JOZANI FOREST & BUTTERFLY CENTRE
Private Transfer | Daily Departure in the morning Or Afternoon
Half day excursion excluding Lunch.
Welcome to walk among the hundreds free-flying butterflies in the tropical garden of Zanzibar Butterfly Centre, one of the largest butterfly enclosure in East Africa.
The interactive and visual environment offers a pleasant experience for adults and children alike. You can be part of the feeding ritual and if you wish, let the butterflies fly close to your hand.
The tour can take 30 to 40 minutes where you can inspect the tiny butterfly eggs, touch and hold the hungry caterpillars and watch them nibble away at the leaves and get close-up view of the life cycle stages of some of the butterflies, starting with their curious cocoons.
Zanzibar Butterfly Centre is a popular Zanzibar tourist attraction, the Centre focuses on three areas, (educational visits, conservation and butterfly farming). It’s among the community based tourism attraction whereby revenue generated by visitors provides funds for locals.
After a further three minute drive from Butterfly Centre, you arrive at Jozani National Park. During a guided journey through the forest you will quickly learn about the different species of monkeys unique to Zanzibar. After your forest tour and a short hop to the other side of the national park, there is an opportunity to uncover the magical world of the Zanzibari Mangroves. A walk along the wooden trail and you will see the thousands of crabs at work under the mangroves and if you’re lucky you might even be able to hear the mangroves talking. See for yourself!
Please be mindful that Jozani forest and the butterfly centre are conservation areas, we ask that you don’t do anything to disrupt the ecosystem or animals
Do not leave any waste or damage any plant life
Be sure to wear comfortable shoes
What is included in the tour
Fees & Guides
All entrance & park fees, guides
Private return transfers from the hotel