• You can see a lot of elephants in Selous Game Reserve with our 2 Days Fly-in Safari from Zanzibar

2 Days Safari Selous | 1 Full-Day Game Drive

Selous Game Reserve (Nyerere National Park)

Do you want to spend a night in the real wilderness? Then this package might just be what you are looking for. Flying in early in the morning, you start your first day with a full-day game drive including a lunch break in the bush.

Discover the Selous Game Reserve, an African paradise teeming with wildlife and natural wonders. Spanning over 50,000 square kilometers, this vast sanctuary in Tanzania offers an unparalleled safari experience. The Game Reserve is a must-visit destination for nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers and offers the chance to see the Big Five: Lion, Buffalo, Elephant, Rhinoceros and Leopard.

After an exciting day in this vast protected eco system you will arrive in the Africa Safari Selous Lodge, where you will be welcomed with drinks, dinner and a comfortable bed. After an early breakfast in the Lodge you fly back to Zanzibar airport and back to your beach hotel.

Day 1:

Looking for an exclusive and convenient way to experience the wonders of the Selous Game Reserve? Look no further! Our Fly-in Safari offers an extraordinary opportunity to delve deep into the heart of this majestic wildlife sanctuary, maximizing your time and ensuring an unforgettable adventure.

After landing and checking in you will start with your full day game drive! Prepare to be enchanted by the breathtaking landscapes that unfold before you. From vast grassy plains to dense woodlands and meandering rivers, the Selous offers a feast for the eyes at every turn. Capture stunning photographs of the panoramic vistas, with a backdrop of Africa’s dramatic skies, and create lasting memories of this truly awe-inspiring place.

We are committed to sustainable tourism practices that protect and preserve the Reserve. Our game drives adhere to responsible guidelines, ensuring minimal impact on the environment and wildlife. By choosing a game drive with us, you actively support conservation efforts and contribute to the long-term sustainability of this precious ecosystem.

Day 2:

After an early breakfast and check-out you transfer to the air strip for your flight back to Zanzibar Airport and the transfer back to your hotel.

Location of Selous Game Reserve in Tanzania
A map of eastern Tanzania with Africa Safari Lodges (Paradise & Wilderness group)

Africa Safari Selous Lodge

Welcome to Africa Safari Selous Lodge, where comfort meets adventure! Located in magical Southern Tanzania, Africa Safari Selous is a spacious Lodge located close to the entrance of the Selous Game Reserve with the famous Rufiji River (the largest and longest river in Tanzania) within walking distance. The Lodge offers a nice swimming pool with a sun terrace, lounge / bar, restaurant, reception, and an information desk for all your questions, excursions, or last-minute Safari extensions.

Nestled amidst the untamed wilderness of Tanzania, the lodge offers a captivating safari experience. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of Africa as you enjoy the comforts of the unique Banda Bungalows and explore the wonders of the surrounding nature. Much of the original vegetation has been retained, designed to harmonize with the natural surroundings. The restaurant overlooks a waterhole that often attracts birds and other wildlife!

You will stay in a 49m² Banda Bungalow that provides a tranquil sanctuary where you can unwind and recharge after exhilarating safari adventures, with one king-size bed and one single bed. An extra single bed can be added (on request). In the bathroom you can find a washbasin, shower and toilet. Enjoy sitting outside on the terrace where you can relax, read a book or look at your safari photos. The outside construction is traditional, but inside you will find all the comforts with enough storage space. The swimming pool is within walking distance.


  • Maximum occupancy 4 guests per Bungalow
  • Double bed (180cm x 200cm) and a single bed (90cm x 200cm)
  • Outside seating area
  • Fully equipped bathroom
  • Free WiFi in restaurant / lounge area
  • Charging points for mobile phones and cameras
  • Plenty of storage space
  • Mosquito net
Rate per adult (2 adults sharing) Infant  0-1.99yr (sharing) Child  2-4.99yr (sharing with 2 adults) Child  5-11.99yr (sharing with 2 adults)
$ 670 Free $ 513 $ 536
Child  12-15.99yr (sharing with 2 adults) 3rd adult (sharing with 2 adults) Solo traveller
$ 561 $ 620 $ 713

These prices include the following services:

  • Zanzibar airport transfers (sharing)
  • Domestic flights
  • Sharing game drives as per package
  • Meals and bush lunch
  • Park entry- and landing fees

Required reservation information:

  • Full names of each guest as per passport
  • Date of birth
  • Gender
  • Nationality
  • Passport/ID number

Published rates subject to changes in government-, park authority and airline tax increases or levy changes. Paradise & Wilderness reserves the right to change departure times, routing or carrier when so required for operational, weather or safety reasons. Paradise & Wilderness can not be held responsible for missed connections on flights booked with other airlines, due to flight delays. Timings are indicative only. Exact times will be communicated on tickets and during the trip. Prices may vary subject to season, room category and number of travellers.

  • Early morning pick-up from hotel
  • Transfer to Zanzibar Airport
  • Domestic flight departure – arrival Selous Game Reserve / Nyerere National Park
  • Start of shared safari game drive in the largest Game Reserve in Africa
  • Mid-morning coffee/tea break
  • Authentic safari bush lunch, served at set tables
  • 1x Night Africa Safari Selous Lodge
  • Flight back to Zanzibar Airport
  • Transfer back to the the hotel
  • Full Board Meal Plan
  • Daily departure possible!
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