Dar es Salaam zoo is a well preserved wildlife sanctuary with natural flora and fauna.The zoo has a variety of domestic and wild animals including giraffes, zebras, crocodiles, snakes, antelopes, tortoises and gazelles. There is also a wide variety of birds, including terrestrial and water birds, birds of prey etc. There are different species of monkeys and baboons, hyenas, nocturnal animals including the african bull frog, spring hare, spotted hyena, leopard and lion. The livestock unit consists of domestic animals and some birds, including domestic fowls, turkeys, geese, ducks, ostriches, guinea fowls and pigeons. There are dairy cattle, sheep and goats as well.
This tour offers a great place to escape the hustle and bustle of Dar-es-Salaam city and learn about the animals and birds of Tanzania.
You’ll start with a walking tour of the zoo seeing animals such as giraffe, zebras, antelopes, lions, monkeys along with birds including ostriches and long-legged secretary birds. After lunch you’ll head to the domestic zone of the zoo with cattle, goats, donkeys and more. Return to Dar es Salam in the late afternoon.