Discover Changuu Island
Changuu Island, also known as Prison Island, is a small island located off the coast of Stone Town, Zanzibar. Prison Island was once a place where slaves were detained. It also served as a place of quarantine.
The island is a popular destination for tourists from Stone Town. The boat ride from Stone Town takes about 20-30 minutes.
Things to do in Prison Island
Visit the Aldabra Giant Tortoise sanctuary, which is a major tourist site. The sanctuary plays host to giant turtles weighing an average of 200 kg some being as old as 100 years.
The island also offers excellent snorkeling, and swimming grounds it is also a quiet place where no one will bother you and you can peacefully relax or sunbathe.
Walk through the woodland, spotting birds, bats, various butterflies and duiker antelope. A quick walk to the end of the wooden bridge and a look back at Prison Island is a charming view to cherish
Hotels near Prison Island
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