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Prison Island Tour

Join us on a half day trip to Prison Island. We will take a boat from the shores of Stone Town, setting down anchor 5 km away, on the beautiful beach of Prison Island.
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Prison Island or by another name Changuu Island is the middle islet of the three visible from the Stone town, it takes approximately30 minutes to get there by a wooden boat powered by and outboard engine. The prison on this island was built in 1893, which was later used as a Quarantine Hospital. The only interesting part on this island is to see the giant tortoises that were brought to this island from Seychelles by Sultan Said in the 1820's. The beach on the island are heaven for swimming, snorkelling, sunbathing or just relax and enjoy the peacefulness that this beautiful island has to offer.

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