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Zanzibar Spice Tour

Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
01227 753 180
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The spice tour is not worth the time ,although interesting

We combined the spice tour with Stone town and was very disappointed in the little time we were... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
RiaanSouthAfrica
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Amazing

It was such a great tour. I learnt a lot about spices- how they are grown, taken care of, mature... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“spice farm” (73 reviews)
“spice tour” (152 reviews)
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Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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01227 753 180
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We combined the spice tour with Stone town and was very disappointed in the little time we were given to shop and have spare time in Stone town. Stone town was very interesting , but spending so much time at the spice farm we had...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was such a great tour. I learnt a lot about spices- how they are grown, taken care of, mature, get harvested and processed for use. It was a great experience. You get yo buy the spices at the end of the tour at affordable...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

35 minutes minibus to a national Spice and fruits tourist plantage Learned a lot thanks to good english speaking guide Extra guys followed us and helped the guide (gave them 5 dollar as tip) Bought some massage oil for 2 dollar and 10 bags of...More

1  Thank Stefan D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Learned about a whole new way of organic fruit farming and saw a lot of spices in their natural form. Also ate the Durian... Nasty fruit😂😂😂😂😂. Highly recommend for a family tour. Very informative

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I suppose there are quite a few "spice tours" with different operators. Whilst it was an interesting experience, one gets the idea of being "played" - to get as much money in the form of tips from the tourists.

Thank CoreneBloemfontein
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked via our local tour organizer at the hotel dream of Zanzibar Abdul (IG: elite_tours_zanzibar +255 714 855 024). All organized really well and service is really good. The people at the farm show and explain a lot and make presents such as bracelets, crowns...More

1  Thank Christopher F
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Reviewed 13 June 2018

Most of the tour was very interesting and it's a lot of fun tasting all the spices right from the tree/bush. Random low point was the tour guide going on and on about how a particular spice was good for women's libido, and will help...More

2  Thank Frances v
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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

We had 2 guides, they showed all the plants in the farm. Answered all the questions quite well (not just yes/no). Took care of our small child when she was bored - which we appreciated a lot. Of course you see that people try to...More

Thank Alla K
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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely time doing the spice tour at Jambo! The guide was very knowledgeable and entertaining, lunch was delicious and at no point during the visit did we feel pressed to buy anything. Great fun!

Thank Livia D
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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

The tour took us on a walk through the forest where we were able to see the actual spices on the trees. The cinnamon was amazing! The guy that lead the tour was so funny. He had about 5 accents he used and it was...More

Thank nawirl
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neladamata
30 October 2017|
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Response from Kathy S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry it took so long but, yes,it did include lunch. Beautiful setting overlooking the beach. The food was good but the service was not!
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AshrafBadr
8 August 2017|
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Response from heyitsdray | Reviewed this property |
We did not go through a tour company. We had our taxi driver drop us off and wait for us there. No prior booking needed. It was a fun and interesting tour. We loved it!
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Helen0031
26 July 2016|
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Response from Ogy_Kovachev | Reviewed this property |
Hi Helen, the market is very flexible there. make sure you are bargaining for the price and get is at least 20-30% below the initial proposal. We have booked a package foe 3-4 different places and we made the price drop... More
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