Situated in East Africa and bordered by Kenya, Uganda, DRC and Mozambique. Tanzania is a great place to film as it has a everything from famous wildlife parks to unique cultures, from snow-capped mountains to pristine white sand beaches & is known for its coffee, tea, cotton, and spice plantations. Tanzania has facilitated a number of great feature films such as Harari, Independence Day, Baraka, The Bucket List & Congo as well as a long list of wildlife documentaries.

Northern Tanzania

Situated in East Africa and bordered by Kenya, Uganda, DRC and Mozambique

Tanzania is a great place to film as it has a everything from famous wildlife parks to unique cultures, from snow-capped mountains to pristine white sand beaches & is known for its coffee, tea, cotton, and spice plantations. Tanzania has facilitated a number of great feature films such as Harari, Independence Day, Baraka, The Bucket List & Congo as well as a long list of wildlife documentaries.

North-Eastern Tanzania

Dar es Salaam, a commercial commercial port located on the Indian Ocean is Tanzania’s largest city and main production service centre where crew and equipment are based. The city is known for its beaches, islands, seafood, and music. Film locations of note include Kivukoni Fish Market, St. Joseph’s Cathedral, and Coco Beach. Mbudya Island, Bongoyo Island, Fungu Yasini Island are paradise island locations near Dar es Salaam. The semi-autonomous archipelago of Zanzibar consists of the islands of Zanzibar and Pemba. Zanzibar is known for beautiful palm-fringed white sand beaches and underwater photography locations. Stone Town is located in the heart of Zanzibar and features old Arabian townhouses, winding colonial alleyways and a busy port. Pemba Island is home to The Manta Resort, a floating underwater hotel. The desert islands near Pemba Island offer some of the best underwater photography options in the Indian Ocean. The TAZARA Railway is a 1,860km (1,160mi) long railway linking Dar es Salaam to the town of Kapiri Mposhi in Zambia. The journey runs through some of Tanzania’s most spectacular landscapes.

Central Tanzania

Dodoma is the capital of Tanzania. Lake Victoria is the largest lake in Africa. Rubondo Island National Park and Saanane Island National Park are located in this region.

Western Tanzania

Gombe Stream National Park is famous for its chimpanzees and the work done by Jane Goodall.Mahale Mountains National Park also on Lake Tanganyika has the largest known chimpanzee population. Katavi National Park is a flood plain known for its hippos, crocodiles, lions, zebras, giraffes, and hundreds of bird species.

Southern Highlands

Ruaha National Park is home to the Great Ruaha River, spectacular gorges, majestic trees, and hundreds of species of bird. Udzungwa Mountains National Park has tropical rainforest, mountain forest, miombo woodland, grassland and steppe.

South-Eastern Tanzania

Selous Game Reserve is the largest game reserve in Africa. Wildlife of note includes elephants, hippos and rhinos as well as buffalo, antelope, giraffe, warthog, wildebeest, lion, leopard, cheetah, and hundreds of bird species. Mafia Island Marine Park is known for its coral reef underwater photography, green turtle breeding sites, deep-sea fishing, and diverse birdlife. October to March are the best months for diving photography.