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

  •   One of the best of many tented camps on my trip to Tanzania. Excellent food and hosts. Exceptional accommodations with king size beds, running (hot) water, meals cooked to order and an open bar, always at your service. There is a decent amount of space...More

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    10/10/2018
  •   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 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
  •   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
  •   Nimali Tarangire was our first stay on our safari trip, but we were still very impressed by its quality services after staying in several different accommodations throughout the whole trip. The whole lodge was well-located(by a river on one side and the forest on the...More

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    2/23/2018
  •   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
  •   This was our second stop (of seven) in an eleven night Northern Circuit Safari through Asanja Africa. The camp accommodations and the Nimali team were simply perfect. Hospitality, comfort, and care abound! We arrived to a warm greeting by Ruben and his team. Next was...More

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    7/17/2018
  •   We spent 2 nights at Nimali and the food and service were fantastic. We were given a poolside table both nights for dinner and were able to watch (and listen) to the animals coming to the watering hole. Also had a great night drive with...More

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    9/20/2018
  •   (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 stayed at Nimali Tarangire for 2 nights for a part our honeymoon and I cannot even put into words how fantastic our experience was. From the moment we arrived, Richard, who showed us around the spectacular lodge, greeted us with such warmth and was...More

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    3/12/2018