Thorntree Tented Camp

The camp is permanently based in central Serengeti, in the Seronera Valley, home to year-round wildlife due to the constant presence of water. This area is famous for spotting lion, leopard and large herds of elephant. Views from the campsite look across onto Banagi Hill and classic vistas of the Serengeti Plains.

The entire camp is powered by solar including hot water and electricity. The latest in Bougainvillea Group of Lodges’ group of camps and lodges, ThornTree Camp is a classic tented safari camp located in Seronera area of Serengeti National Park, about fifteen minutes from the Seronera airstrip and visitor’s centre. The camp is open year round; offering traditional Tanzanian hospitality and great food.


  • 10 classic en-suite safari tents
  • Large -10m x 4.5m with extended sitting area
  • Shaded veranda
  • Solar powered lighting
  • En-suite bath (flush toilets)
  • Running (solar powered) hot and cold water in basin and shower
  • Double, twin and triples available
  • Solar power and hot water
  • Charging strip with universal plugs in each tent
  • Wardrobe, writing desk, chairs and table
  • Complimentary bottled drinking water

Common Areas

  • Lounge tent with bar
  • Dining tent
  • Front verandah
  • Separate lavatory facilities for common area
  • Evening campfire


  • Full board (dinner, breakfast and lunch in camp or picnic)
  • Afternoon tea, coffee and cake
  • Water at meals
  • Children over 5 welcome
  • Local cell towers nearby
  • Camping fees included in price


  • Laundry service (regretfully not available)
  • Park Entry Fees
  • Game drive/transfer vehicle (not available)
  • Soft drinks, beer, wine, spirits

Featured Itineraries


Cultural and Wildlife Safari

Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Tarangire, Lake Eyasi and Natron.

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Arusha NP, Tarangire, Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti Mara River

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Big Cats & Mara River Crossing

Arusha NP, Tarangire, Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti Mara River

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