Bongoyo Island, Dar es Salaam

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Unwind on the beach and explore the diverse marine life at Bongoyo Island, a scenic uninhabited island. Lying within a marine reserve, the island makes a popular day trip for locals and tourists, who come for sunbathing and snorkeling. With rocky shores and just two beaches, the protected island also has the remains of a German colonial building, plus lagoons and a mangrove forest for exploration. Get here via a 30-minute boat ride from the Msasani Peninsula, and note that the island has some huts selling drinks and food. A visit to Bongoyo Island represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Dar es Salaam tour itinerary planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Small white sandy beach We were a party if ten. Arrived from the mainland. The very small beach and clear water was affected by the low tide, so be prepared to see dead coral before 10:30. After... 
    Small white sandy beach We were a party if ten. Arrived from the mainland. The very small beach and clear water was affected by the low tide, so be prepared to see dead coral before 10:30. After...  more »
  • The place is less crowded than mbudya island and has a smaller beach. You can go through Slipway, Masaki witha boat. 
    The place is less crowded than mbudya island and has a smaller beach. You can go through Slipway, Masaki witha boat.  more »
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  • Nice Beach, Clean waters. Lovely place to spend day out.

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