Ruaha River Lodge

Address: Ruaha National Park, Tanzania | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel, located in Ruaha National Park, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Rock Sound, and Tarpum Bay.
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    Travel Blogs from Ruaha National Park

    Mdonya camp

    A travel blog entry by barbikewley on Jun 02, 2014

    8 comments, 10 photos

    ... as you pay everything by 24 hours and our three nights came to $480 per couple. Very expensive when you are paying in Rands.We were advised to go the Mdonya Old River Camp, but we landed up at the Mdonya Public campsite, however it is really nice and we have taken over the whole site. We have erected our own showers but there is a long drop with two bricks and a hole in the ground. Best of all there ...

    A Traumatic Poem

    A travel blog entry by onegirlbigworld on Mar 18, 2014

    2 comments, 1 photo

    ... it!" She shouted, "Here! Take my shoe!" "I can't! I'm still naked and terrified too!" The pair stood together, shoes and flashlight in hand Freaked out by the THING, trying to plan... Fight or flight were the options, but flight wouldn't do How to fight it though, we had no clue "More shoes!" She exclaimed, "and a book for good measure!" "You hit it, I'll squish it, we'll kill it together!" I crawled on a ledge and kneeled on my towel ...

    Zebra Down on the Mwagusi

    A travel blog entry by leomcyr on Oct 24, 2012

    1 comment, 37 photos

    ... arrived on the Mwagusi from the far side of the river. We see an extraordinary number of eagles and buzzards on both sides of the river, and, a small herd of elephant digging for water in the river bed.

    We drive down the Mwagusi and find Grumpy and two young females lounging on the dry river bed. I’ve heard him enough at night that he seems like an old friend but this is the first time we have seen him in the flesh. We watch these regal beasts for a ...

    Finding Water on the Great Ruaha

    A travel blog entry by leomcyr on Oct 23, 2012

    28 photos

    ... saved one of their goslings. Today, he waddles along behind his mom and dad but his siblings are gone…all five of them.

    We are unable to find the dead leopard on the far side of the Mwagusi so we cross back over the dry river bed. There we find him in the small sand dunes along the bank. The male leopard is a young adult. Marc examines the body and confirms the leopard has been suffocated by lion. We can visualize what happened. We had seen ...

    Grumpy's Pride

    A travel blog entry by leomcyr on Oct 22, 2012

    1 comment, 45 photos

    ... bend, Johannes spots a real rarity…a small herd of Greater Kudu females accompanied by an adult male Lesser Kudu. The male Lesser Kudu is barely a third the size of the Greater Kudu females. Greater and Lesser Kudu are completely different species and are rarely seen together. Marc has never seen the two together.

    The banks of the Ruaha River are dry but the animals are there in profusion. Small groups of impala and giraffe are everywhere. ...