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Bat-eared Fox Fly-in Safari

This is an ideal first-time safari and is the perfect add-on to a holiday in Zanzibar. The Selous is Africa’s biggest game reserve and is home to an abundance of wildlife.

Bat-eared Fox Fly-in Safari: Summary

Bat-eared Fox safari in a nutshell

This short fly-in safari is a perfect add-on to one of our beach holidays in Zanzibar. The Selous is Africa’s largest game reserve, being twice the size of the Serengeti. The Rufiji River is the lifeblood of the Selous and forms a complex network of channels, lakes and swamps creating a haven for wildlife.

Lake Manze serves as a great base from which to explore the best game-viewing areas of the Selous. The camp has been deliberately set up as rustic, providing guests with a comfortable stay but still giving a true sense of wilderness – a little like do-it-yourself camping but providing security and all the essential comforts with en-suite safari bathrooms, as well as hearty food. The staff are friendly and attentive.

The safari activities are varied. Lake Manze offers safari drives, boat safaris and walking safaris.

There are other camps which offer higher levels of luxury but Lake Manze delivers an authentic, down-to-earth safari which makes you feel connected with the surroundings – so it's an ideal camp if you're looking for a genuine adventure without all the bells and whistles.

At a glance

Starts: Dar es Salaam International Airport
3 nights Lake Manze Camp - Selous Game Reserve, Tanzania Full Board & Activities
Ends: Dar es Salaam International Airport

Lake Manze Adventure Camp

Days 1-4

Lake Manze Adventure Camp opened in 2007 on a prime location overlooking Lake Manze; one of the more northerly of a series of lakes and rivers within a rich alluvial floodplain of the Rufiji River. Set in a grove of borassus, doum and wild date palms, it lies at the heart of Tanzania's Selous Game Reserve and was set up as a deliberately rustic camp to provide guests with simple comforts and a strong sense of wilderness.

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Lake Manze Adventure Camp

Lake Manze Camp

Selous Game Reserve, Tanzania

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Highlights

Our thoughts on five of the top experiences of this Bat-eared Fox Fly-in Safari.

  • Getting close to wildlife during boating safaris
  • Listening to elephants munch on palm seeds close to your tent
  • Feeling alone in a truly remote wilderness
  • Spotting a mixture of southern and east African species
  • Tracking predators like lions, leopards and wild dogs

Activities

Some activities which can be included in the Bat-eared Fox Fly-in Safari: talk to us about those which interest you.

  • 4WD Safari

  • Birdwatching

  • Boat trip

  • Fishing

  • Guided walking safari

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Key species to see on the Bat-eared Fox Fly-in Safari

Based on our travellers' observations, we’ve estimated the likelihood of seeing these species during the Bat-eared Fox Fly-in Safari. Click on the animals and our wildlife surveys page for more info.


Lion

100% chance

Buffalo

100% chance

Elephant

100% chance

Giraffe

100% chance

Hippo

100% chance

Spotted Hyena

100% chance

Wildebeest

100% chance

Zebra

100% chance

Eland

89% chance

Wild dog

44% chance

Striped Hyena

21% chance

Leopard

20% chance

Aardvark

0% chance

Black Rhino

0% chance

Pangolin

0% chance

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