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Boat Hire in Zanzibar Island

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  • Prisca A
    1 contribution
    Two families of total (8 people) traveling together.
    Abdull is a good guide.
    We had a very good experience with him.
    He knows a lot of the history of Zanzibar, so you would not miss anything.
    He was a good companion when we went to Kendwa beach for a whole day.
    And if we ever needed something we could call him because he was available all the time.
    This is a flexible man that is good in what he does!!
    He is very nice and a easy person to talk with.

    He is fluent in English so for people who hesitates, don’t!! You will get the best experience.
    Written 3 December 2022
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  • Victor D. Ravell
    1 contribution
    We spent 1 week in Zanzibar and did 4 day trips with Solomon who was absolutely great!!!
    He took care of us at all times, managed to make us feel very comfortable and was very professional.
    After the first trip we didn’t want to go with anyone else and decided to do all other trips o my with him.
    We highly recommend him as your tour guide and promise he will not disappoint.
    Hakuna Matata Kaka! 💪🏽
    Written 6 November 2022
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  • ICNYC
    New York City, NY17 contributions
    I used Zanzibar Home Taxi & Tours for local transfer around the island. I went from Matemwe to Kendwa and back on the same day. The driver was professional and punctual (actually, he arrived to pick me up ahead of time). Car had a good AC. Their price was better than the taxi service arranged by the hotel where i was staying. Plus they were available on a short notice as they have drivers they can dispatch from different locations around the island. I’d definitely use their taxi service again.
    Written 14 November 2022
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  • Ca R
    4 contributions
    What an excellent tour operator on Zanzibar! In advance we contacted Ahmed from Sultan Tours to arrange several tours and transfers on Zanzibar. The organization was very professional and well organized beforehand. This was confirmed on our trips on Zanzibar. Ahmed realized all of our wishes, implemented changes at short notice and rounded them off with his recommendations. He was very reliable and always on time - thanks to his support, we were able to experience first-class excursions with an exemplary organization! We can therefore fully recommend Ahmed, he made our vacation unforgettable. Thank you for that, Ahmed!
    Written 6 August 2021
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  • AndrasJ
    11 contributions
    Ilias and his team is the best in Zanzibar! He is super friendly (following the path of most Zanzibari people) as well very professional. He becomes your real guide for those hours you go with him on one of his safaris without compromises. We had the one day Safari Blue, we had to postpone it by one day but it was no issue, he was flexible. As well in the end of the tour we asked him to take us to the caves diving and he did it without a word. Everything was as he promised, mostly much better, the food, the crew, all!
    Thank you again Ilias, you are born for this, keep it on! :)
    Written 14 November 2022
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  • Dominika J
    Slovakia3 contributions
    Haji is the best guide in Zanzibar. He organized our every trip we wanted, he even took us to some not so touristic places. He was always on time, very helpful and responsible. The prices for the trips were very reasonable. I would for sure recommend him.
    Written 22 November 2022
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  • Sophie & Rikus Bruwer
    1 contribution
    We went fishing and snorkelling for 3 days and 2 nights with our 8 years old daughter around Pemba. We had a fantastic experience with Scott and his crew. We fished a mahi-mahi, yellowfin tuna, kingfish, wahoo and even a shark. We snorkelled in a beautiful spot and had a fish barbecue on the beach in Misali Island. The food prepared on board was excellent and the crew very professional, friendly and attentive. We had a great time and highly recommend Fishing Zanzibar!
    Written 28 April 2022
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  • Kwame O
    6 contributions
    He’s as happy to receive us as we are to be received. It’s as though all of us are on holiday, except he’s an expert on holidays.

    Hyperbole aside, we’ve made yet another friend on what appears to be God’s favourite island. We wholeheartedly recommend Mohammad.
    Written 14 August 2022
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  • jeroenvissers
    Ede, The Netherlands34 contributions
    Haji is punctual, informative and has a good sense of humor. I would highly recommend him as a guide and driver.
    Written 15 November 2022
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  • Alexis D
    1 contribution
    Very nice and secure people… quality moment and unforgettable experience… Nakupenda Bis and Dhow in Jambiani
    Written 13 August 2022
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  • Issa S
    1 contribution
    We used TripAdvisor to book a pickup and ended up booking multiple transfers and activities with this company.
    Mr. Mundhir, the driver who came to pick us up, was well-dressed and had a signboard with our names, which made an incredible first impression. His meet and greet was professional, and his driving skills were excellent.
    We ended up booking more transfers and activities with them after just one drive. Our security was at an all-time high with these guys.
    I would recommend this company because they went above and beyond to serve us.
    Written 27 July 2022
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  • Sheikh I
    1 contribution
    Mo was an amazing help, he took the time to send us out options before our trip with full explanations of what the different activities were so we could make informed decisions. He took us round on tours of prison island, stone island tours and Mnemba Island sharing his vast knowledge and making sure everything went smoothly.

    A highlight was the Mikumi National Park where mo again organised everything. He booked the flights for us, our transport from hotel to airport, etc. He made sure the day went smoothly and gave us nothing to worry about.

    Mo organised transfers from the airport to our hotels and also from hotel to hotel. Again, making sure everything was easy for us.

    I would highly recommend using Mo for any of your zanzibar needs. Without him our trip would not have been the same. He even took time out to take us shopping for gifts and making sure they we paid a fair price.

    An amazing host and amazing person. We will use again when we return to Zanzibar.
    Written 20 October 2022
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  • Lisa S
    1 contribution
    We were in Zanzibar in June and we needed a driver and an excursion to the turtles, we contacted the company and everything was organized for us very quickly and without problems! The driver Eddy was very polite and drove carefully.
    thank you very much, we were very pleased.
    Written 11 July 2022
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  • Adam
    2 contributions
    Fantastic time spend with Ismail. I recommend his tours. One of the best experiences we had in Zanzibar with Ismail, we recommend it 100%.
    Written 16 November 2022
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  • Aivo K
    1 contribution
    Good service that takes into account the customer's wishes. Blue Laguna, Zanzibar-city and Stone-Town, swimming in the cave and dinner at Rock-restaurant. Everything was great. Dare to recommend
    Written 7 December 2022
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