Zanzibar is a mainly low lying island, covering an area of 2,461 sq km, its highest point reaching 120 meters.
It lives in the Indian Ocean, approximately 25 miles from the Tanzanian mainland coast, and 6 degrees south of the equator. It is 60 miles long and 20 miles wide.
The island of Zanzibar is filled with beautiful sandy beaches lined with coral reefs.
Tourists are drawn to Zanzibar for safari holidays in an area that boasts of lovely cultural sights and natural beauty.
Zanzibar is reputed to have some of the best diving in the world with the fascinating coral reef that surrounds it.
Marine life is abundant and colorful all around the island. There is great visibility for diving all year round with constant warm water temperatures.
Regardless of the time of year, Zanzibar hotels jam packed with tourists wanting a taste of the safari, the sights, the diving, and the warm weather.
You'll find bloggers talking about Zanzibar at sites like Future Trans Human News Blog and The Zanzibar Annie Blog.
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