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Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area

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| Ngorongoro Crater, About 1.5 hours drive from Arusha Town, Arusha, Tanzania
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

All reviews and all guides tells you the same. This is a must go place! Coming in from the top of the crater is a unique experience. The view is outstanding and its size quite surprising. Once in the crater take your time to go...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

This review is about the camping spot we stayed at and not the park (or animals) itself. I wanted to raise awareness about the fact that the trash (plastic) from all the cooks and people was simply burned behind the kitchen building on our camp...More

2  Thank Sandro J
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Reviewed yesterday

. Beautiful place with excellent game viewing. Saw so many different types of wildlife and really enjoyed having lunch by the hippo pool.

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Reviewed yesterday

Beautiful! It was my 1st safari and I was not disappointed! We saw so many animals and they live in their own naturaly environment!

Thank Maura F
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had an amazing trip in Serengeti and Ngorongoro with Ruaha select safaris & treks. Me and 3 other friends went for a 4 day, 3 night safari in the wilderness of Tanzania. Went with them after a recommendation from a friend. So happy we did....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you have a night to spend in Ngorongoro and are going for a public camping, Simba is a good campsite. It is located on top of the crater and has a nice sunset and sunrise over the crater. Be sure to bring warm clothing...More

Thank MZor
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to see several ecosystems in one place and an amazing self-collapsed volcanic crater go here! It's beautiful, breathtaking and totally wild -- everything Africa should be.

Thank amandine202
Reviewed 1 week ago

From Gibbs Farm, where we were staying, we took a walk to the Elephant Caves. Since the caves are in the Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area, you need a guide, the fee was $18.00 US, per person. This was an excellent walk, whether you see elephants...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not as crowded as we were let to believe. Saw 3 rhinos, 2 lion kills. and many other animals. Extraordinary landscape. Worth a visit

Thank amanda30333
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Ngorongoro Crater is fantastic. Worth the drive. Home to tens of thousands of big African Game. Perfect for a camera safari, especially one hunting the Big 5.

Thank U1278MFdavidl
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely incredible. We used Climb Kili for our Safari and our guide was Hope. He was an amazing guide and we really enjoyed our trip. Hope made the safari something special.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Ngorongoro Crater is a must, though a one full day visit suffices. We had great sightings: Rhino mother with a very young, a giant male elephant bull with enormous tusks and 14 lions (3 prides in 3 different locations). On day two we went...More

Thank tanzaniasafari2015
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Bibiana C
30 April 2018|
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Response from Laila S | Reviewed this property |
Game refers to wild animals in Africa in general
Helena M
28 December 2017|
Response from moonlight2urse | Reviewed this property |
It is possible to get transportation to take you in ngorongoro and drop you off at the hotel. the cost is 650 USD
11 July 2017|
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Response from Nathalie-rose33 |
The entrance fee cost to enter the ngorongoro conservation area is about 80$ per 24h and per Person. However, you need a 4x4 car and have to know the way (there are very little indications in the NCA to find your way) and be... More
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