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This is a little way away from the Serengeti National park. Its a little pricey as far as admission is concerned, but if you are into anthropology ad prehistory, you will find it quite interesting. Great view of the Gorge itself from the info center,...More
Had I known what the road to the gorge was like I might not have gone ! A good informative display and lecture from the curator. Curiosity took me there and I enjoyed my visit but was disappointed not to be able to go down...More
This natural history museum exceeded my expectations.
The presentation of artefacts and fossils is world class standard. The information is logically sequenced and easy to follow.
The oral presentation is given from a newly constructed open auditorium overlooking the open cut site where palaeontologists continue...More
Olduvai Gorge is not a game park. Its the site where the Leakeys discovered some the earliest traces of the ancestors of Homo Sapiens. Its a site that is often overlooked by people going to the crater or Serengetti plains but with the opening of...More
I think the answer is that you have to prearrange going down into the gorge. Most visitors are limited to the museum that is at the top of the gorge, this is typically what is included with Safaris However, I think it is... More
I think the answer is that you have to prearrange going down into the gorge. Most visitors are limited to the museum that is at the top of the gorge, this is typically what is included with Safaris However, I think it is possible to prearrange a trip into gorge but you have to use a guide from the site. See ngorongorocrater . org and look up oldupai. It indicates..."Special archaeological tours guided by the Department of Antiquities personnel are available and include the remarkable Shifting Sands."