• 2 Giraffes having a conversation in the bush

3 Day Safari Selous with Hot Springs | 2 Full-Day Game Drives

Selous Game Reserve (Nyerere National Park)

Are you seeking a truly special and immersive Safari experience? Look no further than the Selous Game Reserve, where a remarkable fly-in Safari awaits you. Discover the unparalleled beauty of this vast wilderness, as you soar above the African savannah and land directly at the gates of this extraordinary sanctuary.

The Selous Reserve is renowned for its incredible diversity of wildlife and ecosystems. It is home to a vast array of wildlife, including lions, leopards, buffalos, hippos, crocodiles, giraffes, zebras, wildebeests, and numerous antelope species. The vast area is also famous for its large elephant population.

Your accommodation for the upcoming days will be Africa Safari Selous Lodge, where you will stay in a 49m² Banda Bungalow that provides a tranquil and authentic African atmosphere.

Day 1:

An early transfer from your beach hotel, a short flight from the Zanzibar Archipelago, and you are already at the gates of the vast Selous Ecosystem. starts with a classic full day game drive Safari! You will be accompanied by our knowledgeable and experienced guides who possess an intimate understanding of the reserve’s ecosystem. They will drive you to the best wildlife viewing spots with custom-built 4×4 safari vehicles designed to provide comfort, excellent visibility, and stability over rugged terrain, guaranteeing an optimal game viewing experience.

Day 2:

Today you will visit the Hot Springs or “Maji Moto” as they are called in Kiswaheli, hidden within the Beho Beho Hills and surroundings in the Selous Game Reserve. Hot sulphurous water flows from the rocks, pours down the mountain in little streams forming a series of picturesque pools. A Hot Spring like this one has been the source of that legendary water which was supposed to have made the warriors of the 1905 “Maji Maji” uprising invulnerable against the bullets of the German colonial troops.

On the way to the Hot Springs you will pass the Grave of Frederic Courtney Selous, a naturalist, explorer, hunter and soldier, who was killed in 1917, during World War One near the Beho Beho Hills. The vast Game Reserve was named in his honor. During the entire Safari one will be able to watch animals as well of course.

Day 3:

After an early breakfast in the Africa Safari Selous Lodge, you return back to the air strip for your morning flight 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 with 1 adult) Child 2-4.99yr (sharing with 2 adults) Child 5-11.99yr (sharing with 2 adults)
$ 955 Free $ 640 $ 687
Child 12-15.99yr (sharing with 2 adults) 3rd adult (sharing with 2 adults) Solo traveller
$ 737 $ 855 $ 1.040

These prices include the following services:

  • Zanzibar airport transfers (sharing)
  • Domestic flights
  • Sharing game drives
  • 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
  • 2x Days shared Safari game drive in the largest Game Reserve in Africa
  • Mid-morning coffee/tea break
  • Authentic safari bush lunch, served at set tables
  • 2x Nights 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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