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Selous River Camp

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We camped with three kids aged, 9,7 and 3, they loved it! ((although luckily it wasn't busy) Facilities were really good, there was a covered area with benches in so you can shelter from the rain, plus a large sink, and BBQ grill (although we used our own). It rained an awful lot while we were there, so the shelter...

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Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

A great small place, very clean, friendly and efficient staff, a good management! We were told that sometimes the camp was visited by elephants, and its true, we did see elefants in the camp, a wonderful experience. They have a great ranger who took us on a boat safari, walking safari and a full day driving safari in rhe enormous...

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Okotoks
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Having stayed in 4 Safari Camps mostly in the Northern part of Tanzania this camp rates right up there with the best of them. We were visiting at low season and had the lodge to ourselves. Sunsets, star gazing, daytime views from the dining lodge or from your tented lodge veranda were incredible. The river cruise was really worth it...

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tucson
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Having already visited the more famous northern Tanzanian parks years ago, we opted for a three night mini-safari in the Selous and are so glad we chose Selous River Camp. The mud huts were charming and we can't say enough about the loving, thoughtful, attentive staff, from the property manager on down. There are many choices of where to stay...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I traveled to Tanzania with the intent of an opportunity to Safari but mainly to dive of Zanzibar. The Safari ended up being the highlight of our trip. The staff was amazing and kind. Their hospitality was a highly appreciated attribute for our diving group. The mud hut accommodations were quaint and comfortable with a toilet all...

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Thank agrave2
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Me and my son stayed in a tent with comfortable beds for 4 nights. The surroundings were very nice and the animals were very close, just what we wanted. The safaris were fantastic, well more than we expected. Guides, staff on the camp, everyone we met was very kind and helpful, food was well prepared and tasty. If you want...

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Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for three nights and everything was great! Nothing is to much for the staff. If you don't eat something they'll make a different plate of food and with a smile too. Everyone is so friendly and the camp is beautiful with an awesome view of the river and amazing sunsets. But the highlight is the game driving!...

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Cornwall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We have just returned from the Selous River Camp and have nothing but praise from start to finish. Accommodation was excellent, (we stayed in the tents in the forest clearing - a really authentic exeprience with Black and White Colobus Monkeys and Baboons as our alarm clocks!) food delicious, river setting perfect - amazing sunsets to the sound of Hippos...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

The camp itself is rather small and well integrated into the natural environment. With only 6 (I think a few more are being built) mud huts and several tents (which are located behind the camp not too far with shared bathroom facilities) the place is not crowded. The common areas consist of a dining area and a small bar/lounge area...

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Thank Scott C
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We stayed here for two nights after camping very basic for five nights. We came with our own tent, but included the meal deal, which was great. The bar area is very comfortable and overlooking the river. The crew is very, very friendly and helpfull! Clean and comfortable shower and toilet area. We did the morning walk, which was nice,...

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Selous River C, Owner at Selous River Camp, responded to this review

Hi Ingrid! Thank you so much for your review. We pride ourselves on friendly service, so it's great to hear that we're coming across as very, very friendly! We do keep our walking safaris focused on the parts of the bush which you miss on game drive - i.e. learning about the habitats of the animals, tracks, plants and trees,...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled within woodland along the great Rufiji River lies Selous River Camp, an award winning safari camp tucked into the untamed African bush adjacent to the vast Selous Game Reserve. Arguably the best value for money in the Selous, stunning views over the Rufiji River await you from our comfortable Mudhut rooms. All located along the river bank, each unique hut has a four poster double bed (two extra single beds can be added if required), an en-suite bathroom with large hot water shower, flushing toilet and handmade terracotta wash basin. Selous River Camp also run Game Drives, Boat Safaris, Walking Safaris and Cultural Tours. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Selous River Camp

Address: Border of the Selous Game Reserve | Mloka Village, Rufiji River, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Lindi Region > Selous Game Reserve
Price Range: ₹ 45,738 - ₹ 60,075 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Selous River Camp Hotel Selous Game Reserve
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“Mud hut 4 was great”
  • View of the Rufiji River from the bar of the Selous River Camp
NDH2306, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I would not recommend choosing a tent - the cheapest option.”
NorthamptonBob, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The tents nearest the shared bathroom are also nearest the camping site which can be noisy.”
lulur948, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Mudhut 3 has great view of the River”
FloridaMomOrlando_FL, 2 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The mudhuts really make the visit speacial”
Helena2256, 18 Sep 2015 | Read review
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