• Fathala Tented Lodge in Senegal


    The Fathala Wildlife Reserve offers a romantic getaway with the open-air Mahogany Restaurant & Lounge, and a swimming pool with breath-taking views over the Senegalese Bush.

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    Fathala's Luxury Tented Accommodation is decorated in a romantic African Colonial Theme with mosquito nets, air-conditioning and en-suite bathrooms with free standing baths and outdoor showers.

  • Zebras in Senegal Game Reserve


    The Zebra's black and white stripes are a form of camouflage called disruptive coloration that breaks up the outline of the body. They inhabit savannas, from treeless grasslands to open woodlands.

  • Giraffe in Fathala West Africa


    Giraffes use their height to good advantage by browsing leaves and buds in treetops. The 21–inch (53 cm) tougue helps them pluck tasty morsels from branches. Giraffes eat most of the time, and like cows they regurgitate food and chew it as cud.

  • Fathala Baby Warthog in Senegal


    Warthogs are widespread all over Africa. The males can be distinguished by the 4 warts on the side of its face where females only have 2 warts. They are omnivorous and not scared of chasing lions away to get a chance for a drink of water.

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Luxury Tented Accommodation under African Mahogony trees.
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Senegal lion walks or enjoy a 4×4 guided game drive.
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Scrumptious meals and refreshments while watching the diverse birdlife.
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Fathala Wildlife Reserve

The Fathala Wildlife Reserve in Senegal is an area that consists of approximately 6000 hectares of original and protected forest, providing guests with the opportunity to visit an original stretch of the African wilderness in it’s original condition.

Visit our Mahogany Restaurant and Lounge and Visitor Centre for scrumptious meals and refreshments while watching the diverse bird life or find out how the Fathala Wildlife Reserve made a success of saving the rarest and most beautiful of all antelopes from extinction: The Western Giant Eland or “Giant Derby Eland.” 

Senegal Safari Specials

Fathala, pronounced Fatala is a Mandinka word meaning “Do Not Touch”.

Fathala common misspellings: “Fatala”, “Fatalla” and “Fathalla”