Ngorongoro Conservation Area attractions

Park in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Ngorongoro Crater

At 19km wide and with a surface of 264 sq km, Ngorongoro is one of the largest unbroken calderas in the world that isn’t a lake. Its steep walls soar 400m to 610m and provide the setting for an incredible natural dr…
Mountain in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Gol Mountains

Some places are so far off well-travelled routes that there are no tracks other than those left by wildlife and traditional herders. The remote and rarely visited Gol Mountains area, northwest of Ngorongoro but stil…
Museum in Oldupai Gorge

Oldupai Museum

The small Oldupai Museum on the rim of Oldupai Gorge stands on one of the most significant archaeological sites on earth. It was here in 1959 that Mary Leakey discovered a 1.8-million-year-old ape-like skull from an…
Ruins in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Laetoli

About 45km south of Oldupai Gorge at remote Laetoli is a 27m-long trail of 3.7-million-year-old hominid footprints, probably made by Australopithecus afarensis. Discovered by Mary Leakey's team in 1976 and excavated…