Dunia Camp is a semi-permanent camp tucked between the central Seronera valley and the southern plains known as the Ndutu area, the region allows for excellent game viewing while staying away from the busier areas of the park. The camp is located just north of the Moru Kopjes area, a spectacular, less-visited area of the Serengeti.
Dunia camp features eight large en suite tents, each with a comfortable king size or twin beds, with a large private verandah overlooking the verandah. The bathrooms have flush toilets, double sinks and a safari shower. Meals are served in the dining tent which has a lovely lounge area too. Activities include morning and afternoon game drives in open vehicles, bird watching and picnics. Optional ballooning can be arranged.
Accommodations: We were fully satisfied with all of the choices - they were fine properties with very good service. Dunia camp was our absolute FAVORITE! The staff was superb in their personal service -- Anna the temporary manager was very warm and a lovely person. Not to mention the fantastic location in the Serengeti surrounded by the kopjes. We loved it. Lemala Ngorongoro was also great, under all those majestic Acacias… Read More
- Anagha Dandekar
The Serena Mountain Village was extremely nice, and the food there is outstanding. We were so glad that we were able to get there in the early afternoon to enjoy it, rather than arriving in the evening. That allowed us to take a late lunch in place of dinner, which worked out perfectly. And we had time to take a hike around Lake Duluti, and somehow ended up being accompanied by two guides -- one from the hotel, one from the park. It was quite entertaining. We were glad to be able to get out and have a walk. Ephata picked us up the next morning, and we were off to Lake Manyara. He told us about the coffee plantations, the towns we passed through, the Maasai. We had some good elephant encounters in Lake Manyara, but didn't see any lions there.
The Kirurumu Manyara Lodge was quite interesting. We were not expecting a two-story room!...
Everyone at the Olakira and Dunia camps were accommodating. For sleeping comfort and food, Dunia was better. The bed at Olakira was somehow lopsided. While the food at Olakira was very good, the food at Dunia was exceptional. The menus were varied and flavorful and the presentation was beautiful. I don't know how those guys do it, and I regret not taking a tour of the cooking tent. As for the conservation efforts, if I had not read the booklet in the tents, I would not have known about them. I made note of this to Peter at Dunia. I would suggest they tell guests ab out it when they arrive, or at least mention it and recommend that the guests read more about it in the booklet. Reading materials in the tent is something that Dan would never do, and I'm sure he's not the only one. We did decide, after all, to take th e balloon ride, and are so glad we did. It was so much fun, so peaceful. The pilot was very professional, thorough, and instilled nothing but confidence. In the air, he was a good guide, and also explained the workings of the balloon, which was quite interesting. The champagne toast and breakfast afterward was all nicely done.Read More