Accommodation, Southern Tanzania

Selous Riverside Safari Camp


Located by the Rufiji River, Selous Riverside Safari Camp is a luxury tented lodge which offers spacious safari tents built on high wooden decking with magnificent views of the river and the forest beyond.

Each tent is beautifully furnished with modern amenities including a hot water en suite bathroom with flush toilet and large verandah with safari chairs overlooking the Rufiji River. The luxurious beds have high quality linens and mosquito nets: all the tent windows are screened too, for extra protection. Other Facilities at the camp include a swimming pool, lounge area, outside relaxing deck, bar and dining room. Meals are freshly prepared and feature traditional African cuisine, and sundowners are always available.

Electricity is provided by a quiet generator which is switched off at 10pm. There is limited mobile phone reception at the camp.

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Selous Riverside Safari Camp -9.003789, 37.499279 Selous Riverside Safari CampView


Restaurant, bar, swimming pool, lounge, private bathroom, hot water, flush toilet, laundry service,

Local Wildlife

The largest African reserve and twice the size of Belgium, Selous is super-wild and home to one of the largest carnivore populations in Africa. There are good numbers of African wild dog, lion, leopard, cheetah, serval, caracal and spotted hyena. Large game such as elephant, hippo, buffalo, giraffe, zebra, wildebeest, eland and kudu are all common and resident. The rare Lichtenstein’s hartebeest, sable antelope and black rhino also occur in the park but are more rarely seen. The bird count is an impressive 350 species.

Optional Activities

Game drives, walking safaris and boat safaris.

Jonathan Morris

Area Specialist

If you have any questions regarding our Tanzania tours, please feel free to contact me on +44 (0)1803 866965

The sheer wealth of animals in Serengeti is amazing. We have been on several previous safaris but never seen such vast herds.

Dr J A - Cambridge