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

  •   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
  •   Beautiful accommodation, luxurious tents and stunning bathrooms. Such a surprise to see how beautiful my tent was, Wrap around verandah to watch the elephants crossing the creek just below my place. Some of the best food I had in 5 weeks of travelling Africa. The...More

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    9/09/2018
  •   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
  •   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 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
  •   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 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
  •   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 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
  •   We had spent several nights in excellent camps in both Kenya (Porini Amboselli,Porini Mara) and Tanzania (Lemala Ndutu ) then after a very rough road trip from Ngorongoro Crater due to the heavy rains, we arrived at a slice of paradise in Nimali Tarangire Camp....More

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    2/06/2019