Securing Chumbe through the Covid-19 Pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic is affecting the tourism industry globally. To date (20.03.2020) there is only one confirmed case of Coronavirus in Zanzibar. Nonetheless, travel restrictions in many countries, and the need to self-isolate for many in the coming weeks has resulted in many tourists leaving Zanzibar to return home.

Chumbe Island Wins Best in Supporting Conservation Award at Zanzibar Tourism Awards

Chumbe Island recognized as the 2019 winner in “Best in Supporting Conservation” at the Zanzibar Tourism Awards

“Eco-Travel in Zanzibar” article features Chumbe Island

Chumbe Island and cross-island innovators, Seaweed Center in Paje, are “eco-stays and long-term sustainable projects that are changing the way travelers enjoy Zanzibar’s marine life and beaches.”

2019 Chumbe Island Underwater Photo Guides now online

Six (6!) new volumes of underwater photo guides focusing solely on the reef fish, sea turles and invertebrates in the Chumbe MPA.

“On The Forefront Of Eco-Education At Chumbe Island”

gestalten features an in-depth interview with Chumbe Island
founder Sibylle Riedmiller to find out why she made it her
life mission to create the Chumbe Island Coral Park
marine protected area.
Read the article here

Chumbe Island featured in “Sustainable use of coastal areas in Zanzibar” videos (English & Swahili versions)

Ulli Kloiber and Khamis Khalfan featured in new videos that explore the challenges and protection approaches to marine life in Zanzibar

Thank you for supporting 10,000+ Environmental Education participants to Chumbe Island

Since 1996, over 10,000 Zanzibar students and community members visited Chumbe Island because of guest visits

Chumbe Island featured in Swahili Coast Magazine for Best of Africa Award Recognition by Hon. Kombo

Hon. Mahmoud Thabit Kombo congratulates the Chumbe Island team
on winning the “Best of Africa” award at a special press conference
at the Park Hyatt in Zanzibar.
Read here for more information.