Freddie Mercury Tour

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Find out how Farouk Bulsara became Freddie Mercury, lead singer for the famous band Queen and one of the greatest musicians in rock history. Visit the places where he spent his early years including his childhood home, the temple where he and his family practiced their religion and a restaurant that is a tribute to the man and the music.


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Walk the streets of Stone Town and follow in the footsteps of Zanzibar's most famous son, Freddie Mercury, a skilled musician and lead singer of the rock band Queen.

Born Farouk Bulsara on September 5, 1946, Freddie Mercury and his family emigrated to Zanzibar from India. After studying at a boarding school in Bombay, Freddie returned to Zanzibar before leaving for London at the age of 18 beginning his transformation to the great musician we know today.

Wander through Shangani where Freddie Mercury was born and lived with his family. Your guide will take you to the Zanzibar Gallery shop, once home to the Bulsara family where you will receive a Freddie Mercury t-shirt. From here, proceed to the mystical Zoroastrian temple, where Mercury and his family practiced their religion.

End the day with a seafront lunch at Mercury's restaurant, a modern day tribute to the man and the music.


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  • Hotel pick-up

  • Transport

  • Services of an experienced guide

  • Entrance fees


  • Meals and drinks (unless specified)

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Personal expenses

Please Note

  • Child rates are applicable from ages 0 to 11 years.

  • Guides are available in English, French, Italian and Spanish. Must be pre-booked at the time of booking.

  • Guests are advised to wear comfortable closed walking or hiking shoes and to dress conservatively when walking through Stone Town.

  • For departures from other areas, please inquire.

  • During the holy month of Ramadan, please be advised that all restaurants not part of hotels will be closed and will not offer services during daytime. Hotels and similar establishments will have to restrict food and drinking services to the confinements of their premises. Please refrain from eating, drinking, kissing and smoking in public as this will offend the traditional and cultural norms of the country during this period.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 8 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 20% Cancellation Fee (80% reimbursement): between 4 to 7 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 3 days or less prior to date of activity.

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