SELOUS GAME RESERVE
350km south of Dar es Salaam.
Combine with Ruaha, Mikumi, Udzungwa Mountains or the Spice Islands of Zanzibar or Mafia.
ABOUT THE RESERVE
The Selous Game Reserve is an untamed and vast wilderness; larger than Switzerland, four times the size of Belgium and it is the largest wildlife protection area in the world. With UNESCO World Heritage Site status, the areas accessible for photographic safaris are centralised on the five lakes and the mighty Rufiji River. Dramatic landscapes and excellent game viewing are guaranteed.
WHAT TO DO
Game drives, walking safaris, boat safaris, camping safaris, lodge safaris, fishing, bird watching.
WHEN TO GO
Ideal game viewing: JUNE – FEBRUARY. Can be inaccessible March & April
Stay at least 4 nights.
NOTEABLE WILDLIFE SIGHTINGS
Wildlife is spectacular. You will see large populations of endangered wild dog, lion, hyena, buffalo, elephant, hippo, crocodile, giraffe, zebra, eland, waterbuck, wildebeest, hartebeest and greater kudu. It is also a fantastic place for birding.