August 2017 - Wildebeest migration updates

twitter update The great

30 Aug 2017 from SanctuaryRet

The great wildebeest migration river crossing #herdtracker

Captured by Nelson, Guide at Sanctuary Olonana (Masai Mara)

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29 Aug 2017 from discoverafrica

RT @HerdTracker: #MigrationUpdate: River crossing in the Maasai Mara. Captured this morning. Video credit: @Tleperes #HerdTracker @discov…

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29 Aug 2017 from HerdTracker

#MigrationUpdate: River crossing in the Maasai Mara. Captured this morning. Video credit: @Tleperes #HerdTracker #Safari

twitter update The chase

29 Aug 2017 from SanctuaryRet

The chase is on. Cheetah spotted hunting down a Thomsons gazelle #herdtracker

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28 Aug 2017 from SanctuaryRet

The great migration is in full flow in the Masai Mara. Stay tuned for live updates from Joseph ( [��] ) the Sanctuary Olonana team! #herdtracker

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twitter update Bologonja

25 Aug 2017 from HerdTracker

Bologonja River crossing! #HerdTracker @discoverafrica #BookNow #Migration

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14 Aug 2017 from discoverafrica

RT @HerdTracker: Wildebeest takes over the road in the Masai Mara. ##HerdTracker @discoverafrica Witnessed by @PaulONsafari

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14 Aug 2017 from AsiliaAfrica

#MigrationMonday - 14 August 2017 | Stay ahead of the herds with our latest #Migration update - #HerdTracker…

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14 Aug 2017 from HerdTracker

#Migration heading towards the Mara Triangle. @discoverafrica #HerdTracker. Thank you @Tleperes for sharing these lovely images.

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twitter update The Mara R

11 Aug 2017 from SanctuaryRet

The Mara River crossing is one of the highlights of The Great Wildebeest Migration, as it passes through Kenya's Masai Mara #herdtracker

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11 Aug 2017 from HerdTracker

Run Run Run as fast as you can. Must not be left behind and definitely don't want to be last to cross! Crossing in the Lemala Mara Tented Camp. #HerdTracker

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10 Aug 2017 from HerdTracker

If you looking for a crossing - there's one in action right now at No 2, Kogatende, Northern Serengeti.

Simon R Kiwale, Lemala Camps & Lodges resident guide is watching it all unfold. #HerdTracker #DiscoverAfrica #Migration #BookNow #Safari#Africa #Herds #Crossing 

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07 Aug 2017 from AsiliaAfrica

#MigrationMonday Update - 07 August 2017 | Stay ahead of the herds with our latest #Migration updates -…

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twitter update River cros

01 Aug 2017 from HerdTracker

River crossing No.4. #HerdTracker @discoverafrica Images taken yesterday (31 July 2017) by Simon R Kiwale, resident guide of Lemala Camps & Lodges.

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Woodlands Camp

Price on Request

Tucked within a grassy corridor that links the Lake Ndutu area with the Moru Kopjes and Hidden Valley is the seasonal Woodlands Camp. During the calving season, this area is teaming with wildebeest as hundreds of thousands of pregnant females converge to give birth. While most properties are compacted in a central location, Woodlands Camp is slightly removed from the main tourist venue, allowing for more privacy without sacrificing access to this awe-inspiring event.

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Chaka Camp

279

per person per night

Chaka Camp, is a mobile Serengeti safari camp designed to be lightweight enough to move seasonally, is located in the Ndutu area from December through March. The camp relocates to Western Serengeti from May through June, and again to Northern Serengeti from July through November.

From December through March, the wildebeest migration moves in and out of the Ndutu area. Ndutu is located in Ngorongoro Conservation Area, just south of Serengeti National Park. Chaka Camp’s location provides easy access to prime game viewing areas around Lakes Ndutu and Masek. In addition to the almost two million wildebeest and zebra that move through the area each year, Ndutu is home to cheetah, lion, giraffe and hundreds of bird species. During February’s calving season, the wildebeest give birth to 8,000 babies a day.

From May through June, Chaka Camp relocates to Western Serengeti. The wildebeest migration is generally in this area during this time, and crossings over the Grumeti River are sometimes seen in this area. Access to Central Serengeti is also possible from this area as the drive is only two hours.

From July through November, Chaka Camp is located in Northern Serengeti. The camp is close to the Mara River, allowing easy access to several river crossing points in the area. During this time of year, the wildebeest migration is crossing the Mara River back and forth from Tanzania to Kenya. River crossings are common with crocodiles, hippos and large cats scattered throughout the area.

Follow the link the see the best time to visit Serengeti or visit our HerdTracker app. 

The dining area at Olakira, Tanzania

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Olakira Mobile Camp

$ 759

per person per night

Like the wildebeest that are the stars of the Serengeti Annual Migration, the Olakira camp is a wanderer; a luxurious under-canvas camp that moves with the seasons, forever following the herds to ensure you have a front-row seat to the greatest show on earth.

Fine linens, finer dining and a touch of nomadic romance are the hallmarks of this authentic East African safari camp. Whether it’s at the river crossings of the northern Serengeti, the breath-taking scenery of the Lamai Wedge, or on the great grassy plains of the south, the intimate Olakira camp ensures the best of the Serengeti is always right on your doorstep.

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Ndutu Wilderness Camp

Price on Request

December to March typically coincides with ‘calving season’ in the Serengeti and Ndutu Wilderness Camp is ideally located so visitors can view this spectacle. Nestled under shady trees, on the Ndutu plains, this camp allows guests to enjoy the wealth of wildlife that has made these sun-soaked plains so renowned.

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Camp Zebra

$ 495

per person per night

Like the animal it is named after, Camp Zebra follows the wildebeest migration to the northern part of the Serengeti National Park in June, July, August, September, October and November; and to the southern part of the park from December till March. Camp Zebra is closed from the middle of April till the end of May each year.

Camp Zebra consists of six accommodation tents, each of which can be used for single, double (or twin) or triple occupancy. Each sleeping tent consists of a bedroom area, dressing area and ensuite shower and toilet. The dressing area, shower and toilet are all “open air” so as to heighten the experience of living as one with your surroundings. Despite being able to enjoy some breathtaking views as you prepare yourself for the day ahead, privacy is still assured due to the clever design of our tents. As an added convenience, each tent is provided with sufficient electricity for lighting as well as for charging mobile telephones, cameras, tablets, laptop computers or any other electronic devices you may carry with you.

Camp Zebra is Serengeti camping at its finest. The mobile nature of the camp makes it easy to follow the wildebeest herds as they complete their long journey, ensuring the best wildlife sightings during the incredible Great Migration in Tanzania. See our HerdTracker app for the latest migration updates.