Fact File


Location

The Mikumi Wildlife Camp is located in the heart of Mikumi National Park and within a few hundred metres of the main entrance gate.
Day trips to the Udzungwa Mountains can be undertaken.
The camp is a convenient stop over point on the way to Ruaha and Katavi National Parks, Zambia and Malawi.

Transportation

Easily accessible, a four to five hour drive from Dar Es Salaam on the main Dar Es Salaam to Zambia and Malawi highway. There is an airstrip close by with daily schedule flights.

Climate

Mikumi National park is about 250km west of Dar es Salaam and is the closest national park to the city. Most of the evening its quite cooler, the rainy seasons of March to May and November/December can bring dramatic torrential rain. But it is usually of short duration followed by brilliant sunshine.

Accommodation

The Mikumi Wildlife Camp has 9 Bandas, each is en – Suite, with large verandas. All bandas can accommodate a minimum of four people, in two separate rooms, making it convenient and friendly for families. The bandas, as well as the lounge, dining-area and bar, overlook the well attended waterholes in front of the Camp.
Mikumi Wildlife Camp is open all year around.

Children

The Mikumi Wildlife Camp welcomes children and we allow a child to stay in the same Banda as the parents. There are few bandas done special for Families, that whilst not adjoining, would be suitable for a family. ( giving total Privacy ) there are facilities for children who would no doubt enjoy the swimming pool and extensive gardens. Meals are not a problem as children can eat what they want, when they want.

Electricity

It is supplied by generator, which runs from 6am - 9am, lunchtime
13 to 14 and again 18 till 11pm.

Water

Is supplied from a bore hole and is pumped up to tanks in the camp. Guests are advised not to drink the water from the tap and bottled water is available. Hot water for showers.

Laundry

We generally do not do laundry, due to limited generator hours and very hard water. However we will try our best to cope with an 'emergency' situation to best of our abilities.

Special Occasions

We can provide the right atmosphere and menu for a birthday, Anniversary, special dinner or lunch.
Lion, Elephant, Buffalo, Giraffe and numerous other mammal species are seen regularly in close vicinity of the camp. Birdlife is also fantastic, with over 400 species recorded.

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