Dhow Cruise & Mtoni Palace magical Recital

Departure Date

Every Tuesday, Friday



Start your delightful afternoon with a one hour dhow cruise in the Stone Town bay. It is an opportunity to discover the city from the shore. Enjoy a peaceful cruise up to the palace.

You are then welcomed by our Sultan Said at the Mtoni Palace Ruins. It is one of the oldest buildings of Zanzibar and it was the largest palace on the island during the reign of Sultan Sayyid Said.

  • The evening starts with a guided tour around the Palace with living history at 6:00
  • This will be followed by a recital of traditional melodies and dances whilst candles and incense are re-creating the magical atmosphere of 1001 Nights.

Part of the money collected at the recital goes to the Mtoni Palace Conservation Project  for the restoration of the Palace.

Timing: from 16h to 20h30, Swahili traditional snack are served during this magical evening. Excl. Drinks.

What to take with you : comfortable shoes, a jumper for the evening (no short please for the evening).


Depart Stone Town:    US$ 109 /pers

Depart North: US$ 150 /pers (Zalu, Gold, Kilindi, Double Tree) Depart South/ South East: US$ 150/ pers (Residence/ Breezes, Konokono etc)

Depart North East: US$ 139 /pers (Melia)

Depart Kasha/ Sunshine Marine: US$155 / pers

A minimum of 2 persons for each tour

For single person add 50% on price above

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