Zanzibar island dhow boat

Get close to nature

This remote island, north of Zanzibar, has a tranquil and pure atmosphere. Pemba island is hilly and green and the untouched coral reefs make Pemba one of the world’s best spots for diving, snorkeling and deep sea fishing. But it’s also a great site for kayaking, kite and wind surfing. Pemba has pristine, uncrowded beaches and lots of forests, swamps, mangroves and lagoons.  Explore the Ngezi and Ras Kiuyu Forests with an abundance of rare species of birds or discover the Ras Mkumbuu Ruins from the 11th century. If you are looking for serenity and timeless peace, away from the crowds, Pemba is a cool place to unwind.

Sample itinerary: Pemba 7-days


Day 1   Arrival Pemba
Arrival Pemba Airport, transfer to the north part of the island passing Ngezi Forest on your way to Ras Kigamasha.

Day 2    Beach day
Relax at one of the many white sandy beaches on the Island.

Day 3    Snorkeling, diving
Early morning you go snorkeling or diving at Swiss Reef, Shimba Hills or Scorpion’s Nest. Each have a unique variety of hard and soft corals and therefore a very rich marine fauna.

Day 4    Ngezi Forest
Visit Ngezi Forest today. This lush forest is full of rare species of animals like green pigeons, scops owls, red colobus monkeys and vervet monkeys, hyraxes, blue duiker and flying foxes.

Day 5    Fishing
Half day deep see fishing in the Pemba Channel, which can reach a depth of 820 m. There are many bill fish to be caught here depending on the season. The striped or black marlins, spearfish and yellowfin tuna are just a few of them.

Day 6    Underwater room
If you ever dreamed of sleeping under the sea, today your dream will become reality. After lunch we take you to the underwater room to end your Pemba holiday in style. This exclusive room has 3 levels: the upper deck includes a terrace perfect for sunbathing by day and stargazing by night, the landing deck has a bathroom and a wonderful lounge,  below is your bedroom surrounded by panes on all sides with spotlights to see all the creatures of the Indian Ocean!

Day 7    Pemba Airport
Transfer to Pemba Airport for your outbound flight.

Price per person based on 4 people from $ 3.185,-

This itinerary can be tailored to you specific wishes. Everything is possible.

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