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What an experience !

Great visit to the island on a friends boat - it only took twenty minutes from the yacht club... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2018
Dhruv P
Nairobi, Kenya
White sands, emerald waters.

Gorgeous getaway. Thought there are barely amenities on the island so best to go with supplies... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

Short (+/- 1 hour) boat ride from Slipway Hotel on dhow like boat in average condition. Had life vests but only 1 motor but boatman said they were in cell phone range of pier office! Nice beach and average snorkeling but not spectacular - however...More

Thank 395ally
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Nice little island close to Dar,worth a visit but i have few recommendations,take a boat ride from Slipway hotel,go with your own food and drinks as food service in the island is abit exspensive and poor,be ready for extra charges,example table and chairs under the...More

3  Thank Melissa7519
Reviewed 12 June 2018

Great visit to the island on a friends boat - it only took twenty minutes from the yacht club - mostly locals so was very relaxing in superb weather !

Thank Dhruv P
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Gorgeous getaway. Thought there are barely amenities on the island so best to go with supplies. Best for a day trip. Be sure to swim In the warm emerald waters and sit on the white sands and watch the waves.

Thank N P
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

A nice island to be on as it helps to relieve stress and acquire a good air. But it’s only fun to be on when u got company and ur own drinks, music and activities to do.

Thank Gilbert M
Reviewed 24 April 2018

Beach was a bit dirty due to the recent flooding and rains, however, the experience was amazing. Please remember to bring Shillings as activities do cost extra.

Thank lisawaldeck
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Island is very beautiful, that is if you can completely ignore the horrible service staff. So arrogant, screaming at us, whistling at us and telling what us what to do, to get out of the water, passing by our table, looking at us and making...More

Thank Irina P
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

We stayed for only 1.5 hours been brought there by a boat (20 minutes cruise) and paid in total 20$ for 2 persons, boat driver was waiting for us. Had a nice swim 🏊‍♂️ tooked some pictures paid the island fee and went back. Highly...More

3  Thank VanishS5
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

A spectacular get away for a day...pro trip bring your own supply to the island because things are a bit cheap...also the shared boat rental is around 10000 Shillings (around $5) for bargain purposes. ..

1  Thank Paul M
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Mbudya Island is a nice place to visit but you should know the following before going there. I am an experienced traveler and like to visit places that are not on a standard tour package, so when things are a bit rustic, I'm fine with...More

2  Thank davereiffer
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Sumanā L
14 June 2018|
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Response from Mahesh L | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sumana, In case you want to go to Mbudya Islands you can visit Jangwani Sea breeze resort and they will organize your trip to Mbudya Island or else you can go to Slipway where you will find boats going to Mbudya Islands... More
Aaron I
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Response from Yonafika A | Reviewed this property |
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