Mbuni campsite

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A special campsite near the northeastern border of Tarangire national park, with no facilities. Accommodation is in tents, with every camper having to bring their own - along with food and equipment.

Its name comes from the Swahili word for Ostrich.

What to do there?Camping, bushmeals, game drives in the nearby areas, bird watching etc. It offers a chance to really get closer to wild animals - though you may need a ranger for security.

Or you could spend some time visiting some of the other attractions in the park, a list of which can be found on our attractions page.

Best time to visit?The dry seasons, when the animal's have migrated back into the park making game drives more eventful. There also is a lesser chance of getting stuck in the during this period, meaning more roaming space.

Location of Mbuni campsiteMbuni special campsite is situated near the north eastern border of Tarangire national park, near a seasonal river that drains into the the Silale swamps. It also is a short drive south of Boundary hill gate.

For more information on this location, please see the map below.

How to get there?By air or by road, with the nearest aristrip being Kuro, though there are others - both inside and outside the park as as well. However, these are mostly for regional flights, with the larger international ones being situated a bit further out.

A self drive safari is also possible, using a rental or private vehicle. Daily park tariffs for this include conservation fees, vehicle fees and camping fees.

For more information on the park fees and charges, please see the TANAPA website.

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