rangers of the year

Shinini Simel and Lerumbe Kaaya are two dedicated and outstanding people working for the Honeyguide organisation. Both of them have been working most of their lives as rangers, in areas such as Randilen WMA in Tanzania, home to Elewana Tarangire Treetops. 

They have dedicated their time and energy to wildlife and communities; we are very proud for them to receive recognition of their efforts from the Paradise Foundation who have selected them to receive the African Ranger Award for 2019. This award inspires the rangers protecting wildlife in Africa. For Shinini and Lerumbe, knowing that their dedication and efforts have been recognized as far as China; the Paradise Awards have provided a great motivational initiative. 

Learn about these two great rangers, Shinini and Lerumbe, watch the two short video bios below.

Elewana Tarangire Treetops - Tarangire National Park

Situated in a community led Wildlife Management areas, known as Randilen, guests of Elewana Tarangire Treetops enjoy a secluded and private safari experience. The luxury tree-top rooms, elevated above the ground afford incredible views over the tops of surrounding marula and baobab trees. With a wide private balconies, each are lavishly furnished using natural materials that are blended with contemporary Africana décor, to provide guests with a unique and most memorable safari experience.

Encasing an impressive baobab tree, the spacious and tranquil reception, lounge and dining room overlook the swimming pool and a waterhole that sees a steady flow of wild animal visitors. As the camp is located in the WMA, activities such as bush walks and night game drives are possible, which are not permitted in many other areas. Bush walks allow guests to get “up close and personal” with nature, and experience the bush to a more intimate degree. Alternatively, a night game drive with the option to go off road, in the African bush affords the opportunity to see an array of creatures who prefer the cover of darkness, the African bush hosts a different assortment of creatures after the sun goes down.

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