Just off the east coast of Africa, Zanzibar is known as the Spice Island, and at present day is
infused with African, Arab, European and Indian influences
, ensuring a cosmopolitan of culture for you to explore.
Visit historic Stone Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
made up of coral rock buildings and winding alleys, with some houses featuring intricately-carved wooden doors. Due to Zanzibar's history with the Slave Trade, the eastern side of the Stone Town houses a former Slave Market. Experience the small, dark cells, or hire a tour guide to help you understand the full history.
Zanzibar is also home to an array of exciting rare animals
, including the Zanzibar red colobus, and the elusive Zanzibar leopard! Others animals, such as bush-pigs, mongoose, and range of birdlife also inhabit the island, so why not pay a visit to the Jozani Forest and get exploring!