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 Tanzania - General Info

Time Zone

UTC +3

Yachting Essentials

Voltage: 230 V

Frequency: 50 Hz

Money

Tanzanian shilling (TSh) of 100 senti. Some services, such as entry to the national parks, must be paid in convertible foreign currency.

Communications

International Dialing Code for Tanzania is +255.

A prepaid Tanzania SIM card with a GSM international cell phone is the most convenient and economical calling solution while you travel Tanzania. The Tanzania SIM card includes FREE incoming calls with service across Tanzania. Pay the local rate for local calls and use a cellular phone in Tanzania like you do at home. And unlike home, your Tanzania SIM card and cell phone service is prepaid so there is no need for a contract.

Diplomatic Missions

Emergencies

Emergencies - Dial 112/999

Publications

IMRAY AND ADLARD COLES PILOT BOOKS are available at a discounted price for Noonsite.com users via World Cruising Club

Indian Ocean Cruising Guide
By Rod Heikell
Publisher: Imray Publications (2nd edn, 2007)
ISBN-13: 9780852889725
A good general cruising guide covering the routes from Europe to Australia and points in between, Indian Ocean Cruising Guide covers all the usual points of interest for cruising yachtsmen, from history to climate, weather patterns, formalities, route planning and so on. The general sections are followed by a country-by-country round up in which key ports are described in detail with the aid of harbour plans and photographs. This second edition has been thoroughly revised and contains a lot of additional information on Malaysia and Thailand, the Seychelles and Chagos archipelago.

East Africa Pilot
By Delwyn McPhun
Publisher: Imray,Laurie,Norie & Wilson Ltd (Dec 1998)
ISBN-13: 9780852882511
A complete handbook on the coast of East Africa between Kenya and Durban for both yachtsmen and diving enthusiasts

Tanzania Tourist Board

Tanzania High Commission UK useful information on attractions.

Update History

November 2017: Clearance and formalities section updated.
August 2016: Publication updated.
November 2015: Formalities & fees updated.
July 2015: Publications checked.

Noonsite welcomes information and updates especially regarding clearance, customs and immigration procedures from cruisers visiting this country.
Please E-mail noonsite with any new information, updates or corrections. Even just a short email confirming that the current data is accurate would be most helpful.

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