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The Blue Safari

Rated 4.77 out of 5 from 26 reviews.Zanzibar, Tanzania, United Republic of

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Experience hosted by Louis

7 hours
Includes food, drinks, transportation, equipment
Up to 6 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

The original and the best safari blue is a full day excursion on locally made traditional sailing dhows. It is a great way to spend the day while you swim, sun bath and wander on the sandbank with great views during the day.

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What's included

  • Food
    Mostly seafood!
  • Drinks
    Water
  • Transportation
    Car Ride if you are in Stone Town
  • Equipment
    Snorkeling Equipment
From $75
/ person

Meet your host, Louis

Host on Airbnb since 2016
  • 26 Reviews
  • Identity verified
Just a guy from Zanzibar, Tanzania in a mission to explore the world! I think we live in Paradise :)

I have been living and working in the east coast of Zanzibar for more than 6 years, you might as well know that I am from Zanzibar town too. All that with vast knowledge on the tourism industry, I am more than capable to make your stay in Zanzibar most memorable.

I am looking forward to host you and wishing you a great holiday while visiting Zanzibar!
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Where you'll be

We drive to Fumba on the South West part of the Zanzibar island, from there we will sail on the local dhow to snorkeling spot, then to Sandbank and the we will visit a small island in the ocean where we will have lunch and rest a little before going back. It is a full day trip.

Rated 4.77 out of 5 from 26 reviews.

Shun
March 2020
This experience is perfect. Sea, boat, food, and place everything is perfect. And then everything is including this price so we could enjoy without any thinking.
Kudzai Maurine
December 2019
It was an experience of a lifetime, perfect for my silver jubilee birthday coming soon. I loved loved it especially the snorkeling. Everything was beyond expectations. Must do activity
Dora And Wil
November 2019
Be prepared to walk about 1/4 mile in the sand/water out to your boat if you depart at low tide. If you don't eat seafood, the meal provided is scarce and the host and crew seem to think it's OK to eat the food guests paid for even though there wasn't enough for guests to start. The boat condition was not great, it was not a well-kept vessel. The host and crew did not seem to be properly trained to interact with guests in Louis' absence. Crew were smoking on the tour until I explained I had a health condition that could not tolerate cigarette smoke. We paid $150 pp for a private tour and did not get our money's worth. Worse, the "owner" of this experience leaves his guests with inexperienced crew who do the basics and expect a "tip." Makes me wonder if they are paid to do this work and if they have been trained on the connection between good service and a tip. The quality of this excursion was poor and that is the responsibility of owner of the tour, not the staff people hired to execute it. We would not recommend Louis or the experience. In Louis' response to our complaints he didn't take responsibility for any of the problems, the behavior of his crew. Really POOR business practices!!
Be prepared to walk about 1/4 mile in the sand/water out to your boat if you depart at low tide. If you don't eat seafood, the meal provided is scarce and the host and crew seem to…
Twyla
September 2019
Grateful for Louis and his organization, friendliness, and willingness to answer all our questions. Great communication! His teamwork with our boat captain made travel from our hotel and then a true Blue Safari experience simple and seamless. What a fabulous day!
Grateful for Louis and his organization, friendliness, and willingness to answer all our questions. Great communication! His teamwork with our boat captain made travel from our h…
Caroline
September 2019
We had a lovely day on this trip. Louis did not come on the boat but we were well looked after by the company who took us. The trip was beautiful, food tasty and snorkelling exciting.
Anita
September 2019
Safari blue was a lot of fun. However, I’m not sure I would recommend this specific guide. Our guide wasn’t interactive or personable. He barely connected with us because he was preoccupied with personal things. He didn’t ask a lot of questions or offer help. Also I’m not sure if this is a great value for your money. It was expensive. I think you can buy this experience cheaper once you get to Zanzibar!
Safari blue was a lot of fun. However, I’m not sure I would recommend this specific guide. Our guide wasn’t interactive or personable. He barely connected with us because he was p…

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    Things to know

    Cancellation policy

    Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

    Guest requirements

    Up to 6 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

    Alcohol

    This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

    More tips

    This is a whole day trip so we will leave in the morning till gong back in the evening.

    What to bring

    Towel

    Sunscreen