The price in Zanzibar for a cup of


12-55 SEK

One hour

taxi ride

27-106 SEK

Nearest airports to Zanzibar

Abeid Amani Karume International Airport (ZNZ)

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Currency information

In Zanzibar, you pay with Tanzanian Shillings (TZS) and USD. Means of payment accepted are cash or cards.

Most used means of payment


Primary currency in Zanzibar
Recommended alternative currency

Plan your trip to Zanzibar

At FOREX, you can prepare and plan your trip to Zanzibar with services such as currency exchange, booking experiences and activities, finding flights and travel insurance. Zanzibar is a peninsula and several small islands off the coast of Tanzania, known for its spice plantations, white sandy beaches and the clear, turquoise blue sea. The region offers a fascinating blend of African, Arab, and Indian culture, visible in its architecture, cuisine, and traditions. Discover Zanzibar's rich history by visiting Stone Town's unique streets, historic buildings, and bustling markets.

Things to Do in Zanzibar

Zanzibar offers a perfect blend of relaxation and adventure. Explore the spice orchards or enjoy the sunset on a boat, the island welcomes travelers with its warm hospitality, whether you are looking for a romantic getaway, family adventure or solo exploration. Among the most popular attractions are snorkeling at Mnemba Atoll, visits to Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park, and cultural tours of Stone Town. The best way to experience Zanzibar is by exploring both the bustling markets and the remote beaches. 
We wish you a fantastic trip to Zanzibar with many joyful moments. Have a nice trip!

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Time Zone: UTC+3

Average gratuity in


10-15 %

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