This Island is situated 8 miles southwest of Zanzibar Town and covers an area of approximately 20 ha. It is an uninhabited island dominated by coral rag forest and bordered, on its western shore, by a fringing coral reef of exceptional biodiversity and beauty. Based on the initiative of Chumbe Island Coral Park Ltd, a private company created for the management of Chumbe, the island was gazette in 1994 as a protected area by the Government of Zanzibar. Lots of activities are waiting for you on and around Chumbe Island. It covers 16 hectors of undisturbed forest and surrounded by a virgin coral reef, which can be reached in about 45 minutes by boat. The sanctuary has more than 200 a pieces of pristine stone corals, about 400 species of fish and turtles and dolphin regularly passing by. A fixed number of people are allowed to go there, which is not more than 14pax for a day trip and for accommodation is 13 when it's full. You will do a guided walking in the small forest, snorkel, swimming, lunch and relax.
Airfare is not included in the tour price.
- Entrance fees
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