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Ngurdoto Crater

Arusha National Park | Mageso Chember, mzzanine floor, Arusha, Tanzania
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Located in Arusha National Park and off limits to humans, this verdant crater’s mossy, swampy habitat provides a natural sanctuary for elephants, buffalo and Colobus monkeys.
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Arusha National Park | Mageso Chember, mzzanine floor, Arusha, Tanzania
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Reviewed 6 days ago

If you are in Tanzania you cannot miss THE CRATER!!! It is a geological masterpiece and accommodates all the BIG Five you need to see. I consider a visit an absolute must if you are going on a African safari The views from the lodges...More

Thank Rockdoc7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I went there in May 2017 and what a gorgeous amazing place. Filled with animals which is hard to believe when you are standing 2000 metres above on the rim. Spectacular. We loved it.

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What can you say that has not been said? An unbelievably beautiful place to see and I guess the thing to take back is a push for conservation all across the world.

Thank Dudesdad
Reviewed 24 April 2017

After negotiating the park entrance (which always takes much longer than it should), and the scenic drive through the forest to the museum, we walked for half a day into and around the crater, and had a picnic at the view point on the east...More

Thank nhm120
Reviewed 5 April 2017

I am inviting tourist to visit the Arusha National park a gem park to view the primates e.g. colobus monkey which is rarely to see in the others parks, and to spot different species of butterflies, ants, spiders and doing cultural tourism programs out site...More

2  Thank africanculture
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Is is on the tourism safari route and should not be missed. The variety of wildlife, the animal interactions and the natural beauty is unforgettable.

Thank Doris G
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Our first day of Safari was in Tarangire and before going to the Crater we stayed the night at Ngorongoro Farmhouse -- which blew our minds. It's a 5 star luxury resort with amazing food (and decent wine selection!) with breathtaking views. We drove an...More

1  Thank Sabina D
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

This place is amazing and calm and it looks like a mini ngorongoro crater It's a wow place with amazing views.

Thank din s
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We only had 4 hours to spend here but we saw so much. We had already been to 3 other parks but it was here that we saw the rhino.

Thank trundle53
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We had a great time with Bright African safaris and spent a day in the crater. We saw it all there but certainly combine with a trip to the Serengeti

Thank Jesterinoz
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Hi, Which safari outfitter did you use? Was it Tanzania Safari Supremacy? Thanks, Sonya
6 August 2015|
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Response from tennis_bum1209 | Reviewed this property |
I used African Brothers. I panned the trip for almost a year and they were very knowledgeable and the price was more then fair, I have no hesitancy in recommending them.