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Chumbe Island

About Chumbe

Chumbe Island is a small privately owned island lying some 6 miles off the main island of Zanzibar, known for its protected areas, ecological innovation and exceptional coral reefs.

One of the biggest attractions of Chumbe are the great coral reefs with over 400 species of fish identified on them around these spectacular reefs, making it a popular tourist destination.

Chumbe Island and the surrounding area display an exceptional amount of biodiversity in both plant and animal life with at least 90% of all hard coral species that have been recorded in Eastern African reefs found near Chumbe Island.

The best time to visit Chumbe Island is from June to March.

Why visit Chumbe Island:

Set off the western coast of Zanzibar Island, Chumbe Island is one of the most beautiful islands of Zanzibar and a prime example for sustainable tourism.

Visitors can snorkel in the most incredible colourful underwater world with a huge variety of fish, corals, turtles and other fascinating sea creatures.

Guests can also learn about the island’s marine park life, education centre, forest reserve and nature reserve from professional guides and taste the delicious Swahili cuisine for lunch whilst enjoying the exclusive atmosphere of a secluded island.

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