Dhow Palace Hotel

Trips to Dhow Palace Hotel

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Ginger Beach Holiday

Ginger Beach Holiday

| 8 days|Individual trip Add to my wish list
US$1,152-1,958
Enjoy Zanzibar on this fabulous island break which incorporates a fun and lively resort with a traditional boutique hotel, both with many of the creature-comforts from home; the resort style Breezes Beach Club has all the amenities of a good hotel and then for ... More about Ginger Beach Holiday

7 great extras, day-trips & excursions whilst you're staying in Dhow Palace Hotel

Many of the places that we feature in Africa include a full range of activities, but sometimes optional extras are possible – day-trips and excursions which are worth adding into your stay and are best arranged before you go.

Talk to us about anything which interests you before you finalise your trip with us. Meanwhile, just 7 of the possibilities from Dhow Palace Hotel are noted below; we hope they help to give you some inspiration.

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Jambiani Village Tour

Jambiani Village Tour

Half-day including lunch

Tear yourself away from the soft white sands of Zanzibar to get under the skin of the history and culture of Jambiani village. Join a knowledgeable local guide to discover the intricacies of day-to-day life in this traditional coastal village, with much of the profits being ploughed back into the community. More about Village Tour

Jozani Forest Tour

Jozani Forest Tour

Half-day

For nature lovers, Jozani Forest is a must. One of the last sanctuaries of the red colobus monkey, it features a diverse range of habitats, from mangrove forests to salt marshes. Keep your eyes peeled, too, for other forest residents, including Sykes’ monkey, bushbabies, duikers and more than 40 species of bird. More about Jozani Forest

Princess Salme Spice Tour

Princess Salme Spice Tour

Half-day including lunch

Discover the captivating story of the smart and rebellious Princess Sayyida Salme, the youngest daughter of Sultan Said. Join a knowledgeable local guide to follow in her footsteps through palaces and plantations, as well as the fascinating Zanzibar spice trade on a working plantation. More about Princess Spice Tour

Prison Island Tour

Prison Island Tour

Half-day

Escape the hustle and bustle of Stone Town on a 30-minute boat ride to Changuu Island, now commonly known as Prison Island. This is your chance to find out about the darker side of Zanzibar history, as well as to get up close with the island’s Aldabra giant tortoises, and to engage in a spot of coastal snorkelling. More about Prison Island

Stone Town Discovery Tour

Stone Town Discovery Tour

Half-day

Spend a morning wandering through Stone Town’s maze of alleyways with an erudite Zanzibari resident, meeting with the locals, marvelling at its fusion of architecture and cultures, learning about the food, music, beliefs and everyday life, for an utterly fascinating experience. More about Stone Town Tour

Swahili Cooking Workshop

Swahili Cooking Workshop

Half-day including lunch

Zanzibar’s cuisine and culinary influences are as exotic as the island itself. This genuinely authentic culinary workshop will take you to the heart of the spice farm region, teach you how to select and blend an array of spices, create souvenir blends, and guide you through cooking a traditional Swahili meal. More about Swahili Cookery

Zanzibar Dhow Safari

Zanzibar Dhow Safari

Full day including lunch

Discover the coast and islands of the Menai Bay from a traditional Zanzibari dhow. Explore this beautiful marine conservation area with a local guide, snorkelling over coral reefs, swimming through mangrove lagoons and keeping an eye out for dolphins. To top it all, you’ll also be treated to a fabulous beach barbecue. More about Zanzibar Dhow Safari

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