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Selous Game Reserve

The Selous Game Reserve, a massive 50,000 square kilometres (four times the size of the Serengeti and bigger than Belgium or Switzerland) is wilderness on a huge scale. Although it is a seemingly infinite place, it has great subtlety.

Wildlife encounters are intimate and dreamlike; animals appear and disappear into the bush, and the scenery is breath-taking. This remote wilderness holds the continent’s largest populations of buffalo, elephant, hippo and crocodile as well as great numbers of lion, leopard, giraffe, roan antelope, giraffe, sable, eland and both greater and lesser kudu. It is also one of the last strongholds of the African Wild Dog - the second most endangered carnivore on our planet. The Selous is fed by the mighty Rufiji River, the largest river in East Africa which drains most of South Western Tanzania’s water, this reserve is home to over 1,000,000 large animals and is home to over half of Tanzania’s elephant population.

  • The Accommodation (4)

  • Siwandu

    As one of the first camps in the Selous Game Reserve, Siwandu takes prime position amongst the palm trees on the banks of Lake Nzerakera, one of the best locations for resident game in the area. As...

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  • Kiba Point

    Kiba Point is an exclusive-use retreat nestled in one of the most beautiful locations in the heart of a superb game-rich area. Positioned on the banks of the beautiful Rufiji River in the Selous...

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  • Beho Beho

    Beho Beho enjoys the privilege of one of the most magnificent panoramic views in the Selous Game Reserve.

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  • Sand River Selous Camp

    Set on a sweeping curve of the great mile-wide Rufiji River, Sand Rivers Selous is an idyllic place from which to explore the untamed Selous wilderness.

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