This uninhabited island outside Zanzibar has an exceptional shallow-water coral reef in excellent condition and abundant fish life. Acclaimed from many, included UN for the initiative of ecotourism and local environmental education programs.
Today a private, non-profit nature reserve, who protect the reef, but also doing community outreach with local school children. More than 200 speiceis of corals, the surrounding water have more than 370 speicies of fish who dolphins gladly feed of, and the island also provides a haven for hawkbill turtles.
Chumbe have three historical buildings; a lighthouse and a mosque dating back to the ealy 1900s, and the former warden’s house.
Offers that includes Chumbe Island Coral Park: