Travel Tips on visiting Zanzibar
DIRECT FLIGHTS TO ZANZIBAR
Several airlines connect to Zanzibar
A host of domestic carriers operate between the various destinations across Tanzania.
Popular stops to and from Zanzibar include Dar es Salaam, Arusha, Kilimanjaro, Mwanza, Tanga, Pemba, Mafia, Selous, Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Ruaha, Saadani among others.
Besides Precision Air, TropicalAir and Fastjet who operate large aircraft, most domestic carriers use the cessna grand caravans for their scheduled flights.
FERRIES ACROSS CHANNEL
Sea travel between Zanzibar and Dar es Salaam is the most common means by which locals and visitors to the Islands connect to the mainland Tanzania and vice versa.
Coastal Fast Ferries (also known as Azam Marine) are currently the most reliable operator. They manage a fleet of the most comfortable, fast and state-of-the-art modem vessels.
A trip between Zanzibar and Dar usually takes about 2 hours, at all time cruising along the coastline, with scenic views on approach to Stone Town.