Amara Selous is a luxury tented lodge in the heart of the Selous wilderness in Southern Tanzania. Intimate, premier accommodation overlooking the Ruaha River. A spot where the rapids are fast flowing and the hippos plentiful.
Amara Selous Highlights
Amara Selous is a luxury tented lodge in the heart of the Selous wilderness in Southern Tanzania. It overlooks the rapids of the Great Ruaha River and its resident, sometimes the noisy hippo. The camp provide guests with lavish comfort in the middle of the African bush and offers classic slow safari’s in the wonderful ambience of Selous.
- Shortlisted as one of the best safari lodges in Tanzania in the 2012 World Travel Awards.
- Perfect honeymoon destination and great for a family safari.
- Choose from a number of treatments available from the Simbazi Spa.
- Embark on tailor-made fly camping or fishing excursions from the lodge.
Amara Selous Game Viewing and Activities
All dining is private and spa treatments are offerered as well as a host of activities to keep you entertained to show you the best of the Selous. Activities include game drives, walking Safaris, boating, bird watching and time out just to take in the breathtaking views from your luxury accommodation. Enjoy a picnic, sundowners or a candle lit dinner – all on the banks of the Great Ruaha River. Situated along the riverbanks of the Great Ruaha River, Selous is an ideal location for viewing endemic, aquatic and migratory birds. Water birds include Goliath Herons skimming the water’s surface in search of fish, whilst flocks of Egyptian Geese fly by and land on the banks and tickbirds groom snoozing hippos. Boating safaris take place early morning and late afternoon in our custom-designed boats. meandering down the Gt. Ruaha viewing the large population of resident hippos, crocodiles, fish and birdlife.
Lake Manze Camp
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
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.
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.
Complete Tanzania Explorer
Spend 49 nights discovering Tanzania. A complete and extensive itinerary, this package will allow you to immerse yourself in Tanzania and its people. Explore Kilimanjaro, track chimpanzee, enjoy game drives, visit beaches and the famous Serengeti.