This sustainably built camp is a refuge from the formidable elements that surround it

Entamanu Private is much more than a great vantage point from which to go to the Crater, this is a place to slowdown, breathe and feel Ngorongoro’s rhythms under your feet.

Main area




Main area

Private lounge to share your safari tales

Perfect for families - a cosy space all to yourself, perched on the Crater rim...

Main area

Lazy afternoons

The perfect nook to curl up for a relaxed afternoon spent on the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater. Entamanu Private offers up a redefined Crater experience, perfect for families or groups of friends, this is your own private highland retreat.

Main area

Main verandah

A spacious lookout across one of Africa’s finest wildlife icons, the Ngorongoro Crater.


Cosy and considered

The rooms at Entamanu Private are a clever blend of wood, glass, and stretched-canvas. Raised on platforms to leave no footprint on the site and designed to be a cosy refuge in this elemental place. All with views into the Crater.


A family experience

Our exclusive camp on the Crater rim is perfect for families with two family cottages available and we welcome children over 5.


Entamanu Private bathroom

Designed with environmental and cultural surroundings in mind. A rugged flare and stylish simplicity.


Private dining on the Crater rim

Entamanu Private has its own dining room with a light and relaxing ambience to enjoy your family time together.


Stylish set up

Your dining room is tastefully put together and made locally by Tanzania artisans and creators from butter dishes to tablecloths.

Your private Crater experience

Just four rooms elevated on wooden platforms, two of which are family rooms. Each is constructed from wood, glass and stretched canvas, and every home-like touch of cosiness has been added to create comfort in this elemental place.

And relax…

Imagine winding down with afternoon tea in the company of an excellent book...

Now imagine that, but on a veranda overlooking the Ngorongoro Crater.

Enjoy endless views into the Crater

Each cottage has a private veranda overlooking the Ngorongoro Crater.

Key details


all year round


separate camps


canvas cottages


cottages in main area


cottages in Private camp


family cottages

All with verandahs and views into the Crater


L. Siegert

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Beautiful and Cozy Rooms

We loved it here! The rooms are beautiful and cozy. The food was gourmet and the service outstanding! The setting is beautifully nestled into the hillside with large windows for viewing. Our favorite camp of the trip!

J. Hickman

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Incredible Camp and Team

This is a must if you’re planning to visit Africa. Incredible camp and incredible team.

C. Arnesen

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Honeymoon Celebration Place

Can't imagine a better place to celebrate our honeymoon. You'll pinch yourself to make sure you aren't dreaming.

A. Ham

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Two Days in Paradise

I enjoyed two days in Paradise with my family

A. Totten

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Pure Magic Camp

Entamanu is pure magic. A stylish and high quality camp in the most beautiful setting. The team is so kind and welcoming, the accommodations are world class and the food is delicious. There is truly no place like it in the world.

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