Siwandu is set in a beautiful forest on the shores of Lake Nzerakera next to the Great Rufiji River in one of the most scenic parts of the Selous Game Reserve in Tanzania. The camp offers magnificent natural surroundings and spectacular scenery as well as a unique location in an area offering the highest concentration of African wildlife and birdlife. Accommodation at Siwandu is luxurious and spacious and all safari tents are situated along the lake shore offering complete privacy and magnificent views. Guests can relax on their private viewing decks and enjoy early morning tea and coffee while watching the animals wander by. ASiwandu guests need not leave the camp in order to experience exciting game viewing, hippos and elephant frequently move between the tents offering plenty of action.
Siwandu is one of Africa's true hidden gems and one of the wildest conservation areas consisting of an unbelievable 55,000 sq km; Selous is almost twice the size of Belgium and four times larger than the famous Serengeti. The Rufiji River is the largest river in East Africa which drains most of South Western Tanzania's water, this reserve offers an abundance of wildlife and is home to over 1,000,000 large animals and over half of Tanzania's elephant population can be found here. The area north of the Rufiji River is extremely diverse, consisting of hardwood forests, open plains and rocky arid hills and volcanic springs in the West. One of the main attractions is the river itself offering one of the largest crocodile and hippo populations in Africa and an abundance of fish which in turn offers some of the best water birding in the world. Selous Game Reserve offers more than 2,100 plant species, 350 bird species, 60,000 elephant, 108,000 buffalos and an estimated 1,300 remaining rare wild dog.
Beho Beho Camp is situated in the northern sector of vast Selous Game Reserve. The camp is away from the river, on a hillside, overlooking the reserve. An exclusive safari experience; known as one of the most unique and private camps in East Africa.
Lake Manze Camp is a small tented safari camp situated on the banks of Lake Manze. It is a rustic and traditional bush camp with basic yet comfortable accommodation and private verandahs offering views over the beautiful plains of Selous.
Rufiji River Camp is a comfortable camp on the banks of the Rufiji River. Wildlife regularly visits the river and can be seen from the camp deck and rooms. Activities include game drives, boat safaris and guided walking safaris.
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Selous Impala Camp is located about one hour's scenic drive from Mtemere Airstrip, in the eastern side of the beautiful Selous Game Reserve. It lies between two lakes, which attract a rich variety of game, both in the wet months and in the dry seasons.