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Olduvai Camp

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great camp. I little on the basic non-lux side but quite enjoyable. Owned by a French company and run by the Masi the camp is a series of permanent canvas tents which circle a natural boulder formation. Less than an hour in either direction lands you either in the Crater or wonderful wildlife viewing in the souther Serengti Plains. I... More 

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Warwick
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You won't believe this place. Its in the middle of nowhere set into a huge rock with the most spectacular views, you really feel like you are at one with Tanzania. The welcome was very friendly, the accommodation was brilliant and the food was great. We had never stayed in a place like it. We only stayed one night on... More 

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Evesham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here two nights while on safari, excellent camp, very friendly. Lots of little critters around, particularly at night, but so long as you keep tent zipped won't be a bother. Tents large and spacious. Bed comfortable. food good, only complaint was my daughter is a pescitarian, unfortunately this just meant more broccoli instead of meat was given with meals... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we only stayed 1 night at this camp, on our way to the crater, the road to it from the central Serengeti is rough and so is the road from this camp to the crater! It's a pity we didn't really get to enjoy the camp much as we arrived in the late afternoon and departed early the next morning.... More 

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Port Washington, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

My favorite of the places we stayed in Tanzania, Olduvai Camp is a throwback to another time. Built into the rock, the bar, main lodge and observation platforms offered incredible views of the surrounding plains. There are 17 tents and ours was spacious, well insulated against the chilly nights and mornings and had en suite toilet and shower. Make time... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

We stayed here in January 2016 for two nights as part of a 7 day safari. It was my husband, my mother, his mother and I. This was a great place to see wildlife. There were zebra in the background and their hoof prints right up to the tent in the morning. There are hyrax to see particularly if you... More 

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Franklin, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

This place is a must if in the area. The setting was so unique and peaceful. Our tent was very comfortable and secure and the bathroom was great. The wind was really blowing when we went to bed, but we zipped ourselves in, opened the window flaps and slept like babies. The staff was very friendly and the meals good.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

After a long day going through the ngorongora crater and seeing all its beauty and wildlife, we stopped for just an evening here. What a great camp. Awesome views and the Maasai people who worked there were absolutely incredible. Food was 9 out of 10. Had a Bon fire after dinner and got to talk with the Maasia. They wanted... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

It is a great and exotic lodge! It's lost in the middle of the nature. The big rocks reminds of the Lion King ! The view from there is really nice and it feels good to be there. You may want to have a torch light to go back to your tent at night. The staff was nice.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

We spent 3 nights in February at this small Maasai camp arranged by Go2Tanzania. It had spectacular 360 degree views from the various verandas on the kopje and we had 3 days of amazing game viewing whilst here seeing the wildebeest calving, cheetahs, lions and even wild dogs to name but a few. Our tent, food and service were great... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Olduvai Camp has only 17 tents, built around a big kopje. His location in the heart of the NCA is ideal for treks, especially along the Olduvai gorges. Every tent has a good comfort: big beds (doubles or twins) with quality bedding, pillows, covers etc...Necessary furniture, terrace with safari chairs, bathroom inside the structure (WC, hot shower with running water, small sink). The camp is eco-friendly, using solar panels (for lights, water heating etc.), Recycling garbage, water saving etc. Olduvai Camp is a must not to be missed if you like to experience an unforgettable overnight in the bush, between the famous Ngorongoro crater and the endless plains of Serengeti. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Olduvai Camp

Address: Ngorongoro Conservation Area (Nca), Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Serengeti National Park
Price Range: $360 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
Also Known As:
Olduvai Camp Hotel Serengeti National Park
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