Jozani Forest (Zanzibar) - Day Tour

Jozani Forest Zanzibar - A Colobus Monkey

This is a 3-hours guided excursion. The Jozani Forest Tour (Zanzibar) 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 & salt marsh area.

Duration Half-day (approx. 3 hours)
Starting Jozani, Central District
Termination Jozani, Central District
Popular for The endemic red colobus monkey

The Activities


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.

See the Mangrove Swamp & 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.

Jozani Forest Zanzibar - Mangroves

Rates for Jozani Forest Zanzibar

Cost per person USD 30 (min. 4 pax) *Upon Inquiry*
Cost Inclusions    
Park entrance fee Yes Yes
Pickups, drop offs & waiting charge Stone Town ONLY Yes
1L bottle of mineralwater Yes Yes
Tour guide Yes Yes
All taxes Yes Yes
   *can join a different group  

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