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Nungwi Natural Aquarium

Features Animals
Nungwi Beach, Nungwi, Tanzania
+255 778 286 500
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To avoid. I contacted Suleiman by email before arriving in Zanzibar. He is the owner of the Nungwi... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Laura H
Great project

We loved the visit. A very nice guide, Moses, showed us around and explained everything about the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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“sea turtles” (14 reviews)
“entrance fee” (10 reviews)
Nungwi Beach, Nungwi, Tanzania
+255 778 286 500
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Reviewed 1 week ago

To avoid. I contacted Suleiman by email before arriving in Zanzibar. He is the owner of the Nungwi Aquarium and that gave me enough confidence to organize with him a surprise for my boyfriend. I booked with him a private sunset dhow and a dinner...More

Thank Laura H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the visit. A very nice guide, Moses, showed us around and explained everything about the turtles. We could feed and touch the turtles.

Thank Basvanholten
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Staff were very knowledgeable and friendly. They encouraged questions and did not rush us. An awesome community involving conservation project. Well worth supporting

Thank Tonya B
Reviewed 19 October 2017

The idea is good, but the facilities are run down and the pond where the turtles are kept is slimy and uninviting. My husband was bit on the arm by a turtle because the guide kept throwing seaweed to attract the turtles and inadvertently some...More

Thank Tammy B
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Have you ever swum with giant turtles an feed them? Well, then you have to visit this place. A very friendly and joyful personnel will welcome you and you'll have a memory to remember for the rest of your life!

1  Thank Ionela S
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Nice place with a lot of tourtles. When we were there, there was around 30-40 tourtles. Entrance fee is 10 000 TZS/per person. There will be guide telling you information about this place.

Thank Marcin M
Reviewed 8 September 2017

The dedication and enthusiasm of our young guide was compelling. Real efforts are being made to help sea turtles, sharing knowledge of the types of turtles and their habits.

Thank globalcitizen949
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Best place ever, guaranteed to like it. From turtles to friendly people and marine education from the staff, it's an all in one stop for anyone wanting to make the best of their trip in Zanzibar.

Thank Mohammed A
Reviewed 25 August 2017

A very informative and fun experience. There's a lot of work done in the community to not only save the turtles and tortoises but also to reduce dumping and improve recycling. This is a well need effort and deserves every penny it gets from tourists....More

1  Thank David C
Reviewed 18 August 2017

really incredible experience one we will never forget these incredible creatures are so gentle and beautiful

Thank Rob S
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Osher E
28 August 2017|
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Response from ebigmac | Reviewed this property |
Nungwi did not have any facility, that we saw, for swimming with the turtles. It appeared to be focused on rescue.