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Mkomazi is vital refuge for two highly endangered species, the charismatic black rhino and sociable African wild dog, both of which were successfully reintroduced in the 1990s. Nomadic by nature, wild dog might be seen almost anywhere in the park, but black rhino are restricted to a fenced sanctuary, ensuring their safe keeping for future generations enjoyment and prosperity.
Virgin breathtaking beauty exhibiting unique natural treasures and immense sense of space
Vital refuge for two highly endangered species, the charismatic black rhino and sociable African wild dog
Fantastic destination for birdwatchers, with more than 450 avian species recorded
Mkomazi supports several dry – country specialists’ species that are rare elsewhere in Tanzania; these include the spectacular fringe – eared oryx, with its long back sweeping horns, and the handsome spiral – horned lesser kudu. Oddest of all is the gerenuk, a gazelle distinguished by its slender neck, bizarre alien – like head, and habit of standing tall on its hind legs stretch for acacia leaves that other browsers cannot reach
Approximately 450 species of bird
Endangered African wild Dog and Black Rhino which are enclosed in sanctuaries for habitualization and reintroduction to the wild at a later stage.
Variety of flora and fauna with over 78 species of mammals
An area of 3,245 sq km (1,240 sq miles)
Located in Northern Tanzania split between Kilimanjaro and Tanga administrative regions
Borders Tsavo west National Park in Kenya.
Mkomazi Park Entrance gate lies 112 km (69 miles) from Moshi, 142 km (88.7 miles) from Kilimanjaro International Airport, 120 km (75 miles) from Kilimanjaro National Park – the roof of Africa and 6 km (3.7 miles) from the town of Same.
Best time to visit is from June – October and December – April.
Temperate climate with Savannah and bushland landscapes.
Visit research centre to learn more about Black Rhino and Wild Dog conservation efforts.
4×4 Safari drives.
Night game drives upon ranger approval
Kearsley (T) Ltd.
16, Zanaki Street, P. O. Box 801,
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Call or Email
Tel: +255 22 2137713