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.
Rates & Costs
- Price per person $1050
Enjoy 3 full days and 2 nights at Selous River Camp
Day 1 – Arrive at Camp
The safari starts by departing from Zanzibar with flight to Selous at 14:00, upon your arrival at Mtemere Airstrip, you will be met by our Driver/Guide drive to the Lodge with a game drive en-route and then proceed with a boat cruise where you will be served dinner and overnight at Selous River camp.
Day 2 – Explore & Picnic in the wild
After breakfast, you can go on a walking safari and a full day game drive in a 4×4 modified safari vehicle with a professional guide in the Selous Game Reserve exploring the game in the surrounding areas. From your seat on an open-roofed vehicle, a comfortable and privileged journey through the wild African bush. You may expect to see any of the major African great favorite mammals, including elephant, giraffes, lions, buffalo, zebra and even the rare African wild dogs. A picnic lunch shall be provided in the mid-day where by your guide will select a location with a clear view all round so that no predator can creep up. Before the end of the day you will make your way back to camp where dinner will be served and you will once again overnight at Selous River camp.
Day 3 – Explore the culture & depart
Early morning village tour, usually start at 6:00 to 6.30 after a early morning tea or coffee, a short drive by car. Home to many of our camp staff, a tour here is a very personal experience and the focus is on meeting locals, learning about their day-to-day lives, and visiting places like the primary school, market and police post. Back to the camp for breakfast at which point you will then depart from Mtemere to Zanzibar at 10.30
- Park fees, Conservation and Community Development fees
- Mid-range lodge and tented camp accommodation as stipulated
- All meals including breakfast, lunch and dinner
- Complimentary mineral water 1.5lt per person in the safari vehicle
- 4×4 game viewing vehicles plus driver guide (window seat guaranteed)
- Unlimited game drives
- All transfers and activities as mentioned above
- 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
Packages available 1 week in advance of booking date and are non-refundable. Please do note this package is subject to flight and accommodation availability. Do ensure to inquire about children’s policy. Prices are subject to change without notice.