Selous Game Reserve is an immense area of protected wilderness that has remained untouched for thousands of years. Also the largest protected wet willdeness area in Africa. It is largest Game Reserve and one of favourite game viewing areas in Africa. Covering a total area of about 54,600 km2 (21,081 sq. miles), almost 6% of Tanzania’s land surface, is amongst the largest protected wet wilderness areas in Africa, SELOUS GAME RESERVE located in the South of Tanzania and four times the size of Serengeti. The Selous is the size of Switzerland. A large area of the reserve is drained by the Rufiji River. There are over 2,000 species of plants, over 430 species of birds, and 60 species of mammals, plenty of wildlife including Lions, Leopards, Elephants, Buffalos, Hippos and Crocodiles. In 1982 it was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to the diversity of its wildlife and undisturbed nature. It’s a unique environment rich in water, channels and lakes. Abundant with wildlife and little visited by tourist, compared to northern parks. You can enjoy a variety of activities such as Boat safari thanks to the lakes and the Rufiji River and Drive safari. The Selous is also the biggest stronghold for wild dogs in Africa and surely one of the places where you would have more chances to stop them! The Selous is also the biggest stronghold for wild dogs in Africa and surely one of the places where you would have more chances to spot them!
Rates & Costs
- Price per person $550
Enjoy a full day at Selous Game Reserve2 full days and 1 night at Selous Game Reserve
Day 1 – A full day of Adventure
Departure from Zanzibar with flight link at 08:05 arrival morning flight at 08:55 upon arrival at Stieglers Airstrip, you will be met by Driver Guide and proceed with packed Lunch for full day game drive. Your day will be filled with exploring the park’s wildlife from your seat on an open-sided or open-roofed vehicle. This comfortable and privileged journey through the wild African bush is a chance of a lifetime! You can expect to see many of the African mammals, including elephant, giraffe, lion, buffalo, zebra and even the rare African wild dog.
Overnight and dinner at Selous Serena camp
- Entrance fees
- Airstrip charges
- Game Drive
- Professional Tour Guide
- Outfitted 4×4 Game Drive Vehicle with roof hatches
- All transfers in Selous
- Tips suggested: Driver guide $10+ per person sharing the vehicle per day
- Drinks apart from 1,5lt mineral water during the safari
- Items of personal nature and not mentioned in the above itinerary
Terms & Conditions
This day trip package can be booked 1 day in advance. Do ensure to inquire about children’s policy. Prices are subject to change without notice.