Tanzania Family Friendly Lodges
Our Top List Of Tanzania's Most Family Friendly Lodges, Camps And Resorts
A collection of only the best family-friendly establishments that Tanzania and Zanzibar offer. A collection of establishments in and around the country's famed national parks and game reserves, including the Serengeti, Selous, Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro and Ruaha, and beach destinations on Zanzibar Pemba. All establishments are genuinely family-friendly.
When selecting a lodge option for one's family holidays, it is crucial to consider the following:
- The property size of the establishment, the number of family rooms available, and the layout of the family rooms and suites.
- The lodge's location in regards to the surrounding attractions and wildlife, children get bored on longer journeys.
- Whether the property is fenced or unfenced, and whether Malaria is present in the area.
- The type and number of activities offered, guaranteeing there is something for everyone in your family to do, babysitting options are also important.
- For meals and snacks, kids can be fussy. Will the children enjoy what is on the menu?
- The price of the establishment or family safari package is a crucial aspect to take into consideration, travelling through Tanzania with a family of four, for example, requiring two rooms and three beds is not cot the cheapest way of travelling (the most rewarding, yes, but not the cheapest).
When travelling with children in tow, choosing the perfect family-friendly lodge is a great way to ensure that everyone has a good time; with the kids entertained, the family unit can relax and start experiencing all the marvels on offer together.
These accommodation options offer family suites, twin suites with inter-leading rooms or private villa options, making it easy for parents to keep an eye on their little ones, keeping the family together while having fun in the African bushveld.
When on safari in Tanzania with your family, several activities are available that will keep the little ones entertained. Many of the lodges, safari camps and resorts offer guided nature walks, where children can learn about the local flora and fauna and bird watching excursions. There are often opportunities for kids to go on safari drives to see elephants, lions, and other animals. In addition, many lodges have swimming pools, which make for a great way to cool off during the hot afternoon sun. Additional activities include the likes of local school and cultural visits in which the little ones can participate in local customs.
However, please note that as a general safety rule, only children over the age of 6 years (8 at certain lodges) are permitted on game drives, while a few of the lodges below are also unfenced (more suitable for older children). Unless one is looking at a beach resort, every few of the below safari options are ideal for babies or toddlers.
Below is our selection of what we regard as the best family-friendly lodges in Tanzania.
The Best Family-Friendly Lodges In Tanzania And Zanzibar
Mbali Mbali Tarangire River Camp
From US$ 350.00 per person
Families benefit further by being accommodated in the 'Family Rooms' that can sleep up to 4 or 5 people. Suitable child-friendly safari activities are available, as well as special menus for the fussy little ones.
Sand Rivers Selous
From US$ 760.00 per person
Children of 8 yrs and over are most welcome at Sand Rivers Selous and can participate in most safari activities other than fly camping. Walking activities were children need to be 12 yrs and older.
Diamonds Mapenzi Beach Club
Rates on Request
Families looking for an activity-filled holiday combined with the luxury beachside living need to look no further than Diamonds Mapenzi Beach Club.
Mnemba Island Lodge
From US$ 1 585.00 per person
andBeyond Mnemba Island Lodge is an ideal holiday destination for families looking to enjoy a luxurious and serene escape.
Singita Faru Faru Lodge
From US$ 2 415.00 per person
Singita Faru Faru Lodge offers family-friendly safaris that are perfect for those who want to experience the incredible wildlife of Africa with their little ones.
Singita Explorer Tented Camp
From US$ 2 415.00 per person
Children of all ages are welcome as this is an exclusive-use experience when staying at Singita Explorer Tented Camp.
Singita Mara River Tented Camp
From US$ 2 415.00 per person
Families travelling with children will find plenty of activities to keep the little ones entertained at Singita Mara River Tented Camp. There are babysitting services available, as well as tailor-made activities to suit each and every family.
andBeyond Klein's Camp
From US$ 1 250.00 per person
Children of all ages are welcome at andBeyond Klein's Camp; numerous wildlife and educational activities are on offer, as well as special child meals. Babysitters are available should parents want/ need a romantic dinner alone.
Serengeti Pioneer Camp
From US$ 800.00 per person
Serengeti Pioneer Camp by the Elewana Collection welcomes children of all ages, wildlife and educational activities and kid-friendly meals are available.
A 2-bedroomed family tent is available for families with up to five in total.
From US$ 887.00 per person
Families with children aged five and older are warmly welcomed at Dunia Camp.
The Highlands Ngorongoro
From US$ 909.00 per person
The Highlands offers a wide range of exciting activities kids can participate in, including iconic game drives into Ngorongoro Crater and fascinating visits to the local Maasai community.
The Manor at Ngorongoro
From US$ 875.00 per person
The Manor at Ngorongoro is both child and family-friendly, offering numerous activities for kids and teenagers alike, babysitting, child menus and stunning family-orientated accommodation options.
Lake Manyara Tree Lodge
From US$ 960.00 per person
Children are welcome at Lake Manyara Tree Lodge; although there are limited activities for children under the of 5 years, children over 5, though, have a whole host of activities available to them.
Roho ya Selous
From US$ 834.00 per person
Roho ya Selous welcomes families with children over five years of age. Special children's menus can be arranged to suit all tastes, be it breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
Jabali Private House
From US$ 4 705.00 per night
The Private House at Jabali is perfect for families with children of all ages.
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