Day Trip – Selous Game Reserve

Tour Summary

  • This tour starts and ends in Zanzibar
  • You'll visit Selous Game Reserve
  • Activities: Game Drive



Destination Overview

Nyerere National Park – formally known as Selous Game Reserve

A newly established Park is part of what is known as Selous Game Reserve. Founded in 2019 and covers over 30,000 square kilometres, now the largest National Park in Africa.The park boasts Tanzania’s largest elephant population and a large number of lions, leopards, African hunting dogs, buffaloes, and hippos. Species commonly seen are bushbucks, red and blue duikers, elands, hartebeests, hyenas, giraffes, oryx, reedbucks, impalas, waterbucks and zebras.

The park has the most extensive diversity of safari activities ranging from Romantic Boat Safari along the Great Rufiji River, legendary fly camping trips, walking and compliment classic game driving in thriving wildlife areas.


Zanzibar - Selous Game Reserve

You will start your safari in Zanzibar at 07h00, and you will arrive in Mtemere Airstrip at 08h00; you will be met by the driver-guide, who will brief you regarding your game drive in Selous.

You will depart for a game drive in a 4×4 modified safari vehicle exploring the game in the surrounding areas, from your seat, a comfortable and privileged journey through the wild African bush. You may expect to see any significant African magnificent favourites mammals, including Elephants, Giraffes, Lions, Buffaloes, Zebras and even the rare African Wild Dog.

Picnic lunch in the noontime where your guide will select a place with a clear view all around so that no predator can creep up hidden. Later on, in the afternoon, you will return to the airstrip for your scheduled flight to Zanzibar at 16h15.


USD 475 per person sharing

Package Includes:

  • Flights - Zanzibar - Selous - Zanzibar
  • Picnic lunch & 2 Liters of water bottle
  • Safari game drives
  • Park fees

Package Excludes:

  • Beverages
  • Tips & Items of personal nature
  • Hotel transfers