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JOZANI FOREST Chwaka Bay National Park:
A Natural Jewel of Zanzibar


Enveloped in lush vegetation and alive with the symphony of wildlife, Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park stands as a testament to Zanzibar's rich biodiversity. This protected area, located in the heart of Zanzibar, offers visitors a unique opportunity to connect with nature and witness the island's diverse ecosystems.


A Verdant Oasis

Spread over 50 square kilometers, Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park is a verdant sanctuary that shelters a wide array of flora and fauna. The park's centerpiece is the indigenous Jozani forest, characterized by towering mahogany trees, twisting lianas, and vibrant undergrowth.

A Primate Paradise

One of the park's main attractions is the rare and endemic Zanzibar Red Colobus Monkey. With its distinctive russet fur and playful nature, encountering this primate in its natural habitat is a truly special experience. Jozani is one of the last remaining sanctuaries for these enchanting creatures.

Mangrove Marvels

Beyond the forest, the park extends into the mangrove wetlands along Chwaka Bay. These intricate ecosystems play a crucial role in maintaining coastal biodiversity and act as a nursery for a myriad of marine species. Exploring the mangroves unveils a hidden world of crabs, mudskippers, and various bird species.

Rich Avian Diversity

Bird enthusiasts will find themselves in paradise at Jozani. The park is home to an impressive array of avian species, including the rare and elusive Zanzibar Sunbird. The melodious calls of birds reverberate through the forest, creating a harmonious backdrop to your nature walk.

A Conservation Success Story

Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park is a testament to Zanzibar's commitment to conservation. Efforts to protect the park's unique biodiversity have been rewarded with the rebounding populations of the Zanzibar Red Colobus Monkey, marking a significant conservation success story.

Guided Walks and Educational Programs

Knowledgeable park rangers lead guided tours through the forest, sharing insights into the flora and fauna, as well as the conservation efforts in place. Educational programs are available, offering visitors a deeper understanding of the delicate balance of ecosystems within the park.

Sustainable Tourism

Visitors to Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park are encouraged to practice responsible tourism. By treading lightly on the forest floor and respecting the park's regulations, you contribute to the continued protection of this ecological haven.

A Haven of Natural Beauty and Biodiversity

Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park offers a captivating journey into the heart of Zanzibar's natural wonders. From the ancient mahogany giants to the lively chatter of monkeys, every moment spent in this park is a step closer to understanding and appreciating the delicate tapestry of life that thrives here. Explore, learn, and revel in the untouched beauty of Jozani.

Image by Aron Marinelli
Image by Patrick Mueller


Starting from 39 USD

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  • Pick up at the collecting point or hotel

  • Transfers

  • Private professional guide

  • Entrance fees to all parks

  • Boat ticket fees

  • Snorkeling Equipment

  • All meals included (Seafood BBQ, Exotic fruits and drinks when Full day Excursion)


  • Tips to your guide

  • Insurance

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