Nowadays it is mainly a fishing town with a lot of coconut trees, providing nice beaches for quiet vacation.
Attraction: Pangani Falls, a water fall that provides electricity for Tanga Dar es Salaam, Arusha and Moshi. Boat Safari on the Pangani River, which hosts birds and crocodiles.
Maziwi Island, which was submerged due to environmental destruction and the effect of the global climate changes; is a nature reserve which provides ground for snorkeling opportunity and dolphins tour. Walking tour in the historical town to see some of old buildings aged more than 200 years old, visits to a former slave labor camps and slave market site.