Selous Zanzibar Holiday Overview

Selous  Zanzibar holiday is an authentic African safari tours Tanzania which gives visitors chance to explore the African largest wildlife protected area inhibited with hundreds of African mammals. The main feature of the Selous Game Reserve is the Rufiji River which in some areas of the park it forms the oxbow lakes which offer the best sites for game driving and boat safaris.. During this tour you can opt to go for walking safari which provide you the chance to track animals in the bush and identify different species of plants.


Boat Safari In Selous

Selous Zanzibar holiday offers a unique Boat Safari what makes Selous special and unique among other Tanzania parks. Boat ride in the oxbow lakes and along the Rufiji River is remarkable! Wilds of Africa offers two category of boat safari the shorter boat ride which is normally conducted along the Rufiji River but outside the park. The Long boat safari takes a full day and it is conducted inside the park in the oxbow lakes and the Rufiji River. Boat Safari is the best way to get close to riverine animals such as crocodiles, hippos and colorful birds.

Selous Zanzibar holiday offers a walking safari in Selous Park which conducted in morning hours for the duration of 2 – 3 hours. Accompanied by our guide and an armed ranger you will walk into the bush to the areas which can accessed by vehicle tracking different animal species and plants. Also walking safari offers the best opportunity to sport birds, tracking insects, animals and identifying different plants. You can easily touch and smell plants and really get a very intimate fee for the wilderness.


Selous Zanzibar Holiday

Selous Zanzibar Holiday

DEPARTURE From Dar es Salaam any day of the week. Subject to availability of accommodation and rental vehicle.
RETURN Dar es Salaam
PASSENGER Minimum number 1 person
STYLE Private Safari
VEHICLE Ordinary or extended 4×4 Toyota land cruiser
PLACES Selous Game Reserves and Zanzibar
COMBINATION This tour can be tailored to your exact requirements and number of days available.

Selous  Zanzibar Holidays Itinerary


Day 1:  Leave Dar es Salaam for Selous Park
Your Selous Zanzibar Holiday start up in Dar es Salaam by picking you from the hotel or airport for Selous Park with packed lunch. Arrive Selous in the afternoon for check in at Selous Kinga Lodge. In the afternoon depart for 2 – 3 hours boat safari along Rufiji River with the possibility to sport crocodiles, hippos and different water birds. Dinner and overnight at Selous Kinga Lodge


Day 2: Full days Game Viewing in Selous  
Continue with your Selous Zanzibar Holiday by conduction a full day game viewing where you will see different animals species and bird. Selous Game Reserve host several bird species include African skimmer, Goliath Heron and saddle-billed Stork which can easily spotted. Dinner and overnight Selous Kinga Lodge.


Day 3: Game Drive in the Selous
Morning walking safari then back for lunch to the lodge. Afternoon game drive to either of Lake Nzelekela, Manze, and Lake Tagalala; late afternoon before sunset return to Selous Kinga Lodge for dinner and overnight.


Day 4: Return to Dar – Zanzibar
Today our Africa safari tours Tanzania first portion ends up by driving back to Dar es Salaam after early breakfast. At Dar es Salaam you will go straight to ferry for the ferry to Zanzibar which departs at 16:00 hrs to Zanzibar. Upon your Arrival at Zanzibar harbor you will be met by our guide then drive to Nungwi Area for overstay at Sunsent Kendwa


Day 5 – 6: Zanzibar Beach Holiday
Spend morning and afternoon hours relaxing at the hotel enjoying the beautiful white sands beach. Upon a requested snorkeling or diving will be organized for you. On 6th day we will pick you up from the hotel for a half day spice tour en-route to Stone for overnight at Tembo Hotel.


Day 7: Zanzibar – Dar
Today we will take you for the stone tour then back to the hotel for lunch and transfer to ferry for the fast ferry to Dar es Salaam which departs at 14:00 hrs. At Dar es Salaam we will provide you with transport to Dar es Salaam airport for you onward flight back home.


Selous Zanzibar Holiday Cost


Safari Cost Includes:
Game Reserve fee
Game drives, boat and Walking safari
Transport on 4WD vehicle with an open roof
Accommodation in budget lodge with three meals a day
Salary for the Professional English Drive Guide & armed ranger
Activities as per itinerary above
Pure drinking water 1.5 liter a day per person


Safari Cost Excludes:
Accommodation in Dar es Salaam on the first and last day
Airport transfers
Flying doctors insurance
Activities which doesn’t mentioned on the itinerary
Tips for diver and lodge staff.



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