Dunia Camp Experience
The safari comes right to Dunia, with the migrating wildebeest herds regularly passing the camp. Outside of the migration, there’s plenty more opportunity for wildlife spotting, too. During downtime, sink into a leather armchair with a cold drink in the open-sided dining tent and scan the sun-bleached plains for movement or get lost in a great book before retiring to your tent for an afternoon snooze.
Meals & refreshments
The food at Dunia is prepared on-site by our chefs. During the rainy season, we buy fresh vegetables from the communities around Mugumu and source the rest of our food as locally as possible. Start the morning with a hearty cooked breakfast on the deck overlooking the Serengeti plains. Alternatively, you can eat when you return from your game drive or we’ll pack breakfast for to enjoy in the bush.
Lunch is a light buffet at camp or packed up for those who want to spend a full day out in the bush. A relaxed dinner is served at camp after the evening game drive, or opt to have a bush dinner under the stars.
Please let us know your dietary requirements ahead of arrival and we’ll be happy to accommodate.
A typical day on safari
We start the day early to find animals when they are most active, heading out on safari around dawn and again at dusk. Timing varies according to the season, but guests can expect the following from typical day on safari.
Start your day bright and early with a wake-up call and tea or coffee. Enjoy breakfast before departure for your morning game drive (or have it packed as a picnic to take with you). You'll arrive back in camp mid-morning, with a chance to freshen up before lunch.
After a leisurely lunch, enjoy siesta. Read a book or just relax and enjoy the views from your private viewing deck. Refuel with afternoon tea and then depart for your afternoon/evening game drive with sundowners. You’ll be back in time for drinks at the bar and dinner – the perfect chance to unwind after a long day in the bush. If you have a private vehicle, you can plan your day with your guide.
We have seven spacious and airy tents, each with a king-sized bed and an en suite bathroom with a hot-water shower and flushing toilet. We also have a larger tent with separate bedrooms for families. Spend siesta time on your private deck looking out over the Serengeti plains.
Dunia is in the central Serengeti, part of Tanzania’s famous Serengeti National Park, surrounded by golden savannah. Twice per year, this area sees millions of wildebeest, zebras and gazelles passing through on their constant migration around the Serengeti and Kenya’s Masai Mara. If you’re lucky, you won’t even need to leave camp to watch the vast herds grazing.
The camp is ideally placed to explore three excellent game viewing areas: Seronera, the Moru Kopjes and the southern Serengeti plains. The Seronera River is a gathering place for lots of wildlife, providing ample opportunity for spotting predators in action. The Moru Kopjes are a cluster of old granite boulders, favoured by big cats that like to use them as lookout points. You might even spot the rare black rhino. The southern plains are covered in lush grass between December and May, perfect for calving wildebeest.
We are delighted to welcome children over the age of 5 and have a larger family tent with separate bedrooms that can accommodate up to five people. We do not have a specific programme for children at Dunia, but our staff and guides strive to entertain all ages. We may be able to make exceptions to our age limit, so please enquire if you need assistance. Additionally, we may also be able to arrange a private vehicle for your family. Please chat to your agent about your options.
Awards, certifications and recognition
Dunia is certified by Responsible Tourism Tanzania with the highest level of "Tree". This certifies a fully integrated responsible tourism approach embedded within daily operations.
Dunia was also recognised by TripAdvisor with a 2020 Travelers' Choice Award, reflecting that guests thoroughly enjoyed their experience in camp, leaving very favourable reviews throughout 2020.