Situated some 300 km. South West of Dar-es-Salaam at an altitude of 550 m. covers an area of 3,230 sq. km.

This park offers a variety of wildlife – baboons, buffalo, colobus monkey, African hunting dog, eland, elephant, giraffe, hartebeest, hippo, impala, sable antelope, warthog, water buck, wildebeest, zebra, greater kudu and the predator leopard and lion can be seen in all seasons.

Over 400 species of birds have been observed in the park some of which are Eurasian migrants that are present from October to April