Where to go and unwind

when it comes to taking time out to unwind and relax, dar has plenty to offer from day trips to the beach to relaxing spas. join one of the many groups that meet to do fun activities during down times. whether it's running, acting or doing charity work, dar has it!


boat trips *** $$

escape the big city for a day trip to one of the islands dotted around the dar es salaam shore line. bask on beautiful beaches and swim in crystal waters, only 30 mins away. boats for bongoyo or mbudya island leave slipway every 2 hrs from 9.30am. last boat back leaves at 5pm. if you prefer a more private experience, there are boats to rent for day or evening.

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dining in dar *** $$

discover hidden treasures on the dar food scene with dining in dar, a group that meets every tuesday evenings. refer to their facebook page for times and places.

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hash harriers *** $$

fondly referred to as the drinking club with a running problem, hash harriers is a group that runs every monday evenings around the peninsular, and hits the bar after.

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horse riding **** $$$

enjoy a day out on the beach horse riding at the "Horse Club" near Amani Protea resort across the ferry in kigamboni .


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internations *** $$

the international expat group has an impressive sister club in dar. expats far and wide wishing to connect with other expats meet at various times and places. membership is growing and becoming more popular. join now!

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little theatre **** $$

caught the acting bug? the little theatre lets you live out your dreams whether front and centre on stage or backstage. several productions are produced throughout the year for adults and children alike including the popular, annual christmas pantomime. the little theatre is located behind st peter's church, next to oysterbay protea hotel.

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rotary club *** $$

dar is home to six rotary clubs: rotary club of dar es salaam, bahari, oysterbay, mikocheni, mzizima and north. join the one closest to you and become part of an amazing group of people dedicated to doing great things for their communities.

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scuba diving **** $$$$

fancy an exciting water adventure? venture out scuba diving and explore a new adventure. whitesands offer certified PADI courses. escape the madness and discover the underwater world below!


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$ = under tshs 15,000 | $$ = tshs 15,000 - 30,000 | $$$= tshs 30,000 - 45,000 | $$$$= over 45,000


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