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Magoroto Forest Estate: Best Vacation Lodge In Tanga, Tanzania

A hidden gem in the rain forest of Muheza.



f you are looking for an adventurous vacation full of outdoor activities and a good balance of relaxation, then Magoroto Forest Estate is your place to be.

Getting to this place is an adventure on it’s own. First grab your friends, or family, or if you want a little romance, grab your partner and embark on a thrilling road trip. From Dar to Muheza is all tarmac road, but the real thrill and beauty is when you take the rough road that leads you to the Amani nature reserve and take a right turn from the Amani sign that leads you up the hill where you see the city in a bird eye view all the way to Magoroto.

Now that, is a scene of beauty.



I love a good variety of sleeping arrangement that makes a stay interesting, in Magoroto you can definitely experience that. In most city lodges or hotels, variety means; either sleeping on the ground floor with a garden view, or having an upstairs room with either the city view or ocean view.

In Magoroto variety means, sleeping indoors or camping outside.

The main building

Camping with a View



You can not find yourself being bored in Magoroto, they are a wide variety of activities to satisfy your adventure needs. You can go swimming, fishing or boat riding in the lake, embark on different hiking trails, go on different tours, have a bonfire BBQ party and without forgetting mountain biking.



Read a book while laying on a hammock, take a nap on the garden swing beds; it doesn’t get any better than that, especially when you have the rain forest, mountain and lake as your view.



Good to Know
  1. Communication:  The only network that works best up in Magoroto Estate is Halotel, so be sure to carry that sim card as an extra if it is not your primary network provider. Once you get to town the other networks are available.
  2. Food: If you have a special diet, best to inform the lodge in advance they are very flexible to cater to individual needs.
  3. Transport: Tanga does not have an International airport, so if you are coming from outside Tanzania, you will need to arrive in Dar es Salaam and rent a car/van that will drive you to Muheza in Tanga where Magoroto Estate is located.

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  • Thad
    April 5, 2018

    Very informational. There seem to be a lot of great places to visit in Tanzania. I have never heard of Magoroto before. This means it goes on my list of travel locations when I am back in Tanzania again. I love the blog (I am going to be on the look-out for more content)

    • Lady Brixio
      April 8, 2018

      You Should….It is a place to be to experience the outdoors.