Selous Fly-in Safari

Selous Game Reserve with flights from Dar Es Salaam

Experience the rugged wilderness of The Selous Game Reserve in Tanzania's remote south, on this fly-in safari. You can choose from two different properties, either will give you the opportunity to experience this magical reserve's wildlife and amazing scenery.

Safari Highlights

  • Scenic flights to Africa's largest game reserve
  • Game drives, river safari, and bush walks 
  • Incredible scenery, remote & little discovered 
  • Truly authentic wildlife viewing  
  • Choice of top quality lodge in the Selous 

Day 1 - The Selous
Board your light aircraft at Dar Es Salaam for the 45 minute to Stiegler's airstrip right in the heart of The Selous. On arrival, you'll meet up with your ranger and take the short drive to your luxury camp. In the afternoon take your first game drive where you may be lucky enough to spot lion or elephant along with many other animals. In the evening, return to your camp for dinner and fall asleep to the sounds of the bush.

Selous Serena Camp is set amidst dense indigenous forests with 360-degree views over the surrounding bush. The 12 widely spaced tents have private viewing decks, elegant Victorian style bathrooms, and luxurious decor including crystal chandeliers, opulent rugs and rosewood furniture.

Or upgrade to Mivumo River Lodge which stands high on the banks of the Rufiji River, with glorious views down to the plunging torrents of Stiegler's Gorge. The 12 luxurious timber chalets have pitched ceilings and picture windows, whilst outside there is a private viewing deck with plunge pool and shower.

Day 2 - The Selous
Spend the day enjoying the vast, pristine wilderness with a choice of activity. Half or full day game drives are taken in open sided 4WD vehicles with a maximum of four people for a private experience, whilst river cruises allow you to explore the banks and sand bars for game.  

At 54,000 square kilometers, The Selous is the largest game reserve in Africa and equivelent in size to Switzerland. The beautiful rugged landscape comprises of rolling savannah, lakes, rivers and deltas. It is also home to some of the largest concentration of elephants in the world, as well as numerous hippo, wild dog and all of the big cats.
Day 3 - Dar Es Salaam and farewell
After breakfast there may be time for one more game drive before your scenic flight to Dar Es Salaam. Alternatively, add an extra night or two to extend your safari, or speak to one of our consultants about adding a stay on one of Zanzibar's beautiful beaches.  

3 day safari from £995

Extra nights can be added from £280

Price includes en suite accommodation, game drives, boat safari at Mivumo River Lodge, all meals and local drinks, domestic flights and transfers, based on 2 sharing. International flights are not included. Discounted flights available from most UK airports.(Max. luggage on domestic flights 15kg)

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Selous Fly-in Safari

Your Safari

Discover amazing wildlife and sample the local culture on a real African adventure.

Your safari includes:

  • Comfortable lodges or hotels
  • All meals on safari 
  • Arrival/departure transfers
  • Expert guide on safari
  • 4WD game drives
  • Scenic flights to Selous
  • Park fees 
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Africa Experts

  • Expert staff who have travelled in Africa
  • Friendly advice and professional service
  • Make the most of your time and budget
  • Local agents on hand at all times

Designed for you

  • Your entire holiday is designed around your requirements
  • Pick and choose the places you want to visit
  • Wide range of twin and multi-centre holiday options
  • One consultant to make all your arrangements

Best value

  • Tailor made service at package tour prices
  • Breakfast included in most locations
  • Free nights and upgrades at many top resorts
  • Book now with a low deposit and pay in full later

Peace of mind

  • Part of Freedom Destinations, a leading UK travel company
  • Established for over 12 years
  • Your holiday fully ABTA and ATOL protected
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