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Nyerere National Park & Ruaha National Park

Aerial view of Nyerere National Park
Mount Kilimanjaro across the golf course Sunset with a spectacular view from Sunset Hill Spectacular sunset views Aerial view of Nyerere National Park Serengeti sunset Fishing dhow at sunrise The bustling coastal city of Dar es Salaam Huge buffalo herds, Katavi Looking into the crater

Covering a total of 50,000km2 of southern Tanzania, Nyerere National Park is one of the largest reserves in the world. The incredible wildlife diversity and expanse of this area earned it UNESCO World Heritage prestige in 1982 as species such as African wild dog, lion, hippo, Cape buffalo and Masai giraffe can be found in higher numbers within the reserve than any other African game reserve or national park.

No permanent structures of human habitation is permitted within the park – a selection of safari camps located along the Rufiji river in Northern Nyerere National Park provide an exclusive safari experience in this vast expanse of untouched wilderness.

Ruaha National Park covers 20,226km2 intersected in the South-East by the Great Ruaha River. A bird watching paradise, Ruaha is home to over 571 species of bird – both resident and migratory.

Nyerere National Park & Ruaha National Park map

● Experience wildlife numbers of wild dog, lion, hippo and buffalo unlike any other African national park or reserve

● Witness wildlife on foot and on boating safaris along the Rufiji river

● World War 1 battle sites

● Ruaha is home to over 571 species of bird & the Sable antelope


● Day Game Drives

● Night Game Drives

● Guided Bush Walks

● Boat Safaris

● Hot Air Balloon Safaris

● Cultural Community Visits

● Fly Camping

● Fishing

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