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Chada Katavi

The Original Katavi Camp

Katavi National Park, in the far west of Tanzania, is somewhere that, even today, few people have been lucky enough to visit. Perhaps because of this, it feels untouched almost like traveling back in time; Chada Katavi sits in the midst of this truly wild place. 

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Mon, Jul 21, 2014

Shakin’ the trees

Chada Katavi guest Dale Davis kindly sent us these great photos of a rather acrobatic elephant he spotted while staying at the camp.  Clearly tamarind pods are super tasty.


Tue, Feb 18, 2014

Green season R&R

As many of you are aware, Chada's currently closed for the green season and we're looking forward to opening the camp afresh in June.  We look forward to bringing you lots more fun stories and pictures from the camp later in the year.


Fri, Jul 5, 2013

Unexpected Visitor!

This little beauty is a Green Night Adder I found outside my office! It was the first time for me to see this specimen so was really exciting. They have a relatively small and scattered distribution in central, east and west africa, so to see one is a real bonus! Snakes are wonderful to photograph, especially slower sluggish ones like this and guests in camp enjoyed the photo shoot!

Fri, Jul 5, 2013

Back in Camp after the Rains

Chada Katavi is back up and running after the rainy season.  Rivers are still flowing strongly, however the vegetation already seems to be wilting, the dry season is underway.  The camp has undergone several small changes, bringing on a fresh feel, as a semi-permanent camp should! The panaromic views from the new library deck tends to lure people in, with elephant and buffalo often speckling the canvas.  Standby for some pics of an unexpected visitor to my office!

Tue, Dec 18, 2012

What Goes Bump in the Night? AFRICAN CIVET!



The bandit has been caught...well that is on the night camera at least. The African Civet is mainly a nocturnal animal and generally solitary. The African Civet is one of the secret seven that can be hard to see and even photograph. It seems as though we have a resident one here that has been caught not only on camera but guests have been treated to sightings while having dinner and on the pathway to their tents.

 Till Next Time Justin Stevens & Jacky Collett-Stevens


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