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Guide to zanzibar

Flying to Zanzibar

Flying to Zanzibar is easy. The airport is called Abeid Amani Karume International Airport (ZNZ).


We've pot together a list of all the airlines with direct flights:

- Fly Dubai

- Oman Air


- Turkish Airlines

- Air France

What to bring

Late June is one of the best seasons in Zanzibar. The rainy season has just ended and you can expect sunny weather with a cool breeze almost every day. The night can get a bit chilly and there is an occasional chance of light rain.

Here is a list of must have's in Zanzibar:

- Sunglasses

- Swimwear

- Sun Block

- Mosquito Repellant

- Reusable Water Bottle

- Light Jacket (for the night)

Don't worry if you forget any of these items. You will be able to buy them from our vendors.

Getting Around

Look out for our Soundscapes taxi's all around key locations in Zanzibar. 

A few key areas that our taxi's can almost always be found are:

- Soundscapes Venue

- Zanzibar Airport

- Central Paje

If you would like to arrange a taxi to come get you anywhere in Zanzibar, call the Soundscapes Zanzi Hotline: +255777641063

Where to Stay

We've managed to secure rooms in some of the best hotels in Zanzibar.

These hotels have been chosen for their safety, comfort, and convenience for Soundscapes attendees.

Check out the full list here.

Best Spots

Since arriving in Zanzi, we kept stumbling upon one magical hidden gem after the other.

Here are some of our favorite restaurants, beaches, and night clubs.


- Pompetti's Italian Restaurant

- B4 Beach Club

- Mr. Kahawa

- Oxygen

- Meraki

Beach Clubs:

- B4 Beach Club

- Kae Funk

- Drifters

- Jambo Beach Club

Night Clubs:

- B4 Beach Club

Why Not

- Coral Rocks

Things to do in Zanzi

Zanzibar is has a variety of activities. Whether you are looking for action, exploration, or relaxation, Zanzibar has something for everyone.

Here are some of our favorite things to do:

- Kite Surfing (15% off if you show Soundscapes Zanzi Wristband)

- Horse Riding in Nungwe

- Cave Exploring

Day Trips:

- Prison Island

- Stone Town Walk

- Spice Tour

- Turtles in Nungwe

- Night Walk in Fordhani

And of course, there's plenty of things to do at Soundscapes.

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