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Enjoy Blissful Moments on Mbudya Island

Escape the hustle and bustle of downtown Dar es Salaam. A 15-minute motorboat ride from the mainland will take you to the idyllic island paradise of Mbudya Island in the Dar es Salaam Marine Reserve. Soak up the rays on the island's white-sand beaches, enjoy snorkeling adventures, and head out for a swim in the turquoise waters. Bandas (thatched huts) are available for rent on the beach, and you can savor fresh barbecued seafood and sip on cold drinks while you unwind. It's no wonder Mbudya is one of the most popular day trips from the city.
 

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Entrance fee is Tshs 22,500 ($9.78) for foreigners and Tshs 2,000 ($0.87) for locals
 

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Activities

  • Swimming
  • Snorkeling
  • Sunbathing
  • Hiking
 

FAQs

  • Can I go fishing on Mbudya Island?

    Mbudya is a part of the Dar es Salaam Marine Reserve and fishing is not permitted on the island. However, visitors can enjoy a wide variety of leisure activities, including sunbathing, snorkeling, swimming, and hiking.
  • Can I rent snorkeling equipment on Mbudya Island?

    Yes, snorkeling gear is available for rent on Mbudya Island. For around $15, you can rent snorkels and fins for the whole day. Dive into the turquoise waters around the island and discover a vibrant aquatic world teeming with exotic marine life.
 
 

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