Magoroto forest is situated in the East Usambara mountains in north-east Tanzania. The East Usambaras form part of the mountain chain called the Eastern Arc which ranges from southern Kenya to southern Tanzania. These mountains are known for their high levels of species endemism and rich floral and faunal diversity (Hamilton, 1989).

Magoroto with its tropical rain forest is the perfect spot for a getaway.The estate is located on an altitude of 850m above sea level where temperatures are pleasant all year long. The estate offers stunning views from the Muheza Valley to the Indian ocean. Enjoy the lush rain forest with rare plants and bird species, explore the dense tropical forest with organic spices  or have a picnic or swim in our beautiful lake!

Directions

25 mins from Muheza (13 km), 1 hour from Tanga, 1 hour from Segera. In Muheza turn off the main road and drive towards Amani Nature reserve. 2 km outside Muheza turn right at the Amani sign and follow the rough (all weather) road for 1 km. When you reach the Magoroto Estate sign follow the road for 1 km to the headquarters.

Activities

Hiking 

– Lake Trail, Mgambo trail, Mwembeni Bird Trail, Kitulwe trail, Mlinga Mountain Trail, Magula Trail, Manga Spice Trail

Swimming, Picnic at the lake, Fishing, Bird Watching, Forest Walk, Mountain Biking, Spice Tour, Factory Tour, Bonfire, Camping, Meditation, BBQ