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Flights to Zanzibar in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 4% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average priceR6 091Average for round-trip flights in September 2021
Round-trip fromR4 355From Johannesburg to Zanzibar Kisauni
One-way fromR147One-way flight from Johannesburg to Zanzibar Kisauni (ZNZ)

Cheap flights to Zanzibar in September, October 2021

The best prices found for ZNZ flights for September, October
2 Oct - 9 Oct
R4 487pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
26 Sep - 2 Oct
R4 516pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
2 Oct - 5 Oct
R4 708pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Zanzibar 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Zanzibar found for this year
4 Nov - 9 Nov
R4 355pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
2 Oct - 9 Oct
R4 487pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
16 Dec - 31 Dec
R4 502pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last minute flights to Zanzibar

Late deals on return flights to Zanzibar, departing today and this week
26 Sep - 2 Oct
R4 516pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
24 Sep - 1 Oct
R5 090pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
26 Sep - 3 Oct
R5 193pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Cheapest prices for Zanzibar flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Zanzibar found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
R5 326
February
R5 340
March
R5 664
April
R6 341
May
R5 605
June
R6 414
July
R5 532
August
R5 546
September
R5 811
October
R5 296
November
R5 340
December
R6 179
Currently, October is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Zanzibar Kisauni. Flying to Zanzibar Kisauni in June will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to Kisauni Airport?

Average Zanzibar Kisauni flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
ZA1 - ZNZ
Price
R5 291 - R7 427
ZNZ
Temperature
22 - 26 °C
ZNZ
Precipitation
24 - 261 mm
The best time to fly to Zanzibar is during February, but great deals can be found at other times. December sees the temperatures in Zanzibar peak to their warmest. May tends, on average, to see the most amount of rainfall.

When is the best time to book a flight to Zanzibar?

The best time to book flights to Zanzibar is 59 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Zanzibar?

At the moment, Wednesday is the most economical day to take a flight to Zanzibar. Saturday is likely to be the most costly.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Zanzibar?

To get the best value, try booking a flight at midday when visiting Zanzibar. Generally the prices will increase for flights in the morning as these tend to have higher demand.

How long is the flight to Zanzibar, Tanzania?

Flights to the Abeid Amani Karume International Airport in Zanzibar, Tanzania from South Africa range anywhere from 3h and 30m to 7h for one-stop flights, and up just over 23h for two-stop flights. The quickest flight of 3h and 30m can be taken out of Johannesburg (JNB), straight to Abeid Amani Karume International Airport.

Where can you get direct flights from South Africa to Zanzibar, Tanzania?

There is one airline that offers direct flights from South Africa to Zanzibar: Johannesburg (JNB) to Zanzibar (ZNZ) via MANGO airlines.

How do you get from Zanzibar airport to the city centre?

From the Abeid Amani Karume International Airport, travelers can take public transportation, an airport shuttle, taxi or drive themselves via rental car. Cars may be rented in advance or when arriving in Zanzibar via Avis or Budget. Because the city centre is only 8 km away from the city centre, public transit or a taxi is also a fast option and will take about 5-15m, depending on traffic.

What are some things to do in Zanzibar, Tanzania?

Whether a visitor is looking to see some sights while on business or experience all of Tanzania’s gorgeous natural beauty, Zanzibar has a little something for everyone. For those who want to go shopping for a souvenir, there is Aromas of Zanzibar, The Coins Shop, Fahari Zanzibar, Darajani Bazaar, Zanzibar Curio Shop, and many more must-see, unique shops.

Some of the famous attractions include Cheetah’s Rock, Prison Island, Nakupenda Beach, Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park, and Jambiana Beach, just to name a few. There are also many tours to embark on while in the city, like the Stone Town City Tour, the Stone Town Walking Tour, and the Nungwi Turtles and Cruise Excursion where one can get a glimpse of gigantic tortoises.

As for food and drink, tourists love to experience local cuisine while on the Zanzibar Food and Spices Tour, which includes a traditional Swahili lunch, the Stone Town Foodie Walk and the Spice Farm Tour. And for those who are really interested in the culinary arts and tasting where they travel, the Zanzibar Spice Tour & Cooking Class is a perfect option.

And for those who want to satisfy their sense of adventure, there are outdoor activities too. Visitors can take a dip while at the Rising Sun Diving Center, Poseidon or Scubafish Zanzibar Ltd. Or for those who want to stay a little dryer, there are the Regional Tours & Safaris, Zanzibuggy, Luxury Short Safari, and Zanzibar Quad Adventure, all which offer a unique journey through the Zanzibar area.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly to Zanzibar, Tanzania?

Yes, travelers flying from South Africa to Tanzania do need a passport. In fact, anyone traveling from Tanzania from another country must show a valid passport with at least three blank pages for Tanzanian stamps. Passport holders also must have a passport expiration date of later than six months after their Tanzania departure date — and they must show a departure plane ticket before entering the country.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Zanzibar?

Booking a flight to Zanzibar Kisauni (ZNZ) is your only option if you intend on flying to Zanzibar. It is only a 7,1 km journey from Kisauni to Zanzibar’s city centre.

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