Zanizbar Yachtfun

Luxury cruises
on Zanzibar Archipelago


Zanzibar Yachtfun, the best catamaran charter company in Zanzibar.

Our modern and fully-equipped catamarans will take you on a journey through the warm and crystal-clear waters of Indian Ocean. Experienced crew will make sure that you have everything you need, from expert sailing to delicious cuisine prepared by our talented chefs using fresh local ingredients.

You don’t need any sailing experience to join us – we’ll take care of everything so that you can relax,
unwind, and explore the beauty of Zanzibar from a new perspective.
Come aboard with us for an unforgettable holiday and create memories that will last a lifetime!

Why explore Zanzibar Archipelago with us

Our promise is to provide you with the highest quality of service during your visit to Zanzibar. We utilize our expertise, knowledge, and creativity to meet your expectations and requirements.

We know Zanzibar like the back of our hand, and we also know those who know it even better to be your guide. It allows our guests to discover the beauty and cultural richness of this magical place.

Paying attention to every detail is important to us to ensure that your trip is exceptional and unique, and that our guests feel comfortable and safe throughout their stay.

Modern Catamarans

Our fleet is well kept and designed to provide maximum comfort and safety

Professional Team

Experienced and attentive crew will make sure that all of your needs are met throughout your trip.

Delicious Cuisine

Gifted chefs use fresh, local ingredients to prepare mouth-watering cuisine that will tantalize your taste buds.

Hidden Gems

Explore beaches, coves, and stunning landscapes that can only be accessed by boat, creating unforgettable memories.

Culture and History

Unique blend of African, Arab, and Indian influences makes Zanzibar a truly special place to visit.

Excellente Service

We strive to fulfill your every wish and find answers to all your questions

Zanzibar Yachtfun

Types of charters




Your Home on the Water:
Our Catamarans


A modern sailing catamaran is a unique vessel that offers a spacious and stable, spacious platform for enjoying the open water, relaxation and recreation. This type of boat consists of two hulls connected by a wide beam, providing excellent stability and maneuverability. This sleek, magnificent vessel with an expansive deck is perfect for soaking up the sun and taking in the stunning views of the ocean.

As you step aboard the catamaran, you’ll notice the spacious cockpit with comfortable seating for all passengers. It is a space covered by a roof, so that you can shelter from the sun, lounge in the refreshing shade sipping your favorite drink cooled in the onboard fridge, and enjoy delicious meals at a spacious table. The cockpit is equipped with a top-of-the-line sound system for enjoying music and dancing in the moonlight.
Above the cockpit the helm station is located, providing a clear view of the surrounding water. It is equipped with the modern navigation and communication systems, as well as a engine and sail controls to ensure smooth and effortless sailing. Electric winches make handling the sails a breeze, while the automatic pilot takes the helm and steers the boat on the right course. With all these features at your fingertips, you’ll have everything you need to sail safely and efficiently
Living Space

Moving inside the catamaran, you’ll find a spacious, comfortable and well-appointed living space that’s perfect for relaxing and unwinding. The main salon is bright and airy, with large windows that offer breathtaking views. The modern galley is fully equipped with appliances, cookware, and utensils to prepare delicious meals and snacks during your voyage.

Bathroom is designed to provide you with all the comfort and convenience you need while sailing. Equipped with a marine toilet, sink, small mirror, storage compartments for your toiletries and of course hot water shower to refresh after a long day of swimming or sunbathing, or simply freshen up in the privacy of your own space.
The sleeping accommodations on the catamaran are also impressive, with spacious cabins that offer plenty of privacy and comfort. Each cabin is well-appointed with comfortable double bed, high-quality linens and ample storage space for your belongings. Designed with your comfort in mind, our cabins come equipped with air conditioning to keep you cool and comfortable during hot african nights. We also provide a personal safe to keep your valuables secure.

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Explore the beauty of the ocean and engage in exciting activities on our catamaran! Go snorkeling or scuba diving, paddleboard, kayak or even try windsurfing and kiteboarding. For those looking for a more relaxing time, enjoy the sun on the deck or stargaze at night. We also offer fishing gear for those who want to catch their own dinner. With plenty of equipment provided, there’s something for everyone on our catamaran!

On our catamarans, we offer a meal preparation service for our guests.

Our skilled chefs specialize in creating delicious dishes inspired by the unique flavors of Zanzibar. The island’s cuisine is known for its vibrant spices and fresh seafood, and our chefs take great care to source the highest quality ingredients to ensure that every dish is a culinary delight. Only the freshest local ingredients, including seafood, spices, and tropical fruits are used.

We invite you to indulge in the flavors of Zanzibar and let our chefs take care of your dining needs. With their skill and expertise, you can relax and enjoy your time on the catamaran, while our team prepares a mouthwatering meal that will delight your senses. So come and join us on our catamaran and experience the culinary magic of Zanzibar!

Frequently Asked Questions


Do I need a visa to visit Zanzibar?

Yes, it’s necessary to have an e-visa or e-travel authorization to go Zanzibar. You can find all information here.

What other documents do I need to go to Zanzibar?
At least six months valid passport. Additionally, all international passengers entering Zanzibar must complete an online HEALTH SURVEILLANCE FORM before departure.
Who can go on catamaran charter vacation?
Either you hold the necessary skills, licenses and qualification to operate a catamaran or you don’t – the yacht vacation are absolutely for everyone! With us you can rent the whole yacht with a private crew and enjoy your relaxing holiday. The cost of your hotel vacation is comparable to renting a yacht. And what’s the most beautiful – you can enjoy freedom, privacy and unique views that you can’t find on land.
What are the bareboat charter requirements?
Skipper need to present his sailing license and nautical experience appropriate to his sailing plan. Skipper is also obligated to send via mail a nautical CV where he proof his sailing experience as a skipper on catamaran in previous charters including exotic destinations in tidal waters.
What if I don’t have experience to sail the yacht by myself?
You don’t have to worry. You can still charter a bareboat yacht and all you need to do it to hire our skipper to steer the yacht for you. You will still have the flexibility and freedom to choose where you want to go. Each of our catamarans has a separate cabin for the crew.
How do I know which yacht will suit my needs?
You don’t have to choose a yacht right away. All you have to do is email us sharing your expectations, information about the crew, and we will match the appropriate vessel to your expectations. Each of our yachts is adapted to commercial cruises and provides hotel standards.
How many people are catamaran holidays for?
For those who charter a bareboat, the maximum number of guests is 10. If you want to charter a crewed yacht, depending on whether you have only a skipper or also a cook, the maximum number of guests is 8 or 9. If you don’t have a large group and still want to go on a cruise vacation, you can join one of our cabin cruises, where you can rent a double cabin and share the yacht with other adventurers. Email us and ask for an offer for a cabin cruise offer.
Are children welcome aboard?
Of course. A catamaran cruise is a perfect choice for families! Our yachts are comfortable and designed to provide as much comfort as possible during the cruise. In addition, to make children and parents feel even safer onboard, we recommend renting a safety net, which is installed before the cruise and protects the yacht during the entire duration of the cruise. Our packages include snorkeling sets and there is also a possibility of renting water accessories, so there will be no shortage of fun for your children!
Are pets welcome aboard?
Yes, pets are welcomed onboard


How can I book my yacht charter vacation?
To request an offer or make a booking, you can contact us either by e-mail:, or by a phone +353 85 186 60 38 (WhatsApp). We are here to assist you and answer all your questions.
Our office hours are Monday to Friday from 10 AM to 4 PM (CET).
What are the payment conditions?
Charter fee shall be sent by bank transfer on dedicated bank account.
a) General payment schedules:
booking more than 30 days to charter:
50% – up to 7 days from the reservation day
50% – 30 days before charter day
b) Booking less than 30 days to charter (last minute):
100% payment at the time of booking (for reservations made less than 7 days to charter day – a payment confirmation sent to us is essential)

For our charter fee we have dedicated separate bank account. For those who want to pay for other requested services by bank transfer, please contact us.

What equipment is on the catamaran?
Technical equipment: each of our catamarans has basic equipment, which includes: watermaker, generator, dinghy with the engine, A/C, safety and navigation equipment.

Amenties: each catamaran provides 4 double cabins with double beds, a place to store personal belongings and a private bathroom with toilet, sink and shower. Each catamaran has an additional two cabins dedicated for the crew. Each yacht has a spacious living room with a fully equipped kitchen, a dining table and comfortable sofa. Each of our yacht provides with cockpit with big table and comfortable seating area and all of them provides multiple places to relax on board (lounge deck or flybridge).

What’s included in the charter price?
a) For tailor-made packages and bareboat charters, please contact us to receive a full quotation.

b) For CABIN CRUISES, the package includes: double cabin with A/C and bathroom [SH/WC], skipper, cook, full board, bedlinen, towels, water activities: snorkelling sets, 1x SUP/yacht, 1x fishing rod, dinghy , final cleaning, generator, watermaker, fuel.

The package does not include: flights, airport transfers, on-land tours and attractions, meals outside the yacht, alcohol beverages (available upon the request), Wi-Fi (available upon the request).

c) For CREWED CHARTERS, the package includes: 4x double cabin with A/C and bathroom [SH/WC], skipper, cook, full board, bedlinen, towels, starter pack, final cleaning, generator, watermaker.

The package does not include: flights, airport transfers, on-land tours and attractions, meals outside the yacht, alcohol beverages (available upon the request), Wi-Fi (available upon the request).


What is the embarkation/disembarkation time?
Embarkation is at 5 PM on the first day of your charter. Disembarkation is at 8 AM on the last day.
Where is marina located? I need to go to Zanzibar?
All charters starts at the Azam Sport Marina. If you wish to establish different point, please contact us. On request we can arrange airport transfers for you.
How much is deposit fee?
For bareboat charters 3,000 EUR. For crewed charters 1,000 EUR. For cabin cruises deposit is not required – guests need to sign a form before boarding.
Do you offer deposit insurance?
At the moment our guests can arrange boat damage deposit on his own. We will still require a full deposit upon check-in.
How can we pay for extras at base?
For all extra services we accept cash (EUR or USD) or credit card payments. For all card payments made at base an additional bank fee of 4.5% will be applied (price may change). To avoid credit card transaction charges or carrying a big amount of cash, we are happy to establish different for of payment. Please contact us to receive more information.
What is the cruising area for bareboat charters?
You can sail safely up to 150 NM from Zanzibar Island. The sailing area extends to Tanga and even Mombasa to the north and to Mafia Island and Kliwa Kisiwani to the south. However, we do not recommend sailing outside the waters of Tanzania on your own. Before each bareboat charter, please send us your sailing plan so that we can provide you with the relevant information. All details are always provided during the chart briefing upon the check-in.
What type of life vests are on board?
Each boat is equipped with life jackets. On request we can provide with an inflatable life vests.


How will we shop?
In Zanzibar you need to dedicate the whole day to organise your shopping. Different products can be found in different places and parts of the island. For example, for fresh fish you will have to go to the local fish market and you must appear certain time of the day to get fresh fish. The same applies to spices, meat, vegetables, fruits and dry products. You must know where to go to get fresh products. We can offer one day car rental with our driver and you could either add a cook for one day who will help you organise all purchases. Please contact us to receive the offer.
Do you provide a transfer from the airport?
Yes, we organize a transfer from/to the airport.
How long is the travel from the airport to the marina?ment is on the catamaran?
The airport is located roughly 20 to 25 min away form our marina.
How should we pack for our holidays?
When going on vacation on a yacht, it is best to pack in the so-called sailing bag. A soft bag is much more practical to store. After embarking in the cabin, unpack your things to the cabinets (our modern yachts have many shelves and lockers), and hide the bag or use it for later shopping. If you pack into a hardside luggage, also unpack your belongings in the cabin and leave the empty suitcase in a comfortable and safe place. Remember to make sure you secure your luggage for the entire cruise to avoid damage the yacht.
Can we leave our luggage before check-in to do our shopping?
Yes, we can storage your luggage for few hours before your charter.
Can we rent some water equipment?
Snorkelling sets are provided on every charter. At the moment we offer SUPs and fishing rods.
Can we hire additional towels?
We provide one set of towels per person (one set: 1 x hand and 1 x bath towel). You can hire additional towels according to our offer.

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