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Disappearing island, nice pit stop

Cool concept though we should of come earlier to experience the beach without the masses. We... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Full day tour including Prison Island, Nakupenda, and Stone Town old town

Following advice from Trip Advisor reviewers we contacted Erik (we used +255778881543 but looking... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 1 August 2014

Excellent, do go. As several has already said; you dont have to use Isola Nakupenda to go (that is a company that will bring you out, serve food, arrange for snorkling. Probably good, but we brought our own basket of food and drinks, and took...More

33  Thank Nils-Roe
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 25 February 2015

here in Sand Bank you will find one beautiful small beach and is really good for beach lovers but I prefer prison island beach myself, because here you don't have any access to food, toilets and etc . but it worth to try one time

6  Thank pesare-parsi
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Cool concept though we should of come earlier to experience the beach without the masses. We stopped here before snorkeling and generally the same idea with the rest of Zanzibar- walked what felt endlessly into the sea that never got deep!

Thank GabrielaC1062
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Following advice from Trip Advisor reviewers we contacted Erik (we used +255778881543 but looking through the reviews some people have a different number) via Whatsapp to arrange a day in and around Stone Town. It was a brilliant day - Prison Island and Nakupenda in...More

Thank ILikeToTravelPlaces
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you have a couple of hours to spare when in Stone Town this is well worth the boat trip. Suggest you may want to look at a private trip so you can go and leave at your wish. Fisherman Tours organised ours. Very good.

Thank davecD1956HO
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time with my sister at Nakupenda beach. The beach is about 30min away from Stone Town by boat. The beach is clean, the water is warm and of an AMAZING colour!! It's mainly a touristic attraction but definitely worth it. We...More

Thank Anusha S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Crazy white sandy beach in the middle of the Indian Ocean. We also went snorkeling not far from this beach , and had lunch on an island. .. a great day

Thank fkokids
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I visited Zanzibar at the end of October and we knew we wanted to visit these two islands after seeing the pictures and the reviews. So we decide to visit both on the same day, even though it was a rainy day...More

Thank DanielT4413
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

İf you need pics for your instagram account, this is the place to be, beautifull! You should be there in the morning then its not so busy!

Thank muratkD2512IE
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We found paradise the day we went out to Nakupenda Beach - definitely worth a trip out here!! We went with Eric (you can what’s app him direct on: 00 255 62 409 7961)...we were some of the first people on the island which definitely made a difference -...More

Thank Lubol22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best trips in zanzibar. Delicious sea food and the sandbank is very beautiful. Enjoy the sun in the sandbank. For any help to go to the island. WhatsApp Eric the best guide and trustworthy in the island. He has the best price....More

1  Thank King M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we arrive early there with our collection (equipment) as our tour guide told us to book in advance, everything was perfect,stunning,enjoyable...and for young travelers like us is the most pleasant place ever.

Thank Vacation828766
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16 January 2018|
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Response from Prashaant_Lunawatt | Reviewed this property |
Jus go there and negotiate, for $50 they may agree, tell them that you may pay $10-20 more if you guys are happy with the trip, its like incentive for them, please do ensure that you discuss the time they will wait for you... More
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Response from Kaveer M | Reviewed this property |
cheapest is probably on the beach of stone town at the harbour. I paid $10 at the hotel which was discounted. pay max $20 for prison Island. beautiful beach so make sure you go to swim there