In the southern tip of the island is the Menai Bay Conservation Area (MBCA). With 470 square meters (180 sm), it is Zanzibar's largest marine protected area with extensive coral reefs, tropical fish, sea grass, and mangroves.
The small village Kizimkazi has the largest baobab tree on the island, the oldest mosque and a beautiful coastline with great rocks.
The Kizimkazi Mosque is believed to be the oldest Islamic building on the East African coast, constructed in the 12th century by settlers from Shiraz, Iran under the order of Sheikh Said bin Omar and rebuilt in the 18th century.
From Kizimkazi "mimi THE DHOW" sets sail to an amazing trip to one of the top snorkelling spots in Zanzibar and, afterwards, to a small beach or sandbank for a delicious seafood barbecue.
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The area is also well-suited for deep sea fishing.
Uzi Island is a remote area on a small peninsula, during high tide reachable only by boat. It has a lush vegetation of banana plants, huge mango trees and mangroves. Discover the mangroves by a small canoe with the feeling of being in an enchanted forest.