Since the ferry accident of July 2012 we are getting questions if the boats are a safe form of transport. We hope you understand we can't give you any guarantees! What we can do is to inform you how our government is handling the current situation by giving you a link to the following website, with this you can keep yourself posted;
Zanzibar may be reached by speedboat from Dar es Salaam (about 2 hours), daily departures. There are also several flights every day from Nairobi, Mombassa, Dar es Salaam, and Kilimanjaro Airport.
azam, fast ferries or seastar ferries (3 hours)ferries that still have a good reputation are:
The average ticket price is 35$ 2nd class/ 40$ first class..