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The Octagon Safari Lodge Karatu | Tanzania
Ngorongoro Crater and Conservation Area, Tanzania

(Octagon Safari Lodge is located 1 kilometer after the small town of Karatu between Lake Manyara National Park and Ngorongoro Conservation Area in Tanzania. Octagon Safari Lodge is approximately 20 Minutes drive to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area Park gate. The lodge is approximately two hour's drive from Arusha (140 kilometers) and three hours drive from Kilimanjaro International Airport (190 kilometers)


Octagon Safari Lodge


Octagon Safari Lodge, Tanzania

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Octagon Safari Lodge is a small and private lodge located twenty minutes from the Ngorongoro Conservation Area Gate in Tanzania. The Lodge is situated amidst colorful and exotic gardens and provides a perfect base for anybody visiting the northern parks of Tarangire, Lake Manyara or Ngorongoro.


Octagon Safari Lodge is a family run establishment which has been operating since 2005. It is owned by Irishman Rory Egan and his Tanzanian wife Pamela Lupembe Egan.


Octagon Safari Lodge accommodation consists of twelve chalets and two stone cottages. Most of the chalets are arranged as twin beds while some are also arranged as double rooms with queen sized four poster beds.


The cottages are oriented for families or groups of friends who wish to share and each cottage contains a queen size bed with two additional single beds.


Every effort has been made to ensure your personal comfort while at the same time we are environmentally conscious and the buildings have been planned with a strong emphasis on harmonizing the structures with the surrounding vegetation.


Octagon Safari Lodge rooms contain en suite bathroom with shower. The beds are extra large with four poster draping nets for protection against insects. Each room also has its own private veranda outside where guests can sit out and enjoy the sun, read a book or even write a postcard.



Octagon Safari Lodge

Octagon Safari Lodge Non-Residents Accommodation Rates

2014 Octagon Safari Lodge Accommodation Rates Per Night

Room Type
Half Board

Full Board

Single Room (1 Guest)
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Double Room (2 Guest)
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Octagon Safari Lodge Residents Accommodation Rates

2014 Octagon Safari Lodge Accommodation Rates Per Night

Room Type
Half Board

Full Board

Single Room (1 Guest)
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Double Room (2 Guest)
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* Children 0-2 are free

* Children 12 years and over are regarded as adult

* Children occupying their own room are charged at 75 percent of room rate
* Children aged 3-11 years are half price when sharing a room with their parents

* Octagon Safari Lodge Lunch 14 US Dollars

* Octagon Safari Lodge Picnic Lunch Box 9 US Dollars

* Octagon Safari Lodge Dinner (three courses with tea & coffee) 16 US Dollars

* Meal Rates Lodge Lunch: 14 US Dollars, Lunch Box: 9 US Dollars & Dinner: 16 US Dollars

* Lodge Lunch (Hot Lunch) costs an additional 5 US Dollars per person: 77 US Dollars Full board
Christmas Supplement of 20 US Dollars per person applies for December 25th, 31st and January 1st 2013



Accepted Mode of Payment

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Booking & Reservations for Octagon Safari Lodge, Ngorongoro Conservation Area - Tanzania

African Spice Safaris

Booking Office Tel: + 254 (0)20 2437871

Mobile : 0721242711 (Safaricom) - Kenya

Email: info@africanspicesafaris.com




Octagon Safari Lodge Activities

Safaris to National Parks & Game Reserves from Octagon Safari Lodge

Octagon Safari Lodge is ideally situated within driving distance of these game viewing areas and principal parks in the northern circuit of Tanzania are Lake Manyara, Ngoronogoro Crater, Tarangire and Serengeti.


Octagon Safari Lodge provides the perfect base to explore these key attractions. Each park in Northern Tanzania has its uniquely individual attractions so please contact African Spice Safaris if you would like detailed information or guidance on how to plan your ultimate safari.


We are happy to suggest sample itineraries which we can customize to your personal timetable and desired expenditure.

Octagon Safari Lodge Walking Safaris

Octagon Safari Lodge Walking Safaris are very popular and provide a pleasant opportunity to take a break from game viewing and experience the exceptional beauty of the landscape from a different vantage point.


Octagon Safari Lodge has qualified rangers and guides who are happy to take you into the forest of Ngorongoro where you will see the brilliantly varied vegetation of this exceptional area and you can learn all about the animals, insects and ecology of the forest.

Octagon Safari Lodge Cultural tours

Octagon Safari Lodge Cultural tours are a terrific way to learn more about the people, crafts and traditions of the people of Tanzania. The lodge has a number of guides with expert knowledge from different tribes and they are very happy to offer excursions to the willing visitor who would like to learn a little more about this fascinating and varied country.

Octagon Safari Lodge Mountain Biking

Octagon Safari Lodge Mountain biking is a lovely way to explore the countryside and take a little fresh air during your holidays.


The rolling hills and farmlands surrounding the Octagon Safari Lodge provide the perfect back drop for some idyllic cycling and the lodge can tailor the course and the routes to suit your requirements whether it be a gentle roll through the wilderness or a tough ride to push you to your limits.

Octagon Safari Lodge Animal and Bird Watching Safaris

The game viewing in Tanzania is possibly the best anywhere in the world. Visitors can expect to see the elephant, lion, cheetah, leopard, buffalo and even the odd elusive rhino!


Bird life is particularly abundant also with literally hundreds of species of birds of exceptional beauty and color to be found within a small distance from the lodge.





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