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.
Rufiji River Camp Highlights
Rufiji River Camp offers a magnificent location on the banks of the Rufiji River in the Selous Game Reserve in Tanzania and promises a peaceful and tranquil setting. The camp offers spectacular views and guests can enjoy game watching from the viewing decks at the camp or the comfort of their veranda overlooking the river which is home to an abundance of wildlife. Activities include game drives, boat safaris as well as walking safaris accompanied by experienced and knowledgeable rangers and trackers. A safari on foot is one of the best ways to explore the Selous Game Reserve. Rufiji River Camp is set in the heart of the reserve and guests can enjoy traditional tented accommodation.
- Fantastic location for photographers
- Excellent boat safaris are offered
- All tents have river views from where you can watch the resident hippos
- Hot water and electricity provided by solar panels
Rufiji River Camp Game Viewing and Activities
Selous Game Reserve is the largest game reserve in Africa and the second largest in the world; one of Africa's true hidden gems and one of the wildest conservation areas consisting of an incredible 55,000 sq kilometres containing over 800,000 mammals, including lions, leopards, cheetahs, elephants, buffalos, zebras, impalas, gnus, hartebeests, waterbucks, giraffes, kudus, warthogs, grysbok, hyenas, jackals, wild dogs, bush babies, baboons, Vervet monkeys and mongooses as well as an abundance of hippopotamuses and crocodiles. The reserve offers incredible birdlife with about 440 bird species. The Rufiji River is the largest river in East Africa and offers an abundance of wildlife and is home to over 1,000,000 large animals and over half of Tanzania's elephant population. One of the main attractions in the Selous Game Reserve is the river itself offering one of the largest crocodile and hippo populations in Africa
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. The camp offers magnificent natural surroundings and offers the highest concentration of African wildlife 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.
Sand River Camp
Set along the banks of the Rufiji River is Sand Rivers Selous Camp. An open-fronted camp on decks overlooking the Rufiji River. Each cottage has a large en-suite. The main lounge and dining area are situated right on the river and a pool situated just off the lounge area.