Selous Game Reserve

Best 19 lodges and safari camps in Selous Game Reserve

Around a dozen small camps are dotted in and around the northern Selous. The best in pure game-viewing terms are those situated in the eastern part of the reserve, close to lakes Manze and Siwandu.
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Selous Impala Camp

Selous Impala Camp

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Selous Impala Camp is situated on a wooded stretch of the stunning Rufiji River within the Selous Game Reserve. Simply though ...More about Impala Camp

Excellent  97%
(263 reviews)

We had a game drive to Impala from Manze and were dropped off at camp. Impala is much more luxurious and we enjoyed our stay hugely. It worked much better for us than going ... Impala Camp reviews...

Lake Manze Adventure Camp

Lake Manze Adventure Camp

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Lake Manze Adventure Camp opened in 2007 on a prime location overlooking Lake Manze, which is one of the more northerly of a ...More about Lake Manze Camp

Excellent  93%
(188 reviews)

We had an amazing four nights at Lake Manze – the camp itself is in a really beautiful spot on the lake and we saw some incredible wildlife from the comfort of the terrace ... Lake Manze Camp reviews...

Beho Beho

Beho Beho

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Beho Beho has a unique location in the Selous Game Reserve – high on a hill in an area dotted with baobab trees. Indeed, the ...More about Beho Beho

Excellent  100%
(149 reviews)

As a finsl stop on our three week safari we could not have asked for a better camp. Beautiful bandas, great views, incredible food ( how do you produce great lobster for ... Beho Beho reviews...

Siwandu

Siwandu

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Plush and luxurious, Siwandu (formerly known as Selous Safari Camp) is set amid mixed woodland on the shores of Lake Nzerakera, ...More about Siwandu

Excellent  97%
(60 reviews)

Incredibly friendly, efficient, professional team at Siwandu made our stay an absolute delight! Location fabulous, food was really, really good, accommodation excellent, ... Siwandu reviews...

Sand Rivers Camp

Sand Rivers Camp

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Sand Rivers was founded by safari legend Richard Bonham. Its site, deep inside the Selous Game Reserve, overlooking a wide curve ...More about Sand Rivers Camp

Excellent  95%
(57 reviews)

Sand Rivers is clearly a well established and slick, professional operation. The rooms maybe are becoming just a tad tired but not to any significant extent. Superb ... Sand Rivers Camp reviews...

Beho Beho Tree-house

Beho Beho Tree-house

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Beho Beho has recently opened a new fly-camp for guests who stay for four nights or more at the main camp. The Beho Beho team ...More about Beho Beho Tree-house

Excellent  97%
(33 reviews)

What an experience! Really enjoyed this and the team worked so hard to make it truly special. Beho Beho Tree-house reviews...

Selous Impala fly-camp

Selous Impala fly-camp

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If you are staying at Impala Camp for more than a few nights, then adventurous travellers should consider fly-camping as an option...More about Impala fly-camping

Excellent  92%
(32 reviews)

A great experience. Heartily recommend it. Only problem is the toilet away from the tents. Only an issue at night! Impala fly-camping reviews...

Rufiji River Camp

Rufiji River Camp

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One of the first camps to be established in the Selous Game Reserve, Rufiji River Camp has a fine location, on a bank several ...More about Rufiji River Camp

Good  87%
(14 reviews)

Well run lodge, lovely spot, brilliant game drives and knowledgable driver/guide. Rufiji River Camp reviews...

Sand Rivers fly-camping

Sand Rivers fly-camping

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If you're staying at Sand Rivers Camp then it's easy for us to pre-arrange for you to have a night or two fly-camping from there ...More about Sand Rivers fly-camp

Excellent  98%
(12 reviews)

Hmm - as said before, this was a real highlight. The food was excellent, as was the location. The bed-rolls very comfortable. The only downside? I wanted two nights, one ... Sand Rivers fly-camp reviews...

Azura Selous

Azura Selous

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Situated on the banks of the Ruaha River, the smart but relaxed Azura Selous opened in 2010 under a different name 'Amara Selous' ...More about Azura Selous

Excellent  93%
(3 reviews)

Our safari experience at Azura Selous was beyond expectations mainly due to our very experienced guide - Joseph. He was extremely knowledgeable, friendly and helpful ... Azura Selous reviews...

Beho Beho Bailey's Banda

Beho Beho Bailey's Banda

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Bailey's Banda is located to the northwest of Beho Beho, slightly higher up than the main lodge, and just out of sight of it...More about Beho Beho Bailey's Banda

Excellent  100%
(3 reviews)

Our three days at Beho Beho Baileys Banda surpassed all expectations. The breathtaking view when we first walked into the lodge was comfortably voted into my family's top ... Beho Beho Bailey's Banda reviews...

Sand Rivers walking mobile

Sand Rivers walking mobile

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***Unfortunately Sand Rivers have stopped running their walking mobile, however you can still do a few day's fly camping for ...More about Sand Rivers walking

Excellent  100%
(3 reviews)

This was our first "guided" Walking Safari. We spent 3 nights on the Mobile Safari associated with the Sand Rivers Lodge. The daily itinery involves a 06:30 ... Sand Rivers walking reviews...

Rufiji River fly-camping

Rufiji River fly-camping

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If you're visiting Rufiji River Camp for more than a few nights, then consider combining a night or two at this satellite fly-camp ...More about Rufiji River fly-camp

Good  90%
(2 reviews)

We were quite relieved to have a proper tent, especially as the rains were looming. We felt quite regal lounging under our pagoda at the waters edge as food came & went. ... Rufiji River fly-camp reviews...

Kiba Point

Kiba Point

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Standing about a mile away from its sister-camp Sand Rivers, Kiba Point is a private camp run by the same team. It has the same ...More about Kiba Point

Excellent  100%
(1 reviews)

We incorporated the Selous Game Reserve into our itinerary to include a water perspective to our Tanzania safari experience. I am glad we did. Reading several reviews on ... Kiba Point reviews...

Roho ya Selous

Roho ya Selous

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Roho ya Selous is a brand new camp that opened in August 2017 promising an authentic safari experience in Tanzania’s Selous Game ...More about Roho ya Selous

Excellent  100%
(1 reviews)

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... Roho ya Selous reviews...

Mivumo River Lodge

Mivumo River Lodge

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Owned and run by the well-known Serena property chain, Mivumo River Lodge is the sister camp to Selous Luxury Camp. Set up on ...More about Mivumo River Lodge

Sable Mountain Lodge

Sable Mountain Lodge

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Situated 1km outside the park's western park boundary and 12km from Matembwe Gate, Sable Mountain Lodge sits high up, north of ...More about Sable Mountain Lodge

Selous Mbuyu Camp

Selous Mbuyu Camp

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Selous Mbuyu is a tented camp situated on the bank of one of the Rufiji Rivers tributaries. Mbuyu (Swahili for Baobab) Camp is ...More about Selous Mbuyu Camp

The Retreat

The Retreat

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The Retreat is a very different style of camp to others in the Selous Game Reserve – in fact it is totally different to any other ...More about The Retreat

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