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Selous Game Reserve

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Morogoro, Tanzania
+255 765 634 687
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Beautiful landscape!

Big and beautiful landscape. If you gonna go to there by car, its quite a long and tough journey... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2017
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
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My wife and I have been to several reserves and this one had a good variety of birds and mammals... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2017
Annapolis, Maryland
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Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Big and beautiful landscape. If you gonna go to there by car, its quite a long and tough journey especially on a very very bumpy road. We only did a game drive here jst for 1 day - we saw lots of animal but not...More

Thank tobeinsane
Reviewed 31 January 2017

My wife and I have been to several reserves and this one had a good variety of birds and mammals. No, we did not see any big cats or some of the other animals that are sought after but we did have the good fortune...More

Thank AbleDanger
Reviewed 14 January 2017

It's wounderfull, amazing, you can See all Games. The best Place outside of the Park is the River Lodge Neal to the Eastgate. The best Place inside the Park is, camping. It is an amazing experience if you would like to have a nature feeling,...More

Thank rweber_311376
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We went for one full day and one half day safari at Selous. Visiting Mikumi after, I can say that Selous is a lot more interesting. With a good guide/driver, you can find lots of cool animals. You are guaranteed to see lots of giraffes,...More

Thank Motionocean S
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Our visit to this game reserve was arranged by Waterbucks Safaris in Dar Es Salaam. This is a fantastic game reserve to go to. Being a reserve rather than a National Park there are not the same restrictions in place and you can get up...More

Thank Richard J
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Selous was highly recommended to us by our agency, Nyasi Adventure, who are local experts and know the southern parks and their occupants intimately. Selous has many large lakes so it was quite different from Ruaha National Park and Serengeti. What was so special was...More

1  Thank Rosie L
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We stayed at Rufiji River Camp for 4 days in June 2015 (see my separate review dated 15 Sept 2015). We had an amazing multi-activity safari experience with our Masai guide, Meteli, who was extremely knowledgeable about the wildlife that we saw from jeep drives...More

Thank trickytw
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We came here with the tour operator Authentic Tanzania which picked us up in Dar. The driver (Robert) was very nice, friendly and he spoke perfectly english and italian. After checking in at our camp (Selous Mbenga Camp - I highly recommend it) we went...More

Thank Nikolauskauf
Reviewed 20 August 2016

After a wonderful stay in Ruaha NP, my husband and I decided to visit Selous Nature Reserve on our self-drive trip beginning of July. This huge reserve consists of magnificent landscapes, beautiful lakes and swamps, but facilities and service are very poor, especially considering the...More

Thank Wuit B
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Lovely place to see a variety of animals in their normal setting. The park is large and has quite a number of animal species.

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29 July 2017|
Response from Kt77_13 |
Hi! Yes. There is many flight options from Selous to Zanzibar and the price is between $ 210 to 240pp. Hope my answer will help.
13 October 2015|
Response from Kt77_13 |
Hi,You can reach to Selous by road through the public buses or private car. The buses to selous start from Tandika and ends at Mloka Village which is the last village before you inter to the park. With buses it may take you... More