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Usangu Expedition Camp

USANGU EXPEDITION CAMP IS LOCATED IN THE REMOTE SOUTHERN CORNER OF RUAHA NATIONAL PARK AND OFFERS A CONSERVATION LED EXPERIENCE.

Usangu Expedition Camp is a seasonal camp located in the Usangu Wetlands in the remote south of Ruaha National Park from June to November. The camp opened in 2022 and is the first to offer access to this part of the park. Guests are actively involved in the ongoing research and conservation activities, which lends a feeling of being part of the exploration of a new wilderness area and its wildlife. The camp is small and intimate and offers a variety of activities from game drives and boat trips to walking and fly-camping.

ACCOMMODATION

Usangu Expeditions Camp has six guest tents which are simple in style, but spacious and comfortable. Each tent is built on to a slightly raised wooden deck with verandah at the front…

AREA & ACTIVITIES

Ruaha National Park was previously part of the huge Rungwa Game Reserve, with which it shares its north-western boundary. In 1964, it was gazetted as the National Park. The terrain within the park is well wooded and undulating. The Great Ruaha…

Families

Usangu is not a destination for young children with the camp only accepting those above 12 years old and there being no family specific facilities and rooming. However, families…

Conservation & community

Staying at any of Asilia properties, owners of Usangu Expedition Camp, sees guests automatically contributing to community and conservation projects through their guest conservation charge. By staying at Usangu, guests are…

LocationRuaha National Park
AccessScheduled or Charter flight into Jongomero and 2 hrs drive
OpenJune to November
Pricing££££
Camp StyleTented camp
FocusBig game / Birding / Conservation
Children12 years +
ActivitiesGame drives (day and night) / Guided walks / Seasonal boat trips / Fly-camping / Conservation activities
VehiclesOpen
Maximum Guests on Vehicle6
Private Vehicle OptionsYes (included as standard)
Off-road DrivingNo
Number of Rooms6 tents
Family AccommodationNo
BathroomFlush toilet / Plumbed basin / Plumbed shower
Power for chargingIn room
LightingSolar / Electric
HairdryerNot possible
Heating/CoolingStanding fans
Room SafeYes
Laundry ServiceComplimentary
Communication in roomHorn
Wi-FiIn Research Centre
Mobile ReceptionNo
SwimmingNo
WellnessNo
Dining StyleCommunal
Drinks IncludedHouse drinks
Credit CardsVisa and Mastercard