Menai Bay Mangroves Cruise

While you’re in the heart of Stone Town Zanzibar, spend a day exploring the island’s mangroves on this 4-hour shore excursion! After pickup from your Hotel you’ll be driven to Menai Bay Conservation Area, the island’s oldest fishing village. Hop into a dhow or local canoe, or a small motorized boat, and make your way through the beautiful mangroves. See amazing Zanzibar wildlife and learn about the island’s fishing communities from your local guide.

Zanzibar Shore Excursion:

Menai Bay Mangroves Cruise

Tour Highlights

  • Covered by our worry-free policy: guaranteed on-time return to your Hotel.
  • Complimentary Hotel pickup and drop-off.
  • Explore mangroves and see amazing Zanzibar wildlife, including crabs, turtles and monkeys.
  • Visit Uzi Village, the island’s oldest fishing village.
  • 4-hour mangrove shore excursion on Uzi Village.

Admire tropical Zanzibar landscapes as you pass through beautiful mangroves on this relaxing Zanzibar shore excursion. After pickup from your Hotel, you’ll be transported by air-conditioned vehicle to Menai Bay Conservation Area, one of Zanzibar’s oldest fishing communities located on the quiet south west end of the island. Along the way, pass the Bungi village where Arabs built their palace. This small village is one of the oldest Arabs settlements on the island. The Hadimu is a unique cultural group, which is prominent on Unguja Ukuu, as well as several other Villages in South Zanzibar.

Hop in small dhow, a small shallow-draft boat, and relax as your guide takes you through the pristine waters surrounded by colorful mangroves. Enjoy a calm ride through the mangroves and watch for wildlife as you weave your way through the tunnels. See turtles, monkeys and exotic birds all while taking in gorgeous tropical views.

Worry-free Shore Excursion:
We will ensure your timely return to your Hotel for this activity. In the rare case of bad weather condition, we will the tour in next day. If the weather remains the same and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.

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Additional Information


  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Bottled water
  • Zanziplanet’s Worry-Free Shore Excursion Guarantee
  • Entrance fees to Jozani turtle aquarium Cultural Center
  • South-East island tour


  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Maximum number of passengers is 30

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