Jozani Forest


Approx 6 hours

Minimum pax




red colobus

Discover the Enchanting Beauty of Jozani Forest

Nestled in the heart of Zanzibar, Jozani Forest stands as a testament to the island’s natural beauty and biodiversity. This lush and verdant forest is a haven for wildlife and a sanctuary for those seeking a glimpse into the island’s rich natural heritage.

A Biodiverse Ecosystem:
Spanning over 50 square kilometers, Jozani Forest is home to a diverse range of flora and fauna. The forest is characterized by its dense canopy of trees, including towering mahogany and ebony trees, which provide shelter and sustenance for a variety of wildlife species.

Encounter with the Red Colobus Monkeys:
One of the highlights of a visit to Jozani Forest is the opportunity to encounter the endemic Zanzibar red colobus monkeys. These charismatic primates are known for their distinctive red fur and playful nature, making them a delight to observe as they swing through the trees.

Birdwatcher’s Paradise:
Jozani Forest is also a paradise for birdwatchers, with over 100 species of birds calling the forest home. From the vibrant Fischer’s turaco to the elusive African paradise flycatcher, the forest is alive with the sounds and colors of a diverse array of birdlife.

Mangrove Swamps and Boardwalks:
Venturing further into the forest, visitors will discover the intricate mangrove swamps that line the coast. These mangroves play a vital role in the ecosystem, providing a habitat for marine life and serving as a natural barrier against coastal erosion. Elevated boardwalks allow visitors to explore these swamps up close, offering a unique perspective on this vital ecosystem.

Conservation and Preservation:
Jozani Forest is not just a place of beauty; it is also a site of conservation and preservation. The forest is part of the Jozani-Chwaka Bay National Park, which is dedicated to protecting the unique flora and fauna of the area. Conservation efforts focus on sustainable tourism practices, community engagement, and habitat restoration to ensure the forest’s long-term viability.

A visit to Jozani Forest is a journey into the heart of Zanzibar’s natural beauty. Whether you’re exploring the forest’s winding trails, encountering its diverse wildlife, or simply soaking in the tranquility of this pristine environment, Jozani Forest offers a truly unforgettable experience for nature lovers and adventure seekers alike.




Pick up/Drop off (Stonetown only, other destination ask for price)
A bottle of mineral water
Guiding fee
Entrance fee
Conservation fee
All government Fee & taxes
Anything not mentioned in inclusion is not included


1 person$70
2 - 6 persons$35 per person
7 or more$30 per person