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Address: Tanga, Tanzania
Phone Number: 255717200575

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Not famous but it's worth a visit

This beautiful park, lies between Tanga and Kilimanjaro, 3 hours driving from Moshi, If you want to see the most of it with fewer tourists in the park, go to Mkomazi, almost all... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 April 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

This beautiful park, lies between Tanga and Kilimanjaro, 3 hours driving from Moshi, If you want to see the most of it with fewer tourists in the park, go to Mkomazi, almost all animals are found in this park, Also our clients competed on sport fishing within the park, Mkomazi is a vital refuge for two highly endangered species, the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2015

Many people say that Mkomazi is not a good park - what a mistake! It's great! Yes, it is very dry, but this apparently attracts the lesser Kudu - we saw really plenty of them, but of course you have to watch careful between the branches. In the evening we encountered a big herd of zebras and elands together just... More 

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Ivy, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2015

Out of the way park, very large w. very few visitors. Although there are plenty of animals, they aren't concentrated therefore somewhat disappointing after Arusha, Manyara, Tarangire and the other parks of the Northern circuit. That being said, still plenty to see WITHOUT lines of safari vehicles and dust! Abundant avian species for birdwatchers. The visit to see the rhinos... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015

Disappointing! As large as the park is there is a small area to travel and site see. The Rhinos are not there as they are being kept in an area for breeding purposes.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2014

Set below the verdant slopes of the spectacular Usambara and Pare Eastern Arc Mountain ranges and overseen by iconic snow – capped peak of Kilimanjaro, Mkomazi a virgin breathtaking beauty exhibiting unique natural treasures and immense sense of space - adds to the fulfillment of high visitor enjoyment expectations – a much needed bridge between northern circuit and coastal attractions.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2014

A peaceful and unspoiled part of the world - perfect if you are wanting to get off the beaten track and explore 'real' Tanzania.

3 Thank Gill_loui171
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2014

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.

Arusha, Tanzania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2013

It is attractive and with unique animals that re beautiful. But it still needs the Government concentration on water sources to risque the lives of the animals and way to prevent poaching and encroachment that is taking place in a moment and find the best way to push people at least few kilometer from the park to safer place to... More 

4 Thank Jackline825
Lushoto, Tanzania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2012

under the supervission and full control of cocafa (the tourist ofice in usambara) i started a day walk as a tourguide with my clients to a lovely and wonderful view of irente where we enjoyed alot the view and stayed there untill sunset,it was realy amazing.on the second day around 8:00am we started cycling from lushoto through local villages to... More 

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