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Mbudya island

Off White Sands, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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Great & Clean

We were a group of 11 people. The island is very clean and peaceful. We were able to swim and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Levi M
via mobile
Beach please

Most relaxed place to visit. Go on a weekday if you want the island to yourself (there's hardly... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
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Off White Sands, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were a group of 11 people. The island is very clean and peaceful. We were able to swim and play quite a number of beach games. It can get crowded during weekends but not quite to deprive you of your joy! However, security of...More

Thank Levi M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Most relaxed place to visit. Go on a weekday if you want the island to yourself (there's hardly anyone) 'Tis really safe and easy to get to. Swim, eat fresh caught grilled fish and relax.

1  Thank kajalpattani
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Ask for lobster... so cheap, so good! Be careful of water currents around the corner beach on the mainland side of Mbudya island... they can be treacherous.

Thank Eric S
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Do make sure you give the fish and chips a try. Also look out for the bushpath behind the baobab tree. Well worth it in my view

Thank Adewolu A
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Very easy to arrange motorized boat from Kuduchi Beach Resort, the island was not very busy the day we were there (weekday). Not great snorkeling from the shore, swimming was nice (there was some seaweed, but not too much), sandy beach, can buy beers/drinks, and...More

Thank Jacquelyn M. S
Reviewed 4 September 2017

For your Weekend gateway Mbudya Island is the best spot for you and your friends and family. Boat trips to the Islands are fun and exciting. For further direction and assistance just check me through my email redrickclecia@gmail.com

Thank Redrick C
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Have been there only once. It was crowded compared to Bongoyo Island however, the beach area is long and big enough for everyone. The food was worth the price. The waves get bigger as it gets late and the water rises. Same happens in Bongoyo...More

Thank Orcun B
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Nice beach for a day but the usual They wanna charge you for everything there. Good place but should bring everything you need if you are in abbudget

Thank Eddie M
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent place to be with much of fun.I would recommend a must go place with friends,families,kids or couples .

Thank Yonafika A
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Pros: 1. relatively less expensive (15000 TSH two way boat ride) 2. clean and beautiful waters 3. close to Dar es Salaam 4. Baobab trees, only in Africa, can be found there Cons: 1. entrance fee (25000 TSH), may not be worth it 2. not...More

1  Thank PrajwalSN
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pierre l
6 October 2016|
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Response from tropicopter | Reviewed this property |
The last time I was there a few months ago, all that was available was tented accommodation. I think it was $20 a night
Lawrence V
21 September 2016|
Response from BlueCitrusCircus |
Nope. It's part of a reserve.
Lawrence V
21 September 2016|
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Response from Albi B | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. At earlier time there were tents for rent.
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