How to get there ?

By car :

Car rentals and 4X4 from the main Tanzanian towns;

By bus :

Daily comfortable buses from bus stations between Dar es Salaam
(Mbagala Rangi Tatu) and Kilwa masoko (estimated time between 4 & 5 hours).

By air :

Regular flights, bookings only (minimum 5 passengers) between Kilwa masoko airport and Dar es Salaam, Mafia Selous, Songo Songo, Tanga and Zanzibar.
(Contact Coastal Aviation +255 752 627 825)

Where to eat ?

Numerous restaurants are available : not to be missed !

Mishikakis (on skewers), grilled fish, crayfish and stews with Ugali, coconut rice, pilau rice, and vegetables.

At the market

Delicious fruits ! Pineapples, mangos, papayas...

How to get around ?

By minibus ‘‘Dalla - dalla’’ or ‘‘bajaji’’ :

For short trips between villages.

By bicycle :

Rental at the Tourist Office.

How to organize your stay ?

Kilwa islands Tour

Tourist Office
Market Place, Kilwa Masoko
Contact : +255 715 463 029
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Where to stay ?

More than 30 hotels and bed & breakfasts of all categories are to be found at Kilwa Masoko, near to the beach, close to the mangrove, or in the heart of the town.

Guesthouses and hotels at
Kilwa Masoko




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