Selous Game Reserve

Best 17 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  96%
(279 reviews)

We had an absolutely wonderful time at Impala. The food was excellent, the service very friendly and accommodating. The camp is right next to the river, and full of wildlife... Impala Camp reviews...

Lake Manze Adventure Camp

Lake Manze Adventure Camp

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

Excellent  93%
(211 reviews)

A very nice camp with good food, comfy setup and welcoming hosts who were a constant presence. General game was plentiful, especially Impala, Zebra, Kudu, Wildebeest and ... 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%
(165 reviews)

Everything about our stay at Beho Beho was absolutely first class. Beho Beho is a short (40 min) flight from Dar but it feels like a world away. The camp is a 5 minute jeep ... 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%
(79 reviews)

Beautiful lakeside location, Great service. The area was very green in December, and there had been much rain the previous week. This made hunting for wildlife more ... 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  96%
(67 reviews)

4 nights at sand Rivers, different again to the others, but equally as good. 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%
(34 reviews)

What a fun experience! It was really marvelous how they even installed plumbing up in the treehouse, and I was able to just take a shower in the moonlight. I had hoped ... 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%
(13 reviews)

We loved our fly camping experience! We went on an afternoon game drive which ended at our fly camp location. Milton and the staff had set up a beautiful campfire and ... Sand Rivers fly-camp reviews...

Roho ya Selous

Roho ya Selous

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Opened in 2017 Roho ya Selous is currently the newest safari camp in the Selous Game Reserve. Its name translates as “the heart ...More about Roho ya Selous

Excellent  100%
(5 reviews)

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. Roho ya 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%
(4 reviews)

Absolutely amazing, we didn't want to leave. 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...

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%
(2 reviews)

Our Kiba Point visit exceeded all expectations, from beginning to end. The accommodations were stunning and comfortable and the food was absolutely amazing. Our tour ... Kiba Point 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...

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

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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