Unguja, also known as Zanzibar Island, home of the famous singer Freddy Mercury is the main island in the Tanzanian archipelago of Zanzibar. Stone Town, part of Zanzibar City, is an old trade center, with mosques, winding lanes and is full of history.
Zanzibar with its tropical climate, white sandy beaches, lush forests, humble people and its rich culture make for an excellent sailing destination sure to leave you with an unforgettable holiday experience.
The Zanzibar Archipelago is situated in the Indian Ocean, 25 kilometres (20miles) off the coast of Tanzania (East Africa), and consists of many small islands, two large ones are Unguja (the main island, referred to informally as Zanzibar) and Pemba Island. The capital is Zanzibar City, located on the island of Unguja (Zanzibar)
Where is Zanzibar?
Tropical climate with an average temperature of 30°C (86°F) and an average sea temperature is 28°C (82°F). Two monsoon seasons Northeast monsoons (known as Kaskazi) from December to March and the Southwest monsoon (known as Kusi) from May to October. Rainy Seasons March to May and November December.
What is the Climate?
Zanzibar islands mix of Shirazia (from Persia), Arabs, Comorians (from the Comoros Islands) and Bantu from the mainland, though the latter predominate. The Hadimu and Tumbatu tribes were the indeginous people of Zanzibar, The official languages of Zanzibar are Kiswahili and English.
About the Culture?
The Spice Islands off the coast of East Africa offers a wide range of attractions from sailing the remote island waters of Pemba, snorkelling the beautiful Island reserve of Mnemba, seeing the Red Colobus monkey which are endemic to Zanzibar’s forests, snorkel with the giant Whale Sharks of Mafia Island, learn how to cook some of the most delicious local octopus dishes and much more.
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