of the Month The Kenya
Best of Kenya program provides overseas volunteers and interns
abroad with wildlife
& nature viewing safaris in Kenya, Africa. Apply
splendor of Zanzibar, Africa - visit her great parks and sunbath on her
the Explorer in you!Take
your Gap Year
on the Island of Zanzibar in Tanzania with jubileeventures.org,
go abroad on
African tours, visit famous
historical places, play with
dolphins, study turtles,
dive, swim or
snorkel in crystal
soak in the sun on
extensive Zanzibar sandy beaches, support local communities. The Zanzibar Adventure
program provides all these
and more exciting international opportunities at an affordable
Zanzibar International Explorer
Zanzibar international explorer program combines the Zanzibar language
and culture and the Adventure programs. We provide volunteers
interns with three days of Swahili study abroad sessions combined
with local cultural tours; four days of guided island and
beach tours; plus about
two days of voluntary community work in the African Island of
schedule of the Zanzibar international explorer Program is as follows:
Arrival: Meet and Greet at
the airport at Zanzibar Airport –
transfer to the hotel or Host home for overnight.
In-Country Orientation in the
morning, Introduction to Zaznzibar culture, do's and dont's.
Stone Town Tour: Guided
tour of the city of Zanzibar featuring the old town of Zanzibar,
fondly known as Stone
The tour is covered mainly on foot,
providing the guests the opportunity to stroll through the narrow
winding labyrinth alleys and behold uniquely carved Arab doors with
brass studs, carved balconies; the House
the Palace Museum (People's
Livingstone's House; cathedrals
mosques; and Zanzibar's bustling market. Stone Town has excellent gifts
shops with plenty of souvenirs handicrafts and splendid artifacts to
3: Morning: 2-3
hours Swahili lessons. Afternoon:
Take a local bus to the beach village
of Jambiani in the East coast of Zanzibar where you will spend the
remainder of the week.
4: Sunday: Free to relax,
soak in the sun, walk on the most beautiful yet un-crowded beach; feel
like Robinson Crusoe in your remote and extremely peaceful paradise
5: Morning: 2-3 hours
Swahili lessons. Afternoon: join
the villagers to do see weed farming. Seaweed farming is a small local
industry that gives work to hundreds of islanders. The weed was
introduced in Zanzibar from the Philippines in 1988. The product is
shipped to Europe, where it is used in medicines, cosmetics and in the
preservation of foods and beers. Later on as time allows climb on
coconut palms to harvest coconuts together with the locals.
6: Morning: Swahili classes,
2-3 hours. Afternoon:
women in rope making and visit with a local herbal
“doctor” to learn the art and science of herbal
Program Evaluation, 30 minutes. Thereafter, join the local fishermen
for a fishing expedition or jump on a dhow and sail in the calm waters
of the Jambiani lagoon. Alternatively take a 2 hour hike to attraction,
a large cave containing a fresh water spring thought to have once been
used as a holding house for slaves. The cave is also a traditional
shrine and some local people come here to pray and make offerings.
Afternoon: Trip back to Zanzibar city.
Introduction to the needy and orphaned children and local volunteer
staff. International volunteers work with local children or other
projects of their choice. Voluntary service in Zanzibar includes
teaching English as a second language and playing games with the
children, helping the children with homework, and games and
Day 10 -
Jozani Forest : Overseas
volunteers and international interns will take
a half day tour of this famous wetland forest, the only wetland
remaining on Zanzibar island. The wetland is about 45 minutes drive
from the city center. It is home to the only surviving members of the
red Columbus monkey, an almost extinct species.
A local guide
will show visitors to small colonies of these unusual primates. The
guide will also show the international volunteers, the delightful swamp
in the middle of the wetland and small streams flowing into the ocean.
There are lots of mangrove trees, alive with birds of the wetland
Dolphin Adventures, Swimming, Snorkeling: International
volunteers and interns
abroad will have a full day tour on locally constructed sailing dhows,
fitted with outboard motors, marine VHF radios, life jackets and other
security requirements. The trip explores Menai bay a conservation area
inhabited by humpback and bottlenose dolphins. Overseas interns and
volunteers abroad can take the opportunity to do snorkeling. High
quality snorkeling gear is provided. Lunch is provided for free as part
of this trip and is served on a sand bank or on one of the many
uninhabited island in the region. A traditional dish of barbecued fish,
rice, lentils and fish curry is served.
overseas interns and volunteers abroad in the African city of Zanzibar
can sail on an outrigger canoe carved out of a single mango tree,
snorkel, swim or just relax. Interns and volunteers return to Fumba by
sail, wind permitting, or by boat, then to the main island.
Misali, Pemba Tour: Misali
is the famous islet in the South west of
Pemba, Tanzania. Misali is best known for calm and quiet snorkeling
waters, expansive white sandy beaches excellent for sunbathing, fishing
and Dolphin Recreation. International volunteers and overseas interns
in Pemba will have time to participate in any of these activities.
Zanzibar Adventure volunteers and interns will also take a tour of and
marvel at the historical Pemba ruins and visit the biggest tomb and
Mosque in the area.
Zanzibar program evaluation in the morning, Afternoon is Free - End of
the Zanzibar international adventure program.
at leisure for those doing two weeks only. Those staying
longer continue to project placement and volunteer abroad or
international internship work inn Zanzibar. Please
contact us to sign up for the jubileeventures.org
Zanzibar adventure program now.
Zanzibar International Explorer
program’s minimum duration is two weeks. You can sign up for
more than the minimum time - the rest of the time will be allocated to
voluntary service work abroad in Zanzibar.
covered by specially selected
local host families.
meals provided with prior request.