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Top 6 things to do in Zanzibar

 
Combine perfect kiting with a wild adventure that you will never forget! Welcome to Lapoint kitecamp Zanzibar:
 
1. Kitesurf
Zanzibar is one of the most beautiful kite destinations in the world, and the conditions are perfect to learn or to advance your skills. Enjoy steady winds, a huge flat-water lagoon, sandy bottom, and a reef break with perfect waves 1,5 km from the coast.
 
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2. Swim with the dolphins in their natural habitat
Go snorkelling with the huge bottlenose dolphins of south Zanzibar, and experience how lively and impressive the large dolphin is.
 
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3. Visit Stone Town (a World Heritage Site since 2000)
This mystical town is a living museum, where the architecture is as unique as the history. See the historical sites and architecture, visit the local market places, the old slave market memorial and church and the old sultan´s place, get a tasty local lunch and do some shopping. The history of Zanzibar begins when the island became a base for Arab traders voyaging between Arabia, India and Africa. By the 15th Century Zanzibar was its own Sultanate. The influence of the fusion of cultures is still evident in Stone town, and you will find a mixture of cultures living comfortably together. Stone town was constructed from coral stone by prosperous Arabs, British administrators and Indian businessmen made rich with the expansion of trade in cloves and other spices during the 19th and 20th century.
 
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4. Meet the monkeys at Jozani Forest
Discover the rare and photogenic Red Colobus Monkey its natural habitat in the Jozani Forest Reserve, where it is the only place in the world the monkey still exists. This National Park houses many species of unique plants and trees. As well as monkeys, you might see chameleons, bush babies, lizards, frogs, birds, suni antelopes and more.
 
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5. Go on a spice tour
Zanzibar and the nearby island of Pemba grow almost 80% of the world´s supply of cloves. The spice plantations were introduced on the island in 1873 by Arab settlers and have developed into a botanical wonder of exotic species. Small farms and plantations grow cloves, vanilla, nutmeg, cardamom and other spices that are essential ingredients in Zanzibar´s everyday life. Many of the spices have medicinal properties and are still used by the locals to treat diseases. Enjoy the spices and fruits of Zanzibar in their organic taste, and try to match them to the processed products you find in your local store.
 
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1. World-class snorkel and scuba dive reef sites
Zanzibar’s turquoise ocean has a fascinating aquatic fauna, and you can expect to see spectacular coral formations, lionfish, moray eels, stingrays, turtles, sweetlips, butterflyfish, glassfish, octopus and much more.
 
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