Sand Rivers Selous Location: Selous Game Reserve, Southern Tanzania
No of rooms: 5 standard rooms, 2 suites, 1 villa
Style: Grand and intimate private safari lodge
Highlights: Sand Rivers guides, being on the river, fishing
Dining: Eat together under the stars or on your own verandah
What’s the difference: Long been known as the best lodge in the Selous it keeps its reputation – the options here are endless, fly camping, boat safaris, excellent fishing and walking and of course fab game drives – not to mention the deluxe rooms you’ll spend your time in.
The Luxury Safari Co Award for: Most down to earth but luxurious lodge
Sand Rivers has long been known as the most luxurious lodge in Southern Tanzania – with huge rooms overlooking the Rufiji River, impeccable guides, and excellent fishing, this is a private retreat which is unrivalled in the safari industry. Fly camping from Sand Rivers is also a must, walk out into the bush with your excellent guide, and sleep out under the stars with gourmet dinner and drinks around your campfire.
Your open fronted cottage has excellent panoramic views of the river, and each cottage, suite or private house is completely private, offering absolute seclusion in utter luxury and comfort.
The Selous walking safari also offers a four day wilderness walk, in seriously remote parts of the park – with fly camps being moved for you every day. Explore areas where even the most intrepid safari experts haven’t been. There is also excellent opportunity to fish here. Other activities include boating, game drives, bush walks and sundowners.Show Less