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Family Holidays in Tanzania

With such a huge range of options available, Tanzania is the perfect holiday destination for any family. While it can be difficult for some to plan for holidays with children, Go2Tanzania specialise in meeting your needs, so it’s no trouble for us at all. We can help you find lodges with family rooms and tailor private safaris to fit your requirements.

Kids can explore tracks, dress up as maasai, visit a local school or family and see lots of very exciting animals.

We would always recommend that you choose a private safari as this enables you to tailor your game drives to suit your family. Your driver/guide will always make the days interesting as well as educational with their vast knowledge of the local wildlife and the country itself. Zanzibar and Mafia are fantastic destinations for families with their long, sunny beaches and opportunities for both play and relaxation.

Look at our lodge selection below, specially chosen for families. Facilities include catering for children, kids’ clubs and children’s pools. Baby-sitting services are also offered so that parents can enjoy some quality time alone.

For more information or to let use help you, call us at +44 1524 242018 or email Christine MacDougall at chris[at]go2tanzania.co.uk.

Lodges perfect for a Family Holiday

Bashay Rift Lodge

Bashay Rift Lodge Exterior

Bashay Rift Lodge is situated in the Karatu area, just south of the world famous Ngorongoro Crater in Northern Tanzania. Set on top of a hill, this recently opened property (2010) offers its guests fantastic views of the surrounding open farmland below. Guests can relax in the cosy lounge or bar or watch the sun Read More

Chole Mjini

Chole Mjini

Chole Mjini is a small lodge located near to the village of Chole on the northern tip of Mafia Island in the National Marine Park. The island is easily reached by a 30 minute flight from Dar es Salaam, followed by short road and boat transfer to the lodge. The property itself is set within Read More

Flame Tree Cottages

Flame Tree Cottages

If you are looking for a reasonably priced hotel, offering great value for money but set within walking distance from Nungwi’s centre, then Flame Tree Cottages will probably fit the bill. This small property is situated along the turquoise coastline of the northern most tip of the exotic island of Zanzibar. Set in tropical gardens, Read More

Gibbs Farm

Gibbs Farm Ngorongoro Tanzania Garden

Gibbs Farm is located at the head of the valley approximately 4 kms from the town of Karatu. It is the perfect place to stay to gain a sense of nature, peace, tranquillity and a taste of a time gone by. The view from the main lawn looks over towards the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. It Read More

Kigelia Camp

Located on the banks of the Ifuguru Sand River in Ruaha National Park, Kigelia Camp is a small and exclusive camp set in a grove of sausage trees near to the Mwagusi and Great Ruaha Rivers. The camp owners are very aware of the fragile ecosystem surrounding much of Ruaha and the camp genuinely blends Read More

Kisima Ngeda

Kisima Ngeda Ngorongoro Lodges

Kisima Ngeda is located on the shores of Lake Eyasi, offering stunning views over the seasonal soda lake with the Ngorongoro Conservation Area on one side and the Alipi escarpment on the other. Kisima Ngeda has seven spacious tents with a private veranda. These are cleverly hidden amongst the fabulous forest backdrop. Each tent has Read More

Mdonya Old River Camp

Mdonya River Camp Ruaha Tanzania

A traditional, simple style of camp, Mdonya Old River Camp is situated in the heart of Ruaha National Park, in an acacia woodland. There are just 11 walk-in style tents, each of which are large, spacious and have ensuite facilities with a flushing toilet. Whilst there is no  electricity in the tents, there are plenty Read More

Mufindi Highland Lodge

Mufindi Highland - view

Mufindi Highland Fishing Lodge is situated on a private 2,000 acre estate, adjacent to the Rift Valley escarpment edge. Mufindi is an area of outstanding natural beauty located above the Great Rift Valley. The area has stunning scenery with rainforests, tea estates, lakes and rivers. There are 9 cabins, each with either a double or twin Read More

Ruaha River Lodge

Ruaha River Lodge Ruaha Tanzania

Situated on the edge of the river, the Ruaha River Lodge is a relaxed and friendly lodge. Built around a rocky outcrop, it is ideally situated for guests to view the game that come to drink at the waters edge. It is a perfect choice for those guests wanting a relaxed place to stay at Read More

Rufiji River Tented Camp

Rufiji River Tented Camp Selous Tanzania view

Rufiji River Tented Camp is one of the newest and best equipped tented camps in the Selous. Located on the banks of the Rufiji  River, its position is ideal for viewing the many different species of animal that gathers at this spot in the river. The camps aim is to provide a genuine safari experience Read More

Saadani Safari Lodge

Saadani Safari Lodge Saadani Tanzania Entrance

Saadani National Park is situated north of Dar es Salaam and is easily reached by a 20 minutes flight by light aircraft. Saadani is set apart from other national parks in Tanzania by its mix of eco systems.  Here the Indian Ocean meets the lowland coastal forests, open grasslands, mangroves and acacia woodlands, making for Read More

Stanley Kopje Tented Camp Mikumi

Stanley Kopje Tented Camp Mikumi Tanzania Pool

Stanley Kopje Tented Camp is set on a rocky outcrop on the Mkata flood plain in the far north of  Mikumi National Park, overlooking the Mwanambo waterhole. There are just 8 tents in the camp and it is probably the most intimate camp in Mikumi National Park.  Each of the tents is large with 2 Read More

The Tides Pangani

The Tides South Beach Pangani Tanzania

Recently voted as one of the world class beaches. The Tides has stylish yet simple beach cottages, with modern en suite facilities. With just seven cottages and one recent addition the Upepo Suite, the accommodation, offers a friendly intimate and relaxing atmosphere. There is also a two bedroom family cottage making this the ideal choice Read More