Tarangire National Park


Welcome to one of Africa’s most underrated parks. Thanks to its proximity to the Serengeti and Ngorongoro, Tarangire is usually assigned only a day visit as part of a larger northern-circuit itinerary.  But it deserves a whole lot more, at least in the dry season. This is a place where elephants dot the plains like […]

Selous Game Reserve

Tanzania safari & Zanzibar beach holidays

The Selous is Africa’s largest wildlife reserve, and Tanzania’s most extensive protected area. It’s home to large herds of elephants, plus buffaloes, crocodiles, hippos, wild dogs, many bird species and some of Tanzania’s last remaining black rhinos. The Rufiji River is a major feature, and offers the chance for boat safaris, which are a Selous highlight. Visit […]

Rubondo Island National Park

Rubondo Island

The largest island national park in Africa, Rubondo offers a truly off-the-beaten-track, Jurassic Park experience Rubondo Island National Park, alluring for its tranquillity and sublime lakeshore scenery, is one of Tanzania’s best-kept secrets and there may be days when you’re the only guests on the 240-sq-km island. Birdwatching, particularly for shore birds (there are many migrants in November […]

Ruaha National Park


Ruaha National Park is a national park in Tanzania. The addition of the Usangu Game Reserve and other important wetlands to the park in 2008 increased its size to about 20,226 km2 (7,809 sq mi). The park is about 130 kilometres (81 mi) west of Iringa. The park is a part of the 45,000 square kilometres (17,000 sq mi) Rungwa-Kizigo-Muhesi ecosystem, […]

Oldoinyo Lengai

Oldonyo Lengai

Ol Doinyo Lengai is an extremely fascinating volcano it is the only active volcano known to erupt carbonatite lava, a sensational discovery scientists made as recently as in the 1960s: the lavas it erupts are NOT melts based on silica, but on natroncarbonate! Oldoinyo Lengai” means “The Mountain of God” in the Maasai language. The summit of […]

Ngorongoro Connservation Area

ngorongoro Crater by done adventures

This astounding conservation area and Unesco World Heritage Site encompasses the Ngorongoro Crater, Oldupai Gorge and much of the Crater Highlands. It can be experienced in many ways – from a vehicle safari to the floor of the wildlife-packed Ngorongoro Crater to a rugged trek in the Crater Highlands to a foray into the past at Oldupai Gorge. […]

Mount Kilimanjaro National Park

Mount Kilimanjaro National Park

Since its official opening in 1977, Mt Kilimanjaro National Park has become one of Tanzania’s most visited parks. Unlike the other northern parks, this isn’t a place to come for the wildlife, although it’s there. Rather, you come here to gaze in awe at a snowcapped mountain on the equator, and to climb to the top of […]

Misali Island


Surrounded by crystal waters and stunning coral reefs, Misali offers some of the best diving in East Africa, while snorkelling is spectacular and easily reached from the beach. Around the island, nesting turtles favour beaches on the western side, while on the northeast coast is Baobab Beach, with fine sand and a small ranger centre (although information here […]

Mikumi National Park

Mikumi National Park

Mikumi is Tanzania’s fourth-largest national park, and the most accessible from Dar es Salaam. With almost guaranteed year-round wildlife sightings, it makes an ideal safari destination for those without much time. Within its 3230 sq km, it hosts buffaloes, wildebeests, giraffes, elephants, lions, zebras, leopards, crocodiles and more, and chances are high that you’ll see a respectable sampling […]

Matvilla Beach

Musoma Matvilla Beach Resort 19

Looking to explore the beauty of Tanzania, and its endless beaches and turquoise waters, then the Matvilla Beach and Campsite is a great place to start exploring the goodness.Matvilla Beach is located along the lakeside road, about 1.5 km from Musoma’s town centre. Accommodation comprises rooms that have been designed to fit both cultural and […]