Tazari Caves

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  • Address: Nugwi village, Zanzibar, Tanzania
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  • Phone: +255-653912475
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Cave, Family And Kids

Tazari caves are the largest limestone caves in Zanzibar. They are located right off the coast in Nugwi and offer magnificent views of the sea from some caves. Although they were discovered quite recently, archaeologists say that the caves have existed for billions of years. Evidence points out that they were used as hiding places for slaves. Some evidences also suggest that people lived in the caves long before they were used by the merchants. These artefacts make up a natural museum of primitive civilisation in Zanzibar. The stretch of beach near these caves are good spots for picnics.

Tazari Caves Travel Tips

  • The caves play host to lots of bats. Be careful when using flash.
  • Wear sturdy clothes, gloves and kneepads, helmets when going into the cave.
  • Travel in groups.
  • Follow the instructor diligently.
  • Look out for snakes and insects.
  • Additional contact No: +255 784117488, +255 779078406, +255 653912475

How to Reach Tazari Caves

  • You can hire a car to reach here.

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  • Tazari Caves Address: Nugwi village, Zanzibar, Tanzania
  • Tazari Caves Contact Number: +255-653912475
  • Time required to visit Tazari Caves: 03:00 Hrs
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  • 10.07% of people who visit Zanzibar include Tazari Caves in their plan

  • 51.35% of people start their Tazari Caves visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Tazari Caves

Wednesday, Friday and Saturday

92.3% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Tazari Caves

People normally club together Kendwa Beach and Nungwi Beach while planning their visit to Tazari Caves.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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