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...