What is the Serengeti famous for?
Serengeti National Park in Tanzania is famous for being the location of the Great Wildlife Migration, which involves two MILLION wildebeests, zebras and antelopes. It's also an extremely large and wild game park, and home to the Big Five of Africa.
Wildlife spotting reaches a whole new level when you visit the Serengeti!
A truly vast park
The Great Migration
The Big Five
We really cannot recommend enough that you make the time to visit Serengeti National Park. You won’t be disappointed!
More about the Big Five ...
1. Eastern black rhinos
2. African lions
3. African bush elephants
The Serengeti has the African bush elephant, a separate species from the African forest elephant, which is smaller and lives in Central and West Africa.
4. Cape buffaloes
5. African leopards
In the Serengeti, leopards often hang out in the trees lining the Seronera River.
Other animals of the Serengeti
Aardvark Aardwolf (civet hyena) Baboon Bat-eared fox Cheetah Crocodile Eland Gazelle Giraffe Guereza (colobus monkey) Hippo Hyena Impala Kongoni (hartebeest) Mongoose Porcupine Serval Topi Wild dog (painted dog) Wildebeest (gnu) Zebra
Birds of Serengeti National Park
African ostrich Augur buzzard Black-headed heron Black kite Golden-winged sunbird Greater blue-eared starling Grey-breasted spurfowl Reichenow's seedeater Scarlet-chested sunbird Secretary bird Usambiro barbet White-bellied bustard
More about the Great Migration ...
Serengeti Migration map
Great Migration river crossings
Did you know that wildebeests possess a ‘swarm intelligence’, which allows them to approach and overcome obstacles as one?