Tanzania has the highest animal diversity in sub Saharan Africa. It has a higher percentage of its area dedicated to National Parks, Game Reserves, Forest Reserves and Game Controlled Areas than any other country in Africa. Tanzania is one of the few countries in Africa where game is also found outside of protected areas. The fees that tourists pay when visiting Tanzania directly contribute to to the running of the reserves and the protection of the wildlife within.

There are a variety of different NGO conservation projects in Tanzania, some of which invite visitors to help by taking part in surveys. For example the Wild Dog Watch Campaign and Cheetah Watch Campaign surveys run by TAWIRI (Tanzania Wildlife Research Institute), F.Z.S. (Frankfurt Zoological Society) and W.C.S (World Conservation Society). There is a lot of data from northern Tanzania, but there is a real need for information from southern Tanzania.

Wild Things provides the logistical support for the Selous Lion Project. In addition clients visiting Selous are encouraged to make a $10 per person per day donation to help this project Selous Lion Project if you are interested in this project or would like to donate. Please contact us if you are interested in this project or would like to donate.

Wild Things Safaris provides logistical support for a variety of other scientific expeditions. Past clients include the British Natural History Museum, Kew Gardens, Newcastle University and the Mpingo conservation Project.

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  • We had a really great vacation on the Southern Circuit in Tanzania and wonderfully facilitated by our driver/guide Salim who was really first class - a great representative of Wild Things.

    Steve Wallis

    Belgium, Oct 2013

  • We thoroughly enjoyed our experience, and we feel that the service you offered was well worth the money we paid. Salim was wonderful. Very interesting to talk to us, and an excellent driver.

    Claire Austin

    United Kingdom, Jan 2013

  • I would like to thank you for this wonderful safari we participated to. Everything was perfect! We are very happy and we made all our dreams come true. Abbas was an amazing guide. Thank you very much!

    Maria Malkova

    France, Dec 2013

  • We had an excellent time and the trip was very well planned, the guides (and vehicles) excellent. Thank you very much for arranging it all!

    Jackie, David and Sarah

    Australia, Oct 2013

  • A very exciting adventure

    Andrew Bird

    United Kingdom, Jan 2014

  • Thank you so much for the amazing safari! This was a great safari and I can't wait to give you a full brief and photos!

    Genevieve Champagne

    Canada,

  • We had a wonderful trip. Thanks very much to you, Wild Things and to Abbas for putting together such a memorable safari for us.

    Kathryn Woof

    United Kingdom, Dec 2013