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All visitors must have a valid passport and visa to enter Tanzania. Most nationalities can obtain their Zanzibar Visa directly at the airport upon arrival. Visa fees vary according to the country you originate from. Check here if your nationality can not obtain visa upon arrival!

To get to the East Coast from STONE TOWN

Taxi (1 hour) / USD 50-60 per car per way – we can book for you with our local partner if you wish

Dalla dalla (local bus leaving from Darajani market)
The local buses from Stone Town (called dalla dalla) leave on a more or less regular basis from early morning until the afternoon and take 90 to 160 minutes.

Flights from DAR ES SALAAM, ARUSHA or MOSHI to zanzibar 

Coastal air, Tropical air, Precision air*, Fastjet* (20 minutes) * larger planes

Ferry to zanzibar with Azam, Fast ferries or Sea star ferries (3 hours) very modern boats with wifi onboard etc


flights to zanzibar from GERMANY (Frankfurt) Condor

Quatar Airways (via Doha)

Turkish Airlines (via Istanbul)

Omanair (via Muscat)

Ethiopian Airways (via Addis Abbaba)

charter flights to zanzibar AVAILABLE FROM

  • ITALY (Milan, Rome, Verona) Airitaly, Eurofly,Neos, Blu Panorama

flights from KENYA (Mombasa 45min and Nairobi 80min)

Fly 540
Precision Air

flights from SOUTH AFRICA

Jo’burg – Dar es salaam – Zanzibar with LOW COST FLIGHT

Direct flights from Jo’burg to Zanzibar with mango air

flights from ZAMBIA (Lusaka to Dar es salaam)


Fly Zambezi

FLIGHTS to Dar es salaam (sometimes cheaper) from there ferry/internal flight to Zanzibar

Emirates (via Dubai)

Egyptair (via Cairo)

Klm via Nairobi


From the Middle East

FlyDubai (Dubai)

Quatar (Doha)

Emirates (Dubai)

Omanair via Muscat DIRECT