We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Shaw Safaris - Day Tours

#91 of 459 Tours in Arusha
Features Animals
Arusha, Tanzania
Save
Review Highlights
Bucket List Item - Checked!

Wow - as a child, I always dreamt of camping in the Serengeti with no fences, guards or guns. That... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
kms572018
,
Springfield, Illinois
Spectacluar Self Drive Safari in Tanzania

We rented a 4 x 4 Landrover at Shaw Safaris in February 2018. It was a fantastic time - 14 days... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
Rene190707
,
Germany
Read all 25 reviews
Get 10% off your next tour or activity booking.Valid for new TripAdvisor sign-ups only.
Join TripAdvisor
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent92%
  • Very good0%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“twiga lodge” (16 reviews)
“land rover” (6 reviews)
LOCATION
Arusha, Tanzania
Write a ReviewReviews (25)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"twiga lodge"
in 16 reviews
"self drive safari"
in 8 reviews
"land rover"
in 6 reviews
"satellite phone"
in 2 reviews
"roof tent"
in 2 reviews
"arusha np"
in 2 reviews
"an adventure"
in 2 reviews
"lake manyara"
in 2 reviews
"erika"
in 17 reviews
"suggestions"
in 3 reviews
"equipment"
in 3 reviews
"camping"
in 7 reviews
"success"
in 2 reviews
"bush"
in 2 reviews
"vehicle"
in 6 reviews
"meru"
in 2 reviews
"itinerary"
in 6 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 24 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow - as a child, I always dreamt of camping in the Serengeti with no fences, guards or guns. That dream came true in February 2018 by booking a self-drive safari through Shaw Safaris. I didn't know if this type of safari was even possible...More

Thank kms572018
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 18 March 2018

We rented a 4 x 4 Landrover at Shaw Safaris in February 2018. It was a fantastic time - 14 days driving through the nort of Tanzania. Spectacluar, marvellous. Erika and Paul are very "sweet". We get helpfull informations about our trip before starting. And...More

Thank Rene190707
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

This was arguably the greatest adventure of my life and most of that is due to Shaw Safaris and their jeep Ron. If you've ever really want to have a wild safari experience, Shaw will set you up with a Land Rover, rooftop camper, backcountry...More

Thank Scott G
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Shaw Safaris is a great way to experience fully and safely the best game parks in Tanzania. We did a self-drive 6-day camping safari and all worked out really well. Its not the first time that we have done safaris or been in African parks...More

2  Thank Angélica B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 1 August 2017

My girlfriend and I planned and greatly enjoyed a 14 day self-drive safari with the outstanding help of Erika and Paul. Erika patiently e-mailed back and forth with me for weeks to help me plan the perfect itinerary for us. We settled on a five...More

1  Thank tim881
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Paul and Erika organised our self-drive Safari and we loved every minute of it. Paul and Erika's hospitality and knowledge about the area is second to none. We felt very comfortable and looked after at Twiga Lodge in between our safari drives and the food...More

Thank Nicola D
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 26 March 2017

This was always going to be a special holiday - how could a safari in Tanzania not be? - but Paul and Erika of Shaw Safaris added so much more. We were given excellent e-mail support before travelling, the pick up at the airport was...More

Thank elwynmaria
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

We planned an 8 Days Self Drive Safari and everything has been excellent ! Even if you don't know Tanzania, Erika will provide you the best suggestions and you will be able to plan together the right itinerary. As soon as you will arrive at...More

1  Thank Jacopo B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 January 2017

The owners Paul and Erika do an excellent job. They plan as much or as little of your trip as you want. Tell them where you want to go and what you like to do and they will help you plan the trip you want....More

Thank IowaRod
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 20 November 2016

As a group we booked a Landcover Defender with Roof-Tends from Shaw, Erika and Paul for a week. The whole communication before the trip was absolutely fast and very satisfying - good job. Also the pick up from the Airport went as planned, then we...More

Thank Eycke
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Shaw Safaris - Day Tours staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit