National Parks

Tanzania Wildlife Safaris .Com.Au offers clients a detailed, comprehensive information guide on the majority of Tanzania’s game reserves and national parks.

National parks in Tanzania are truly world-class, and make up 25 per cent of Tanzania’s surface area. Of these the Serengeti is probably the best known national park of all. Serengeti, along with the very large Selous Game Reserve, offers a huge variety of protected game park areas, which is home to roughly 20 per cent of Africa’s mammal population.

 

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Serengeti Plains National park

The Serengeti Plains National Park, the oldest and most popular Tanzania National Park is famed for its annual wildebeest migration, a trek for fresh grazing, and arguably the world’s greatest wildlife spectacle. The Serengeti National Park is without a doubt a defining image of East Africa and more specifically of Tanzania.


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Ngorongoro Crater

The Ngorongoro Crater is without a doubt one of the most beautiful and most densely crowded wildlife areas of Tanzania. A visit to the Ngorongoro Crater is one of the main drawcards for tourists visiting Tanzania and a definite world-class attraction. The crater is the world’s largest unbroken volcanic caldera and its steep sides form a natural enclosure for a very wide variety of wildlife.


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Lake Manyara National Park

The Lake Manyara National Park, the most dramatically located Tanzania National Park, stretches for 50km along the base of the Great Rift Valley escarpment. Lake Manyara’s most visible predators and also its prime tourist attraction are lions, famous for their habit of climbing trees. The Lake also provides the perfect introduction to Tanzania’s birdlife.


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Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park features one of the highest population densities of elephants in Tanzania, and contains large stretches of acacia woodland, and grassy savannah, accompanied by large baobab trees, making it a beautiful and special location. In the dry season, many species of animals come to drink and cool in the waters of the Tarangire River before moving on to better grazing areas when the rains arrive.


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Arusha National Park

The Arusha National Park the smallest Tanzania National Park, but without a doubt a very beautiful park. The closest Tanzania National Park to Arusha, northern Tanzania’s safari capital, making it ideal for day excursions. The wildlife in the Arusha National Park is abundant and it is without a doubt one of the most beautiful and topographically varied parks in Tanzania.