Saadani National Park
It’s the focal point of the noteworthy triangle of Bagamoyo, Pangani, and Zanzibar. The park is circumscribed by the Indian Ocean on the eastern side while the Wami River frames the southern limit of the Park. It is the most youthful National Park in Tanzania, with the one of a kind refinement of being the main coastal wildlife haven on the eastern shore of Africa. It very well may become from both Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar Island effectively.
Saadani National Park offers one of the remarkable safari situations as it has the absolute rarest blend of a waterway, hedge, and shoreline. It has something put away for everybody. It offers awe-inspiring diversion drives as well as decide on strolling safaris, vessel safaris on the Wami River, swimming seaward sand islands, swimming or appreciating a shoreline picnics.
The parks some of the most staggering perspectives with lined palm trees, white sandy shorelines, and superb perspectives of the blue waters of the Indian Ocean. Saadani offers one of most of the fluctuated wildlife, you can see Lions, leopards, giraffes, bison, warthogs, regular waterbucks, reedbucks, hartebeests, wildebeests, red duikers, more noteworthy kudus, elands, sable pronghorns, yellow mandrills, and velvet monkeys. You can likewise spot Hippo, ocean dolphins, and crocodiles.
Best time to visit
Saadani National Park is an all year travel destination. In any case, the best time for seeing wildlife in Saadani is after the downpours, in January and February, and from June to August. As the wildlife remains inside the park as there would be a lot of water in the fields.
What to see?
Saadani National Park has different wildlife, you can likewise observe marine life at the park. The interesting biological system of the park bolsters a wide range of species. You can spot four of the Big Five African animals in the park. Lions, leopards, wild ox, and elephants can be seen all through the savannah and along the shorelines moreover. You can likewise giraffe, bison, warthog, reedbuck, hartebeest, wildebeest, eland, more noteworthy kudu, sable gazelle, yellow mandrill, and vervet monkey.
It additionally has a rich winged creature populace and you can spot numerous marine and riverine feathered creatures including the mangrove kingfisher and lesser flamingos. Migratory birds can be spotted from November to April.
How to get there?
Saadani National Park can become by roadways, waterways, and airways nonetheless, airways are the most effortless method of transportation.
Roadways: Everyday transport administrations from Dar Es Salaam’s Mbezi transport remain to Saadani and are additionally accessible, which takes around five to six hours of voyage time.
There is likewise a vehicle benefit from Bagamoyo through Msata on the fundamental Chalinze– Arusha road, which as a rule takes three hours to reach Saadani.
Waterways: Private contract watercraft are additionally accessible from Zanzibar and Bagamoyo which by and large takes 2 – 3 hours.
Airways: Chater flights are accessible from Dar Es Salaam and Zanzibar. It takes around 30 minutes to reach Saadani.
Saadani National Park offers a variety of exercises which you can do amid your visit to the park. Recorded beneath are a portion of the activities:
- Game Drive
- Walking Safari
- Bird Safari
- Boat Safari
- Cultural trips
Where to Sleep
During your visit to Saadani National park where the bush meets the ocean, you can overnight here