Southern Serengeti

When the annual Great Migration is underway, the Serengeti comes alive. Predators hunt their prey; and wildebeest, zebra, and gazelles move to new grazing grounds. The Southern Serengeti is the most accessible area of the park and makes up a third of it.

It’s classic savannah landscapes – busy in peak season – but the perfect place for game viewing and watching the famous migration. The plains are lush after the rains, drawing thousands of animals to the area. And you will see more than the Big Five! Tanzania’s Serengeti is the perfect safari destination for its charming locals, perfect views and amazing wildlife sightings.

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Highlights in Southern Serengeti

  • Watch predator and prey interaction
  • Game drives across the rolling savannahs
  • Take a balloon ride over the Serengeti
  • Meet the iconic Maasai people

Featured Accommodation

Sanctuary Kusini Camp

Sanctuary Kusini is the only permanent tented camp in the southern Serengeti. The surrounding plains are well known for big cat sightings, cheetah and lion. and from around mid-December to March the migration passes through the area as thousands-strong herds of wildebeest gather to give birth to their young. Kusini…

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Mwiba Lodge

Mwiba Lodge lies in a 126,000-acre reserve bordering the Southern Serengeti. Built amongst boulders and acacia trees, this exquisite hideaway has 10 tented suites and all the luxurious extras including a spa, gym and wine cellar. Enjoy exclusive game viewing in this vast private reserve, spend time with the Datooga…

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Elewana Serengeti Pioneer Camp

Elewana’s Serengeti Pioneer Camp combines a classic tented accommodation experience with superlative Big 5 game viewing in the Serengeti region. A great choice for those wanting to experience the drama of the annual Great Migration, and those looking for creature comforts and an immersion in the African landscape.

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