Welcome to Nimali Africa

Nimali derives its name from the Swahili word for wealth, often used to describe a plentiful supply of a desirable thing. We believe nature is Africa’s greatest wealth and we have that in abundance, ready to share with our guests in our collection of boutique camps and lodges throughout Tanzania. We will share our passion for preserving and protecting the land, wildlife and the people that surround us through our exceptional and authentic safari experiences.

Nimali Tarangire is a hidden gem. Small and intimate, this tented camp nestles under the shade of acacia trees overlooking a pretty dry riverbed bordered by huge and dramatic granite boulders. Nimali Tarangire sits contentedly in its own private concession, bordering Tarangire National Park. The concession, together with the surrounding Wildlife Management Area, is simply an extension of the Park and offers exclusive game viewing far from the crowds.  There are no fences between our private concession, the surrounding Wildlife Management Area or the National Park and animals wander freely between these areas.

Nimali Central Serengeti is set in the heart of the Serengeti plains in northern Tanzania, near to Makoma Hill. This luxury tented camp offers seclusion in a hidden area but in the heart of the National Park. With breathtaking views over the Serengeti Plains and perfectly situated to see the Great Migration, it is a place where you can expect the unexpected.

Nimali Mara, the third camp to join the Nimali Africa family, will be located in the quieter and more remote Kogatende area of the northern Serengeti National Park. This small, intimate tented camp will offer a sense of quiet elegance and timelessness with its blend of natural materials and contemporary design. Nimali Mara will be opening in 2019.

Testimonials

  •   (This is one of two reviews for a Nimali property; the other is Central Serengeti. Both are equally strong.) When we began to plan for Tanzania, we decided that we did not want a totally "westernized" version of the country. That eliminated Treetops in Tarangire,...More

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    4/16/2018
  •   My husband and I had such a great time here! Both days after our safari we would sit in the lounge chairs, drink wine, and watch the wildlife! It was fantastic! The staff was so awesome, too! They really went above and beyond making sure...More

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    11/04/2018
  •   we recently completed a 9 day safari in Tarangire, Ngorongoro and Serengeti, where we stayed in 4 tented camps, two of which were Nimali. They were without a doubt , our favourite. The tents are luxurious, the staff warm, welcoming and so attentive. The settings...More

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    11/21/2018
  •   We stayed at Nimali the first two nights of our safari. Wow! what a great, great expercience! At first; the people were so friendly, and enormously service-oriented. Compliments! The location is also very special, in the middle of de bush. One night we had a...More

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    11/15/2018
  •   A beautifully appointed tented camp, with a wonderful staff in a beautiful setting. A long way from the tarmac over rough roads but once your there, it's in a great setting with a water hole out front frequented by elephants, zebras, buffaloes and more. Saw...More

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    11/16/2018
  •   We stayed in Nimali on our last night and as they say - save the best for the last. The tent was comfortable with a very nice bathroom and terrace. It was great to drink coffee and watch the animals only a few feet from...More

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    10/12/2018
  •   My husband and I stayed in four tented camps during our 8 day safari and we both agreed that this one was the best. Our favorite part was the proximity to the watering hole and the animals that came to visit it but the staff...More

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    9/16/2018
  •   We spent 3 days in Nimali Tarangire and then went to Nimali Central Serengeti, and overall they both were amazing experiences. Nimali Tarangire is in an exceptional location, just outside the park and surrounded by animals. Indeed, the quantity and variety of wildlife we could...More

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    9/08/2018
  •   Wonderful tented camp. Very comfortable king bed. Laundry service, flush toilet, rain shower, safe, outlets for charging, wifi (mostly in the reception/dining area), pool. Excellent food and great staff.

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    9/27/2018
  •   An absolutely awe-inspiring location that puts you right in the middle of the very best of natural surroundings and never sacrificing any comfort or amenity. Anything you want to do, they can do....and better than what you hoped - unparalleled service at every turn. Every...More

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    2/08/2019