Where to see crocodiles in Tanzania. It is estimated that Africa is home to over 600,000 African crocodiles and 50% of these can be sighted in Tanzania this thus makes Tanzania one of the best places in Africa to see crocodiles. Crocodiles in Tanzania can be seen on various shores of rivers which some are within the national parks. The biggest number of crocodile can be seen at Rufiji River in selous game reserve it is estimated that the reserve has over 100,000 African crocodiles. Here below are best places Where to see crocodiles in Tanzania.
Crocodiles at the Rufigi River Delta in Selous Game Reserve
The Rufigi River Delta is found in Selous Game Reserve. It is one of the great attractions in the reserve. It is the largest water catchment locations in the region home to plethora of varied water and bird life. On the banks of the Rufigi River it s one of the best place to see crocodiles in Tanzania, hippos can as well be sighted in the mud with their mouths wide open.
Crocodile Hunt in the Serengeti National Park
Serengeti National Park is one of the best places to see crocodiles in Tanzania you will also have a chance to see them hunt prey during the wildebeest migration, crocodiles can be sighted as they hunt down the wildebeests as they cross the Serengeti river this adventure happens in July to October every year. Other notable wild animals include wildebeest, zebra, leopard, gazelle, giraffe, spotted hyena, elephant, serval, agama lizard, rock hyrax, secretary bird, rhinoceros, buffalo, cheetah, jackal and aardwolf.
Other notable best national parks to see crocodiles in Tanzania include Kitulo National Park, saadani National Park and Katavi National Park among others
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Tanzania Visa and work permit Advice
You will need to purchase the tourist visa. Many tourists prefer obtaining their visas before they come to Tanzania but visas can be obtained easily upon arrival at any entry point in Tanzania upon paying USD100.00 for Tourist Visa you will be able to get it immediately. Proof of yellow fever vaccination and a COVID-19 free certificate may be asked if arriving from affected countries. Visa, work permit and other entry and exit conditions such as customs and quarantine regulations can change regularly. We advise you contact your local Tanzanian embassy or here for the latest travel information to Tanzania.
Tanzania Vehicle Hire Services
Eco Adventure Safaris will help you organize transport in Tanzania depending on interest, budget and the nature of roads in such selected locations to see in the park. We recommend Customized 4×4 Land Cruisers which costs from USD200-250 per vehicle per day with Driver/Fixer or 4×4 Safari Vans from USD200 per Van per day with driver. For us to estimate how much it will cost in terms of fuel, we will need to look at your schedule to establish mileage and distance to be travelled.
What is the best time to see crocodiles in Tanzania?
Sighting crocodiles in Tanzania is done throughout the year and the best time is during the months of December to February and then June to October which is relatively drier than March to May and November.
Why book with Eco Adventure Safaris your Safari Trip to Tanzania to see crocodiles?
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