Tarangire Safari Lodge

Tarangire National Park Tanzania

  • Inside Tarangire National Park which is superb during the main dry season (Jul - Oct / mid - Nov)
  • Great views of the Tarangire River.
  • Good value option with a range of accommodation.
  • A relatively short drive from Arusha.
  • Swimming pool.

Open: Tarangire Safari Lodge is open all year.

Location: The lodge is on a tall bluff overlooking the Tarangire River inside Tarangire National Park. It is 125km southwest of Arusha, about a 2 hour drive.

Rooms: There are both tents and bungalows, 40 in total. Tents stand on a solid base and have a thatched roof, gauze windows and a veranda at the front. The en-suite shower rooms have solar heated water. The 5 bungalows are built in traditional Maasai style. They are circular, with thick walls, large windows and thatched roofs. Beds have mosquito nets. As with the tents, the en-suite shower rooms have solar-heated water. The bungalows can accommodate 3 people. Power is provided between the hours of 6 and 10 in the morning and 6 and 11 in the evening.

Activities: Wildlife viewing is based on game drives, night drives and guided bush walks. Guests can go on bird watching walks in the lodge grounds.

Facilities: The lodge has an open-sided dining room where generous buffet-style meals and 3-course dinners are served. The lounge and bar has comfy sofas and coffee tables where guests can read, chat and enjoy a drink in comfort. The ‘secret sundowner’ service provides free snacks between 6 and 7 each evening. Free tea and coffee are available all day. There is an outdoor pool. In the bar there is a charging facility for recharging camera batteries. The Baobab Boutique stocks gifts and textiles.

Dining: Meals are taken at individual tables.

Children: Children of all ages are welcome, though there is a minimum age limit of 12 on night drives and 16 on guided walks. There is a paddling pool for children and early dinners can be arranged.

Health: This is a malarial area.

Communication: There is Wi-Fi internet access in the lounge, to be paid for locally.

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Client Rating for Tanzania 5/5 from 217 reviews

As advertised - lodge with an awesome view and it was with a big terrace overlooking the park and lovely spacious tented accommodation. Food was OK and the swimming pool was lovely and a welcome relief from the heat.

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