SELOUS GAME RESERVE
Selous Game Reserve is a vast and diverse wildlife reserve located in southern Tanzania.Selous Game Reserve is one of the largest protected areas in Africa, covering an area of about 50,000 square kilometers (19,000 square miles). It was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1982 due to its exceptional biodiversity and significant ecological value.
Top Attractions in Selous Game Reserve
1: Wildlife Viewing
Selous Game Reserve is home to a diverse range of wildlife, including elephants, lions, leopards, African wild dogs, giraffes, zebras, buffalo, hippos, crocodiles, and numerous bird species. The reserve’s vast size and diverse ecosystems provide excellent opportunities for wildlife viewing on game drives, walking safaris, and boat safaris along the Rufiji River.
2: Rufiji River
The Rufiji River is a central feature of Selous Game Reserve and offers breathtaking scenery and abundant wildlife. Taking a boat safari along the river allows you to observe hippos, crocodiles, elephants, and other animals that come to the water’s edge to drink and bathe. It’s also an excellent opportunity for birdwatching.a, jackal, buffalo, giraffe, wildebeest Zebra & many antelopes can be spotted in this park.
3: Hot Springs
Located near the Beho Beho area, Selous Game Reserve has hot springs where natural thermal waters flow. These hot springs provide a unique opportunity to relax and enjoy the soothing warm waters while surrounded by the wilderness.