This is a new property and one of the larger ones in the Serengeti, with 77 guest rooms, suites and villas. Facilities include a swimming pool, spa, fitness centre and a kids club (children aged 8 to 17 only).
This remarkable semi-permanent camp is fully led by a team of female staff. Regularly heard laughing, singing and telling stories around the campfire, the team offer a homely experience at Dunia Camp. The rustic, classic safari style of the mess tent only serves to heighten the community of Dunia, relax into one of the armchairs and take in the surroundings. Just eight large tents occupy prime spots to watch wildebeest migration on the plains, with a variety of other curious wildlife passing by each day. Each suite has its own private veranda with panoramic views of the Serengeti. Passionate guides lead twice daily game drives, where guests will look out for big cats, elephant and may even glimpse an elusive pack of wild dog.
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The camp itself consists of eight large guest tents plus the mess/dining area and a fire place. Each spacious guest tent is decorated in a cosy safari style and has a comfortable king size bed (twins possible) and a large, private veranda, overlooking the Serengeti. The en suite bathrooms have flush toilets, double sinks and traditional safari bucket showers.
Dunia Camp is located just north of the Moru Kopjes area, a spectacular, lesser visited region of the Serengeti. Tucked between the central Seronera valley and the southern Serengeti plains (Ndutu area), the camp's position is carefully chosen to allow for excellent game and migration viewing in all three areas, whilst staying away from the busier parts of the park.
Food and drink
Guests are spoilt for choice from breakfast through to dinner. Everything is homemade in the camp’s kitchen, where the chefs try to source as many ingredients as they can from local communities. Breakfast is served with views of the Serengeti, and on return from game drives, guests enjoy light lunches (or take a packed lunch for a full-day in the bush). Dinner can be taken in camp, where no detail is missed, or a special bush dinner may be arranged.
Facilities and activities
Activities include (open and closed vehicle) game driving and bird watching, picnics, watching nature and wildlife from camp. Walking safaris are not possible due to Dunia Camp's location inside Serengeti National Park. Guests may also opt to arrange a hot air balloon safari over the plains.
Environmental and social responsibility
Dunia camp is designed to leave nothing behind, and has no permanent structures, so as to preserve the wilderness surroundings. The small team also work closely with local park rangers to avoid poaching and share animal sightings, particularly those of the endangered black rhino. The camp is officially recognised by Responsible Tourism Tanzania and Fair Trade Tourism for their commitment to sustainability.
The service is thoughtful, the tents are airy and elegant, and the proximity to wildlife is apparent by the sounds of buffalo and lion passing through camp at night.
Places & hotels on the map
Alternative places to stay nearby
Where possible, we like to offer a range of accommodation for each stop of your trip, chosen by our specialists as some of their favourite places to stay. To help you make the right choice, we give each property a rating based on its facilities and service, but we also look for hotels with distinct character or a location that can’t be bettered.
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Nomad have created stunning lodges throughout Tanzania, and Lamai Serengeti is yet another exceptional camp. Its epic location overlooking the vast savanna makes for a wonderful base to explore.
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Ndutu Lodge is one of our favourites in the Serengeti. Its very friendly, has great staff and guides and arguable the best position in the Serengeti.
The Nomad Serengeti Safari Camp is small and personal offering great service and an intimate atmosphere. Staying in a mobile camp is the best way to experience the wildness of the Serengeti.
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It is safe to say that Sasakwa is one of the most luxurious properties in East Africa. It includes a few air-conditioned guest cottages all complete with antique furniture, crystal vases of roses and classic artwork giving it a real 1920's feel.
Sayari is a luxurious safari camp in a beautiful area which is great for game viewing all year round. It combines the wonderful atmosphere of a traditional safari camp with some modern touches making this an excellent option.
Located right in the heart of the Serengeti, in the prime Seronera game-viewing area, Kati Kati is a simple tented safari camp that offers a real ‘back to basics’ charm and an authentic safari experience.
This classic mobile safari camp travels with the migrating wildebeest throughout the year, offering a different experience with each new location.
Experiences while staying here
The following activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences of the area where you’re staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident’s eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can also suggest outdoor pursuits and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the traditions of the area’s inhabitants.
Throughout the year, the two million strong migration of wildebeest, zebra and gazelles wanders the plains of the Serengeti and the Masai Mara in search of water and fresh grazing.
This is one of the most popular ways to see the wildlife of the Serengeti. The flight will last for around an hour before you land to celebrate with champagne before a full English breakfast prepared and served in style in the middle of the bush.