Little Oliver’s Camp

Little Oliver’s Camp offers an exclusive experience of Tarangire National Park, with only five beautiful tents full of handmade furniture, indoor and outdoor showers and private decks.

Little Oliver’s Camp offers an even more exclusive experience of Tarangire National Park than Oliver’s Camp one kilometre upstream. Overlooking a floodplain, this tiny, beautiful five-tent camp is full of handmade furniture including beds crafted from recycled dhow timbers. All guest tents also have private ensuite facilities fitted with indoor and outdoor showers.

Meals and drinks at this campsite are served in a spacious central area under canvas, with a separate mess area to relax and watch wildlife go by. Regular visitors to Little Oliver’s Camp include lion, serval, elephant and giraffe.

Activities at this property include game drives in the early morning or late afternoon. Night safaris are also possible, searching for nocturnal creatures with a powerful spotlight. Little Oliver’s Camp also offers walking safaris – a rare privilege in a national park – where you can learn to identify wildlife by spoor. For the ultimate wilderness experience, go fly camping – this adventure lets you sleep out under the stars. Hot air ballooning is also an option at this bush lodge.

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How to get to Little Oliver’s Camp

Guests can fly into Kuro Airstrip, which is around 60 minutes by road to Little Oliver’s Camp.

Activities at Little Oliver’s Camp

  • Game drives
  • Night safaris
  • Guided nature walks
  • Fly camping
  • Hot air ballooning

Little Oliver’s Camp Highlights

  • A tiny, exclusive bush camp in a remote corner of Tarangire National Park
  • Renowned for great gameviewing and wildlife visitors
  • Perfect for families or groups seeking a private, personal experience
  • A wide range of activities available from night drives to fly camping
  • Specialists in walking safaris

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Below are some of our preferred tented camps and safari lodges in the Tarangire National Park region. Please contact us to tailor accommodation options to suit the style of your trip and your budget.

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Little Oliver’s Camp

Little Oliver’s Camp offers an exclusive experience of Tarangire National Park, with only five beautiful tents full of handmade furniture, indoor and outdoor showers and private decks.

Nimali Tarangire

Small and intimate Nimali Tarangire is a hidden gem located in a private concession bordering Tarangire National Park.

Oliver’s Camp

Located in the remote south of Tarangire National Park, Oliver’s Camp offers authentic bush luxury with just 10 well-appointed ensuite tents, each with indoor and outdoor showers and private verandas.

Sanctuary Swala Camp

Set in a very secluded corner of Tarangire National Park, Sanctuary Swala offers twelve canvas pavilions that epitomise luxury and an exclusive safari experience of this picturesque reserve.

Tarangire Safari Lodge

Family-run Tarangire Safari Lodge features spacious ensuite tents and thatched bungalows as well as panoramic vistas of the plains and game by the Tarangire River below.

Tarangire Treetops

Situated just outside Tarangire National Park, this enchanting safari camp features 20 elevated open-fronted guest bedrooms with views across the Tarangire plains.

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Tanzania Overview

What is the best thing to do in Tanzania?
A wildlife safaris is an absolute must as Tanzania is one of Africa’s great wildlife destinations. Witnessing tens of thousands of wildebeest and zebra in the Serengeti is an unquestionable highlight, whilst the Ngorongoro Crater is one of the natural wonders of the world. A trek to the top of Africa’s highest peak – Mount Kilimanjaro – is a bucket-list experience for any adventure enthusiast.

What is the climate like in Tanzania?
Much of the Serengeti is over 5,000ft so temperatures vary between 22°- 29°C. It is generally sunny and windy, with rain falling between November and May as isolated showers. The low-lying Rift Valley is much hotter (30°-35°C), while the coast is hot and humid. The Ngorongoro Highlands can be cool to cold at night.

How do I get to Tanzania?
There are only two European airlines – KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Turkish Airlines – that fly directly into the country. Otherwise, flying via the Kenyan capital of Nairobi (where far more major airlines fly to including British Airways and Air France) is another option. From here travellers can then fly to numerous airports in Tanzania.

For travellers coming from the United States at least one stop is required. The easiest airlines for connections are either with KLM or Qatar Airways via Doha. From Doha there are also direct flights to Kilimanjaro International Airport.

What can I combine Tanzania with?
Tanzania is often combined with other countries including neighbouring Kenya or either Uganda or Rwanda for a trek to see the gorillas. A few days on the beautiful beaches of Zanzibar is a very popular way to end a Tanzanian safari.

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