Overview of Kokoko Camp

Primely positioned within the vastness of Ruaha National Park, Kokoko Camp stands as a testament to Tanzania’s hidden treasures. Here, the sheer expanse of the landscape allows for uniquely exclusive safaris, supporting both wildlife conservation and surrounding communities reliant on tourism income. As an exclusive-use haven, Kokoko comprises just a select number of guest tents booked on a private basis, offering unparalleled seclusion amidst the wilderness. Its position overlooking the seasonal Mwagusi River makes it one of the best game viewing locations in Ruaha.

At Kokoko Camp, personalised service reigns supreme, granting you the freedom to explore the park at your own pace. Led by a seasoned Asilia guide, each safari moment is enriched with a wealth of knowledge and expertise. Authenticity is woven into every aspect of the camp, from open-fire meals enjoyed beneath the starlit sky to the mesmerising experience of stargazing under retractable tent roofs.

Perfect for families seeking a truly immersive safari or groups of friends marking a special occasion or milestone, Kokoko Camp promises an intimate, authentic, and exclusive safari experience. Immerse yourself in the beautiful Ruaha National Park and discover the magic of Kokoko Camp. Combine it with a stay in the Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater and perhaps the exclusive Fanjove Private Island off the Tanzanian coast to discover the best of Tanzania.

Highlights & Activities

What's on offer whilst on this itinerary?
  • Exclusive-use camp perfect for a family or group of friends
  • Located in the vast, baobab-dotted plains of Ruaha
  • Day & night game drives & walking safaris in a game-rich area
  • Retractable tent roofs allow for nighttime stargazing
  • Fully serviced camp for an authentic safari
  • Hot-air balloon safaris are available as an optional add-on
Bush dining

Bush dining

Bush walks

Bush walks

Night drives

Night drives

Private game-drives

Private game-drives

Stargazing tents

Stargazing tents

Rooms at Kokoko Camp

Unwind and relax, in your own private luxury
  • The tents are simple but uniquely designed (images are rendered).
  • Kokoko tent (images are rendered).
  • A comfortable bed with a retractable weatherprroof roof revealing the night sky (images are rendered).

    Exclusive Use

    The expedition-style tents are each equipped with either a double or twin beds, the camp ensures a personalised and secluded stay where simplicity and experience reign supreme. Each tent has an en-suite bathroom with a flush toilet and bucket shower and the structure incorporates mosquito-proof mesh materials to maximise views.

    As night falls, the camp truly comes to life, offering a mesmerising display of stars that shines brilliantly overhead. Enjoy this unparalleled celestial experience by retracting the weatherproof roof cover of your tent and luxuriate beneath a blanket of stars, cocooned in the cosy bed and comfortable linen.

    General Facilities

    As dawn breaks at Kokoko Camp, you’re greeted with a friendly wake-up call and a steaming cup of tea or coffee, setting the tone for an exciting day ahead. After a hearty breakfast served at camp or packed for a morning picnic, embark on a thrilling walking safari through the wilderness, exploring the landscape as the day begins to unfold. As you return to camp in the late morning, take some time to unwind and relax before indulging in a delicious lunch.

    As the afternoon sun reaches its peak, retreat to within camp to enjoy some downtime, perhaps catching up on reading, making use of the [limited] Wi-Fi, or taking a leisurely nap before afternoon tea. Later, hop aboard your dedicated open-sided game drive vehicle for an exhilarating afternoon safari, complete with refreshing sundowners against the backdrop of the baobab-dotted landscape. Back at camp, gather around the campfire for drinks and lively conversation before sitting down to a well-deserved under the stars.

    Throughout your stay, your host and expert guide is on hand to tailor your experience to your interests, whether you’re keen on birding or eager to explore the local geology. With game drives, bush walks, and night drives on offer, there’s always something new to discover in the wilderness of Ruaha.

    Bucket showers

    Bucket showers

    En-suite bathrooms

    En-suite bathrooms

    Private chef

    Private chef

    Private ranger / guide

    Private ranger / guide

    Private vehicle

    Private vehicle

    Star bed

    Star bed

    Dining

    At Kokoko, dining is not just about satisfying your hunger—it’s an experience to be savoured. With personalised attention from the dedicated staff, you’ll feel right at home as they ensure you’re well-fed and content throughout your stay. All meals are skilfully prepared over an open fire in camp, and you embrace the spirit of the outdoors while dining primarily alfresco.

    As if that’s not unique enough an experience, bush picnics are also on offer. Surrounded by the sights and sounds of nature, enjoy a meal like no other, surrounded by the beauty of the bush. Rest assured, the camp can accommodate any special dietary requirements you may have. With advanced notice, the chef will ensure your dining experience is tailored to your needs.

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