The name Saadani has a close link to the Arab settlement in the area during the 19 Century. The name of a fishing village that, origin ally known as Utondwe which changed to Saadani.Saadani is such an important name in the country’s history since the time immemorial centuries or more, mentioned in chronicles of the Portuguese and notable travellers like Johannes Rebman, El-Masoud, Ptolemy, and Richard Burton among others. The historical Saadani leaves us with the evidence of not only visits of these travellers, but also of a former town which was once a trade centre coordinating overseas and hinterland bather trade, including slave trade.

Park Activities

Game Drive

This activity is conducted from 06:30 – 18:30 HRS, no additional fee for this activity. Four wheel (4X4) drive vehicles are recommended, although the roads are easily accessible during the dry season.

Guided walking to the bush(1-3hours)

Preferable time to conduct the activity is from 06:30 to 10:00 and at the evening from 15:30 to 18:30. Prior information is required for the activity.

Visit to Mafui Sandbank

Visitors interested to picnic, swimming and sighting different marine organisms normally goes to this sandbank. Organism like star fish, corals can be easily encounter. Professional snorkelling and diving activities are conducted with own tourist tools.

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