We paid £112.84 in total for this trip for 2. Then had to pay 11,500 TSH per person to get into the slave exhibition. Which wasn’t worth the money as just placards on a wall, all information readily available on the internet. Feel this exhibition should be included in the price already paid.
Our guide Yakoub was knowledgeable. And the boat driver friendly.
The driver picked us up on time, but played loud music going and coming back from stone town, I had to ask him to turn the music down. On the way back we saw red Columbus monkeys on the trees. I asked the driver to stop so we could take a photo, but as I got my camera ready he drove off stating tomorrow he would bring us to the forest- something which we had previously conversed we would of liked to see but made no plans with this company or the driver.
The tortoise are lovely, but on leaving the locals on the island ask for money to support the turtles….when we have paid already to see them in the first instance.
Stone town was steeped in history. But on entering the Portuguese fort, again- locals asking for money to support their fort. In stone town along the promenade we were followed, every time Yakoub stopped to speak to us so too did the men around. Found this a little unsettling.