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Roho ya Selous
Roho ya Selous
Roho ya Selous
Roho ya Selous
Roho ya Selous
Roho ya Selous
Roho ya Selous
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Reviews of Roho ya Selous

Wildlife sightings and reviews

5 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Roho ya Selous and kindly agreed to share their thoughts. They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa

Wildlife sightings by our travellers
Starting in Feb-2019, 3 of our travellers have recorded their wildlife sightings at Roho ya Selous.
Lion

100% success

Leopard

50% success

Wild dog

100% success

Buffalo

100% success

Eland

100% success

Elephant

100% success

Giraffe

100% success

Hippo

100% success

Spotted Hyena

100% success

Striped Hyena

100% success

Wildebeest

100% success

Zebra

100% success

Aardvark

33% success

Black Rhino

33% success

Pangolin

0% success

Showing 1-5 of 5
Duration
Arrival date
Mr & Mrs P
Barcelona

"We loved Roho."

4 nights Arrived 22 Feb 2020
"We loved Roho. The staff were amazing, the tents as well.
The restaurant was very good and we enjoyed the different sceneries for dinner each night." See all these reviews: 9n in Zanzibar; 5n in Tanzania
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Sightings Report

Aardvark

Multiple sightings

Black Rhino

Multiple sightings

Buffalo

Multiple sightings

Eland

Multiple sightings

Elephant

Multiple sightings

Giraffe

Multiple sightings

Hippo

Multiple sightings

Lion

Multiple sightings

Striped Hyena

Multiple sightings

Zebra

Multiple sightings

Mr & Mrs T
Sevenoaks

"A class bushcamp in the Selous"

6 nights Arrived 3 Sep 2019
"This is a class camp with good facilities and very good staff working to the Asilia template.

There are a couple of small things that they could maybe change - more choice on dinner menu? - reorganize the morning coffee routine ? but really this is nitpicking and overall the camp works to a very high standard for the benefit of their guests" See all these reviews: 7n in Tanzania
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Excellent
Sightings Report

Buffalo

7 sightings

Eland

5 sightings

Elephant

5 sightings

Giraffe

10 sightings

Hippo

10 sightings

Lion

6 sightings

Spotted Hyena

4 sightings

Wild dog

2 sightings

Wildebeest

10 sightings

Zebra

10 sightings

Mr A & Mrs V
London

"Roho ya Selous Review"

4 nights Arrived 19 Feb 2019
"An amazing location, wonderful people and superb food.

The game drives with Mashaka were all top notch." See all these reviews: 9n in Tanzania
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Sightings Report

Buffalo

Multiple sightings

Eland

Multiple sightings

Elephant

Multiple sightings

Giraffe

Multiple sightings

Hippo

Multiple sightings

Leopard

1 sighting

Lion

Multiple sightings

Spotted Hyena

Multiple sightings

Wild dog

Multiple sightings

Wildebeest

Multiple sightings

Zebra

Multiple sightings

Mrs P.
Cumbria

"A real gem in the middle of the reserve"

3 nights Arrived 18 Nov 2018
"This was my first safari and I didn't know what to expect. We were greeted by genuinely happy staff with welcome drinks and shown to our tent, which was very comfortable. It was wonderful to be so close to the wild.....no fences and animals roaming around, but always I felt that there were staff who were 'keeping watch'. The tent was very comfortable and I particularly liked the 'evening Breeze' system of cooling the bed at night.

The food at this camp was superb. Every lunchtime and evening, we had a varied, well prepared and tasty meal. Breakfasts out on safari were magical....as were the sundowners. I felt that there was nothing that the staff wouldn't do to make our stay as memorable as possible. Our guide Penuel, was experienced, knowledgeable and again, wanted us to have the best experience from our safari.It was lovely to arrive back at camp to be met by smiling staff with cool flannels, who seemed genuinely interested in what we had seen on our game drives. I would thoroughly recommend this camp." See all these reviews: 10n in Tanzania; 2n in Zanzibar
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr & Mrs BH
W Sussex

"Palatial tents in the bush!"

3 nights Arrived 21 Sep 2017
"Having arrived by air at the airstrip we were met by our guide, Emmanuel, and he asked us if we wanted a drink prior to setting off on the first game drive en route to the camp. I have to admit I was keen to get going but glad I changed my mind as he quickly erected a table with cloth and placed chairs out before proceeding to brew a cafetière of fresh coffee and pot of tea taken in stainless steel cups. I though it was so quintessentially English to be taking tea and biscuits in the bush having just flown into the middle of nowhere - great start!

We shared our drive transport with another couple who we didn’t know which worked very well as we gelled together from the start: we all arrived on the same plane and discovered we lived 5 miles away from each other in Sussex - bizarre!

Accommodation at the camp was extremely good and set a balance between luxury and minimalist. A real plus was the privacy afforded each tent as you could not hear your neighbour or see their accommodation. The netting side of the accommodation which is the view from the bed was wonderful in that one awoke to dawn and the sounds of nature only inches away. Nighttime was interesting as one can hear the animals moving quite close and you don’t know what or where they are! Hippos ambled quite close by as evidenced by the tracks and dung.

The food was good and neatly presented. The staff were very nice and attentive throughout. Amissy and Robert were always on hand to provide any refreshments and ensured that there was always someone on hand to help or serve you. The game drives were fun and thorough in searching out the animals. Emmanuel was a super guide and nothing was too much trouble (10/10 for him). We stayed 3 days and 4 nights. However as you effectively do a game drive inbound and outbound to the airstrip we felt that we had 5 days of safaris. We completed a short walking safari and fishing boat trip which were both worthwhile. Sundowners were hard to beat and the views coupled with a G&T were literally intoxicating!

Overall we had absolutely no complaints about our experience at Roho ya Selous. It is quite a while since I have ever stated that about a location!" See all these reviews: 6n in Tanzania; 4n in Zanzibar
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Excellent
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