Culture Excursion Fundu Lagoon

Top 5 Hidden Gems: Must-Do Activities at Fundu Lagoon

Welcome to Fundu Lagoon, a paradise nestled in the heart of Pemba Island, where luxury meets adventure. Beyond the azure waters and pristine beaches, Fundu Lagoon unveils a treasure trove of hidden gems that promise an unforgettable experience for every explorer. Here are the top five must-do activities that will elevate your stay at Fundu Lagoon:

1. Snorkelling Extravaganza at Misali Island:

While snorkelling equipment is readily available at Fundu Lagoon’s Dive Centre, the real magic lies just off the shores of Misali Island. Venture into the crystal-clear waters and embark on a snorkelling tour to the vibrant coral reefs that surround Misali Island. The biodiversity here is nothing short of impressive, with colorful marine life and coral formations waiting to be discovered. Dive into the heart of the ocean and witness nature’s underwater masterpiece.

2. Dolphin Safaris at Sunrise:

Awaken your senses with the energy and excitement of resident dolphin pods during the early morning hours. Join a Dolphin Safari as the rising sun bathes the sea in a warm glow, creating the perfect backdrop for the impressive acrobatics of spinner dolphins. Take a boat ride, marvel at the playful dolphins, and return to the hotel for a delightful breakfast, setting the tone for a day filled with adventure and relaxation.

3. Kayaking Through Mangrove Forests:

Embark on a kayaking adventure to explore the enchanting mangrove forests that fringe the local landscape. As the day cools, paddle through winding waterways and witness the unique beauty of the mangroves. Kayaks are available from the Dive Centre, and our expert team is ready to guide you on the best routes. It’s a serene experience that brings you closer to nature and provides stunning views of the coastal ecosystem.

4. Village Treks:

Immerse yourself in the rich local culture with a trek to the nearby traditional villages. Within walking distance of the resort, these villages offer a glimpse into the daily lives of the island’s inhabitants. Our knowledgeable staff will guide you through unique clay houses, banana and cassava plantations, as well as local fruit and vegetable plots. Remember to dress modestly when venturing outside the resort, seek permission before taking photos, and contribute to the community through donations at Fundu Lagoon’s reception area.

5. Jambangome Ruins & River Safari:

Embark on a journey through time with a river safari and trek to the Jambangome ruins. Cruise up a meandering creek at high tide, and then traverse local farmland to discover the atmospheric and rarely visited ruins of one of Pemba Island’s first settlements. Marvel at ornate carvings being slowly reclaimed by jungle roots and foliage, providing a unique blend of history and nature in a serene setting.

Fundu Lagoon invites you to uncover these hidden gems, creating memories that will last a lifetime. Whether you’re exploring the underwater wonders, witnessing the sunrise with dolphins, paddling through mangrove forests, connecting with local communities, or stepping back in time among ancient ruins, Fundu Lagoon promises an extraordinary blend of luxury and adventure. Your journey to paradise begins here.