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Tanzania

Katavi National Park

Explore Katavi National Park

The third largest park in Tanzania, Katavi National Park is also one of the country's more remote areas offering the chance to step back in time to a classic Africa of bygone days. Set in a section of the Great Rift Valley, the park is awash with natural beauty and a booming diversity of wildlife. The park is covered in brachystegia woodland and is popular with grazers such as roan antelopes and eland.

Highlights

  • Explore the third largest national park in Tanzania
  • Known for its untouched and remote natural beauty
  • Sensational game viewing and safari activities
  • Home to a huge hippo and crocodile population
  • Immersive boat safaris along the Katuma River

Iconic Activities

  • 4 WD Safari Icon 4WD Safari
  • Birdwatching Icon Birdwatching
  • Guided Walking Safari Icon Guided Walking Safari
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Katavi National Park Map

Enriching encounters

ICONIC WILDLIFE

Whether you want to tick the Big Five off your bucket list or seek out specific safari species, our expert guides reveal the typical wildlife sightings to expect in the Katavi National Park

  • Wild Dog
    Wild Dog
  • Spotted Hyena
    Spotted Hyena
  • Lion
    Lion
  • Leopard
    Leopard
  • Hippo
    Hippo
  • Elephant
    Elephant
  • Crocodile
    Crocodile
  • Buffalo
    Buffalo
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