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ZANZIBAR YACHT CHARTER & BOATING CHARTERS
ZANZIBAR YACHT CHARTER
Discover the best Yacht Charter and Boating Charters in Zanzibar.
Charter a yacht in Zanzibar, off the coast of East Africa and it will be a holiday to remember!
Zanzibar is a perfect yacht charter destination. The coral island surrounded by a shallow warm tropical sea has over 20 other smaller islands around the main island of Zanzibar. Zanzibar’s many sheltered Islands offer calm anchorages with countless coral gardens and pristine tropical beaches to explore.
Throughout its history, many have succumbed to the irresistible call of Zanzibar, from the explorers, traders and missionaries of centuries ago to modern travellers seeking gorgeous beaches, pristine coral reefs and exotic cultures.
Zanzibar is a collection of sun-drenched tropical islands off the coast of mainland Tanzania bathed in the brilliantly blue waters of the Indian Ocean. An East African yacht charter offers the chance for a luxurious escape but with the romantic charm of an ancient culture.
Zanzibar offers dazzling white sandy beaches lined with palm trees and warm, calm seas and with a luxury yacht at your disposal it’s possible to disappear into the sunset and find your own uninhabited island to have all to yourself! Infact you are unlikely to see another charter yacht during your time in Zanzibar.
OUR YACHTS IN ZANZIBAR
We have a range of yachts and boats to choose in Zanzibar, from top-end luxury super yachts to catamarans. Whichever your preferred boat type, a yacht charter in Zanzibar, will be a unique experience. So contact us for some ideas and quotes for your next yachting adventure.
ZANZIBAR PRIVATE CREWED YACHT CHARTERS
A Zanzibar crewed yacht charter is where you charter a boat or yacht with a fully a captain, chef and crew. They take care of all sailing, navigation, cooking, cleaning and are experts in the Zanzibar region, where you will be chartering. All your needs are taken care of so all you need to do it sit back, relax and enjoy.
BEST TIME TO GO
Zanzibar / Pemba Archipelago
Mid Dec to End Feb - Best charter areas N Zanzibar and Pemba Archipelago west coast and south.
March April calm with flat seas and hot. Cruising everywhere is fantastic
May calm seas but usually some rain about. Still not a bad time to be cruising as cool with calm seas.
June through to end Sept - Best charter areas Pemba North and West Coast.
Oct through to mid Dec. Fantastic time, calm seas, good fishing, hot and cruising all areas is fantastic
HOW TO GET THERE
International Flight direct to Stone Town (Zanzibar Island)
Meet and greet at the airport
Road Transfer to your hotel or resort if you have pre-charter nights booked, or directly to Nungwi or to Stone Town beach front to meet crew and transfer by dingy to yacht
ZANZIBAR CRUISE AREAS
The main cruise areas around Zanzibar are to its more protected north, south and west coastlines. Surrounding the main island of Zanzibar are groups of smaller islands, about 20 in total and found mainly on the west coast of Zanzibar as well as in the far southwest region.
These includes islands can be found in the north of Zanzibar such as Mnemba and Tumbatu island, the middle islands such as Changuu Island, Bawe Island, Chumbe Island off the coast from Stone Town and the islands, sand banks and shallow reefs that are found in the Menai Bay Conservation Area, in the south west of Zanzibar!
We operate Yacht Charters to all of these island regions as well further afield to Mafia and Pemba Islands, off the coast of mainland Tanzania.
THINGS TO DO IN ZANZIBAR
There is alot to see and do in Zanzibar. Our Zanzibar yacht charters include a range of on-board water sport activities, including snorkelling, fishing, kayaking and scuba diving.
The coral-rich waters of Zanzibar are a major draw. From protected Mnemba Atoll, the dolphins and marine life of the Menai Bay Conservation Area, to the impressive Mafia Island Marine Park where you can swim with Whale Sharks.
Not forgetting the remote undeveloped and stunning Pemba Island, which offers world class diving and with only 4 lodges on the entire Pemba Island, which is almost the same size as Zanzibar, you are sure to have beaches and bays all to yourself.
The islands themselves are extremely interesting with loads of history and culture to discover.
There is nothing better than taking a walk around the World Heritage Site of Stone Town and embracing all the sights, sounds and smells of this unique ancient town in East Africa. Wander the narrow streets of this UNESCO World Heritage Site, imagining what life must have been like in years gone by.
Zanzibar is known as the ‘Spice Islands’ due to its export of cloves and other spices over the centuries and Zanzibar’s cuisine offers an array of flavours and smells. Strong Arabic, Indian, African, Persian and European influences all add to the vibrancy of the island, which will linger in your memory for many years to come.
There are also plenty of bars, restaurants and activities on Zanzibar to keep you occupied. From swimming with the dolphins, long deserted idyllic beaches, sailing, deep-sea game fishing, jet skis, parasailing to history, cultural and spice plantation tours...There is a lot for you to see and do on a Zanzibar yacht charter!
ZANZIBAR FISHING CHARTER
Zanzibar / Pemba Fishing Seasons
We offer live-aboard fishing charters as well as day fishing charters around the waters of Zanzibar, Pemba Island and the famous Pemba Channel!
The Fishing Seasons take place with the Tuna season running from August to October.
Large Tuna can reach up to 100 kg’s, with many schools of 50 kg Tuna still migrating through our waters.
The Tuna are followed by the big Marlin. Large Black and Blue Marlin are caught in September till December whilst our main Striped Marlin season runs from December through to March.
Furthermore, our Billfish season for Marlin and Sailfish runs from November till March. Of course, in between, the Game Fish are always there.
Additionally, September produces some fantastic Wahoo fishing as well as February and March.
LUXURY ZANZIBAR RESORTS
Combining a luxury island resort on Zanzibar with a yacht charter is dead easy. There is a huge selection to choose, from 5-Star all-inclusive resorts to private beach villas and more.
We offer packages that combine our yachts with dozens of resorts and lodges on Zanzibar. So speak to us about the options.
You can be at a luxury Zanzibar island resort in the morning and on a luxury yacht in the afternoon!
Add-on African Safaris
Combining the Zanzibar with a safari is dead easy.
EAST AFRICA SAFARIS
We highly recommend combining the Zanzibar Archipelago with an East Africa safari because there are daily flights direct between Zanzibar and all the major safari destinations in East Africa, its very easy!
The choice of East Africa safari camps and safari lodges are huge and the option you go for will depend on what sort of experiences you are looking for and your budget, as prices vary greatly.
You can be on safari in the morning and on a luxury yacht or island resort in the afternoon!
SOUTHERN AFRICA & SOUTH AFRICA
Its also very easy to combine Zanzibar with other Southern African destinations, because there are also daily flights to Zanzibar from JHB which is one of the main air hubs connecting most of the major safari destinations in Southern Africa.