In 2015 Global Hospital was established in Stone Town.
Medizin and doctors are "state of the art" . 24/4 Emergency and Ambulance service is available.
On Zanzibar we have some well equipped pharmacies.
For your own first aid kit we recommend
an insect repellent, antihistamine creme/tablets and a painkiller such
as Ibuprofen :
Please don’t forget sun protection .
After a Scandinavian project in 2009 the WHO declared malaria had been successfully eradicated on Zanzibar.
Even credit cards are mostly accepted, you should have some cash on hands i.e.for the market or tips .
At the ATM machines you can withdraw money with Maestro, Master and Visa Credit Card - you will need your PIN Code.
Immigration and Visa Fee
To enter Zanzibar from an international flight you need a visa.
The easiest way is to apply Online Visa in advance.
Your passport has to be valid for at least 6 months
beyond the date of your stay.
If you have any further questions please contact your local Tanzanian embassy
In case your previous stay in a yellow fever infested country you extended more than 12 hours you need a Yellow Fever vaccination.
Fully vaccinated travellers are exempted from any test requirements. Travellers must present a valid vaccination certificate with QR code upon arrival.
Not fully vaccinated travellers/unvaccinated travellers are required to present a negative RT-PCR or NAAT certificate with QR code obtained within 72 hours before departure.
June – August coolest season app.27° C - very little rainfall
September - November app.28° C - from mid of November a 40% chance of rain
December - March warm/ hot app.30°-35° C - from end of March little rainfall
April - May warm app.27° C 7 from mid April heavy rainfall
News and Good to Know about Tanzania and Zanzibar
Zanzibar Tourist Information