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Address: Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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+255 24 223 3731
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Had a great experience.Firstly we visited the Spice Farm.The tour guide "Khamis" was very friendly and educated us well on the different spices they have at the farm. I highly... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2017
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Nairobi, Kenya
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Nairobi, Kenya
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Had a great experience.Firstly we visited the Spice Farm.The tour guide "Khamis" was very friendly and educated us well on the different spices they have at the farm. I highly recommend if you have a toddler or a young baby, to carry a sling as around with a push chair well. We didn't have ours so it was quiet tiring... More 

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Bolzano
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52 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I really loved my Spice Tour: the guide was nice, the spice farm charming, the local meal delicious. But my guide, who had worked with Eco & Culture Tours from their beginning, taught that they had lost their initial commitment to ecology and cultural respect along the way and had become just another tour company. Also, the booking process was... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

After booking via eco-culture for a gift for our friends, it was an easy decision to use Robert & the team for our own Tour. We combined a prison island tour with a stone town tour. Worked out to our benefit. Our guide, Moosa kept us informed & interested & we even got to do some snorkeling. The stone town... More 

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Thank sanureddy
Victoria, Canada
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I booked a last minute safari in the Serengeti with Eco and Culture Tours and was provided with exceptional service in terms of communication, arranging specifically what I wanted in a safari, and follow through to ensure that my expereince was satisfactory. The safari that was booked for me included excellent accomodations, prompt drivers for pick ups, and quality sercive... More 

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Thank Kathy H
San Jose, California
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72 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

We booked a day tour with Eco Culture Tours, Zanzibar, Tanzania. Our correspondence via email was seamless. We met our guide Said at the cruise port. He was an excellent guide. We had a separate driver, so Said was able to direct his attention to us. Our tour included Jozani Forest, a spice farm, local market and Stonestown. Said was... More 

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Thank activeguy88
Winnipeg
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33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Eco & Cultural Tours seem to provide a way to learn and participate with locals and contribute - not to the large establishments - but to those in the villages and communities. Of their available tours, we took in the city tour, spice tour, the Swahili lunch, and the Unguja Ukuu boat tour! We didn't deal directly with this organization,... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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545 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

We paid a total of 100 USD for a trip to Jozani. Our driver could hardly speak any English, he was kind enough, but there was no conversation. Upon arrival you get a guide (who expect a tip after the tour) and we got tagged onto another family and we saw about 10 cute monkeys! That is 10 USD per... More 

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 20 January 2017

They are based in Zanzibar, but also organise Safaris at a competitive rate. The organisation was very professional; I dealt with Robert, the Reservations and Marketing Manager and he answered all of my pre-trip questions promptly and clearly. Pre-trip I was nervous about transferring money before getting there (as I would be for any company), but there are so many... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Organising the tours was an easy task. The tour operator was friendly and was able to answer every question. We just walked in and paid half deposit there, and the remaining half at the end of the tour. Our tour guide was nice but lacking a lot of personality and was a little boring because of it. Tried to lighten... More 

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Thank RushtonFox
Christchurch, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

We wanted to do a few tours with a local company and not with the tour operator we booked our holiday with as the money goes towards the local people and villages. This company was brilliant tailoring our trips to our needs and want we wanted to do. We did a two day spice tour traditional Swahili lunch in a... More 

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