Hatari Lodge, Tanzania

A documentary about a legendary hollywood movie set which turned into a travel sanctuary

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Nestled within the protected woodlands of Mt. Meru near the Momella meadow, Hatari is one of the very few properties located inside the Arusha National Park. The Lodge itself has a interesting and somewhat unusual history. Conceived and constructed as a set for the 1963 movie Hatari starring John Wayne (link) it is now in care of the Gabriel family and has taken on a new role as a travel destination and (Animal) Sanctuary with a strong emphasis community and natural harmony. The Gaabs were invited to explore and discover this incredible and breathtaking destination, and document the astonishing work the Gabriel family has accomplished over the past decades