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Chumbe Island Coral Park

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Beautifully preserved island and reef - a day doesn’t do it justice at all - next time it’s a... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2018
New Mills, United Kingdom
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We unfortunately could only manage a day trip to Chumbe but what an experience. First a 45 minute... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2018
Cape Town, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just returned from Zanzibar, and we had a day trip to Chumbe Island. It was a bit difficult to book, as the booking office is slow to respond, and you can't even request until 48 hours prior to when you want to arrive. In...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

Beautifully preserved island and reef - a day doesn’t do it justice at all - next time it’s a longer visit

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Sean_Whewell
Reviewed 18 September 2018

We unfortunately could only manage a day trip to Chumbe but what an experience. First a 45 minute ferry ride and then a warm welcome from the two Jays and Vera. A quick introduction to our homes for the day viz. the wonderful eco lodges...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jcor2017
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Chumbe Island is beautiful and the marine life is great. The reef is not at its prime, but still beautiful and there are signs of regrowth. The day trip is not cheap, but well worth it! The money from the day trips and from the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MiriLes
Reviewed 27 February 2018

Coral reserve, great snorkeling, great place to see. There's nothing against it. It's a bit expensive, but definitively worths it!! we went snorkeling twice, saw stingrays, sharks (they don't attach humans) and many many fishes. We didn't stay for the night, but we had the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank carloassorti
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Really excellent experience overall. We only did the day trip, but the snorkeling, lighthouse, and nature walk were all well run. Though you’re close to shore and Stone Town, the island was just isolated enough for us to really get lost in the natural beauty...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank William V
Reviewed 27 December 2017

This island is stunning and you are totally captivated with it if you go on a day trip. The trip includes a walk through the forest with a really knowledgeable guide. A fantastic local lunch and then a guided snorkeling trip. The trip seems expensive...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank 765cazc
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

This is the most beautiful island kept this beautiful because it is a conservation island with a maximum number of travellers allowed at one time. I went with my parents for a day trip to this island. Unfortunately you can only book two days in...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Abi R
Reviewed 7 December 2017

We spent a couple of nights as guests on the island. It was such a beautiful and peaceful place. The staff are friendly and knowledgable. We learned a lot about the Coconut crabs and other wildlife on the island. We also went snorkeling and saw...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Abbie S
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Three of us went as day visitors on a Sunday. A fun boat ride to get there. Plenty of explanations as to what to do and how to do it. The snorkeling is good but not the best. We were left alone which was great...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Lincolnintheuk
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