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What Makes this Park Unique

  • The largest game reserve on Earth is over three times bigger than the Serengeti.
  • It’s filled with rare creatures and unique opportunities to explore by foot, vehicle and boat.
  • Riverine environments make Selous a popular park for boating safaris.
  • Search for rare species like African wild dogs, black rhinos and antelopes like the greater kudu.
  • Enjoy walking safari options for an intimate and tranquil wildlife experience.


Selous Game Reserve is Africa's biggest and most seasoned game reserve. It is around three times the span of Kruger and double the extent of the Serengeti. Selous was established fundamentally to protect elephants, anyway it contains an abundance of other natural life. Selous Game Reserve is situated on the south safari circuit of Tanzania, spreading more than 54,600 square kilometres. Selous, and UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the biggest protected zones in Africa uninhabited by man. The park has fluctuated scenes running from Miombo forests to open prairies, riverine timberlands and bogs to rough outcrops analysed by the Rufiji River - the primary source water of the park. You can likewise discover volcanic hot springs.

Getting There

The Selous Game Reserve can be accessed on a road safari however, when traveling from Dar es Salaam, there is a direct route that covers a distance of 240 km / 149 miles following the eastern road. The drive is bumpy and long taking you 6 to 7 hours which is nearly half a day's drive.

Things to do:

  • Game Drive
  • Walking Safari
  • Boating Safari
  • Fly Camping

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