This tiny, private camp in the heart of the Serengeti is a thrilling addition to the exclusive Bushtops collection.
Inspired by the success of its sister camps, Mara Bushtops and Serengeti Bushtops, Roving Bushtops follows their ‘wild luxury’ example and sits in a wonderful wildlife-rich spot in the central Serengeti. This is prime cheetah country, and from November to April it’s also excellent great migration territory – if you’re lucky, you’ll even see the migration passing through. Local land traps water, ensuring excellent game viewing year-round.
Emulating the pioneering spirit of early explorers roving after the herds, the camp is unfenced and semi-permanent, with wheels allowing it to move if wildlife patterns should change. From December to April, the camp moves south to follow the herds and spend three months in a wonderful spot next to a seasonal river, to offer the best chance of experiencing the migration and the wildebeest birthing season.
The eight luxurious and contemporary tents have 24-hour power and butler service, as well as canvas walls that can be opened on three sides during the day for panoramic views. Two tents can be wheeled closer to each other to form a family unit. A la carte dining is served in the elegant mess tent, in the privacy of your own tent, or under the stars. Younger guests can also enjoy the camp's latest addition: the Bushcraft Challenge, with a range of activities based around survival skills, local culture, conservation and flora and fauna.
Exceptional service and facilities come as standard, but Roving Bushtops goes a step beyond and allocates its guests a private 4x4 land cruiser vehicle for all game drives. This means that you’re in total control of where and when you want to head out on safari. If you’d like to pack a bush breakfast and spend all morning out in the national park with your expert ranger and local spotters, or return to camp for an indulgent lunch – it’s completely up to you. And as you’re in the midst of the Serengeti’s flora and fauna, you’ll be able to spot wildlife from the outset.
Seronera in the central Serengeti, close to the renowned Moru Kopjes area
Good to know
Children over 7 are welcome. From 14 Dec 2019-15 Apr 2020, Roving Bushtops is in Kusini, Southern Serengeti. From 01 Jun-23 Nov 2019 and 2020, Roving Bushtops is in Seronera, Central Serengeti.
Just 6 luxury tents
• Enjoy private game drives in various areas including Ndutu, the western corridor and the central Serengeti • Head out on a nature walk within the camp's grounds • Witness the great migration (November to April) • Book a hot-air balloon safari with Champagne bush breakfast*.
Dining tent, in-tent dining
Lodge Package • Breakfast, lunch and dinner in the dining tent or private dining in your own tent • Non-alcoholic drinks, beer, cellar wines and all spirits • Private game drives with bush breakfast or picnic lunch on longer drives • Bushcraft Challenge activities for children • Wi-Fi • Laundry • Massages (subject to availability) • Airstrip transfers • Park fees.
*Denotes local charge