Pemba Island, teeming with endemics, promises an unforgettable stay.
Prepare to bask in some of the world’s finest white sand beaches. Unlike its more frequented neighbour, Zanzibar, Pemba Island receives fewer annual visitors, preserving its pristine allure. At times, you’ll relish the sensation of having the entire island to yourself – a totally unique experience. Pemba Island, teeming with endemics, promises an unforgettable stay.
The main birding targets of Pemba are three endemic species – the Pemba Sunbird, Pemba White-eye, and the elusive Pemba Scops Owl. You’ll also have the pleasure of encountering the endemic Pemba Vervet Monkey, recognized as a distinct subspecies from its mainland relative. A visit to Ngezi Forest offers the opportunity to spot the splendid Pemba Green Pigeon and a good chance to observe the rare Pemba Flying Fox, a fruit bat exclusive to the island.
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