Nyerere National Park ” The land of the mighty Rufiji”

Nyerere National Park 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.!

Getting There

The Park can be accessed by road or air

Road: From Dar es salaam to Nyerere National Park is about 250km via Kibiti

Air: There are regular flights from Dar es salaam,Kilimanjaro and Arusha to a number of small airstrips in the Park.


Nyerere National Park has numerous attractions that visitors to the place can enjoy. Some of the best attractions in the Park include the ability to see the big Five, Large concentrations of elephants and Hippos. The Rufiji River full of abundant wildlife, Largest population of African wild dogs to mention but a few. The Park is also endowed with beautiful and scenic landscapes that add to the beauty of this majestic place.

Tourism Activities

Nyerere National Park has some of the activities that give visitors opportunities to enjoy its beauty. The Park will give opportunities to do walking safaris, Game Viewing by vehicles as well as Unforgettable boat trips along the mighty Rufiji.

Boating. Watching wildlife from the water is a beautiful and different way of game viewing. Crocodiles and hippos abound and elephant, waterbuck and buffalo spend a lot of time near the water, but a mass of other game including birds will be seen

Game Drives Game driving along the numerous small tracks is a popular way of enjoying the wildlife. See sample Itineraries to do a safari in Selous (Nyerere National Park), you may like 3 Days safari to Selous, 4 Days Safari to Selous and Mikumi, 5 Days Safaris to Selous.

Walking safaris and fly camping. Guided walking safaris with overnight stays in light weight fly camps are popular.

Bush meals Nyerere National Park facilities and the beautiful wilderness give an excellent opportunities to enjoy meals in the bush.

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