Nakupenda sandbank trip

Nakupenda sandbank trip


Nakupenda (in English denotes to “I Love You”) is undeniably a magical place with one of the world’s gorgeous sandbanks, brilliant birds, beautiful beaches, limpid and crystalline water. If you are looking for the most romantic place to experience the best summer vibes, then you have a million reasons to consider Nakupenda Sandbank on your bucket-list excursion or tour.

To most holidaymakers, Nakupenda is best described as Lovers’ Romantic Sandbank and truly it is!

Nakupenda Sandbank has one of the most stunning beaches in Zanzibar and Africa as a whole. Its spectacular beach spreads across the extensive Indian Ocean shoreline, boasting of beautiful white sand and clear blue waters. No better place in Africa that guarantees you value for your money or gets you such terrific experience than Nakupenda Sandbank.

At Nakupenda Sandbank, opportunities are endless and there is something for everyone. If you are interested in experiencing nature, beach holiday, sunbathing or discover marine life at the beautiful sandbanks, Nakupenda still has you covered.

  • location

Nakupenda Sandbank is set close to Stone Town which makes a day excursion possible to be conducted. It is found at the Centre of Zanzibar Island, one of the best places to begin or end your Zanzibar Vacation. Access to this magnificent place is possible using the locally made boats and embarking on these boats is another exciting experience of its own. Nakupenda Sandbank lies within Zanzibar Island making it part of Tanzania, one of amazing destinations in East Africa.

You can access Nakupenda Sandbank, by 30 minutes boat ride from Stone town shores bypass Prison Island which is also popular for its giant tortoises and it is possible to have a day excursion here exploring the beautiful sea creatures, sunbathing, enjoying the different sea food, drinks, Swahili-Arabian cuisines, have a taste of seasonal fruits or go experience the best of snorkeling adventure from Prison Island while viewing the spectacular colored coral and tropical fish species. This can be done prior getting to the magical Nakupenda Sandbank for yet another fun-filled experiences.When you get at Nakupenda Sandbank, expect to relax on one of the world’s beautiful white sandy beach, discover diversity of marine species, sunbath, prior to taking motorboat/ride back. You will also experience the best barbeques or go explore the natural reserve to have that feeling of naturalness.

  • We will combine nakupenda sandbank with prison island


  • Trip Duration: 6 Hours.
  • Morning Times: 8am – 2pm.


  • pick up and drop off from your hotel
  • Tour guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Sea Food / Lunch
  • Snorkeling gears / mask and fins
  • Life jacket
  • Fruit
  • Sodas
  • Mineral Water


  • Select a pickup point


  • We will be pick you up from any Hotel/ Accommodation located in Zanzibar.


  • 08:00 AM


  • This activity ends back at the meeting point.


  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessibl
  • Most travelers can participate


  • You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.


Book with 20% deposit, pay rest on day of your trip

When you your trip, we will charges your credit card a 20% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

The remaining balance is to be paid directly us on day of to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:




 American Express



 Bank Transfer

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 5% charge will apply.


No.of people 1 person 2 people 3 people 4 people
price per person $170$130$100$80


To make a payment to Zanzibar Star Tour’s account using your credit card please click the “ PayPal ” button below to be redirected to our secure payment page.

send a payment online

Reservation form

Contact us

Copyright © 2018