Ferries to Tanzania
6 Ferry crossings from 4 Ports
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Ferries to Tanzania

Ferries to Tanzania are provided by Zan Fast Ferries.

Tanzania Ferry Times

Ferries to Tanzania sail around 12 times a day and up to 68 times a week. Ferry timetables can vary by season. Use our deal finder for the latest ferry information and tickets.

Tanzania Ferry Ports

Ferries sail to 4 ports in Tanzania. Dar es Salaam ferry port is the most popular with 28 weekly sailings.

Ferries from Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam

Zanzibar Dar es Salaam ferries sail approximately 4 times a day and up to 28 times a week, with a crossing time of 1 hour 20 minutes.

Ferries from Zanzibar to Mkoani

The ferry from Zanzibar to Mkoani sails in approximately 2 hours with 6 weekly sailings.

Can you take a car ferry to Tanzania?

Currently, car ferries do not sail to Tanzania, only foot passengers are permitted on ferries to Tanzania.

Tanzania Ferry Prices and Offers

Ferry prices for ferries to Tanzania can vary by route, operator and season. We recommend booking in advance to get the best ferry deals and availability.

Book ferry tickets to Tanzania

Booking ferries to Tanzania is easy. Book online and manage your trip with Direct Ferries. Use our Deal Finder to compare tickets and book the best option for you.

Most popular questions

Which ferries travel to Tanzania?

Ferries to Tanzania:
  • Zanzibar
  • Mkoani

What is the fastest ferry to Tanzania?

The Mkoani to Tanga ferry is the fastest ferry route to Tanzania with a ferry crossing time of 1h on average.

What are the ferry ports in Tanzania?

Tanzania Ferry Ports:
  • Dar es Salaam
  • Tanga

Can you take pets on the ferry to Tanzania?

No, pets are not permitted on ferries to Tanzania.

Tanzania Ferry Map and Routes

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