splendor of Zanzibar, Africa - visit her great parks and sunbath on her
Mini Adventure Abroad
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 adventure program provides volunteers abroad and international
interns with four days of guided island and beach tours, plus about
eight days of voluntary community work in the African Island of
adventure tours cover forest wetland ecosystems home to
mangrove trees, various birds, and endangered animal species;
snorkeling and swimming; dolphin tours;
boat riding and beach recreation among other activities.
Under this program, voluntary service in Zanzibar includes teaching
English as a second language, playing games and sports with the
orphaned children and helping the children with homework.
international volunteers will work with local children or other
projects of your choice including teaching at a local school, medical
volunteer work, nature and environment conservation and more.
schedule of the Zanzibar Adventure 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
– 8: Introduction to the needy and orphaned children and
local volunteer projects
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 sports.
During their free time and weekends, overseas volunteers can explore
landscape of Zanzibar, travel to Dar es Salaam, the capital of
Tanzania, or to Pemba and neighboring Islands.
Day 10 -
Jozani Forest : Overseas volunteers and international interns
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
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.
Day 14: Departure
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.
program is mostly combined with the Zanzibar language and culture
program but is also offered on its own. The adventure
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 in Zanzibar.
covered by specially selected
local host families.
meals provided with prior request.