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Can I fly to Tanzania from New Zealand right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from New Zealand to Tanzania

Most visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Tanzania.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 96 hours before departing to Tanzania.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New Zealand are not required to quarantine after entering Tanzania.

Documents
Health Surveillance Form - Travelers are required to complete an online Health Surveillance Form a maximum of 24 hours before arrival in Tanzania. Travelers will then receive a Unique Health Code (UHC), which they will present to health officials upon arrival.

Electronic Visitor Visa - To visit Tanzania for Business or Tourism, you require a visa. An eVisa is the fastest and easiest way of obtaining a visa as you can submit an application and supporting documents online. If approved, you'll receive your eVisa confirmation electronically. When you arrive at immigration, you will be asked for your passport and eVisa to ensure you have proper documentation.


Can I fly back to New Zealand from Tanzania?

Returning to New Zealand from Tanzania

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Tanzania must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to New Zealand.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Tanzania are not required to quarantine after entering New Zealand.

How long is the flight to Tanzania?

There are a few international airports situated in New Zealand that offer flights to Tanzania. When flying from New Zealand's most prominent airport, Auckland Airport (AKL), to Julius Nyerere International Airport (DAR), the main airport in Tanzania, you can expect a flight duration of 29h 45min. If you are flying from Christchurch Airport (CHC), you can find cheap flights to Tanzania with a lengthier flight duration of between 40h 25min and 64h 20min. Flight durations from Wellington Airport (WLG) to Tanzania will take about 49h 40min. The flight times will depend on the number and duration of stopovers, as well as your chosen airline.

Where can you get direct flights to Tanzania from?

There are no non-stop flights available from New Zealand's major international airports. However, when flying with Emirates Airlines from Auckland Airport (AKL), you can find two-stop Tanzania flight deals. Stopovers can be expected in Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) and Dubai International Airport (DXB) on this two-stop flight from Auckland to Tanzania. When flying from other international airports in New Zealand, only two and three-stop flights are available, although you will have more airlines to choose from as Air New Zealand, Jetstar, and Ethiopian Air all offer flights for this route.

What is the best way to travel around Tanzania?

The distance from the airport (DAR) to the city centre of Dar es Salaam, the Tanzanian capital, is about 12km. The average travel time is around 1h 30min, although peak traffic during rush hour may increase the arrival time drastically. The airport bus stop is a 9min walk from the International Terminal (T3). The bus stop is close to the Airport Mosque. This stop grants access to minibuses travelling to central Dar es Salaam. The trip costs around NZ$ 0,30 per person. The alternative is the BRT transit system referred to as DART, which runs every weekday. Tickets are approximately NZ$ 0,40 per person.

What are some things to do in Tanzania?

Lake Manyara is a national park in Tanzania. Over two-thirds of the park is covered by the lake for which it is named. Home to a diverse range of wildlife, the national park is most famous for its thousands of flamingos. Amongst its number of natural splendours, Tanzania also boasts the opportunity to see all of the iconic Big Five: lions, buffalos, elephants, leopards and rhinos. Another of Tanzania's treasures is Prison Island. Once an outback for convicted felons, it is now home to the highly-endangered Giant Aldabra tortoise. Other wildlife that calls the old prison outback home includes peacocks and buck. Any guide to things to do while visiting Tanzania would be incomplete without mention of Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa's world-famous mountain peak. Mount Kilimanjaro National Park is unique in that it is the only national park in the country not frequented for its diverse range of wildlife, but rather to stand in awe of this wondrous mountain.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly to Tanzania?

New Zealand citizens, along with passport holders from most countries, do need to have a valid passport and visa to visit Tanzania. Multiple-entry business visas cannot be issued at the port of entry.

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