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Ziwani Lodge

Ziwani Lodge offers sophisticated accommodation with just 7 cottages (including 1 family cottage) on the shores of Lake Eyasi, an excellent location with sweeping views toward the Rift, boasting a beautiful swimming pool for cooling off on hot afternoons.

Ziwani fits perfectly in a northern Tanzania safari in style & elegance, combining the breathtaking landscapes and games of our marvellous country with the possibility of enjoying authentic, off the beaten track, cultural tourism, real encounter with ancient Tanzanian tribes.

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The Restaurant

Our outstanding restaurant and bar await to tempt our guests with international culinary delights. Sumptuous meals are available in the Restaurant which promises fine dining with our chefs creating demanding gourmet dishes in an open kitchen environment, whilst the roof terrace is a perfect place to finish the day whilst having a romantic meal with breathtaking views across the Rift Valley as the sun goes down.

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Lake Eyasi

Lake Eyasi is a seasonal shallow endorheic salt lake on the floor of the Great Rift Valley at the base of the Serengeti Plateau, just south of the Serengeti National Park and immediately southwest of the Ngorongoro Crater in the Crater Highlands of Tanzania. The lake is elongated, orientated southwest to northeast, and lies in the Eyasi-Wembere branch of the Great Rift Valley.

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Our Guests

  • The ideal spot to relax and take in some culture.  Seeing the Hadzabe tribe was a very special morning and they entertained the kids. Then back for a lazy afternoon by the pool and sun-downers in the evening. Wow.

    Athena Square
  • What an amazing place. We were greeted by the friendliest staff at the lodge entrance with the warmest of smiles and the coolest refreshments. Thank you so much for making our days with you so special.

    Mary Jane Hewitt
  • Thank you for a great time, your kindness and great service. I enjoyed my stay and felt completely relaxed. Many thanks for a wonderful time with warm regards.

    John Cooper

The Location

Ziwani Lodge is located on the edge of the Rift Valley on the North West corner of Lake Eyasi and about 15 kilometres away from the Ngorongoro Crater. This location makes it ideal for cultural excursions as well as a perfect stop between Safari drive as it is so close to many of the large safari parks.