Saadani National Park is a national park located in Tanzania. It is the only national park in Tanzania that borders the Indian Ocean, and covers an area of approximately 1,100 square kilometres. The park is situated in the historic triangle of Bagamoyo, Pangani and Zanzibar, and it can be accessed by self-drive from Dar es Salaam, Tanga and Arusha.
Saadani National Park is known for its diverse wildlife, which include elephants, lions, giraffes, buffaloes, hippos, crocodiles, and variety of antelopes. The park is also home to number of birds species, including kingfisher, fish eagles, sunbirds, and hornbills.
In addition to wildlife viewing, Saadani National Park offers a range of activities for visitors on a self-drive trip such as boat safari, walking safari, and cultural tours. Self-drive visitors can also enjoy swimming and snorkelling in the Indian Ocean, as well as relaxing on the beaches.
Saadani National Park is a relative new national park in Tanzania, having established in 2005. Despite its relatively small size, it is an important conservation area and popular destination for self-drive tourist visiting Tanzania.