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Established

1951

Location

Singida and Mbeya Region 

Size

9,000 km²
4,000 km²
2,200 km²

Overview

Rungwa, Kizigo and Muhesi Game Reserves were established between 1951 and 1995; Rungwa in Manyoni District (Singida Region) and partly in Chunya District (Mbeya Region), Kizigo in Manyoni District (Singida Region) and Muhesi in Manyoni (Singida Region). They are mainly hunting grounds for tourist hunters with 12 hunting blocks.

Animals to find

Elephant, Sable and Roan Antelope, Buffalo, Waterbuck,impala, Hartebeest, Eland, Greater and Lesser Kudu, Bushbuck, Reed and Steinbuck, Lion, Zebra, Duikezr, Oribi, Klipspringer, Warthog and Hyena.

Vegetation

Mainly miombo woodlands and grasslands with acacia.

Things to do

Tourism hunting.

How to access?

By air landing at Rungwa airstrip and other seasonal airstrips; by road from Manyoni to Rungwa and from Mbeya via Chunya to Rungwa.

Investment opportunities

Tourism hunting, hotels, lodges and tented camps.