Most Unique Saadani National Park

Saadani Game Reserve was gazetted in 1964, covering an area of some 350 sq km from the Wami river in the south to the Mligaji river in the north, with the Arusha-Dar es Salaam railway line as the western boundary. Wildebeest, zebra and eland joined the resident populations including buffalo, elephant, giraffe, lion wild dog and the extremely rare Roosevelt’s sable antelope.  ...

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Mafia Island Marine Park

Mafia is a world-class paradise island of divers, fisherman and water sport lovers.   Mafia Island is the site of Tanzania’s first Marine Park which was gazetted in 1995. The Park covers the southern half of the island and part of the north-east. This is no other island than Mafia, an island at the far reaches of the ever-busy world. ...

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Mountain Climbing Equipment

                                                        OBLIGATORY – all programs ...

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ARUSHA NATIONAL PARK

Distance: 32 kms from Arusha town. From Arusha, a 30 minute drive. The park is on the outskirts of the town (East of Arusha) BRIEF INFORMATION: The second smallest park after the Gombe stream National Park, established in 1960, having a total area of 137 sq kms. ATTRACTIONS: The park is divided into three distinct areas: Ngurdoto Crater, Momella Lakes ...

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LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK

Distance: 130 kms from Arusha town. It is in Arusha region. BRIEF INFORMATION: Manyara is a Maasai word for a plant Emanyara used for making living stockades around their kraals. Other Maasai elders argue that it comes from the word Ol Manyara which means settlement. It was established in 1960, having a total area of 330 sq kms of which ...

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NGORONGORO CRATER

Is a huge caldera / collapsed volcano, 250 sq km and 23 km of 600 metres. Its spectacular setting and abundance of wildlife combine to make it a wonder of the natural world. Consists of 20,000 large animals including some of Tanzania’s last remaining black rhino in the Crater alone.   WILDLIFE: Wildebeest, Zebra, buffalo, gazelles, mice, lions, hyenas, jackals, ...

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SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK

Distance: 335 kms away from Arusha town. It is in Mara region, and small part is in Arusha region. BRIEF INFORMATION: Was first protected in 1921. Established as a National Park in 1951, having an area of 14,760 sq kms. The name Serengeti is derived from the Maasai word “Siringet” which means “an extended area” Apart from Selous, this park ...

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TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK

BRIEF INFORMATION: It was established in 1970, having a total area of 2,600 sq km. It protects the Tarangire River, that runs on the overflow of the great swamps to the south. The land gently rises on either side of the river. On the Westside baobabs are permanent trees, on the east, acacias. The River runs into Lake Burunge, a ...

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Mikumi National Park

Location and Description: Mikumi National Park was gazetted as a National Park in August 1964 and is the 4th largest park (following recent extension of Katavi) in Tanzania covering 3230 square kilometres. The park is named after the village just beyond its western border on the TANZAM (Dar es salaam-Iringa) highway which bisects the park for 50 km. Main features: ...

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Ruaha National Park

This is one of Tanzania’s least accessible parks and as such it is totally untouched and remains one of Tanzania’s most exciting game reserves. One of the best Tanzania’s best kept wildlife secrets is the Ruaha National Park. Previous inaccessibility ensured it remain virtually unchanged for centuries, unaffected by ravages of mankind. Ruaha, the second largest (after the Serengeti) of ...

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