Ideally located between the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and the southern Serengeti, the Lake Masek Tented Camp in Tanzania offers year-round game viewing of the Big 5, and access to the annual Wildebeest Migration from roughly December to April each year. This eco-friendly camp is set on the edge of Lake Masek and enjoys panoramic views over the water and distant mountain peaks. The tented suites are basic but spacious, and have been built on wooden platforms, with all the necessary amenities for a comfortable stay including a stand-alone bathtub and a romantic outdoor shower.

The landscape consists mostly of short grass plains that allow for easy game viewing and attract the annual migration of wildebeest after the first spring rains. It is here where the mega herds congregate to calve, which attracts a large numbers of cheetah, leopard, lion and hyena to the area. After the ‘green’ months, big cat sightings are rarer but there is a good chance of spotting elephant, smaller cats, flamingos and plenty of other birdlife that are attracted by the lake. In addition to game drives, optional extra visits to archaeological sites and hot-air ballooning can be arranged. 


  • Excellent Location for the Wildebeest Migration
  • Masaai-Guided Walks
  • Open-Top Game-Drives to Get Up Close to the Big 5
  • Lovely Lake Views

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The camp consists of 20 tented suites, each set on a raised wooden platform with a full en suite bathroom equipped with twin basins, a free-standing bathtub, and outdoor shower. Suites all have a private veranda with outdoor furnishings, and feature king-sized, twin or triple beds. At the main camp is a comfortable lounge, library, dining area and wooden viewing deck overlooking Lake Masek. The camp has Internet access and is solar-powered but does not have credit-card facilities.

General Facilities

    Computer facilities
    Private balcony or deck


All meals are catered for at the lodge and are taken in the dining area or on the viewing deck. Enjoy the buffet and have the option of inviting your safari guide to dine with you in the evenings – a great opportunity to learn more about wildlife and the environment as well as the local Maasai culture. Lunches are packed at breakfast time for your day out on safari – you can choose from a range of fruits, snacks, biscuits, cakes and sandwiches. Romantic private breakfasts in the wild can be arranged, as well as sundowners and cocktails in a secluded area of the park. 

Standard Tent

Masek Tented Camp offers 20 luxurious tents, all with en suite facilities and either twin, triple or king-sized beds. The tents are stylish and spacious, built on a raised wooden platform creating a private veranda from which to watch the sunset and spot visiting wildlife to Lake Masek. The veranda can be enclosed within the tent for extra space if desired. Each tent has four-poster beds, a writing desk a large bath tub and a moon-lit outdoor shower.

Standard Tent AMENITIES

    En-suite bath only
    Outdoor shower
    En-suite bathroom
    Mosquito net


  • Bird watching
  • Bush dining
  • Game drives
  • Guided walks
  • Historical tours
  • Hot air ballooning
  • Specialist guides
  • Sundowners
  • dates rates from board basis
  • 01 Apr 2017 - 30 Nov 2017 $255 Full Board
  • 01 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017 $520 Full Board
  • 01 Jan 2018 - 31 Mar 2018 $500 Full Board
  • 01 Apr 2018 - 06 May 2018 $235 Full Board
  • 19 May 2018 - 21 May 2018 $235 Full Board
  • 27 May 2018 - 27 May 2018 $235 Full Board
  • 01 Dec 2018 - 31 Dec 2018 $500 Full Board

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently.

Please treat all pricing as a guide only:

  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice
  • Single supplements may apply
  • Rates may be different for different room types
  • The most competitive rates for accommodation are available in our tailored packages

Request a quote or speak to one of our African Safari Experts for the best, most current rates available.

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Kelly-Anne Blanchard

Kelly-Anne Blanchard

Africa Safari Expert

"Located in the southern Serengeti overlooking the Ndutu plains this is the perfect location to experience the wildebeest calving season. Enjoy lovely views of Lake Masek while watching the sunset over the Ndutu plains."



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