Lake Duluti is a small crater lake situated in eastern Arusha. It takes approximately 20 minutes from Arusha City. Lake Duluti is surrounded by a thick forest that is home to a number of reptiles like lizards and snakes while the lake itself is a sanctuary for varieties of bird species. Exploring the area around Lake Duluti is quite fun. Enjoy canoeing at Lake Duluti as well as the hike at the Duluti Forest and get to see the different animal and plant species.
Lake Duluti is formed inside a volcanic crater and has water throughout the year, mainly from groundwater and seasonal rainfall.
The crater is a subsidiary vent to Mount Meru (4566m) that towers over the lake. You will cross the smooth surface of this small Crater Lake and view birdlife; Giant kingfisher, Fish eagle, Darters and many more. Surrounded by forested crater walls this is a very special and quiet 1,5 hour canoeing experience. View hundreds of cattle egrets returning to an island in the lake to roost for the night.
Lake Momella is found in Arusha National Park whereby there is much to see starting from the birds and the surrounding environment. The Momela Lakes or Momella Lakes, are seven shallow lakes located within Arusha National Park namely: Big Momela, Small Momela, El Kekhotoito, Kusare, Rishateni, Lekandiro and Tulusia. Lakes are alkaline formed from the volcanic debris created when Mount Meru blew its top 250,000 years ago. You will enjoy a peaceful and scenic canoeing safari following the shorelines of small Momella Lake. On this 2- 2.5 hours canoe safari you can view buffaloes, bushbuck, giraffes, hippos and many water birds living in and close to the water.
Location: Arusha National Park
Duration: 2-2.5 hours
Lake Manyara can now cater needs for the guests who enjoy the unprecedented experience of waterside game viewing. From the safe shallow waters of this beautiful soda lake, guests paddle along the shoreline. Drifting past buffalo, giraffe and elephants on the banks and walloping hippo and fabulous aquatic bird life in the water, this is a most unusual and memorable safari seeing wildlife from a whole new perspective. “Wildlife from Water”
Location: Lake Manyara National Park
Duration: 2-2.5 hours