Southern Tanzania Safari & Beach
HIGHLIGHTSRuaha National ParkSelous Game ReserveZanzibar
All the things you’re dying to ask but haven’t
Prepare for a wild and exhilarating safari experience split across two fantastic game-viewing destinations. The sense of space and variety of activities is unique with a feeling that you have landed in the 'real Africa'. Whilst the region is gaining popularity, the crowds are still drawn to the big name parks (Serengeti and Masai Mara) so you will be able to step back in time and enjoy your safari in peace.
“The contrasting wildlife areas of the Selous Game Reserve and Ruaha National Park, in Southern Tanzania, are hidden gems on the safari circuit. They are easily accessed, have phenomenal wildlife and offer a variety of exciting activities; yet they’ve remained off most people’s radar."
James Denny, Jabali Ridge
Incredible landscapes to be exploredRuaha National Park
Southern Tanzania is a known stomping ground for African Hunting DogsSelous National Park
Top tip.: Southern Tanzania is hot. Pack carefully and think comfort and camouflage over style.
Enjoy a boat safari followed by a magnificent bush breakfastSand Rivers, Selous
Island life awaits on Zanzibar and there are lots of great activities to enjoyMnemba Island, Zanzibar Island
Weather watch: they shut the camps in April and May because of the heavy rains. There are some showers from November to March, but we think it adds to the magic.
A few more tips...
Ruaha National Park
- With Africa’s largest population of lion, it is a myth that you will not see big cats here.
- The walking safaris are spectacular, as is the quality of guiding.
- Pack some good binoculars - a safari must-have.
Selous Game Reserve
- Enjoy game drives, boat safaris and bush walks.
- Get ready for some of the best bird-watching in Africa.
- Ask your guide every question under the sun!
- Unwind with a cocktail after a busy safari adventure.
- Get out on a boat! Snorkel, dive, or enjoy a relaxing Dhow cruise.
- Take a day trip to Stone Town with its fascinating history and bustling souks.
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