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South Africa to Zanzibar (ZNZ)

All the information you need to plan the best null to ZNZ flight in 2021: compare South Africa to Zanzibar flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Zanzibar.
How far in advance should I book a flight from South Africa to Zanzibar?

Find a great deal and save up to 7% by booking at least 59 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from South Africa to Zanzibar within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at R6 622.

What is the cheapest month to fly from South Africa to Zanzibar?

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to Zanzibar from South Africa average R6 131. You can even find prices in May for less than R6 131, as users have found deals to Zanzibar from as low as R4 319. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Zanzibar from South Africa. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 16%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from South Africa to Zanzibar (ZA - ZNZ)?

When flying from South Africa to Zanzibar, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from South Africa to Zanzibar in December, January 2022

The best prices found for South Africa to ZNZ flights in December, January
21 Jan - 28 Jan
R5 891pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Uganda Airlines
 
1 STOP
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Uganda Airlines
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
29 Jan - 17 Feb
R6 320pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
23 Jan - 30 Jan
R6 352pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

South Africa to Zanzibar 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Zanzibar from South Africa found for this year
24 Dec - 29 Dec
R6 606pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
28 Dec - 13 Jan
R6 669pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
28 Dec - 13 Jan
R6 685pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Last-minute flights from South Africa to Zanzibar

Late deals on return flights to Zanzibar from South Africa, departing today and this week
12 Dec - 10 Jan
R7 320pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Ethiopian Air
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
9 Dec - 19 Dec
R7 527pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
9 Dec - 16 Dec
R7 590pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
ZNZ
Zanzibar Kisauni
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Kisauni from South Africa

The cheapest one-way flights from South Africa to Zanzibar
5:15 - 13:20
Uganda Airlines
1 stop
7h 05m
JNB - ZNZ
Uganda Airlines
R3 890
Travel2Be
2:15 - 17:25
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
14h 10m
CPT - ZNZ
Multiple Airlines
R4 589
lastminute.com
12:25 - 14:20
Kenya Airways
1 stop
24h 55m
JNB - ZNZ
Kenya Airways
R4 764
Travelgenio

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Flight FAQs

From South Africa to Zanzibar

What airport do you fly into for flights to Zanzibar from South Africa?

Zanzibar Kisauni (ZNZ) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from South Africa to Zanzibar. It is only a 7,1 km journey from Kisauni (ZNZ) to Zanzibar’s city centre.

Which airlines flying from South Africa to Zanzibar Kisauni have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from South Africa to Zanzibar Kisauni have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Kenya Airways, Ethiopian Air, and Mango are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Kenya Airways with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from South Africa to Zanzibar for under R5 400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Africa to Zanzibar for under R5 400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ethiopian Air for just R5 367, but on average you can expect to pay R5 955.

Are there last-minute flights available from South Africa to Zanzibar for under R7 400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from South Africa to Zanzibar within the next 7 days for less than R7 400.

How popular is this South Africa to Zanzibar flight route?

Within the past month, 15 275 users have taken a look at flights from South Africa to Zanzibar Kisauni.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from South Africa to Zanzibar one-way?

R3 573 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Kenya Airways. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Uganda Airlines and Ethiopian Air, with prices starting from R3 890 and R4 796, respectively.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from South Africa to Zanzibar?

The most popular airlines flying from South Africa to Zanzibar are Emirates, Ethiopian Air and Mango. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from South Africa to Zanzibar?

The cheapest flight price from South Africa to Zanzibar is R5 890. On average you can expect to pay R5 890. The most popular route, (Johannesburg OR Tambo - Zanzibar Kisauni), can usually be booked for R5 399.

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COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Zanzibar from South Africa?

Information is based on travel restrictions from South Africa to Zanzibar Kisauni

Most visitors from South Africa need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Zanzibar Kisauni.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Africa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 96 hours before departing to Zanzibar Kisauni.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from South Africa are not required to quarantine after entering Zanzibar Kisauni.

Documents
Health Surveillance Form - Travelers are required to complete an online Health Surveillance Form a maximum of 24 hours before arrival in Tanzania. Travelers will then receive a Unique Health Code (UHC), which they will present to health officials upon arrival.

Electronic Visitor Visa - To visit Tanzania for Business or Tourism, you require a visa. An eVisa is the fastest and easiest way of obtaining a visa as you can submit an application and supporting documents online. If approved, you'll receive your eVisa confirmation electronically. When you arrive at immigration, you will be asked for your passport and eVisa to ensure you have proper documentation.


Do I need a test to fly back to South Africa from Zanzibar?

Returning to South Africa from Zanzibar Kisauni

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Zanzibar Kisauni must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to South Africa.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Zanzibar Kisauni are not required to quarantine after entering South Africa.

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Destination information for Zanzibar

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from South Africa to Zanzibar.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = TSh 144,52
Average temperature for December in Zanzibar
26.0 °C
Avg rainfall for December in Zanzibar
150.0 mm

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Top 9 airlines flying from South Africa to Zanzibar Kisauni

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from South Africa to Zanzibar choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Mango
R3 397 R9 907 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Mango. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Ethiopian Air
R4 074 R6 053 No cancel fee 72%
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Air Tanzania
R4 118 R5 518 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Air Tanzania. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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South African
R4 201 R10 023 No cancel fee 78%
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RwandAir
R5 222 R5 492 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by RwandAir. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Emirates
R5 367 R10 803 No cancel fee 75%
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Kenya Airways
R5 687 R8 251 No cancel fee 82%
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Turkish Airlines
R18 312 R25 713 No cancel fee 77%
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British Airways
R141 468 R154 574 No cancel fee 70%
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