Guest at Lake Manyara can now enjoy the unprecedented experience of waterside game viewing. From the safe shallow waters of this beautiful soda lake, guests paddle silently along the shoreline in two-man canoes. Drifting past buffalo, giraffe and elephants on the banks and walloping hippo and fabulous aquatic bird life in the water, this is a most unusual and memorable safari seeing wildlife from a whole new perspective. “Wildlife from Water”
What is included: Transfer to and from the launching site. This includes a game drive along the way. A total of one and a half to two hours will be spent on the water, with one qualified, experience guide per group; quality two-man canoes, dry bags, back rests, paddles and foot wash. Transfer to and from Lake Manyara National Park.
What to expect: A guide will lead you to the launching site, which is only a gentle stroll from the hotel. Here you will go aboard a stable two-man canoe. The guide will escort you along the shores of the lake, all the way around, and back to the launching site. During this leisurely paddle, you will encounter interesting bird life, experience the awesome beauty of this secluded portion of serene nature and breathe the fresh African air.
Length of entire excursion: Approximately 5 hours of which 1½ to 2 hours are spent canoeing.
Cost: Per Person U.S.$ 60.00 + Park Entrance Fees U.S.$ 40.00 Per Adult / U.S.$ 10.00 Per Child
Children Policy: Below 5 years not charged. Children from 5 to 11 years old get 50% discount. Children 12 years and older will pay the full price