• Young boys normally play, run and jump high into the sea in the mornings and as the sun sets in the evening entertaining their guests.

• For years, Makachu has been used to promote Zanzibar’s domestic and international tourism.

jumping into the seat while in Zanzibar
Lupita Nyong'o jumping into the seat while in Zanzibar
Image: Instagram

Award-winning Hollywood actress Lupita Nyong'o has excited netizens after jumping into the sea with her fans while vacationing in Zanzibar.

The actress put up a short video, documenting her stay in Zanzibar where she was seen jumping into the sea from a high point.

The act is a popular sport in Stone Town, Zanzibar. Jump into the ‘sea and swim’ is a famous entertainment sport in Zanzibar.

Young boys normally play, run and jump high into the sea in the mornings and as the sun sets in the evening entertaining their guests.

The sport has so far been nicked named ‘Makachu’ and it attracts hundreds of visitors who visit Stone town.

For years, Makachu has been used to promote Zanzibar’s domestic and international tourism.

Lupita diving in the sea in Zanzibar
Image: Instagram

The sport is also recognized by the Zanzibar government under President Dr. Hussein Ali Mwinyi.

While commenting on the sport, Dr. Mwinyi said that young people were doing a great job of showcasing their talents and experiences in water sports, making Zanzibar a unique place for tourists.

"It is high time to assess the Game so that young people are built on intellectual capacity to advertise opportunities of the sea sports," Mwinyi remarked.

Reactions from  the Lupita Video

anita_soina This is beautiful 😭♥️♥️♥️

christhavemercy 😍 she’s lovely

obebeche_ninjaturtle Mazeh nimesikia poa kusema ukweli ♥️Let me go Hustle Sasa.

fauziashakur That’s amazingly beautiful

ekwenye_ Wow this is amazing 🔥

badgirlcashina Wow so amazing ❤️❤️❤️🙌🙌🙌🙌🙌

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