We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park

Features Animals
Closed Now: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Book In Advance
All photos (1,322)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
Closed Now
Hours Today: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
See all hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
| Zanzibar, Tanzania
+255 777 428 033
Improve This Listing
Ways to Experience Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park
from US$88.00
More Info
from US$60.00
More Info
Reviews (996)
Filter reviews
448 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews red colobus monkeys mahogany trees mangrove swamp beautiful forest forest walk entrance fee flora and fauna elephant shrew their natural habitat nice walk stone town very interesting tour taking photos clams conservation efforts knowledgeable guide great guide
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 448 reviews
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Speechless by this beautiful place!! It was amazing to see the Monkeys in there natural habitats and walking through the Bush was so refreshing but the Mangroves will leave u Speechless! Amazing informative tour guides very friendly staff and there are places there for a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank NamsyW
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got to do this tour and our tour guide was very nice. He was explaining a lot about the fauna there. He showed us the lovely monkeys and we got to see them quite close. The mangrove part was super interesting too even if...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank iuliaale
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Jozani Forest is a worthwhile stop while on Zanzibar. Since this is a national park you are given a guide, and ours was excellent and very knowledgable. The tour is broken into three areas, medicinal plants, monkeys and the mangrove forest. Total time spent...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Traveler316
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

During the approx. 1,5 hour long tour you get to explore the (mahogany) forest, the mangroves and meet the blue and red monkeys. Although $10 (20.000 Schilling) might seem a bit steep at first glance, the guide does take his time and tries to make...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Hamburg404
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Obviously, the most interesting part of this place is the red colobus monkeys, endemic to the island of Zanzibar. I would like to add that you can also observe the shier blue monkeys, also very nice. The red colobus are very playful and very cute....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ina g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Is easy to do this trip independently by taxi/driver & pay entrance fee ($10 each which includes guide). Saw the Columbus monkeys in their natural habitat - and blue monkeys. Was a bit worried after seeing mixed reviews on trip adviser but we had a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank big_travellers
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

If you are on Zanzibar, don't miss this place. You have 3 thing's to see: monkey's, jungle and mangroove wood. If you are going in you'r own arrangement (no agency) you have to know that guide is included in ticket price.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sandra Ž
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

If you have been on safari already you could give this a miss BUT if you are like me and haven’t holidayed in Africa for years then go and enjoy. We got up close to the monkeys to observe and photograph. I really loved the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank benjyk
Reviewed 24 October 2018

The guide books make this sound like a great forest adventure, in fact it is a sad and contrived experience. To start you are led in a group through some old buildings into a bit of scrub forest where some habituated semi tame monkeys are...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank wisborough1
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Zanzibar island has a plenty options for excursions likes of safari blue , Dolfin tour , snorkeling Mnemba island and sea weed plantation but Jozan forest has something special to offer , The red colobus monkey is something not to miss while visiting in zanzibar

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank GroupTableTalk
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 180 nearby hotels
Paje by Night Hotel
331 reviews
12.86 km away
Dhow Inn
218 reviews
12.91 km away
Cristal Resort
92 reviews
12.92 km away
Arabian Nights Hotel
162 reviews
12.93 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 334 nearby restaurants
Kijiji Restaurant
166 reviews
12.60 km away
Sahari Zanzibar
82 reviews
13.21 km away
Mr Kahawa
397 reviews
12.97 km away
Ocean Restaurant
292 reviews
12.97 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 345 nearby attractions
Paje Beach
851 reviews
12.97 km away
Paje Scooter Rent
73 reviews
12.56 km away
Moudy Taxi Driver Zanzibar
28 reviews
12.59 km away
Zanzi Quad Safari
6 reviews
12.75 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
19 November 2018|
AnswerShow all 8 answers
Response from Lucy-su-15 | Reviewed this property |
We had it organized by our driver from the hotel, but I saw some guides waiting at the entrance
11 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from RaphaelB1840 | Reviewed this property |
you just need a taxi to there, entrance cost 10$ per person...