Manyara Conservancy is situated in the middle of a wildlife corridor connecting lakeNatron, Manyara, Ngorongoro, Tarangire and the Maasiland in the south. To date the conservancy still holds a small amount of cattle and black headed sheep. It was a cattle ranch in the colonial era. The conservancy is governed by a land trust for the benefit of the local community and Tanzania as a whole.
The Manyara conservancy offers tourism activities for visitors to experience wildlife and cultures of the surrounding communities. Activities are unique and have quite an attraction to Manyara clients. The ranch has large dams which provide water for the wildlife in the area. Due to this more wildlife has moved in to the area thus its has quite a variety of wildlife.
The ranch has giraffes, elephants, lesser Kudu, wildbe3ests, zebra, gazelle, eland Oryx amongst others. Predators include cheetah, hyena, leopard, bat eared foxes and Jackals.
Wild dogs are also sighted here.
The Manyara conservancy also supports a large number of birdlife. The variety of habitat that include riverine, acacia woodland and scrub bush.
The conservancy can be visited all year. It is a safe haven for animals in the conservancy and the neighboring park.
Activities at Manyara conservancy include bird watching, night and day game drives, and horse riding, fly camping and bush dining.
Manyara tented camp is located only six kilometers from the camp, it has six Authentic African styled tents. The tents are en suite with electric lighting.