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Ngorongoro Crater

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Ngorongoro, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
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“game drive” (63 reviews)
Ngorongoro, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
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Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

It is so green to other places that we had travelled, windy roads up to the rim and down onto the crater floor. A mixtures of vegetation, green water areas & dry grass and the animals were so close I.e. Didn't scatter as we drove...More

Thank 576Rosie
Reviewed 24 June 2017

It would be pretty hard to skip a visit to Ngorongoro Crater is you are on safari in the area. It is truly a magnificent natural wonder, filled with amazing creatures.

Thank Pony-boy91
Reviewed 24 June 2017

We loved our day visit here- a must do! Only place we were able to see All Big 5- specifically the Rhino. We loved the colors and the ease of seeing so many animals. The elephants were the best here- especially their tusks!

Thank cutiecupid15
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

This is one place that any person who loves nature should spend some time during a lifetime. All I can say I it is an assault on the senses, with every hour EP spent in the crater building on the overload of visual experience to...More

Thank Anthony V
Reviewed 22 June 2017

A must for anyone who want to experience Africa like no other way. Going in we wanted to see a Rhino and our guide told us that he would try, but that these animals were wild and not get our hopes up to much. After...More

1  Thank Jessica H
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

We met at 6am in the dark at the Highlands Camp with our guide to make sure we entered the crater at dawn. Upon entering we spotted a pride of 5 female lions and decided to stop and watch them. Our guide was observant enough...More

Thank Penelopewms
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Of all the animals that we saw in the Ngorongoro conservation area, the black rhino was the most elusive. We managed to see three! In addition to the rare rhino, we saw lions, elephants, buffalo, and so many more. One of the highlights of our...More

1  Thank Carol-AnnInDenver
Reviewed 21 June 2017

I have wanted to visit this crater for many years and it was as great as advertised. It's a perfect one-day adventure that starts early in the morning in the fog at our hotel at the rim and ends late afternoon in the bright sunshine....More

Thank lous652
Reviewed 21 June 2017

The scenery was breath taking, from the view at the top, from our Sopa Lodge, to the bottom of the crater. Lots of animals, we saw a Lion eating his catch, with the vultures, jackals and hienas trying to get their share! We were leaving...More

Thank Julie E
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful morning in the crater with our wonderful tour company RA Safaris! As previously they had everything superbly organised. Great accomodation, wonderful tour guide etc. this morning was our day for the crater and we were not disappointed, although very misty above we...More

Thank JenBCanberra_
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Response from Sapper501 | Reviewed this property |
October is more likely to have rain than September, we had a few minor showers over the ten days in early September. At night we had one or two thunder/heavy rain showers but each day had plenty of sunshine & was very warm... More
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Response from Biff5804 | Reviewed this property |
it is but May tends to be very rainy.