Offering guests an authentic safari experience under traditional canvas, Tarangire Safari Lodge boasts magnificent views of the Tarangire River and the acacia forests beyond. Ideal for families and couples, as well as those looking for a relaxing escape, there are many exciting game-viewing opportunities, giving guests the chance to get up close and personal with some of the African wildlife in their natural habitat. The Tarangire River is the lifeline of the park and attracts a multitude of wildlife which routinely comes there to drink, meaning that Tarangire Safari Lodge is in prime wildlife viewing position.
Owned and managed by the Simonson family the lodge has a personal touch that can be felt throughout. The 35 traditional canvas tents are ideal for couples, while the five stone bungalows are perfect for families with children. All of the rooms have incredible views that are comfortable and well-appointed. Each has it’s own veranda that looks out over the plains, and the en-suite bathrooms have solar-heated showers.
Guest areas include a spacious lounge and dining area with high, thatched roof and open sides, allowing for uninterrupted views. Furnished with plush couches and coffee tables it’s the ideal place to relax and discuss the day’s adventures. The lodge also has a swimming pool with an adjacent splash pool for kids.
As it’s situated inside the Tarangire Game Reserve, there is plenty for guests to do. From morning and evening game drives that are taken in specially designed, open 4x4s, to guided bush walks, night drives and birding. The Big Five are often seen at the river, as well as in the more secluded corners of the park and there is a large variety of plains game that roam in herds across the grasslands. Tarangire is best known for its huge number of elephants, with approximately 2 500 on record, with large herds often seen close to the lodge. With it’s varied habitats and the constant flow of water to the area, there is a large and diverse wildlife population, with 94 species of mammal and over 500 bird species on record.
- Child Friendly Activities
- Game Drives