Amara Selous
Amara Selous

Amara Selous

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.

USD 500+ per person per night sharing
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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.

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Useful Information
  • 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.

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