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Nungwi Mnarani Aquarium and Marine Turtle Conservation Lagoon
Nungwi Mnarani Aquarium and Marine Turtle Conservation Lagoon

Nungwi Mnarani Aquarium and Marine Turtle Conservation Lagoon Tours and Tickets

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Located on Zanzibar’s northernmost beach, Nungwi Mnarani Aquarium is home to the Marine Turtle Conservation Lagoon, a community-led project aimed at safeguarding sea turtles. Visit to see hawksbill and green turtles in a tidal pool, learn about marine life in the Indian Ocean, and even take part in the center’s ongoing release program.

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Nungwi Village Tour
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Nungwi Village Tour

The village experience -tour is always done with local guides from the village, and all the activities are planned to benefit the village and nature conservation. Discover how locals live their everyday lives and how they make their livelihoods. Mnarani Aquarium is a small tidal lake surrounded by the porous coral rag stone that is home to dozens of endangered hawksbill and green turtles. You will get to feed the turtles with seaweed and to take photographs. You will also have a chance to visit dhow (local boat) makers by the beach and see how a boat will be prepared or made from the scratch. The tour finishes with a great Swahili local style lunch! If you are not staying in Nungwi, we are happy to arrange a reasonably priced transfer.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.00
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Marine turtules tour & kendwa beach relaxation

Marine turtules tour & kendwa beach relaxation

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In 1993 the villagers of Nungwi opened this turtle sanctuary in a large natural tidal pool near the lighthouse and since then these sea creatures have enjoyed a degree of protection from being hunted and eaten. You can see turtles of various species and sizes, If fishermen accidentally catch a turtle in their net, they bring it to the aquarium. Likewise, turtle eggs discovered on the beach are brought here to hatch.On a single day every February, a highlight of the year is when local people, tourists, hotels and dive centres cooperate with conservationists to assist hundreds of hatchlings survive their perilous journey across the beach and out to the open sea. Once after the tour you will enjoy the Kendwa beach.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$100.00
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Nungwi Turtles and Cruise Excursion - Zanzibar

Nungwi Turtles and Cruise Excursion - Zanzibar

The Nungwi region consists of three unique areas: the village itself, two main sections of the beach and bars and restaurants are located. The eastern coastal zone is quite calm,
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  • 5 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$5,000.00
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Nungwi Village Cultural Tour

Nungwi Village Cultural Tour

Nungwi is the best village in Zanzibar located at North Coast. The best time to visit is early in the morning when the fish market is in full swing – depending on the catch the previous night you might see Tuna, King Fish, Dorado and a variety of other large fish for sale. In the mornings local fishermen (and women) wade out to the edge of the coral reef to catch a number of different small sea creatures including squid, octopus, puffer fish and the occasional ray – their catch will be sold at the fish market throughout the day. At Nungwi there are number of very interesting things to see and do including, the natural aquarium in which is a home endangered sea turtles and a variety of fish. The aquarium itself is a natural formation carved out from the coral bedrock by the erosion of millions of waves crashing against the shore. The depth of the water rises and falls with the tides providing a natural environment for its inhabitants.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$57.00
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Private Full-Day Ocean Safari in the Northern Zanzibar with Lunch

Private Full-Day Ocean Safari in the Northern Zanzibar with Lunch

Explore the northern part of the island within one day thanks to our Ocean Safari. First stop will be in Matemwe for your first exploration of the Indian Ocean. Hopping on a boat, you will sail towards Mnemba Island over the waters getting more and more transparent. You don’t even need to swim to see the corals and fishes by the shore of the island but swimming in these waters will definitely add something to your experience! After swimming, you will sail back to Matemwe and enjoy a tasty seafood buffet. We will then head to Nungwi and visit a natural aquarium, which is the home to dozens of endangered hawksbill and green turtles. You will be able to observe and swim with the marine turtles. Then some time will be dedicated to relaxing before hopping on a traditional dhow for a sunset cruise. Enjoy the steady winds that blow along the Swahili Coast and relax on a journey around the calm waters off the cost with refreshments as the sun dips below the horizon.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$200.00
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Kendwa Beach and Nungwi Half-Day Trip from Zanzibar

Kendwa Beach and Nungwi Half-Day Trip from Zanzibar

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Visit the beaches and villages on the northern edge of Zanzibar on a half-day tour to Kendwa Beach and Nungwi, where you’ll have free time to explore and play. Book an adventure sport such as parasailing, flyboarding, water skiing, and wakeboarding, or opt for a kid-friendly outing on a ringo or banana boat. With both morning and afternoon departures available, this tour includes pickup and drop-off at Zanzibar hotels.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$42.18
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Cultural Village Tour

Cultural Village Tour

Depending on the tide it is possible to see how the women harvest their seaweed. Our guests will visit the processing center and factory located in the village. Here they’ll get the rare opportunity to see how the seaweed gets transformed into desirable beauty products like organic soaps and essential oils.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.29
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Nungwi Mnarani Aquarium and Marine Turtle Conservation Lagoon can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Nungwi Mnarani Aquarium and Marine Turtle Conservation Lagoon 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Nungwi Mnarani Aquarium and Marine Turtle Conservation Lagoon costs USD 42.18. Guided Nungwi Mnarani Aquarium and Marine Turtle Conservation Lagoon tours start around USD 42.18 per person.
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