Jabali Private House

Ruaha National Park, Tanzania

At a Glance

  • Private three bedroom house offering ultimate exclusivity in Ruaha National Park

  • Enjoy delicious food created by your very own talented private chef

  • Activities include game-drives, night drives and walking safaris all with your own private guide

  • Beautiful infinity pool and plenty of areas to relax in between safari activities

  • Located near the Mwagusi river, a wildlife hotspot within the park

  • Far-reaching views of this wild and beautiful national park

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Best time to Visit

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Average time to visit

In Ruaha, the best time to visit is the long dry season, June to October, where wildlife is more concentrated around water sources and the grass is grazed and trampled down. November brings the short rains, with heavy rainfall and dramatic thunderstorms every few days, often in the evenings. From December until May there is high humidity and intermittent rainfall, and the long rains come at the end of March until the end of May, when many camps are closed as airstrips and roads are impassable.

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Insider's View

Ruaha is renowned for its high densities of big cats - lion, leopard and cheetah

Take a dip in the refreshing infinity pool during the heat of the day, the perfect place to relax after an exciting morning out on safari!

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Jabali Private House is a fabulous family destination located in Ruaha national park. The house offers everything from a private chef, guides & sheer privacy for all who stay. The experience creates unforgettable family memories that will last forever.

Jabali Private House is due to open September 2017 and will offer exclusive and ultimate privacy in Ruaha National Park. The clever design of the house has been inspired by the landscape that surrounds it; built to blend and camouflage with the prestigious baobab trees. The natural surroundings enhance the feeling of being closer to nature and part of the wilderness, making it easier to relax and listen to the intuitive environment that surrounds the House.

Jabali Private House is an optimal location for a family getaway accommodating up to six guests. Spending quality time with loved ones, sharing a safari together will undoubtedly create unforgettable memories. Guests are given full flexibility with how they choose to spend their day, whether this is out on a full day game drive looking for lion hunting their prey, walking through the bush learning about the smaller creatures often over looked or simply catching some rays, relaxing beside the pool. The options are endless and each day is tailored to suit individual interests.

Jabali Private House offers a sophisticated atmosphere, created to meet the guest’s needs and comfort standards. The house has two master bedrooms with king size beds including an en-suite bathroom as well as an indoor and outdoor shower. The third bedroom has twin beds and en-suite bathroom. There are plenty of communal areas to relax around the lodge and make it feel like home. There is also a large terrace with private pool for cooling off after an adventurous day. For those who really can’t switch off from the outside world, Wi-Fi can be offered throughout the house. The house also comes with a private chef who creates masterpieces and can cater for all dietary needs with a little notice. Everything is homemade; breads, cakes, sorbets and many more creative food options which can be enjoyed throughout a stay.

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Children of all ages are welcome at Jabali Private House.


Private guides will showcase the best of Ruaha National Park on game-drives, night-drives and walking safaris. Drives are in open-sided vehicles with canvas roofs (for shade), allowing the best views of the wildlife around you. With your private guide, days can be tailored to your own interests with completely flexible timings.


Artists Impression - Jabali Private House

Artists Impression - Jabali Private House


  • Searching for big cats in Ruaha

    Spend your days in Ruaha searching for their resident big cats - lions lounging in the sun on the rocky kopjes, cheetah stalking their prey through the grassy savannah and a leopard lurking in the boughs of a tree.

  • Walking safaris in Ruaha

    There's nothing quite like the exhilaration of a walking safari and Ruaha National Park is a prime spot for exploring on foot.

Location & directions

Ruaha National Park, Tanzania

Located in the heart of Ruaha National Park tucked into the dramatic rocky kopjes, Jabali Private House has a wonderful elevated position offering sweeping views over the park.

How to get there

Overnight indirect flight from the UK to Tanzania, typically via Doha or Nairobi into Dar es Salaam. From here, Ruaha is a 90 minute light aircraft flight away, and you will then game-drive back to the lodge.

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