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

  •   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
  •   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 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
  •   There is luxury and then there is Nimali Tarangire! It exceeded our expectations even before we set foot on the property, when on our way to the camp, we were welcomed by a huge herd of elephants, all headed in the same direction, to the...More

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    10/11/2018
  •   We stayed at Nimali for one night. It is in a remote location outside the park but in a conservancy area that has lots of animals. We saw Elephants come to the watering hole that they maintain. They also have water for Hiraxes which are...More

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    11/06/2018
  •   We stayed at Nimali Tarangire one night and everything was absolutely amazing! Tent was clean and comfortable. There were elephants right in front of our tent. They set a table for us in front of a fire for dinner and table for breakfast in front...More

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    8/27/2018
  •   (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
  •   We have just arrived back in Arusha and would like to say that we had a very special and marvelous stay at your lodge. The lodge is amazing with a river on 1 side and the waterhole on the other. But what was even more...More

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    1/24/2018
  •   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
  •   From the moment we arrived it was like being in paradise, a dream world. There are only eight tents so it makes for a very intimate, serene atmosphere. The furtherest away from mass tourism"all inclusive" that you can get! We were treated like VIPs from...More

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    11/18/2018