Named after Englishman Sir Frederick Selous, the Selous is the largest game reserve in Africa. The Rufiji River Delta is a striking feature of the game reserve is home to a varied water and bird life. Some of Africa’s last Black Rhino reside within the reserve, as well as an estimated half of Africa’s wild dog population. Elephant, zebra, buffalo, impala and a diverse array of birdlife complete the picture. At the heart of the Selous Game Reserve, Tanzania’s largest river, the Rufiji, forms a complex network of channels, lakes and swamps that create one of the most outstanding ecological systems in East Africa.



  • One of Africa's last true wildernesses
  • Largest and oldest game reserve in Africa
  • Boat trips on the river Rufiji
  • Tanzania's largest hippopotamus population


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