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Sand Rivers Selous

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Sand Rivers Selous

• Intimate safari camp on the banks of the Rufiji River

• 8 open-fronted stone and thatched cottages with panoramic views over the Rufiji River

• The first safari lodge to open in the Selous Game Reserve

• An almost exclusive safari experience; prime location away from the main hub of the park

• Discover a variety of landscapes; rivers & lakes to gorges and plains



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  • Sand Rivers Selous Activities Game Viewing Elephant
  • Sand Rivers Selous Aerial Rufiji River
  • Sand Rivers Selous Lounge Interior
  • Sand Rivers Selous Riverside Cottage Interior
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Sand River Selous is in a stunning location on the banks of the Rufiji river in the vast Selous Game Reserve. The stone and thatch cottages, raised on decks and open-fronted, overlook the river.

Enjoy game driving in the open-sided 4×4 vehicles, go on a walking safari or a boat safari down the Rufiji River – a wonderful contrast to game viewing from a vehicle.

• 5 Standard Riverside Cottages – double ensuite bedroom

• 3 Hillside Suites – double ensuite bedroom with lounge area & private plunge pool

• Triples available for children under 16yrs – maximum 2 at one time in camp

• Children over the age of 8 years are welcome


• Day game drives

• Guided bush walks

• Boat safaris

• Bush meals

• Fly camping

• Fishing

• Sundowners

• Excursions: Hot Springs

• Swimming pool

• WiFi (limited)

• Mobile phone signal (intermittent)

• 24 hour electricity

• Charging facilities: in-room & main areas

• Laundry

• Gift shop

• Guest Areas: main mess, deck, lounge, library & bar

• Hot & cold running water

• Flush toilet

• Hot water indoor shower

• Private deck

• Seating area

• Mosquito net

• Fan

• Hillside Suites: lounge & private plunge pool

• Nomad Trust

• Closed April & May

• Kiba Airstrip – 15 minute drive

• Daily scheduled flights departing Arusha Airport

• Daily scheduled flights departing Dar es Salaam Julius Nyerere Airport

• Private charter


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