Stanley’s Kopje is the only camp in Mikumi National park set up on a rocky kopje on the Mkata flood plain, it presides over the best game viewing area of the park, the Mwanamboga waterhole.

When to Visit

The dry season between June to end November has the higher concentrations of game.  The camp remains open until the end of February, reopening again 1st June each year.  Once the rains break the park will turn green and lush quite quickly – beautiful.




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Getting There

By Air: Safari Air Link ( run a daily scheduled flight from Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar .  The flight links Mikumi to Ruaha, Mufindi, Selous and Katavi/Mahale (via Ruaha).  The outbound flight leaves Dar at 10:30 and the return flight leaves Mikumi at 14:45.
By Road: Mikumi National Park is km from Dar along the Tanzam Highway.  It takes 4-5 hours by road depending the traffic coming out of Dar es Salaam.  If arriving by road you must first go to the Park Gate to pay your park fees.
Public Transport:  It is possible to take a public bus to Mikumi and ask to be dropped off at the Park Gate (Not Mikumi Town) where the camp can meet you by prior arrangement.