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Established

1995

Location

Nanyumbu and Masasi, Mtwara Region
Nachingwea, Lindi Region

Size

444.2 km²
210 km²

Overview

Lukwika Lumesule Game Reserve in Nanyumbu District, Mtwara Region was established in 1996. Msanjesi Game Reserve in Masasi and Nanyumbu districts in Mtwara Region was established in 1995.  The game reserves are corridor for elephants moving from Selous Game Reserve in Tanzania and Niassa National Reserve in Mozambique.

Animals to find

Hippo, elephant, lion, leopard, buffalo and waterbuck.

Vegetation

Miombo woodland riverine forest.

Things to do

Hunting.

How to access?

By road and airstrip at Masasi.

Investment opportunities

Photographic tourism, bird watching, sport fishing and canoeing.