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Ikuka Safari Camp

Lodge 9.5 Rating
Price 473 431 390 390 Closed Closed 390 473 473 473 473 390 431 GBP
Jan 9.0
Feb 9.0
Mar 8.0
Apr 7.0
May 8.5
Jun 9.0
Jul 9.5
Aug 9.5
Sep 9.5
Oct 9.5
Nov 9.0
Dec 9.0
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Ikuka Safari Camp
is located in the Ruaha area in the southern region of Tanzania.

Ruaha is a very large and important wildlife reserve, one of the best safari locations in Africa. It is a wonderfully remote and subtle place which seems to become better on every visit. The reserve has a real sense of wilderness, hosts a very good range of wildlife and has very low visitor numbers.

Set on a prominent hill and with superb views out of the surrounding bush, Ikuka Safari Camp is a very high quality operation, owner run by Mark Sheridan-Johnson, an experienced safari guide. The lodge itself was designed by Neil Rocher, whose previous work includes the architecturally innovative Chongwe River House and Luangwa Safari House in Zambia.

The lodge is centred on a stylish main building, open-sided under thatch, containing very comfortable lounge and dining areas, leading out to a decking area with a nice swimming pool. Guest accommodation is in just six large and very comfortable guest rooms, all with broad views.

Activities are centred on vehicle safari and walking safari. Wildlife viewing is particularly strong during the Jun/Nov dry season, whilst the reserve remains a beautiful place to visit during the converse Dec/Mar green season.

The main potential downsides at Ikuka Safari Camp are that guests are that the rooms are open rather than being tented so mosquito protection is by use of a net only, guests are often asked to share safari vehicles and there is the potential for minor traffic issues in core areas in high season. The reserve can get very hot during the dry season and tsetse flies can be a nuisance in some areas.


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