Kendwe beach tours & Excursions

Kendwe beach tours & Excursions

  • Nungwi Village

Nungwi or Ras Nungwi, is a large village located in the far north of Zanzibar Island. With a population of about 5,000 Nungwi is the second largest settlementon the island. Nungwi was traditionally a fishing

village and dhow building centre, but is now a popular tourist destination, recognised as one of the 100 best

beaches in the world by CNN.


Yoga is held at Flame tree Cottages every for Saturday. Two daily sessions of 1.5hours each are held from 8:00 am – 9:30am and from 5:30pm -7:00pm.

Zanzibar Parasailing

If you are looking for adventure, Zanzibar Parasailing is the place to go! Offering arange of activities from wakeboarding, water skiing, jet skiing and parasailing on the beach of Nungwi or Kendwa. Ask our Reception to book any of these activities for

Swimming With Turtles In Nungwi Baraka Aquarium

After pick up from your hotel, you will start this fun day Start exploring Nungwi Village by visiting Baraka Natural Aquarium in which is a home endangered sea turtles and a variety of fish. The aquarium itself is a natural formation carved out from the coral bedrock by the erosion of millions of waves crashing against the shore. The depth of the water rises and falls with the tides providing a natural environment for its inhabitants. Use the unique opportunity to swim with sea turtles. During the visit you can also feed turtles with sea weed or just spend your time in the water. Also, you can take snorkelling mask to dive and watch them in their natural environment.

Rent The Jetski In Nungwi Beach & Kendwa Beach

If you are looking for a water sports adventure in the Indian Ocean during your holiday, Jet Ski is the best water sports adventure to have a fun. Jet Ski is one of the most popular outdoor adventures, full of fun and excitement. Zanzibar star tours offer Jet Ski rental on the popular beach at North of Zanzibar (Nungwi beach or Kendwa beach)Make your own way to Nungwi Beach and meet your experienced skipper.Get safety briefing information, sign the rental jet ski rules, put on a supplied life jacket and step onto your Jet ski.

Deep Sea Fishing In Zanzibar

Our Half Day Zanzibar Fishing Charter is the perfect way to Escape your Hotel and spend a Morning or an Afternoon looking for some Adrenaline filled Fishing Action! Join us onboard for a few hours of Fishing Fun out on the warm tropical waters of Zanzibar!


During our Half Day Zanzibar Fishing Charter, we focus on the fishing areas of Leven Bank (which lies 6 miles north of Nungwi), the Zanzibar Channel and the north east coast of Zanzibar Island. Of course if it is quiet inshore, we will head offshore in search of better fishing should time allow during the course of your Fishing Charter.


Diving can be arranged with our local operator. They operate a variety of packages
for both novice and experienced divers. Please contact our Reception for a full list of

Mnemba Island Snorkeling Trip

Mnemba island lies off the beach of Matemwe, off the North East coast of Zanzibar, and is famous for the
diversity of fish and corals. You will leave on a motor boat from Matemwe Village for a 1 hour sail to Mnemba.
Snorkeling equipment is provided and you will be-able to spot tigerfish, parrotfish, the occasional turtle and for the lucky few, dolphins! After spending a few hours in the
water, you will head to the beach for a tropical fruit snack. The boat will arrive back in Matemwe Village around 1pm.

Nungwi & Kendwa Sunset Dhow Cruise

Enjoy the magical colours of an African sunset from a
shared local dhow, the ancient sailing vessel of the Indian Ocean. As the smells and sounds of the village begin to fade into the wind you will be served drinks while you savour the feeling of wind through your hair and enjoy the setting of the sun over Zanzibar.

Blue Safari

Discover the beauty of the Menai Bay Conservation Areaand enjoy the myriad colours of tropical reefs. Your trip begins at Fumba, a 20-minute drive from Stone Town,where you will embark for your Blue Safari. Our first stop is one of the many sandbanks, where you can use our snorkeling gear to discover the tropical reef. We then proceed to the secluded Kwale Island for an island picnic of fresh fruits and grilled seafood. Kwale island is surrounded by mangrove forests,where, tide permitting, you can go for a nature walk or swim in the lagoon.

Spice Tour

This famous tour will allow you to visit the rural areas of
Zanzibar, while connecting with the local people and the
centuries old history of Zanzibar as the epicenter of the
Spice Trade. The history of Zanzibar, is inextricably linked
to the growing and trade of spices. In the l6th century spices were brought from Asia and Latin America, while they now flourish in the lush tropical climate of Zanzibar.Our guided tour meanders through villages and plantations where farmers willallow you to discover, taste and smell cinnamon, vanilla, nutmeg, lemon grass,cloves and many more. You will also be able to taste freshly picked tropical fruitsincluding mangoes, passion fruits, avocado, papaya and more. The culinary andmedicinal uses of spices and herbs will be explained by your guide. Over lunchyou will savour traditional Zanzibari cuisine spiced with local herbs and cookedin a local kitchen.

Stone Town Tour

Meander through the winding streets of Stone Town and visit the most important historical locations. Throughout the centuries Stone Town has been a crossroad for traders and slaves, sultans and explorers. Meander through this ancient town of bazaars and ancient mosques, of old Arab houses and cathedrals. This tour will take you to the famous slave market, House of Wonders and the Sultans Stone Town then to the Old Arab Fort and Dispensary. Along the way you will pass the fish and spice markets and spot many ancient Zanzibari doors, gateways to
ancient mansions, intricately carved with studded brass posts.

Nakupenda Island Tour

Join this famous island cruise for a full day or just a sunset cruise from Stone Town. The full day tour takes you to Prison Island before heading to the sandbank for lunch and swimming. Sunset cruise sails around the Bay of Stone Town for three hours in the evening.

Prison Island (Changuu Island) Boat Trip

Prison island is a quick 20 – 30 minute boat ride from Stone
Town. The island used to be a prison and quarantine station
in the past, while now it is inhabited only by giant Aldabra
tortoises imported from the Seychelles in the l9th Century.
After your quick boat trip you will stroll through the
forested island, spotting birds and other small wildlife (you
may even spot duikers if you’re lucky!). You can feed the
tortoises, some of whom are over 100 years old! If you wish you may also rent
snorkeling equipment and go for a quick swim off the lovely white beach.

Cooking Tour

A unique experience, through the markets of Zanzibar, to
purchase locally grown spices and food and learn how to
cook our traditional Zanzibari specialties and main dishes.
Head on to the market early in the morning to purchase
local ingredients to learn how to cook up a Zanzibari feast!
Our cook will explain the uses of our exotic fruits and
vegetables before selecting the very best produce to
return to her home for your cooking class. The class is a
half-day experience, including a delicious meal.

Jozani Forest Tour

A walk through Jozani Forest is one of the highlights of any
trip to Zanzibar, which will delight naturalists and nature
lovers alike. The Jozani – Chwaka Bay area (l.30 hour drive
south) is a hubspot of biodiversity, one of the last remaining
sanctuaries for red colobus monkey in the world. Your
guide will take you on an informative walk through the
forest, while explaining the medicinal uses of local plants and identifying species of birds and reptiles. Troops of red colobus monkeys can be
seen quite closely as they scramble through the branches. If you are lucky you may
spot the elusive elephant shrew or a well-camouflaged chameleon!
The mangrove boardwalk allows you to spot crabs and tropical fish, while your
guide will explain the importance of mangroves to environmental conservation and
village life. This tour is best taken early in the morning to have the best chance of

Mtende Beach

Mtende’s main beach is located between two rocky
barriers, in a large cove, and its waters are a gorgeous
emerald green. It’s a stunning, secluded location, and great
place to relax and unwind, explore or watch the tides change

Kuza Caves

Kuza Caves: A visit to this lovely local resting spot, where
you can enjoy traditional music, visit a local house and
splash in the cool clear waters of Kuza cave is always a
lovely add on to any East Coast trip.

Maalum Cave:

Zanzibar’s newest cave, opened only
recently. This is the ideal spot for a relaxing afternoonbathing in the cool clear waters of Maalum Cave. The restaurant, bar andnumerous relaxation areas make this a unique all day experience.

Butterfly Centre

The Zanzibar Butterfly farm is one of the largest in Africa.
You will learn about butterfly eggs, caterpillars and watch
butterflies emerge from their cocoons! In this netted
tropical garden yon will enjoy the shimmering colors of
hundreds of butterflies, all of them native to the spice

Kizimkazi Dolphin Trip

See these unique mammals in their natural environment.
Head to Kizimkazi, in the far south of Zanzibar (approx. 2
hours drive from Nungwi), where you will board your boat
for a dolphin safari. Dolphins hunt in the shallow coastal
waters in the early morning, when you have the best chance
of spotting these incredible mammals. As with any wildlife,
experience sightings cannot be guaranteed.

Chumbe Island

Chumbe island is a unique, private marine protected area.
The island, which covers l6 hectares of unique coral rag
forest, is a 45-minute boat ride from Stone Town. Here you
will find over 200 species of corals as well as 400 species of
fish. Turtles and dolphins are regular visitors to the shallow
coral reef
mosque in East Africa, dating back to the l5th century, can be seen.

Zanzibar Seafari

This trip is run by Zanzibar Watersports and takes you sailing in traditional Dhows to Mnemba island, where you will snorkel on either side of the island. Snorkeling is followed by a delicious BBQ.

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