Discover the tropical paradise of Zanzibar! As a volunteer on this project you will contribute to the sustainability of dolphin tourism by researching dolphin tourism, monitoring human-dolphin interaction and promoting ethical dolphin tours. Marine life has such an important economic value to the local communities of Zanzibar and by protecting it we can build for a more sustainable future for both wildlife and the people of Zanzibar. This is your chance to make a lasting impact on the survival of a fragile marine ecosystem while living on the beach.

 

We pledge to help you find cheap flights that won’t bust your budget. We know you want  to put more of your hard-earned cash toward exploring the sites and less on the price of your airfare.

Go explore! Find your suitable cheap flight!

Cheap Flights to Zanzibar

OriginDeparture dateReturn dateFind Ticket

Dar es Salaam

20.12.2018

21.12.2018

Tickets from 121

Arusha

21.12.2018

29.12.2018

Tickets from 217

Kilimanjaro

21.12.2018

29.12.2018

Tickets from 248

Nairobi

10.01.2019

14.01.2019

Tickets from 307

Dubai

01.03.2019

16.03.2019

Tickets from 405

Entebbe

16.03.2019

24.03.2019

Tickets from 427

Moscow

16.01.2019

30.01.2019

Tickets from 446

Johannesburg

26.02.2019

01.03.2019

Tickets from 458

Minsk

24.02.2019

13.03.2019

Tickets from 511

Saint Petersburg

06.03.2019

17.03.2019

Tickets from 544

Khartoum

01.01.2019

07.01.2019

Tickets from 558

Kigali

25.12.2018

26.12.2018

Tickets from 562

Vienna

01.03.2019

13.03.2019

Tickets from 565

Prague

23.12.2018

03.01.2019

Tickets from 577

Ekaterinburg

31.03.2019

21.04.2019

Tickets from 585

Samara

17.02.2019

28.02.2019

Tickets from 586

Hamburg

11.04.2019

18.04.2019

Tickets from 596

Cairo

01.03.2019

30.03.2019

Tickets from 611

Dusseldorf

10.01.2019

27.01.2019

Tickets from 616

Kiev

10.02.2019

25.02.2019

Tickets from 620

NOTE: All prices are shown in us dollars

Didn’t find what you are looking for from our suggestions? Just click on tickets from… and continue searching.

AS A VOLUNTEER, YOU’LL GET TO:

  • Monitor dolphins in their natural habitat and study the impact of tourism on their behaviour
  • Snorkel in beautiful coral reefs whilst collecting vital coral bleaching data
  • Swim with dolphins in an ethical way whilst promoting responsible dolphin tourism
  • Teach enthusiastic conservation club students and inspire them to look after their environment
  • Interact with the local community, learn Swahili, and live in one of the most beautiful places in the world
Prices include:
  • All airport collection and returns. An African Impact team member will be waiting to meet you
  • All accommodation and food, including 3 meals a day
  • 24 hour support on every project and at the volunteer accommodation by onsite staff
  • Tea, coffee and filtered water
 Prices exclude:
  • Medical and travel insurance
  • Flights to your chosen destination
  • Weekend trips and other non-project activities
  • Alcohol. Please note this is not allowed during day time activities
  • Laundry

Zanzibar is a tropical paradise, an island just off the coast of Tanzania that is rich in culture, history, and also home to some of the most beautiful coastlines in Eastern Africa. When you think of crystal, turquoise oceans and endless white sandy beaches, Zanzibar is it.

The bustling city of Stone Town is where you will fly into and the area itself is a hub of activity, with traders selling spices, fruits and fish caught fresh that day on every street corner, while also boasting the impressive title of a World Heritage Site.

Just an hour away from Stone Town is the beautiful coastal village of Jambiani, where your home will be during your stay. You will be greeted with stunning white sandy beaches that run along the entire coast, scattered with coconut palm trees and warm and friendly locals.

Living in a private beach house that steps right out onto the sea front, the area itself is known for its world-class snorkelling, scuba-diving and marine-spotting opportunities. Whether you’re jumping into the warm waters of the Indian Ocean to explore the coral reefs, snorkelling with the resident dolphins or sunning yourself on the beach, Zanzibar is the perfect location to ‘get off the grid’, while also making long-lasting and sustainable change for the local people and the resident dolphin population.

Research

Monitoring and researching human-dolphin interaction helps the government we partner with to formulate policies to regulate dolphin tourism, so that dolphins do not become stressed and/or driven to other parts of the ocean. although they love human interaction, dolphins may be forced to seek quieter waters if they are faced with too much activity, especially during feeding or nursing, so your research will not only help the dolphins, but also the local communities who rely on dolphin tourism for income.

Eco Development

On this project you will help educate local school children about how to sustainably utilize their local marine resources in a fun, activity based after school club. You could also assist in workshops with local boat drivers to encourage eco-friendly dolphin tours, or develop information boards about the local marine ecosystem and conservation.

Marine Conservation

besides dolphin research, we also collect vital data on coral reefs to monitor the amount of coral bleaching caused by global warming. The good news is the only way to do this is by going on boat trips and snorkelling over coral reefs to take the data we need.

Enjoy Water Sports

Zanzibar is the perfect location for incredible snorkeling experiences, swimming with the sea-life, boat rides, scuba diving, kitesurfing and sailing.

Volunteer Events

You can enjoy a dessert night every Thursday evening with your fellow volunteers being the guest chef, and once a week volunteers will be assigned the fun task of hosting a games night or other entertainment. traditional local meals are quite an experience, which you will enjoy at one of the nursery school teachers homes, contributing to support their income.

Sporting Activities

Zanzibar is not all about the delicious food! Overlooking the turquoise Indian Ocean, it is the perfect setting to enjoy walks on the beach, jogging, yoga, exercise at sunrise, or football training as the sun goes down.

Cultural and Conservation Tours

Zanzibar provides a plethora of tourist attractions and activities to explore. From city and spice tours to the Jozani Forest and Stone Town, you will not run out of exciting options during your volunteer stay in Zanzibar. Stone Town is the cultural heart of Zanzibar and is a place of winding alleys, mosques and bustling bazaars where you can enjoy some great shopping.

Go On Inland Adventure

Should you be staying a little longer, inland Tanzania offers some of the most popular safari sites in the world. Seeing the wildlife – and the sunsets! In the Serengeti and the Ngorongoro Crater will take your breath away. And speaking of being breathless- for the fit, well – prepared and brave at heart, there is always Mount Kilimanjaro to climb.

Tour Reviews

August 5, 2018

My wife and i have been absolutely excited Emmanuel managed to carry out his research by way of the ideas he had out of your weblog. It is now and again perplexing to just find yourself offering things which usually some people may have been trying to sell. And we also fully understand we need the writer to thank because of that. Those illustrations you have made, the simple web site menu, the friendships you can help create – it’s got all astounding, and it’s making our son in addition to us reckon that the situation is awesome, and that is very mandatory. Thanks for the whole lot!

http://www.furtdsolinopv.com/

Leave a Review

Rating

+ 11 = 18