Neptune Ngorongoro Luxury Lodge

Neptune Ngorongoro Luxury Lodge is just 5 minutes’ from the Crater entrance and comprises of 20 standalone, sumptuously appointed guest cottages.

Nestled in 50 acres of pristine bush just 5 minutes’ from the Crater entrance, this luxury lodge comprises of 20 standalone guest cottages sumptuously appointed with canopied beds, open fireplaces and large private verandas. Every cottage comes with a butler on call.

In the central main lodge, you’ll find a formal dining room with a large outdoor terrace, a bar, an outdoor swimming pool and a day spa, which offers a range of soothing treatments such as massages and scrubs.

Things to do at Neptune Ngorongoro Luxury Lodge include game drives within the Ngorongoro Crater or Lake Manyara accompanied by experienced guides. You can also visit Olduvai Gorge, home to a historic site known as “The Cradle of Mankind”, tour a coffee farm or see a cultural dance or musical performance at a traditional Maasai village.


How to get to Neptune Ngorongoro Luxury Lodge

Neptune Ngorongoro Luxury Lodge is situated just outside the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, and is 2.5 hours drive from Arusha or 3.5 hours from Kilimanjaro International Airport.

Activities at Neptune Ngorongoro Luxury Lodge

  • Game drives in the Ngorongoro Crater and Conservation Area
  • Lake Manyara safaris
  • Olduvai Gorge visit
  • Coffee farm tours
  • Maasai cultural experiences

*Some activities are available at extra cost.

Neptune Ngorongoro Luxury Lodge Highlights

  • A truly luxurious lodge just steps from the entrance to the Ngorongoro Crater
  • Butlers on call and a full-service day spa
  • Diverse safari options from Lake Manyara to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area
  • Opportunity to visit ancient Olduvai Gorge
  • Cultural interactions and insight into Tanzanian rural life

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The following tours are private, independent and can be easily customised to suit your personal travelling requirements. Please contact us to begin designing your personalised Tanzania experience.



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