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"My dream is to have a camp someday" - Leonard


Dancing Duma was born out of a dream. A dream for longtime safari guide Leonard Temba and his wife Pendo Tarimo to have a better future with a camp they could call their own. This was a shared dream by David and Ally McKay and partner Saen Higgins to come alongside their dear friends and help make the dream a reality.

Together, they envisioned a place where guests could experience the magic of the Tanzanian wilderness in a sustainable and authentic way. Today, Dancing Duma stands as a testament to their shared passion for conservation and community empowerment, providing unforgettable experiences for all who visit.

Becoming a part of this unique experience offers more than just an amazing safari adventure; it's an opportunity to make a genuine impact on the world. By participating, you are not only creating unforgettable memories but also contributing to the well-being of local communities and wildlife.

In addition to this, the camp's management team actively seeks out partnerships with Tanzanian businesses and artisans. As an example, each piece of furniture has been hand crafted by local craftsmen.

This strategic collaboration not only secures quality products and services for the camp but also contributes to economic growth and the empowerment of local communities. By prioritizing these relationships, the camp further solidifies its commitment to sustainability and responsible tourism. Consequently, guests can enjoy their stay knowing they are supporting both the environment and the livelihood of Tanzanians.

Embrace this journey with us, for it is truly bigger than all of us combined, and together, we can make a difference that will be remembered for generations.



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