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Zanzibar Transport


Public transport on the island of Zanzibar is limited. Daladalas are cheap crowded minibuses that operate extensively on the island. Taxis are quite affordable but travellers are advised to negotiate a price before starting a trip as very few vehicles have a functioning meter.

Motorcycle taxis are a cheap and speedy way to get around the island, but passengers are advised to always wear a helmet. A fun way to explore the island is by bicycle. Bicycles can be hired throughout the island at a very low rate.

Travellers can also hire cars, motorcycles, or 4x4 vehicles (ideal for off road adventurs) and these offer greater independence when it comes to travelling around Zanzibar. Drivers will find that most roads in Zanzibar are fairly well maintained and driving is relatively safe on the island.

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