​Getting There – Saadani NP

Philip Briggs
By Philip Briggs

Philip is a renowned Africa expert and author of many Bradt guidebooks to African destinations, including the guide to Tanzania.

Philip is a renowned Africa expert and author of the Bradt guidebook to Tanzania.

Philip is the author of the Bradt guidebook to Tanzania.

Saadani National Park is usually visited from Dar es Salaam or Zanzibar, and scheduled flights connect all three destinations. The lodges in Saadani also organize road transfers from Dar es Salaam on request. The 130km/80mi drive takes 3 to 4 hours*.

Your entry point in Tanzania is usually Julius Nyerere International Airport (DAR) in Dar es Salaam. In most cases, your tour operator will pick you up from the airport and handle all further ground operations or domestic flights.

*Driving times are only a rough indication. You should always consider the possibility of significant delays.

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Airlines & Ticket Prices

Please check Skyscanner to see which airlines can take you to Julius Nyerere International Airport (DAR), and what tickets would cost.

Domestic Flights

Charter flights are typically booked by your tour operator as part of your safari package. Scheduled flights to Saadani can be booked with several carriers:

Passport, Visa & Other Entry Requirements

Please check our Getting There – Tanzania page to learn more about passport, visa, COVID-19 and other entry requirements.

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