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towcester, northants
Reviewed 1 week ago

This holiday was to be the treat of a life time with my 4 children. We could not have imagined such a beautiful and amazing place. We flew in over the river, quick safari on our first evening with the bestest guide we all loved, Festo. He made our stay, so much knowledge we struggled to take it all on...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I spent two weeks on safari in the Northern Circuit of Tanzania and finished our holiday with 4 nights in Selous at the beautiful Impala Camp as a final special treat. We stayed in many camps and lodges throughout Tanzania and this was easily our favourite place. The staff at Impala are warm, welcoming, professional, knowledgeable and...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are fortunate to have been to most of the large well known game parks in Kenya and Tanzania, so were keen to experience somewhere less travelled. Selous Impala Camp was exceptional in every way, whilst not possible to mention everyone , a special mention for our guide Gerard, he has been at the park for 14 years and knows...

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flomonty_ac, Public Relations Manager at Selous Impala Camp, responded to this review

Dear Graham, thank you so much for your excellent review, and for the kind words about the camp, the staff, and the Selous. We hope you will indeed return again one day, and look forward to welcoming you then!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful place.......guide so knowledgeable...food excellent........tents so comfortable.....staff wonderful....I could not recommend this place more highly.... Set among the trees on the river bank could you get more African than that.Early morning game drives enabled us to view the animals before they rested during the hottest part of the day. Afternoon boat cruise to watch eagles fishing and elephants...

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flomonty_ac, Public Relations Manager at Selous Impala Camp, responded to this review

Dear Lucy B, thanks so much for your lovely review. We are so happy you had a good time and we'd love to see you again any time.

Ostend, Belgium
Reviewed 2 January 2017

While following our GPS to find our lodge we arrived at the Selous Impala Camp where we discovered that the GPS location for our booked camp was way off. However the staff welcomed us heartily and offered us refreshments and the use of the bathrooms after the long ride from Matemwe. The Selous Impala Camp is a gorgeous place right...

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flomonty_ac, Director of Sales at Selous Impala Camp, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words - and glad we could help. We hope you had a great time at your camp, and might think of coming to Impala camp next time!

LONDON-UK
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We stayed for three nights iand had a brilliant time. Our trip was organized by Imagine Africa. From the moment we landed at the airstrip and met by Dennis our excellent guide we had the most amazing time. Considering the camp’s remote location inside the reserve the standard of the accommodation was great with far more luxury than we expected...

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flomonty_ac, Director of Sales at Selous Impala Camp, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the great review! We will make sure Dennis hears your kind words. Welcome again any time!

Earlston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Having lost a day due to fog delaying our flight from Edinburgh to Amsterdam and our luggage being lost upon arrival we were mightly pleased to final arrive at Selous. We were met by Gerard our guide for the next threed days, at the airstrip and he soon had aus back to the camp to be rgreeted by Nick and...

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flomonty_ac, Director of Sales at Selous Impala Camp, responded to this review

Thank you for the fab review - and we are so glad you had a good time at Impala camp, and saw lots of game. We hope to see you again soon!

Conwy County, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 November 2016

From the moment we landed at the airstrip and met by Ezra our fantastic guide and Khalidi our extremely skilful driver, we had the most amazing time. The camp was luxurious beyond expectations and the staff delightful. Simeon was our personal Masai escort who ensured that we were safe at all times from elephants, hippos etc. wandering through camp. Evans,...

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flomonty_ac, Public Relations Manager at Selous Impala Camp, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! And most importantly the Selous Impala camp staff are very happy that you had a good time! Hope to see you again one day.

Switzerland
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We stayed 4 nights at the Selous Impala Camp. At arrival our driver, Rajabu, and our guide, Omari, were welcoming us with fresh towels and drinks at the landing strip. A small first jeep safari brought us to the camp where we were welcomed by the managers and we were presented to our Masai. As the camp is not fenced,...

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flomonty_ac, Public Relations Manager at Selous Impala Camp, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review, Roel - its super to read the detail you have added too. We loved having you and hope you will come back again any time!

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 October 2016

We spent 4 nights here in late September with our two adult daughters and loved every moment starting with our safari-drive on route from the airstrip back to camp. Festo was our guide and we so enjoyed our days spent in his company. He is extremely knowledgeable about every aspect of the bush and answered our many questions in great...

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flomonty_ac, Public Relations Manager at Selous Impala Camp, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the lovely review - especially the comments about the camp staff. We hope you will come back one day!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Selous Impala Camp has just 8 en suite tents of which 2 are family tents with two tents on one platform, each with own bathroom. There are ceiling fans and power showers all run from solar energy. Game drives are in 4x4 vehicles with driver and guide, and we put max 4 people in a car. Boat safaris are on the Rufiji River and the lakes coming off it; walking safaris in season. The camp is closed from end March to end May each year for the long rains. There is a swimming pool and a shady lodge with dining and sitting rooms and a bar overlooking the river. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Selous Impala Camp

Address: Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Lindi Region > Selous Game Reserve
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Selous Impala Camp 3.5*
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Selous Impala Camp Hotel Selous Game Reserve
Selous Impala Camp Tanzania/Selous Game Reserve
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“All tents were on the river with hippos splashing below you, wonderful birds, sunsets and animals free to walk through the camp!”
 of 5 bubbles sarahbb54, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“They are all good rooms”
 of 5 bubbles callumc304, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Each of the eight tents is located overlooking the river - they are beautifully appointed.”
 of 5 bubbles susi5922, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“On the river.”
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“All tents have a view of the river.”
 of 5 bubbles 845ah, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
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