Nyerere National Park
"The Land of the Mighty Rufiji"
This is Africa’s Largest National Park! The Park with a staggering size of 30,893 km2 host one of the world’s largest concentration of wildlife. The collection of wildlife both in diversity and abundance is just remarkable! Visitors to this vast sanctuary will be able to see an astounding volume of wildlife both rare and common species.
The Park experiences bimodal rainfall season and the short rains fall in November and December and are followed by a partial drying out in January and February. Thereafter, the long rains follow ending in early May. It is located at an altitude between 100 and 400 meters with annual average rainfall ranging from 10 to 225 mm.
The Park can be accessed by road or abroad:
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.