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Address: Arusha National Park | Mageso Chember, mzzanine floor, Arusha, Tanzania
Phone Number: 254720650869
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Located in Arusha National Park and off limits to humans, this verdant...

Located in Arusha National Park and off limits to humans, this verdant crater’s mossy, swampy habitat provides a natural sanctuary for elephants, buffalo and Colobus monkeys.

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Lion King is alive

I never saw a place, that felt so unreal. Animals everywhere, living together peacefully. As it was "baby season", there were so many little ones, cuteness overload ;) Of course... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Mar L
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Mainz, Germany
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Mainz, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I never saw a place, that felt so unreal. Animals everywhere, living together peacefully. As it was "baby season", there were so many little ones, cuteness overload ;) Of course there are some lions, but too few to frighten all the thousands of elephants and zebras. Go there, before mankind extincts this wonderful place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My friends insisted on joining them on this safari after a company even in Dar-El-Salam. After failing to find an excuse to join them, I went on the journey. It was truly the best nature visit I ever done. First, the flight to Arusha from Dar using a 4-seater Cessna single engine plane was exciting. I sat next to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went there two years back, it's one of the best safaris I have visited, animals were very close specially lions, zebra, Rhino, elephants etc. It was a day and a night trip but was excellent. I will be back again with my family again.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The amount of animals within the crater was amazing! Seeing 4 male lions within the first few minutes set us up for an amazing day!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you need the one day safari and want to see everything, don't go anywhere else but the crater! Next I would choose serengheti followed by everything else. I saw 3 rhinos in 1 hour!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I went on a safari for 7 days and this was one of the stops. It was amazing. It's like a island of animals. DO NOT miss this it was one of the best stops in 7 days.

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El Dorado Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Best place to see plenty of wild life. Awesome views. It has all kinds of terrain like plains, lake, forest. we saw lions, Elephants, Hippos, Wilder beast, Wild Buffalo, Flamingos, Zebras, It also has a nice picnic spot.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed the stunning beauty of the crater and saw lots of zebra, wildebeest, hippos, lions and other animals. Did get a bit crowded at lunch at the hippo pool with about 50 cars there but still very work visiting!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very green and beautiful National Park. We sighted quite a few animals from the road. Easy access from Arusha.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wildlife abounds in the Ngorongo Crater. I saw 20 lions, a rhino, herds of elephants, giraffes, hyenas, warthogs, zebras, gazelle, wildebeest, and much more - all very close.

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