Mafia Island is the site of Tanzania’s first Marine Park. The Park covers the Southern half of the island and part of the North-East coast. Mafia is undoubtedly the best dive location in Tanzania. It’s a small haven that has a lot to [...]
Tanzania has five species of turtle: the Hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata), Green (Chelonia mydas), Loggerhead (Caretta caretta), Leatherback (Demochelys coriacea) and the Olive Ridley (Lepidochelys olivacea).
The Selous stretches for over 45,000km2 and is Africa’s largest game park. There is abundant game in the reserve with Africa’s largest buffalo and lion populations, together with one of the best chances on the continent of seeing the incredibly rare and fascinating wild dog packs.
Wildebeest, zebra, impala, hartebeest, greater kudu and [...]
Mafia remains unaffected by many of the modern world’s less attractive aspects, and culturally remains strongly-rooted in traditional social patterns of behaviour and the structure of the village, which is the basic unit of organisation. This translates into a great respect for elders and ancestors, almost total dependence [...]