Located in the centre of the historic triangle of bagamoyo, pangani and Zanzibar, Saadani national park covers 1100 square kilometers. It is the only wildlife sanctuary in Tanzania bordering the sea. The climate is coastal, hot and humid. It offers a unique combination of both marine and mainland flora and fauna in a culturally fascinating setting. About 30 species of larger mammals are present as well as numerous reptiles and birds. Besides many species of fish, green turtles, humpback whales (nyangumi)and dolphins (pomboo) are also found in the ocean nearby.
Saadani is geographically the closest reserve to Dar es salaam(130km), offering an irresistible combination of beach and wildlife viewing. Italso sits almost directly opposite Zanzibar’s stone town, located approximately42 km away. Flights from Zanzibar to Saadani take just 15 minutes.
Saadani is a one of a kind paradise where beach life meets wilderness. This gives you not only the opportunity to plunge into the indian ocean straight after your safari, but also to be submerged in a unique display of both marine and mainland flora and fauna in a naturally fascinating setting.