Ten things to do in Jambiani, Zanzibar

1. Swim in Kuza Cave and explore underwater cave sculptures

Tours, Swahili Culture, Education, NGO
An ancient jungle cave in Kibigija, Jambiani
 

2. Scour the beach for shells, sticks, coconut husks, seaweed and create an art piece

3. Eat local Swahili food with friendly Kibigija villagers

Swahili local food

4. Enjoy the Kuza Cave wildlife sanctuary with Monkeys, birds, butterflies and Chindi (Squirrels)

5. Have a  smoky BBQ goat feast

6. Play some drums with the local kids in Cultural Infusion's Heritage Arts program

7. Have a chat and beer or Konyagi (local rum) while you watch the full moon rise over the Indian Ocean

8. Meet and play with the local children who really value education and being connected with the broader world

9. Attend a dinner performance to introduce you to Zanzibar culture through the evolution of music introduced by visiting cultures … Continue Reading ››

Kuza Cave Volunteer Village

If you are looking for a vacation with a difference, then why not come to Zanzibar? It is one of the world's most desirable holiday locations . Please don't  imagine a dusty hot savannah.. this is a tropical paradise Island with an exotic mix of cultures on one of the world's oldest trading ports. See our article on "Ten Things to do in Jambiani" We invite you to come and learn from the local community:
  • Batik, painting and jewellery making
  • Swahili cooking lessons
  • How do you live without electricity and a fridge?
  • How do you build an entire house with no power tools or machinery?
  • How do you make rope from a coconut, embroider a hat, harvest seaweed for export, catch an octopus, etc
  • Relax and sloooow downn... breath.. live.. laugh and enjoy talking to people
Swahili local food
Eating Ugali and beans
            In return they want to learn from you for a few hours a day. So far their requests are:
  • Learn and practice English
  • Sewing
  • Housekeeping / cleaning / hygiene practices
  • Playing musical Instruments guitar, keyboard, drums, malimba
  • Drama, dance,sculpture, jewellery , arts and crafts
  • Cooking … Continue Reading ››