EXCURSIONS

Explore our remote and fascinating island with the various tours and excursions we offer. Arranged at the resort to suit you and your personal interests, they range from walks to local villagers to guided tours through the ancient Ngezi Forest to searching for the endemic Pemba Flying Fox.
 
 
 
 

SNORKELLING FOR CONSERVATION


Pack your snorkel gear and a picnic and enjoy a half day boat excursion down to the islands of Njao or Fundo. Fins, snorkel and mask included in price. 60 usd /person.
 
 

DHOW TRIP


Experience the islands’ waters on our traditional sailing dhow. Handmade and carved from mango wood this dhow provides the opportunity to experience Pemba through the strong cultural heritage of this local vessel. Sailing up and down the west coast on different excursions is a must. Price depends on time an distance, please ask the dive center for cost.
 
 

LIGHTHOUSE WALK


This walk takes approx 20 mins. You will be accompanied by your service-fundi. No charge except for a $5 dollar entrance if you wish to climb the lighthouse and get the tour by the operator in charge.
 
 

NGEZI RAINFOREST


The Ngezi is a protected forest reserve and is home to a variety of endemic bird species, the pemba sunbirds, green pigeon, and scops owl to name a few. It is also home to vervet and black colobus monkeys. The ranger will guide you on a 45 min walk through the forest. Cost: $20 per person including case study writer transport.
 
 

SANDBANK TRIP


At low tide a sandbank protrudes to offer a walk on the purest white coral sand surrounded by azure blue waters. This excursion relies heavily on the tides, currents and weather conditions and is not always possible. A cooler box of fruit and refreshments is brought along. This is a 10 minute boat ride from the resort. $30 per person.
 
 

NGALAWA SUNSET CRUISE TRIP


An Ngalawa is the traditional sailing vessel used by fishermen on the island. Leaving from the beach at around 5:00 pm, you will cruise along the shoreline over the reefs enjoying the sunset, the thrill of the sail and a refreshment. $15 dollars per person paid directly to the local fishing captain.
 
 

SCHOOL TRIP


Your service-fundi would be honoured to take you on a walk to the nearby village to meet our friendly neighbours. A reading book or colouring books with crayons are always very much appreciated. No cost.
 
 

CATCH & RELEASE


You’ll be going out on our dhow Zanzibar and trawl the waters up and down the west coast of Pemba. Allthough simple equipment, you’ll be be in for a struggle when hooking a wahoo, tuna, sailfish, dorado, giant trevally or a barracuda. Boat, captain and equipment included in price. 90 usd / hour.
 
 

PEMBA SAFARI


The Pemba Safari is a day trip with several different stops. Pick and choose what you would like to include in your safari, and how much time you would like to spend. If you do it all it will take you a good 8 hours starting at 8.30 in the morning. $75 per person.
 
 
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