Best places to film Giraffes in Tanzania
Tanzania is home to over 80% of the wild population of the Masai giraffe. Various towers of giraffes in Tanzania National Parks can be filmed during your filming trip in Tanzania. Tanzania is home to four species of giraffes and among these is the Masai Giraffe which is also the national animal of Tanzania. Giraffes in Tanzania can be filmed in different types of land management including national parks, game reserves, wildlife management areas and communal land. Here below are the best places to film Giraffes in Tanzania.
Tower of Giraffes in the Serengeti
Serengeti National Park is one of the best places to film giraffes in Tanzania Giraffes in the Serengeti can be filmed during a walking safari as well on a game drive. Other notable wild animals to film in Serengeti include wildebeests, zebras, leopard, spotted hyena, elephant, serval, agama lizard, rock hyrax, secretary bird, rhinoceros, buffalo, cheetah, jackal and aardwolf.
Tarangire – Manyara
Tarangire-lake Manyara is another best place to film the Giraffes in Tanzania. Other notable mammals include elephant, baboon, lesser flamingo, greater flamingo Cape buffalo, leopard, hippopotamus, wildebeest, bushbuck, impala, giraffe, zebra, white pelican, yellow-billed stork, Ayres’s hawk-eagle, Nile monitor, white-breasted cormorant, palm-nut vulture, and cobra
Ruaha National Park
Ruaha National Park is another place to film Giraffes in Tanzania. Other animals include both the Greater and Lesser Kudu, Sable and Roan antelopes, wild dogs, lions, cheetahs, leopard, Zebras, Impalas, Elands, Jackals, and bat-eared foxes.
Other notable best national parks to film Giraffes in Tanzania include Selous game reserve, Arusha National park, Kilimanjaro National Park, Kitulo National Park, saadani National Park, Katavi National Park, and Mikumi National Park among others
Requirements and fees to film Giraffes in Tanzania
You will need to get a filming permit from Tanzania Film Censorship Board and Tanzania National Park Authority for you to be allowed to film Giraffes in Tanzania. Securing a filming permit in Tanzania can be an expensive and time-consuming process so make sure to allow plenty of time for us to help you secure the permit for you. The first step is to complete all necessary applications with the help of your Tanzanian production service producer/fixer. The application will be submitted to your local Tanzanian consulate so that they can complete the application. Once that is done you will send the original documents back to your Tanzanian service producer/fixer for finalizing with local Tanzanian authorities.
A regular Tanzania Filming permit costs US$1,000 if you apply 3 months in advance and a last-minute Tanzania Filming permit costs US$3,000. Contact us here to help you secure the Tanzania filming permit.
Other permissions and fees for filming Giraffes in Tanzania
Once you have obtained a filming permit for filming in Tanzania, there may be other permissions needed depending on what and where you want to film Giraffes in Tanzania. Permissions include filming inside the national park or conservation area, drone filming, and night filming. Tanzania has many rules and regulations when it comes to filming and therefore it is important to be properly guided through this long bureaucratic process.
Various filming fees apply for filming within Tanzania national parks, wildlife areas, and conservation areas. National Parks and conservation areas have specific fees to film crews that change regularly. Contact us here for up to date filming fees for filming Giraffes in Tanzania
On top of the above you will need to cover accommodation, Visas and work permits, fixer fees, and transport for successful filming of Giraffes in Tanzania as below;
Tanzania Visa and work permit Advice
You will need to purchase a tourist visa. Many film crews prefer obtaining their visas before they come to Tanzania but visas can be obtained easily upon arrival at any entry point in Tanzania upon paying USD100.00 for Tourist Visa you will be able to get it immediately. Proof of yellow fever vaccination and a COVID-19 free certificate may be asked if arriving from affected countries. Visa, work permit, and other entry and exit conditions such as customs and quarantine regulations can change regularly. We advise you to contact your local Tanzanian embassy or here for the latest travel information to Tanzania.
Tanzania Vehicle Hire Services
Film Crew Fixers Uganda will help you organize transport for film crews to film Giraffes in Tanzania depending on their interest, budget and the nature of roads in such selected locations to film in the park. We recommend Customized 4×4 Land Cruisers which costs from USD200-250 per vehicle per day with Driver/Fixer or 4×4 Safari Vans from USD200 per Van per day with driver/Fixer. For us to estimate how much it will cost in terms of fuel, we will need to look at your filming schedule to establish mileage and distance to be traveled.
Film Fixers in Tanzania to help you film Giraffes in Tanzania
All our vehicles come with drivers who act as location fixers and most of them have been to almost all parts of Tanzania and are thus conversant with the local situations and are able to provide relevant information and fix any situation on the ground. These act as intermediaries between you and our office while on location in Tanzania. Contact us here if you are in need of a Film fixer in Tanzania to help you film Giraffes in Tanzania.
What is the best time to film Giraffes in Tanzania?
Filming Giraffes in Tanzania is done throughout the year and the best time is during the months of December to February and then June to October which is relatively drier than March to May and November.
Why use Film crew fixers Uganda to film Giraffes in Tanzania
Film crew Fixers is a local fixer company based in Uganda, we assist filming companies and Production agencies in Uganda and East Africa as a whole for the last 8 years. We handle all fixer services required with our professional team of local fixers and driver guides. We have all relevant connections with other service providers and government agencies to make sure that accreditation and filming permits are processed in the shortest time possible. Contact us for details and all relevant information you would like to know for successful filming of Giraffes in Tanzania.
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