Jozani Forest Tour in Zanzibar

This is a 3-hours guided excursion. The Jozani Forest Tour will take you to the Jozani natural forest (it is the only natural forest in Zanzibar Island). The forest is located in the central east region of the Zanzibar Island. Just about a 20min drive from Stone Town. It is a narrow neck of land between the Chwaka Bay in the north and Uzi Bay to the south. It contains about 100 tree species from a total of 43 families.

The forest has over 2,512ha that includes the whole ground water forest, coral rag forest and salt marsh area.

Jozani forest Zanzibar

What the Trip Includes

Itinerary Basics

Attribute Itinerary
Schedule 09:00 to 12:00 (time flexible)

13:30 to 16:30 (time flexible)
Starting point Jozani Forest, Central
Termination point Jozani Forest, Central
Key activities Sightseeing
Memo Watch your personal belongings, these monkeys are cheeky

Visit the Rare Red Colobus Monkey

The forest is the home of the rare Red Colobus Monkey, which is only endemic to this forest. This part of your holiday mainly focuses on a visit to the naturally reserved forest on this specially dedicated excursion.

Jozani forest Zanzibar

See the Mangrove Swamp and Other Wildlife

The forest also accommodates a large mangrove swamp and a tract of natural forest that is home to a few unique species including the Sykes monkey, bush babies, Ader's duiker, over 50 species of butterfly and 40 species of birds.

Prices for the Jozani Forest Tour (to December 2022)

Categories Standard Premium Premium+
Adult $35 $50 $60
Child (5-10) $30 $43 N/A
Baby Free Free Free
Group from 5 $26 $38 $45
Single supplement $5 $5 $5
Price inclusion
Entrance fee
Transport waiting charge
Bottle of mineral water
Soft drinks N/A
Alcoholic beverages (adults only) N/A N/A
Lunch N/A
Return transport* N/A N/A N/A

*Transport is not included in the above costs. It is charged separately depending on your pickup and drop off locations.

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