When was the last time you visited a park undisturbed by human impact? This Selous Game Reserve safari gives you a chance to view Africa’s wild in one of the most protected game reserves.

Selous Game Reserve’s wildlife is so diverse that the area has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is also regarded as one of Africa’s last great wilderness areas.

Miombo woodlands, swamps, open grasslands and riverine forests provide a wonderful home to huge numbers of black rhino, cheetah, elephant, giraffe, lions, hippos and crocodile.

One of the unique features of the Selous landscape is the dry sand river beds that fill up with episodes of torrential rain.

This is in addition to the volcanic hot springs, River Ruaha and River Rufiji where herds of elephant congregate to refresh themselves.


Rate: USD 1,475 per person sharing

Rate includes:

  • 3 nights full board accommodation at the camp
  • Local flight (Dar es Salaam / Selous / DAR)
  • Arrival and departure transfers from airstrip
  • 2 game drives per day in 4×4 safari Land Cruiser
  • Boat excursion & walking safari
  • Game reserve & concession fees
  • Soft drinks
  • Services of a professional guide/driver
  • Bottled water during safari
  • All hotel taxes and levies

Rate excludes:

  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
  • International flights
  • VISA fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Air evacuation cover


Must see on a Selous Game Reserve Safari

  • African wild dog
  • Spotted hyena
  • Hartebeest
  • Nyasaland gnu
  • Hippos
  • Crocodiles
  • Giraffes
  • Leopards
  • Spur-winged lapwing
  • White-fronted bee-eater
  • Common white-headed vulture
  • Thick-billed cuckoo
  • Brown-headed parrot



You will be based at , during your Selous Game Reserve safari.

Found within the game reserve, this camp has tents set on a wooden deck and features thatched roofs.

Other facilities include a private sun deck with lounge chairs, ensuite bathrooms, and minibar.

When you’re not out in the bush, peruse the books at the library, go for a massage at the spa or swim in the infinity pool.

Bush dining is available upon request.

Selous Game Reserve Safari Itinerary

Day 1: Dar es Salaam to Selous Game Reserve

You will board your departure flight to Selous Game Reserve where you will be met by the driver guide. He will take you on a short safari till you arrive at your camp just in time for lunch.

After lunch and rest, you will decide how you want to explore the reserve. Game viewing will come to a close at sunset leaving you plenty of time to prepare for dinner.

You will spend two nights in Africa’s largest game reserve (Selous is the size of Switzerland), so take full advantage of game viewing either by boat, vehicle or on foot.

Overnight at Selous Serena Camp

Meals: Lunch & dinner

Day 2 & 3: Selous Game Reserve

Wake up to early morning tea or coffee in your luxury tent then head for breakfast.

Decide how you would like to spend the day by picking any of these activities:

By boat, through Rufiji River or Lake Nzerakera; weave amongst the pods of hippo and crocodile lining the bank and observe game coming down to drink.
Start the day earlier on a game walk accompanied by an experienced guide and armed ranger and learn about the complex eco-system found at Selous Game Reserve.
Explore the game in the surrounding areas, from your comfortable seat on the safari vehicle.

Return to camp for a delicious lunch and head on to your second safari of the day.

Dinner and overnight at the camp.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner


Day 4: Selous Game Reserve to Dar es Salaam

Wake up to an early morning game drive then have breakfast.

You will then be transferred to the airstrip for your departure flight to back to Dar es Salaam ending your memorable Selous Game Reserve safari with us.

Meals: Breakfast only


Good to know


  • A transfer from the airport (or hotel) can be arranged at an extra cost.
  • Accommodation before the tour departs can be arranged at an extra cost.

End of tour

  • Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.
  • A transfer back to the airport (or hotel) can be arranged for an extra cost.


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