An ancient island with lots of history from the 1800s..Visit the prison ruins,which are now home to tortoises and other sea creatures....
About Prison Island
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Really, it's all about the tortoises. The island trip was pleasant and made more so due to bumping into friends and going with some beers and ciders for the journey. The boat ride is good, the snorkling a bit pointless - it's dead with no...More
30 minute boat trip will take you across to prison island. The prison was the landing post for slaves in transit. Sobering reminder of the past.
What a lovely place? Beautiful scenery and you can see the green sea which is what made my day visit great. The prison island has tourist guides which explain to you about the history of the island. And don't forget the tortoise... You can feed...More
I did some research after reading the reviews. It confirmed the mistreatment of the Tortoises and appalling waste of a resource. It seems no one has firm control of this asset and by supporting it in its current state will only lead to deterioration of...More
The idea of this place, and the reality are two separate things. They're protected here, nice, but I must question the quality of life they have. Could be fantastic, but like much if Zanzibar, it's seen better days.
This can be an interesting site to visit but during our visit there was no guide to give us some history of the place.