Pemba Island, Zanzibar Archipelago, Tanzania pemba Island is a remote and fascinating island found at the northeast of Zanzibar Island (Unguja is thirty minutes flight away from Stone Town airport.
Pemba is home to the endemic and endangered flying fox bat. The ancient Ngezi Forest is a temperate rain forest and nature reserve.
The lush and traditionally farmed island is famous for its aromatic clove plantations and beautiful rolling hills. Most the local people are farmers, fishermen or artisans and have a strong indigenous culture and less exposed to commercial tourism.
The island of Pemba is one of Zanzibar's close neighbors, and in comparison receives fewer tourists and thus has remained relatively untouched.
- Spice Farm tour
- The Fish Market - local markets where fishermen come to sell their daily catches
- Mkama ndume the fortress historical site shows insight through the architectural history showing Arab, Swahili and a Portuguese
- Chake Chake- tour the capital city it is also very central being near to the airport and the ruins.
- Flying Foxes the largest species of bat in the world
- Chaka ruins of an 18th century town thought to be the capital at the time.
- The Mzuri family remains lie in six tombs.
- Water sports – Diving, Snorkelling Trips, Dhow Trip
- Pemba Channel Conservation Area covers Pemba’s entire west coast.
- All divers, snorkelers and beachgoers must pay the admission fee