What to see and do at Faru Faru Lodge


Hot Air Balloon Safari at Faru Faru Lodge

Singita Grumeti guests have the opportunity to experience the Serengeti from the air, aboard a hot air balloon. Partnering with our preferred supplier in the region, Serengeti Balloon Safaris, this experience offers guests a unique way to experience the vastness of the Serengeti at sunrise.

This activity can be booked on arrival at the lodge, however, it is recommended that this activity is pre-booked through Singita reservations prior to arrival.

General Information

  • Three Balloon sizes available: 8, 12 & 16 passengers. Balloons carrying 12 & 16 passengers are on request.
  • Flights are conducted daily, throughout the year (weather permitting), except at Singita Mara River Tented Camp where daily flights are available from January - June only.
  • Flights are approximately one hour, subject to wind speed and direction.
  • Children over the age of 7 are welcome. There is no upper age limit.
  • Guests must be reasonably mobile and fit to fly.
  • Passenger weight is calculated at an average of 80kg.
  • Operating since 1990, Tanzania’s balloon industry is regulated by the Tanzanian Civil Aviation Authority.
  • All pilots hold commercial balloon pilot licenses.

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