Saadani National Park

"Diverse coastal and marine habitats"

Saadani National Park is a unique and diverse protected area located in Tanzania, East Africa. It holds the distinction of being the only national park in Tanzania that borders the Indian Ocean, making it a fascinating blend of both marine and terrestrial ecosystems. The park was officially established in 2005 and covers an area of approximately 1,100 square kilometers (425 square miles).

Saadani is renowned for its diverse coastal and marine habitats, including sandy beaches, mangrove forests, and the Wami River estuary. The park's coastline provides an essential breeding ground for green turtles, and humpback whales can also be spotted during their migration season.

The park is home to a variety of wildlife, including African elephants, buffaloes, lions, leopards, and various antelope species like waterbucks, hartebeests, and sable antelopes. The birdlife is abundant as well, with over 370 bird species recorded in the park, including various waterbirds and raptors.

To do in Saadani
Snorkeling in Mafui Sandbank
Visit the Madete Beach
Watch the Green Turtle Nestling
Wildlife watching in Wami River
Visit the Zaraninge Forest
Visit the Pangani Town


Experience the allure of Saadani National Park through our curated itineraries. Discover the harmonious blend of wildlife and coastal landscapes, promising a unique Tanzanian adventure along the untamed shores.


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