Home to the annual Migration of wildebeest and zebra, the Serengeti offers an exciting wildlife experience throughout the year. Whether marveling at the spectacle of a million wildebeest or enjoying the exclusivity of an area outside of “Migration season”, there is never any shortage of exceptional game viewing.
Possibly the most famous wildlife reserve in the world, the Maasai Mara has consistently provided the backdrop for some of television’s most exciting wildlife documentaries. Situated in the west of Kenya, bordering Tanzania and forming a part of the Serengeti ecosystem, it offers an abundance of wildlife and world class game viewing opportunities.
One of the most iconic natural areas in the world, Ngorongoro Crater is the largest intact volcanic caldera in the world and home to some of the richest wildlife viewing in Africa. Ngorongoro is in fact a caldera (not a crater) and was formed when a large volcano exploded and collapsed on itself two to three million years ago.
Located adjacent to the Maasai Mara National Reserve, this private conservancy is a ground breaking project of tourism benefiting conservation and community. With its high concentration of wildlife, and generous personal space and freedom on offer, visitors enjoy exceptional wildlife encounters while simultaneously contributing to the conservation of the precious Maasai Mara ecosystem.
Set along the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River in the south of the Laikipia region is Alex Hunter’s Ol Pejeta Bush Camp. Commanding magnificent views of the jagged peaks of Mount Kenya, the 6 comfortable and traditional tented suites are an excellent base from which to discover the renowned Ol Pejeta Conservancy.
Famous for its giant Baobab trees and vast herds of elephant, Tarangire national park also offers a variety of wildlife including cats and buffalo. During the dry season the park features one of the highest densities of wildlife per square kilometer in Tanzania as the permanent water source attracts game from all the surrounding areas.
Wild, exclusive and unconstrained, Ruaha National Park is the new safari frontier. Being one of the largest national parks on the continent, this is a special place for safari enthusiasts with diverse landscapes of extraordinary beauty and unrivalled savannah wildlife viewing. This is untamed Africa.
In the south west corner of Africa’s largest lake, Africa’s largest island national park has lain unexplored for decades. Home to wild chimpanzees, elephant, giraffe and over 200 species of bird, this sub-tropical forest eco-system is pristine and waiting to be explored on foot, by boat or traditional safari vehicle.
The north east coast of Zanzibar features the small fishing village of Matemwe, which provides fresh fish on a daily basis to the surrounding lodges. Off the coast lies the Mnemba Atoll with some of the best diving and snorkeling in the region. A quiet and relaxed area, it offers the perfect space in which to unwind.