Nyerere National Park Overview

This is the Africa’s Largest National Park! The Park with staggering size of 30,893km2 host one of the world’s largest concentration of wildlife. The collection of wildlife both in diversity and abundance is just remarquable! Visitors to this vast sanctuary will be able to see astounding volume of wildlife both rare and common species. The park host the famous ‘’Big Five’’ and some rare species of antelopes like Roan Antelope, Brindled Gnu, Lichtenstein hartebeest, roan, and sable antelopes, Kudu etc. Named officially in 1922 after an English explorer, Captain Frederick Courtney Selous, the reserve was his final resting place when he died there in combat with the Germans during the First World War just below Sugar Mountain in the Beho Beho hills. A small plaque marks the grave.

At 30,000 square kilometres, Nyerere National Park is the largest national park in Africa. It is the size of Switzerland and yet, one can go out for an entire day on game drive and never see another human soul. It is one of our favourite parks in Tanzania and is found in the south of the country.

How to go to Park

How to go to Park

The park is easily accessed by scheduled flights from Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar with a flight

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What makes Parks Unique

What makes Parks Unique

Nyerere National Park has numerous attractions that visitors to the place can enjoy.

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Activities to do

Activities to do

  • Bird Watching
  • Game Viewing
  • Boating
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