Things to do near
Dar es Salaam
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling
Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park (62.4 km from Dar es Salaam)
The Zanzibar Butterfly Centre is situated close to Jozani Chawka Bay National Park. The interactive butterfly exhibits are within a lush tropical garden. Hundreds of butterflies, all native species to Zanzibar, can be seen within the netted enclosure. Tours are usually 40 minutes and offer wonderful close encounters of butterflies feeding and...
Paje (68.5 km from Dar es Salaam)
The Seaweed Centre offers tours of seaweed farms and the factory where soap and other cosmetics are produced. It is a great project that supports the local women, provides interesting information and sells special souvenirs.
Bwejuu (71.3 km from Dar es Salaam)
Stroll down the beach from Vanilla Arches to the world of Crazy Mzungos, Swahili for ‘crazy tourist’.
This funky, fresh beach bar and lounge offers awesome cocktails and fresh organic food served right on the beach. The chef will impress you with his Chilli Fried Crab Claws or Saffron Seafood Dish.
Be a crazy mzungo and have your photograph taken...
Zanzibar (73.3 km from Dar es Salaam)
The Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park is the only national park in Zanzibar. Here you can see the extremely rare red colobus monkey, the Sykes monkey, nocturnal Zanzibar tree hyrax and bush babies, over 50 species of butterfly and 40 species of birds. The legendary Zanzibar Leopard is thought to still exist here.
Uroa (83.6 km from Dar es Salaam)
Uroa Beach is situated at Uroa, a quaint fishing village inhabited by friendly and hospitable people. Take long relaxing walks and check out the sandbanks during low tide.
Energetic? Try kite surfing, beach volleyball, soccer, bowling, beach tennis or snorkel and dive the reefs. There is a diving centre with Italian instructors next to the...
Nungwi (121.9 km from Dar es Salaam)
Welcome to Zanzibar Parasailing, the primary Watersports Operation in Zanzibar since 2010.
If you are looking for adventure activities in Zanzibar, look no further, we are just the right address for you. We are the only company in Zanzibar for fun water sports.
Enjoy the amazing views of our island home from the sky Parasailing, take one of...
Tanga (147.3 km from Dar es Salaam)
This beautiful, sandy, palm-fringed beach is untouched by development. The beach is virtually desserted with no 'beach boys'. The water is really warm - it is possible to swim all day in the middle of the bay outside The Tides Lodge.
Pangani (158.5 km from Dar es Salaam)
Capricorn Deli is a renowned deli restaurant 30 km south of Tanga. The atmosphere is very casual but it offers the best wood-fired pizzas in the region.
Purchase locally caught fresh fish, prawns, squid and other seafood, along with smoked fish and smoked fish pate, home-baked baguettes, cheese, wine and a variety of specialty grocery items.
Pangani (158.6 km from Dar es Salaam)
Capricorn Casuals stock their own range of colourful East African kangas, kikoys, hand woven cottons and custom designed, quality clothing for women and men.
If you're staying in the area for a few days, you can even order a custom-fitted outfit. Along with the clothing collections, you will also find the latest in designer swimwear, beautiful...
Kisite Mpunguti National Marine Park (234.2 km from Dar es Salaam)
Kisite Mpunguti National Marine Park’s star attractions include dolphins, coral gardens, fabulous snorkeling, diving and bird watching. The stunning sandy beach is good for environmentally friendly recreational activities.
The ecosystem covers a marine area with four small islands surrounded by coral reef. Kisite Island itself is covered in low...
Wasini Island (241.2 km from Dar es Salaam)
We welcome you to Charlie Claw’s on Wasini Island – a great escape and getaway located in the heart of “real” Africa on the very edge of Kenya’s exciting Swahili coastal strip. A true pearl!
Our happy guests can testify that we offer a wide variety of exciting activities, including: Snorkeling, Scuba Diving, Dhow Sailing, Dolphin Spotting, Sunset...
Diani Beach (274.9 km from Dar es Salaam)
The attractive 18-hole golf course at Leisure Lodge Golf & Beach Resort offers 300 days of sunshine and golfing pleasure throughout the year.
The course is designed by Thommy Fjastad and is characterized by rolling fairways, challenging bunkers, appealing water features and impeccable greens.
Inspired by the stunning tropical landscape, it...
Diani Beach (279.9 km from Dar es Salaam)
The heavenly palm-fringed Diani Beach stretches for 20 km and is kept free of seaweed by an offshore coral reef. This coastal utopia is now one of Kenya’s best-loved beaches, offering postcard perfect white sand and turquoise warm water. Fall out of bed, hang out on the beach, eat (you’ll need to fuel up), drink and have a blast while H2O Extreme...
Diani Beach (281 km from Dar es Salaam)
Kick back with a cocktail while the waves gently lap your toes. At the Forty Thieves Beach Bar & Bistro you can listen to live music, play bar games, watch water sports, enjoy a delicious lunch or party the night away. You’re always assured a warm welcome and there's a disco under the stars every evening.
Kwale (282.5 km from Dar es Salaam)
Shimba Hills National Reserve is located 33 km south of Mombasa and provides visitors exciting activities such as game viewing, trekking, and overnight camping.
Rich in flora and fauna, the reserve boasts the highest density of African elephant in Kenya. Other species include sable antelope, black and rufous elephant shrew, bushy tailed mongoose...