Ruaha National Park

Top 12 lodges and safari camps in Ruaha National Park

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Mdonya Old River Camp

Mdonya Old River Camp

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Set in acacia woodland in the heart of Ruaha National Park, Mdonya Old River Camp was designed with a conscious desire to remain ...More about Mdonya Old River Camp

Excellent  92%
(113 reviews)

A lovely camp in a very good national park. Good service, good food, comfortable tents, and the game drives were exceptional. All day drives with lunch stops at picnic areas... Mdonya Old River Camp reviews...

Mwagusi Safari Camp

Mwagusi Safari Camp

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Set on the banks of Tanzania’s seasonal Mwagusi River, Mwagusi Camp is relatively smart and comfortable, yet rustic in feel. ...More about Mwagusi Safari Camp

Excellent  96%
(110 reviews)

We loved this camp. We enjoyed the group dining and our group safari drives. Alex, the manager made us extremely welcome. In fact all her staff were great. The food was ... Mwagusi Safari Camp reviews...

Kwihala Camp

Kwihala Camp

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Kwihala is a well-established camp in Ruaha National Park, Tanzania. In recent years Kwihala has changed management and its location ...More about Kwihala Camp

Excellent  98%
(104 reviews)

Fantastic. The staff worked incredibly well as a team which must reflect good leadership. The camp had just the right balance between comfort and situation appropriateness ... Kwihala Camp reviews...

Jongomero Camp

Jongomero Camp

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Stylish and with a slightly colonial edge, Jongomero Camp is similar to its sister camp Siwandu. It has smooth and seamless service ...More about Jongomero Camp

Excellent  96%
(41 reviews)

Considering the personalised service that was excellent and friendly, I think they could have been a bit more ambitious with my diet. This is only a minor quibble! Jongomero Camp reviews...

Kigelia Camp

Kigelia Camp

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Set on the banks above the Ifuguru sand river in Ruaha National Park, Kigelia is a tented camp that takes its name from the grove ...More about Kigelia Camp

Excellent  96%
(23 reviews)

A real bush camp which blended perfectly with its surroundings. The forests of baobabs in this part of Ruaha are spectacular and we were impressed by the variety of habitats ... Kigelia Camp reviews...

Kichaka Expeditions

Kichaka Expeditions

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Kichaka Expeditions is a private camp which opened in 2013 in a section of Tanzania’s Ruaha National Park far from any of the ...More about Kichaka Expeditions

Excellent  99%
(17 reviews)

Kichaka is definitely not for everyone, but boy, did we enjoy every moment. The camp is situated high up and overlooks the river - which I found amazingly peaceful. The ... Kichaka Expeditions reviews...

Ruaha River Lodge

Ruaha River Lodge

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Situated in a fantastic location right on the river, Ruaha River Lodge is the oldest lodge in Ruaha National Park. Unpretentious ...More about Ruaha River Lodge

Excellent  92%
(12 reviews)

2nd time in Ruaha but first time at River Lodge. A larger camp than we usually stay at ans spread over a large site. The restaurant used for lunch was a bit difficult ... Ruaha River Lodge reviews...

Ikuka

Ikuka

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Built high on the escarpment in Tanzania’s Ruaha National Park, the upmarket Ikuka Safari Camp has commanding views of the park ...More about Ikuka Safari Camp

Excellent  98%
(9 reviews)

Ikuka was a very well run camp and it was evident that everyone worked as a team, not only to provide guests with a great experience, but because they were colleagues and ... Ikuka Safari Camp reviews...

Jongomero Walking Safaris

Jongomero Walking Safaris

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Jongomero Camp also run an excellent fly-camp. Jongomero walking safari offers a simple bush experience whilst keeping a certain ...More about Jongomero Walking

Good  80%
(2 reviews)

My comments already included in the review of the Jongomero camp. Fly camping was great, walks nice. If I have any complaint at all is the "luxury" brought ... Jongomero Walking reviews...

Jabali Ridge

Jabali Ridge

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Jabali Ridge is an exciting new luxury addition to Ruaha National Park. It opened in September 2017, in a prime game viewing ...More about Jabali Ridge

Excellent  100%
(1 reviews)

This place has a real wow factor about it coupled with plenty of 'oohs' and only a couple of 'errs'! Set into a boulder-strewn outcrop the wow factor of how they managed ... Jabali Ridge reviews...

Jabali Private House

Jabali Private House

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Jabali Private House, whilst still under construction, is set to be a luxurious three-bedroom private house which promises to ...More about Jabali Private House

Tandala Tented Camp

Tandala Tented Camp

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Tandala Tented Camp is an authentic safari lodge located about 10 Km outside the southeast boundary of Ruaha National Park. Tandala ...More about Tandala Tented Camp

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