Getting Around in Zanzibar

Matemwe Lodge BeachThe Beach in front of Matemwe Lodge

Major distances between the towns and the Zanzibar Airport

From Abeid Amani Karume International Airport in Zanzibar, there are a number of accommodation venues, which can take, depending on traffic, around 30 minutes to over 1 hour to get to.

Stone Town is the hub of Zanzibar and is filled with a variety of restaurants, markets and interesting sights to see.

Getting to Zanzibar


Abeid Amani Karume International Airport, the main airport in Zanzibar, has daily international flights to and from East Africa, Europe, and the Middle East. Also daily flights to and from Dar es Salaam, Arusha, Kilimanjaro, Ruaha and Selous.

Once you have arrived at Abeid Amani Karume international airport, your hotel representative will be there to meet you and escort you to your accommodation.

Getting around in Zanzibar

There are transfer services to get you from one point to the next around Zanzibar. If you would like to explore the island on your own, you can hire a scooter or a bicycle and tour around. Please note that car hire is limited.
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