Ngorongoro National Park

Ngorongoro Crater

Game Drive at Ngorongoro Crater.
The Ngorongoro Crater is the best place in Tanzania to see the big five. It supports a healthy population of black rhino and some of the largest tusked elephants left in Africa today. The Crater is also home to strong populations of lions, leopards and cheeky hyenas along with good sized herds of wildebeest, buffalo and zebras. Other animals in Ngorongoro includes several big cat species like cheetahs and jackals. Also Grant and Thompson’s gazelle are found plus flamingos and bat eared foxes. There are approximately 400 species of bird living in and around the crater.

Activities at Ngorongoro Crater
Activities in the Ngorongoro Crater itself are limited to game driving only, but there are also picnic spots in the park. When you include the surrounding Ngorongoro Conservation area you will discover a full range of activities that are on offer including walking, trekking, plus visiting the Maasai and other tribes and also exploring the Olduvai Gorge.