Swimming with Dolphins

The small fishing village of Kizimkazi has become Zanzibar’s home of dolphin tours. For those day-tripping from Stone Town this means a longish ride south followed by around 2-3 hours off shore looking for dolphins at peak hour and the same longish ride back. This can seem like a lot of travelling for little reward. If you are a dolphin fanatic it is probably worth it for the experience, if not, then this may not be the trip for you. If, however, you are staying in Southern Unguja or at Kizimkazi then the trip is well worth doing. You have the chance of a full-day on the water spotting dolphins and snorkelling and will be able to sail in the morning or evening when the mid-afternoon tourist cloud has dispersed.

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The small fishing village of Kizimkazi has become Zanzibar’s home of dolphin tours. For those day-tripping from Stone Town this means a longish ride south followed by around 2-3 hours off shore looking for dolphins at peak hour and the same longish ride back. This can seem like a lot of travelling for little reward. If you are a dolphin fanatic it is probably worth it for the experience, if not, then this may not be the trip for you. If, however, you are staying in Southern Unguja or at Kizimkazi then the trip is well worth doing. You have the chance of a full-day on the water spotting dolphins and snorkelling and will be able to sail in the morning or evening when the mid-afternoon tourist cloud has dispersed.