We, Pongwe Tour & Safari, are a local company situated in Pongwe town. We were all born here and found our passion for showing visitors our island our way of life. We love Pongwe and work hard every day to support our community.

Tourists trusted us, and now we are a growing business that can employ many of the youth of our town, and becoming an indispensable local company for the support of the community of Pongwe. Grow, learn, improve, support.. The keys of our success. Come and meet us!!

Alhaj – “Mr. Zanzibar”

Booking Manager

Alhaji is 19 years old. At his short age he speaks fluently four languages and is still learning more. He loves serving as a guide and discovering all the secrets of his island to the visitors. He also loves snorkeling and will take you to one of the most colourful coral reefs. He also likes playing football in the evening. Go and join him in a vibrating local match!

Dulla Idi Msomba

Mtu wa nambari - Financial Controller

Dulla is a very responsible person. He takes care of the numbers of the company. At his 34 years old, he is father of 4 little kids. He loves working, his life and keeping his family safe. He ensures everything goes well in the company and finds really satisfactory see tourists happy with our work.

Haruna Idi Msomba

Driver – Dereva

Haruna is 32 and loves working and taking care of his family. He is a very energic man who loves helping the others. One day he will reach a good position to help his town and his community. He is tireless!!

Seiff Idi Msomba

Driver – Dereva

Seiff is 30 and has 4 children. He loves driving and knows every single shortcut road of Zanzibar. He works hard to ensure his family a better life. One day he would like to see Pongwe and his family in a better situation. He works hard everyday to ensure it!


Driver – Dereva

Saidi has 25 years old and two children. He is one of our best drivers. He loves music and dancing. He also loves wearing smart clothes and long shoes. Definitely he is a fashion boy!


Sailor – Local fisher

Salimu is 26 and has two children. He is an experienced sea-man. Expecialized in dhows and local boats. He loves taking visitors snorkeling or fishing. Let him embark you in a drilling experience aboard his Dhow!

Mohamed – “Pilo”

Beach Boy

You will meet him in the beach, with his white smart glasses. He really loves meeting people and singing with them. Go and join him dancing in the beach. 21 years of pure energy!

Idrisa Moha Yussuf

Beach Boy

Idrisa is just 17 but a hard worker. You will see him early in the morning meeting clients. In his free time he loves riding his bicycle and listening music. Go and meet him!!