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Saanane National Park

Saanane Island is a fully fledged National Park since July, 2013, covering an area of 2.18 sq km comprises of three islets and aquatic environment. 

The islets lie on the southern part of the main Island. The park made a record of being the first ever National Park to be located within the City and the smallest National Park in both Tanzania and East Africa. The Park is the home of mammals like Impala, Rock Hyrax, Velvet Monkeys and Wild Cats. The presence of “De-brazas Monkey” underscores its potential as the only Park in the country inhabiting the species.  Reptiles are also dominant; they include crocodiles, Monitor Lizards, Agama Lizards, Pancake and Leopard Tortoises, Snakes particularly Python.

The aquatic part of the Park inhabits a variety of fisheries life, mainly Tilapia and Nile Perch.

LOCATION       

The Park is located 2km Southwest of Mwanza city centre, which lies in the Gulf of Lake Victoria (Latitude 2.5 S and Longitude 32 E).

GETTING THERE       

One can travel by road or air from either Dar es Salaam or Kilimanjaro International Air Ports to Mwanza.  Also can travel by road or railway to Mwanza City from Arusha, Dar es Salaam, Kigoma and Tabora. to mention a few. Moreover, people can travel by ship/vessel to Mwanza Port from Uganda, Kenya, Bukoba and nearby Islands.

The Island is accessed by a regular short boat ride for about 5 minutes from Park Offices, on the mainland. Park Offices are easily accessed about  15 minutes short walk from the City Centre.

Recommended Tour Packages

8 Days - Tanzania Vacation

DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN ARUSHA On your arrival, our representative will pick you then take you to the Oasis Lodge in Arusha. Your tour organizer will come to introduce you to your driver guide and short briefing about your schedule plan.

1 Day - Explore the Nile

This tour package is going to leave you amazed. Explore the Nile on this one day trip and live to tell the experience.

6 Days - Rwanda Primate Safaris

DAY 1: ARRIVAL - KANOMBE AIRPORT On arrival at Kinombe airport, connect to the hotel two kilometers from town. Relax and take lunch. Then take an enjoyable tour to the city.

16 Days - Tanzania Camping Safaris

DAY 1- WELCOME TO TANZANIA Arrive mid-day or evening into Kilimanjaro Airport where you will be met and transferred to Mt. Village Lodge.

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