Dhow Sunset Cruises

Traditional Cruise

-Along Stone Town's Sea front-

Cruising around small islands and along the coast line on a dhow is a fantastic and memorable experience. The sunsets viewed from the dhow are evocative and timeless. Beverages and fruit or snacks served on the dhow are usually included, and most are also equipped with an outboard engine. We offer shared Dhow Sunset Cruises along Stone Town's seafront with a maximum of 12 people.

Dhow sunset cruises start at 4:30 or 5:00 p.m. from Stone Town or any other beach and end around 7:00 p.m.



The VANORA Zanzibar

-Luxury Sunset Dinner Cruise on the Vanora-

Enjoy a private sailing excursion with the Vanora - the White Wave. Relax in luxurious style on this beautiful traditional lateen style dhow, and enjoy the enchanting views of Stone Town’s world-famous seafront and the sunset over the Indian Ocean. Departing from Stone Town, the Vanora sails along the coast of Zanzibar, taking in the sites of local culture and life at sea. As the sun begins to set, delight in a delicious and creative, 3-course meal that highlights the local flavours and fresh seafood. The Sunset Dinner Cruise takes 2 hours on your own private dhow, including 3- course seafood dinner, lobster or jumbo prawns, grilled and served fresh on the boat, accompanied by South African wine.

Departs 5 pm, returns at 7 pm


-Luxury Sand Bank and Sunset Dinner Cruise-

Enjoy 4 hours on your own private dhow, enjoying the best of both worlds. A mix of fun in the sun with the elegance of the sunset dinner cruise. Set sail for the beautiful white sand, sandbank and enjoy swimming in the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean. Walk around on what seems like your own private miniature island; a site that tropical vacations are made of. Afterwards, we head towards the coast for a smooth sail with the Zanzibar sunset as our backdrop. Then you will enjoy a 3-course seafood dinner, lobster or jumbo prawns are grilled and served fresh on the boat with South Africa wine. 

Departs at 3 pm , returns at 7 pm.



-Luxury Sunset Cruise with Tapas on the Vanora-

Watch the sunset over the Indian Ocean in style during this 2 hours cruise. Sip on our special selection of South African wines with your special loved one or friends while sailing smoothly down the coast of Zanzibar. Feast on a decadent charcuterie board of fresh meats or vegetable, cheeses, olives and dates, all beautifully presented.

Departs at 5 pm , returns at 7 pm.