Pemba Island

  • Pemba Island
  • Pemba Island
  • Pemba Island
  • Pemba Island
  • Pemba Island
  • Pemba Island
  • Pemba Island

Pemba Island is situated about 80km from Zanzibar Island (Unguja), directly east of Tanga on the Tanzanian mainland. Pemba is smaller than Unguja but has a hillier landscape, although its highest point is less than 100 metres above sea level. For those seeking an adventure, Pemba is a fascinating and beautiful island to visit. Pemba offers today’s visitor a number of attractions including lovely beaches, world-class scuba diving and a number of historical sites. Ngezi Forest Reserve is a beautiful place to visit, as is Misali Island, which Captain Kidd is reputed to have used as a hide-out in the 17th century. The forests of Pemba are home of flying foxes, 'popo' in Kiswahili.

Trip Type: 
Beach
Recommended to: 
Couples
Groups
Families
Kids
Backpacker
Honeymooners
To see / To do: 
beach holiday
diving
snorkeling
flying foxes

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