BAWE ISLAND

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ZANZIBAR CRAZY DAYS

  • Bawe Island Was Given By Seyid Barghash Bin Seyid
  • Snorkelling And Scuba Diving
  • Cape Town With Zanzibar
  • Seychelles And Aden
  • Seyid Khalifa Bin Seyid
  • Bungalows Were Built On The Island
  • To Host Weekend Parties

Program (Half Day)

08:30am– Pick up ex Hotel for Bawe Island . Depart from the In 1879, Bawe Island was given by Seyid Barghash bin Seyid, 3rd Omani Sultan of Zanzibar, to the Eastern Telegraph Company to be used as the operations station for the underwater telegraphic cable linking Cape Town with Zanzibar, Seychelles and Aden. The agreement was extended ten years later, in 1889, by the next Sultan, Seyid Khalifa bin Seyid. To accommodate the Cable & Wireless staff, Bungalows were built on the island, which were used also to host weekend parties when other town-based staff would visit and enjoy the beach with their families. Bawe is renowned for its breathtaking marine life, making it a popular site for both snorkelling and scuba diving.

1300hrs
– Back to the hotel

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