Rufiji River in the Selous Game Reserve Tanzania
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Selous national park

A designated UNESCO World Heritage Site, Selous Game Reserve has a rich variety of wildlife with the Rufiji River running through to join the Indian Ocean.

The reserve is populated with many of the key bucket list safari animals such as herds of elephants, buffaloes, giraffes, hippopotamus, lions as well as the endangered wild dogs.

Safari in Tanzania

An essential guide to the best safari locations in Tanzania

Tanzania is one of Africa's classic safari destinations, most famous for the great wildebeest migration where a herd of some two million wildebeest, zebra and gazelle make their epic annual journey—with numerous predators hot on their heels. But while the migration steals the lion's share (sorry) of the attention, there's a great deal more to the country, both in its range of wildlife and non-safari action. Beyond the Big Five, you'll find world-class birdwatching, some of the best chimpanzee tracking anywhere in Africa, history and beaches on the coast, and some incredible trekking at Kilimanjaro...read more

8 days

Wild southern Tanzania

Explore Tanzania's famous game reserves
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15 days

Unexplored Tanzania

Off the beaten path safari and beach escape
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Selous Game Reserve Tours

Southern Tanzania Adventure

Safari adventure in Nyerere National Park

11 daysFrom $2,588
Zanzibar, Selous Game Reserve
Tour Type Custom itinerary
Activity Safari, Luxury, Beach, Active, Walking, Fishing, Diving, Snorkelling, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks

Family Tanzania Adventure

11 days exploring Nyerere National Park and Dongwe

11 daysFrom $2,648
Zanzibar, Selous Game Reserve
Tour Type Custom itinerary
Activity Safari, Luxury, Beach, Family, Active, Walking, Fishing, Snorkelling, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Culinary, Food

Family Tanzania Adventure Plus

Family safari adventure in Nyerere National Park and Dongwe

11 daysFrom $3,650
Zanzibar, Selous Game Reserve
Tour Type Custom itinerary
Activity Safari, Luxury, Beach, Family, Adventure, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Walking, Snorkelling, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Culinary, Food

Tanzania Honeymoon Adventure

Luxury honeymoon on safari in Tanzania

11 daysFrom $3,345
Zanzibar, Selous Game Reserve
Tour Type Custom itinerary
Activity Safari, Luxury, Honeymoon, Beach, Active, Walking, Fishing, Diving, Snorkelling, Nature & Wildlife, Photography, National Parks, Culinary, Food

Selous Game Reserve Travel Companies

Tanzania Odyssey

Creating tailor-made trips to Tanzania since 1998
Tanzania
Custom itinerary, Private guided tour
Safari, Luxury, Family, Nature & Wildlife

Wild Frontiers

Safaris into East, West and Southern Africa
East Africa, Southern Africa
Custom itinerary, Small group tour, Private guided tour
Safari, Adventure, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Overlanding, Camping, Nature & Wildlife, Photography, National Parks, Culture, Indigenous Tourism, Solo Travel

Rwanda Eco Company & Safaris

Tailor made gorilla and wildlife safaris
East Africa, Central Africa
Custom itinerary, Private guided tour
Safari, Adventure, Backpacking, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Overlanding, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Culture, Indigenous Tourism, History, Responsible Travel, Eco-travel, Community-led Tourism

Pamoja Safaris

Supporting the community through tours and travel
East Africa, Central Africa
Custom itinerary, Private guided tour
Safari, Luxury, Family, Adventure, Active, Walking, Camping, Nature & Wildlife, Photography, Birdwatching, National Parks, Culture, Cities

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