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Guest tent & private dining


• Intimate safari camp on the shores of Lake Nzerakera

• Discover the 55,000km2 Selous Game Reserve,; a UNESCO World Heritage Site home to half of Tanzania’s elephant population and the world’s largest population of rare wild dogs



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  • Boat cruises on Lake Nzerakera
  • Deserted Beauty of Southern Tanzania1
  • Glorious bush breakfast on the shores of Lake Nzerakara
  • On the shores of Lake Nzerakera our tents offer fantastic game viewing from the veranda
  • Open sided 4WD game drives at Siwandu
  • Siwandu-map

Sheltered in a grove of palms on the shores of Lake Nzerakera, part of the Rufiji River system, Siwandu is perfectly situated to fully experience the breath-taking landscape and abundant wildlife of the Selous Game Reserve. The largest reserve in Africa and a World Heritage Site, the Selous’ riverine wilderness and contrasting habitats support diverse and prolific wildlife. Spaced along the lakeshore to ensure maximum privacy and every opportunity to soak up the sights and sounds from the decked verandas, the 13 spacious octagonal tents of canvas topped in thatch are luxurious and stylish. At Siwandu, you can immerse yourself in unspoilt nature with just the right amount of bush luxury.

• 13 ensuite safari tents – double/twin convertible

• 1 additional bed for children per tent

• Children over the age of 6 years are welcome


• Day game drives

• Guided bush walks

• Boat safaris

• Hot air balloon safaris

• Cultural community visits

• Swimming pool

• Laptop with internet access

• Mobile phone signal (limited)

• 24 hour electricity

• Charging facilities: in-room & main areas

• Guest Areas: dining area, lounge, bar & campfire

• Hot water outdoor shower

• Private verandah

• Fan

• Education Sponsorship Programs

• Support Local Charities: SeaSense, Southern Tanzania Elephant Project, Wonder Welders & African Rainforest Conservancy

• Closed April & May

• Siwandu Airstrip – 5 minnute drive


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