Saadani National Park reviews


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Saandani National Park is a 1100 km² (425 mi²) wildlife sanctuary on Tanzania’s eastern coast adjacent to the island of Zanzibar. Thanks to its Indian Ocean coastline, Saandani is one of the few African parks to offer both aquatic and terrestrial tours. Along the coast dolphins are common and Green sea turtles can be spotted. During the October and November migrati... ...

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(5/5 stars) Written on: Mar 08, 2017   |   Visited: Feb 2016.
We spent the weekend in Saadani National Park. You won't get to see your big 5, but this is all compensated by spectacular scenery, location by the sea. Getting there easy and the road to the park (from Dar es Salaam) and the main road through the park are good.

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(3/5 stars) Written on: Jan 17, 2014   |   Visited: Jan 2008.
When I was in Zanzibar I noticed there were a few places that were a very short plane ride away. One was Saadani. I decided to check out this less-visited park and spent two days there. It's very lush and tropical and I did not see as many animals as I was hoping; mainly Colubus monkeys. It is a nice break for those looking for some sea, sand and a bit of wildlife.
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Elephant
Suni
Hippopotamus
Nile crocodile
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(3/5 stars) Written on: May 31, 2013   |   Visited: Apr 2012.
We had an awesome experience at Saadani National Park. This park is unique in many ways, one of them being its the only national park bordering the sea.

After a 5 day trip in northern Tanzania we came to Saadani for some peace and tranquility. We arrived by air to Saadani airstrip. Our stay was at the Saadani lodge, a relaxing beautiful lodge in the heart of snp... read more

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Leopard
Hippopotamus
Nile crocodile
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Safari suitability: 7 / 10
Four out of the big five, ocean safaris with whales and sea turtles are special attractions. Slightly more remote location.
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Bird watching
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Boating / canoeing
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