zanzibar tours excursions

Swimming with turtles in Nungwi

swimming with turtles in nungwi at baraka natural aquarium is a half-day trip which can start anytime when there is a high tide

3 Days $ 20 pp

Itinerary details

This is a 2 hours  trip covers transportation, snorkeling equipment, a tour guide, refreshments, and first aid medical services. We have divided the journey into Morning, Midday, and afternoon.

Morning -Heading to Nungwi

Our tour guides will pick you up from your Zanzibar using a comfortable ride and will share with you the necessary information, such as :

Security and Safety Briefing:

  •  Your safety is dear to us. Therefore, you will be briefed about how to use snorkeling - swimming equipment and how to treat wildlife such as turtles
  • You will be informed about stops, rout, and facilities
  • The information may change according to the condition and route

Boat Ride to Turtle Hepitate :

A short but picturesque ride on a traditional dhow boat to Turtle's homeland will amaze you and make you feel lost in watery nature. Cruising through Azure waters, you will witness mesmerizing landscapes or see mighty marine life if you are lucky.

From morning to midday, when the sun is bright, you can see aquatic life with your naked eye. It is the moment of joy and delight that makes your voyage unique.

Midday- Swimming with turtles in Nungwi

As we arrive at Karaba Aquarium, your eyes will discover a scenic secret of the world, where giant and beautiful sea turtles glide through the waters joyfully. Your swimming with turtle trip includes:

  • Snorkeling Equipment: We provide high-quality snorkeling equipment that is safe and comfortable.
  • Guided Encounter: Our guides will dive with you, lead you to the turtle aquarium with these magical creatures, and ensure you keep a safe distance.
  • Marine Magic: Keep your eyes wide open because, with turtles, you have an encounter that will last forever turtl. Turtles are also curious to meet the humans looking for them. It may surprise you.
  • Underwater Exploration: Turtles in Nungwi are the trip's highlight, but you can also find various marine species,  aquatic plants, glorious fishes, and wild sea creatures. During your short underwater stay, don’t forget to observe beautiful coral formations.

Afternoon: Return Journey

As time passes and the sun gets orange, we settle at the Nungwi beach, but the joy of adventure continues.

  • Lunch at the beach: Treat your body with healthy and deliciously cooked seafood. It will take away all of your tiredness to refill your energy. You will love this culinary delight, freshly cooked in the Local Zanzibar spices.
  • Leisure at the Beach: With a bellyful of lunch, you will have enough time to roam around the coast of Nungwi.  Key things to enjoy at this stop are a refreshing sea breeze, a leisure stroll, or a gentle sunbath. 
  • Interact with local culture: People from Nungwi island are friendly and responsive. While wandering around the Island, you can chat with locals and learn about traditions, history, and delicious recipes.


With unforgettable memories, we leave the beach to our main center, where you will be dropped at your residence.

Cancellation Policy

Please read our cancellation policy and contact us with any questions to avoid discomfort.

  • You will need to contact our team at least 12 hours before the journey starts
  • There will be a cancellation fee deducted before allowing a refund, depending upon the number of days passed
  • The cancellation policy works only on important occasions, such as emergencies.
  • Instead of canceling, we offer a policy where you can delay your trip for a reasonable time, as it works in favor of both parties.
  • 2 hours


We highly recommend you be sure before booking a trip as we work hard to ensure you have the experience of your lifetime.

Price Inclusion

Swimming with turtles in Nungwi is one of our most affordable day trips. While keeping the luxury and comfort in mind, the trip package includes:

              ? Conservation fee

Swimming with turtle: Our tour guide will lead you to the turtle land and ensure your entertainment

Guides: Skilled and knowledgeable tour guides will accompany you

First, Aaid medical assistance:  To counter any unfortunate event, we will provide necessary first aid medical assistance.

             ? Interaction with local people: Interaction with locals creates connections and loveable memories of your life. 

             ? All government taxes


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