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Zanzibar Spice Tour

Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
01227 753 180
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Zanzibar Food and Spices Tour Including Traditional Swahili Lunch
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Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
01227 753 180
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm not sure which spice farm we went round as we booked from our hotel (trade winds tours). It was the one with Mr Butterfly who does a great show climbing trees and cutting coconuts if that helps you narrow down. Our driver was our...More

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 1 week ago

When we asked our hotel, what are the things to do during the morning time, they recomnmended us the spice tour. At first, we were not so interested thinking it will just be a farm visit. After we got convinced, when we reach there it...More

Thank Orcun B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spice tour was beautiful and very entertaining. Great tour guides❤️ Had a bit of entertainment along with handmade gifts to take home!

Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I learned a lot regarding spices, for someone who loves cooking like myself, this tour was extremely interesting and informative, in addition, we left with handmade souvenirs that the guide made us.

Thank Sandra B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this tour through Viator.com. We met the tour at the entrance to the old fort. Mohammed, our tour guide did an excellent job in pointing out the different spices and fruit trees and have us try to guess what tree each leaf belongs...More

Thank islandgirl2244
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are so many things about the spices that I learned about. Very educational. The tour lasts about 2 1/2 hours and it is well worth it.

Thank rogerjm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Big Body spice farm for a spice tour. We booked the trip via a tout on Nungwi beach (80 USD for 2, including a few hours visit in Stone Town). The guide at the spice farm was good and it was an...More

Thank Sav0n
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We thought the trip would include tasting as well, but it is simply a person telling you how to grow a pineapple.

Thank Hedda F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did the spice farm tour with a guide from Gallery Tours as a stop en route from Stone Town to our beach resort on the eastern coast of Zanzibar. While it's a bit of a touristy activity, my husband and I both thoroughly enjoyed...More

Thank Maya C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having never seen how pepper, nutmeg, cardamon, ginger, cinnamon and other spices are grown we found the tour interesting. It was a pity that our tour was not on a working farm but was on land which appeared rather to have been developed specifically for...More

Thank katyhaf
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8 August 2017|
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Response from heyitsdray | Reviewed this property |
We did not go through a tour company. We had our taxi driver drop us off and wait for us there. No prior booking needed. It was a fun and interesting tour. We loved it!
26 July 2016|
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Response from Ogy_Kovachev | Reviewed this property |
Hi Helen, the market is very flexible there. make sure you are bargaining for the price and get is at least 20-30% below the initial proposal. We have booked a package foe 3-4 different places and we made the price drop... More
10 June 2016|
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Response from cb1002014 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Helen, do you mean the spice tour or the market? My daughter and I felt safe in the markets at all times, but be careful as it gets to dusk and there are fewer tourists around. Also the usual advice re bag snatchers and... More