PROHIBITION OF THE USE OF DRONES AND UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLES

TANZANIA NATIONAL PARKS

PRESS RELEASE

PROHIBITION OF THE USE OF DRONES AND UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLES

Tanzania National Parks wish to remind the public that the use of Drones or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) of any size for photo taking, filming and any other purpose is not allowed in the National Parks for security reasons.

If need be, the use of these technologies will only be allowed under after special consideration and permits will be issued by the Director General of TANAPA.

In this regard, we are asking for all tour operators to notify their clients and assist in the compliance of this public notice. The same applies to all visitors intending to do filming in the parks.

The General Public is expected to adhere to this notice for the betterment of the conservation sector.

Issued by Corporate Communications Department

TANZANIA NATIONAL PARKS

P.O.BOX 3134

ARUSHA 

Email: info@tanzaniaparks.com / dg@tanzaniaparks.com

Website: www.tanzaniaparks.com

Tel: +255 27 250 3471/ 250 4082

Fax: +255 27 250 8040 

6th November, 2014