Continent
Africa
Country
Tanzania
Next Big City
Stonetown (ZNZ), Dar es Salaam (DAR)
Next Town
Jambiani, Paje
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rooms, School, Repair, Rental, Rescue, Shower, Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Medium wave
Hazards:
Ships
Quality:
Crystal clear
Best Tide:
Low tide, Coming tide, Falling tide

Flat water, shallow with sandy bottom depending on tides. The reef about 2 km from shore offers perfect waves.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
No information
Hazards:
None
Beach Users:
No information

Long sandy beach.

Weather

Spring:
Shorts
Summer:
Shorts
Fall:
Shorts
Winter:
Shorts

Wind

Best Months:
January, February, March, June, July, August, September, October, December
Wind Type:
Thermal, Trade
Best Direction:
N, NNE, NE, ENE, E
Main Direction:
NNE, NE, ENE, ESE, SE, SSE

Sideonshore wind. Zanzibar has two wind seasons: Southest Monsun "Kuzi" and the Northeast Monsun "Kazkazi". End of May til end of November the Kuzi wind blows from Southeast - sideshore from the right. From December til March the Kazkazi blows from Northeast - sideonshore from the left. The wind blows from 11 to sometimes 30 knots. So bring all your gear, also for lighter wind days.



How to get there

Transport
Car, Bus, Boat
Access
No walk

Take a taxi (mini van), which can take up to 5 people with all gear and bags.

Extra information

Rules
None

Some areas have fisher boats and seagrass farms...stay away and respect them.

Nightlife

BBQ with live bands, beach parties, bars, restaurants. If you are looking for party, you will find something.

Continent
Africa
Country
Tanzania
Next Big City
Stonetown (ZNZ), Dar es Salaam (DAR)
Next Town
Jambiani, Paje
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rooms, School, Repair, Rental, Rescue, Shower, Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Medium wave
Hazards:
Ships
Quality:
Crystal clear
Best Tide:
Low tide, Coming tide, Falling tide

Flat water, shallow with sandy bottom depending on tides. The reef about 2 km from shore offers perfect waves.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
No information
Hazards:
None
Beach Users:
No information

Long sandy beach.

Weather

Spring:
Shorts
Summer:
Shorts
Fall:
Shorts
Winter:
Shorts

Wind

Best Months:
January, February, March, June, July, August, September, October, December
Wind Type:
Thermal, Trade
Best Direction:
N, NNE, NE, ENE, E
Main Direction:
NNE, NE, ENE, ESE, SE, SSE

Sideonshore wind. Zanzibar has two wind seasons: Southest Monsun "Kuzi" and the Northeast Monsun "Kazkazi". End of May til end of November the Kuzi wind blows from Southeast - sideshore from the right. From December til March the Kazkazi blows from Northeast - sideonshore from the left. The wind blows from 11 to sometimes 30 knots. So bring all your gear, also for lighter wind days.



How to get there

Transport
Car, Bus, Boat
Access
No walk

Take a taxi (mini van), which can take up to 5 people with all gear and bags.

Extra information

Rules
None

Some areas have fisher boats and seagrass farms...stay away and respect them.

Nightlife

BBQ with live bands, beach parties, bars, restaurants. If you are looking for party, you will find something.