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Best alternative to Zanzibar island

Pros: 1. relatively less expensive (15000 TSH two way boat ride) 2. clean and beautiful waters 3... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Exquisite beach

A must visit for any travellers to Kunduchi Beach. The boat ride is comfortable and the beach is... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
London, United Kingdom
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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

2  Thank PrajwalSN
Reviewed 30 July 2017

A must visit for any travellers to Kunduchi Beach. The boat ride is comfortable and the beach is superb. A good day out!

1  Thank crazy_k_2014
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Although the getting on/off the boat wasn't the best experince. The island is beautiful. The beach white the water clear. We went with children ranging from 1 year to 13 and everyone had fun. Go early the banda are normally not crowded and take lunch...More

Thank Hudda N
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Had a trip to this island on the last day of our holiday, cost 10,000tsh for the boat ride across and 26,000tsh to land per person, a bit steep but a lovely experience, beautiful clear blue water, I enjoyed swimming so much, very relaxing. We...More

Thank Margaret H
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Good for people looking to have some time off for fun, games and swimming in the middle of the ocean.

Thank bosser13
Reviewed 11 July 2017

If you need a half day away from the Dar, catch a boat at slipway or from white sands and head to mbudya. Its a relating adventure.

Thank elizabethdibon
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This amazing island has such clear water that I simply love. When ever I spend a day there it feels like therapy. You have to visit this island if you're visiting Dar.

Thank YellowCharlie
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Having lived in Dar for a number of years, a day out an Mbudya is a nice retreat from the city. PROS: The beach makes you feel like you're not in Dar. It's beautiful, white sand. It has decent BBQ food and chips and they...More

2  Thank Yesdnyl
Reviewed 4 June 2017

We went to this island twice on our trip to Dar es Salaam between 27th May - 3rd June. The boat trip from white sands hotel costs $5 per person. When you reach the island you must pay a government fee which is $11 per...More

2  Thank Yhenini
Reviewed 4 June 2017

I find the beach very average for my standards. I have gone there a few times for small group events such as birthdays or group outings; it is normal you can pass your time just swiftly if you need that. The good thing is that...More

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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
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Response from Yonafika A | Reviewed this property |
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