Throughout the year, Zanzibar enjoys warm, tropical weather with average maximum temperatures around 30°C (86°F) and rarely dropping below 20°C (68°F). It is the perfect destination for beach lovers!
When visiting Zanzibar, dress in lightweight, breathable clothing such as cotton and linen. This will keep you cool and comfortable in the warm, tropical climate. For detailed information on what to wear, please refer to our Travel Guide.
In Zanzibar, the official currency is the Tanzanian Shilling (TZS). Cash is commonly used, while credit cards are only accepted in larger establishments.
We discuss vaccinations in the pre-flight guide. It is a topic worth familiarizing yourself with before the trip.