Mbudya Island, Dar es Salaam

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Must see · Island · Nature / Park
Unwind in the shade of luxuriant greenery on Mbudya Island, an uninhabited island with white sand beaches and crystal clear waters. Part of a marine reserve, the turquoise waters around the island provide excellent snorkeling opportunities with a great number of colorful fish. Several small hiking trails lead through thick forests, and you can extend your stay at one of the campgrounds on site. There are no hotels or snack bars, but you can have freshly caught fish or lobster grilled on the beach for you. A 25-minute motorboat ride will take you to the island from a local fishing community. Use our Dar es Salaam trip planner to add Mbudya Island and other attractions to your Dar es Salaam vacation plans.
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  • A great place to chill and relax. Higher price for foreigners and it doesnt matter if you are a resident or not. Cheap for Tanzanian citizens. Prices including the boat: Tanzanian - 13,000 Foreigner.....  more »
  • It's one of the best beaches here in Dar 1. Clean water and beaches 2. Just perfect for swimming 3. Not populated 4. Has some places to chill by 5. You can go into forest if you want and get.....  more »
  • Beautiful island in front of mbezi beach. To avoid on Sundays due to the presence of too many people
  • Amazing place....the beach is beautiful and the ambiance is to die for :-)

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