Ferries to Zanzibar Island
2 Ferry crossings from 3 Ports
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Ferries to Zanzibar Island

Ferries to Zanzibar Island are provided by Zan Fast Ferries.

Zanzibar Island Ferry Times

Ferries to Zanzibar Island sail around 10 times a day and up to 64 times a week. Ferry timetables can vary by season. Use our deal finder for the latest ferry information and tickets.

Zanzibar Island Ferry Ports

There is only 1 ferry port in Zanzibar Island and this is Zanzibar.

Ferries from Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar

Dar es Salaam Zanzibar 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 Mkoani to Zanzibar

The ferry from Mkoani to Zanzibar sails in approximately 1 hour 30 minutes with 5 weekly sailings.

Can you take a car ferry to Zanzibar Island?

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

Zanzibar Island Ferry Prices and Offers

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

Book ferry tickets to Zanzibar Island

Booking ferries to Zanzibar Island 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 Zanzibar Island?

Ferries to Zanzibar Island:
  • Dar es Salaam
  • Mkoani

What is the fastest ferry to Zanzibar Island?

The Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar ferry is the fastest ferry route to Zanzibar Island with a ferry crossing time of 1h 20m on average.

What are the ferry ports in Zanzibar Island?

Zanzibar Island Ferry Ports:
  • Zanzibar

Can you take pets on the ferry to Zanzibar Island?

No, pets are not permitted on ferries to Zanzibar Island.

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