"The home of large buffalo population and migratory birds" Size: 617 sq. km Region / District: Babati District
The Burunge WMA in Babati District is located in Tanzania’s wildlife-rich northern tourist circuit.The WMA is very close to both Tarangire and Manyara National Parks.
It is roughly 18 kms from the main gate of Tarangire National Park, 20kms from Majimoto and Tarangire airstrips and less than 10 kms from the southern boundary of the Lake Manyara National Park, The WMA is bisected by the Arusha-Babati-Singida-Dodonia highway.
Number of villages allocated land to establish WMA 10
- Burunge WMA occupies the land and the migratory corridors between Tarangire, Lake Manyara, and the adjacent Manyara ranch, making it an area of high conservational significance. Today, the area is widely known for its large buffalo population that moves in and out of Tarangire. The presence of Lake Butrunge in the WMA attracts the migration of water birds such as greater and lesser flamingoes and a range of ducks and shore birds.
- By road about two hours drive from Arusha town. Also by air from Arusha and KIA airports.
Jumuiya ya Hifadhi Burunge, P.O. Box 269, Batati - Manyara
Lake Burunge Tented Lodge Lake Burunge Tented Lodge
Tel: +255 784281170/ +255 784837404
Maramboi Tented Lodge Maramboi Tented Lodge
Un-Lodge En Afrique Un-Lodge En Afrique
Tel: +255 787872842
Osupuko Lodge Osupuko Lodge
Tel: +255 784449044/ +255 767 449044
Tarangire River Camp Tarangire River Camp
Mobile: +255 76 683 2052
Attn: Johnny & Ronel Shaw
Northern Hunting Ent. Ltd. Northern Hunting Ent Ltd
Tel: +255 22 22137181/ 2130501
Fax: +255 22 22118195/ 2130407