lion, Leopard, herds of up to 1600 buffalo, elephant, zebra, Maasai giraffe, gazelles, water buck, roan antelope, eland and black legged topi. You can also, see the rare puku, a honey colored antelope. The Katavi boasts Tanzania's greatest concentration of both crocodile and hippopotamus.
Access: Katavi is on the main road running through western Tanzania from north to South. It is 550 km (about 340 miles) from Mbeya, a tough but spectacular day's drive. And 390 Km (about 240 miles) from Kigoma but this journey is only possible in the dry season only or by air from Arusha or Dar-es-Salaam.
To do: Tanzania walking safaris, game driving and camping Safaris; A trip to Kalambo falls the second highest in Africa a 215 meter drop/one of the highest waterfalls in the world.