • Explore the World Heritage Site of Stone Town
  • Sensational snorkelling and diving opportunities
  • Immersive and captivating Swahili architecture and culture
  • Vibrant marine life, including dolphin watching at Kizimkazi

Iconic Activities

  • Birdwatching Icon Birdwatching
  • Ocean Safari Icon Ocean Safari
  • Canoeing Kayaking Icon Canoeing/Kayaking
  • Fishing Icon Fishing
  • Snorkelling Scuba Diving Icon Snorkeling/Scuba Diving
  • Watersports Icon Watersports
  • City Sights Icon City Sights
  • Wellness Spa Icon Wellness/Spa
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Enriching encounters


Whether you want to observe the area’s spectacular sea creatures underwater or from the shore, our expert guides reveal the typical marine life, as well as the endemic mammal and bird species, to expect in Zanzibar and Islands.

  • Whale Shark
    Whale Shark
  • Puffer Fish
    Puffer Fish
  • Manta Ray
    Manta Ray
  • Lionfish
  • Hawksbill turtle
    Hawksbill Turtle
  • Coral
  • Colobus Monkey
    Colobus Monkey
  • Bottlenose Dolphin
    Bottlenose Dolphin
Sample Itineraries


From majestic wildlife to out of this world natural wonders, cultural melting pots and enchanting beaches, every bespoke Mahlatini journey is thrilling. Unsure where to visit? Whether it’s a bucket-list adventure, a milestone celebration or simply a much-needed escape, experience the joy with this inspiring selection of favorites.

  • Bespoke itineraries
  • Flights and transfers included
  • Best rates guaranteed
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