Selous Game Reserve

The Selous Game Reserve is one of the world’s biggest faunal reserves. It is situated in the southern parts of Tanzania. The park is named Selous, as a tribute to the renowned British conversationalist and game hunter, Sir Frederick Selous. In 1982, UNESCO declared the Selous Game Reserve as world heritage site for having a varied wildlife and unspoilt nature.

The game reserve is spread on a 21,100 sq m (54,600 km2) total area, with supplementary .buffer regions.You will be welcomed by the characteristic savannah inhabitants like elephants, African Wild Dog, lions, Cape buffalo hippopotamus, and crocodiles, all found in abundance.

The northern portion of the park alongside the Rufiji rives is declared as photographic and tourist zone. You can find here a number of camps and lodges. A number of visitors come to the park from Dar-e-salaam by means of tiny aircraft and by train.

Some to the interesting spots in the park are the Rufiji River, which confluences into the Indian Ocean in the direction opposite to the mafia island, a 100 meter high canyon called the Stiegler Gorge, territories like grasslands, wetlands, distinctive Acacia Savannahs, and widespread Miombo woodlands.

Some of the other popular activities in the park are walking safaris and boat journeys on the Rufiji river.

Accomodation near the Selous Game Reserve

Mivumo River Lodge - Selous Reserve
-7.78913, 37.85321
Selous Game Reserve, Stiegler's Gorge, Selous Game Reserve,
‎1800 102 3346‎

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