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Sand Rivers Selous

Discover Sand Rivers Selous

Found on the banks of the Rufiji River, in the vast wilderness of the Nyerere National Park (previously Selous Game Reserve), Sand Rivers is a camp of rustic luxury. Possessing incredibly comfortable rooms that are open to the elements, you can expect an authentic wilderness experience laced with the exclusivity and service the camp has become known for.

The camp provides a choice of 3 Hillside Suites and 5 Riverside rooms. All of the accommodation boasts open fronts, to enhance the authenticity of the experience of a stay. Perhaps one of the best things about a stay here is how close you feel to the surrounding wilderness, lying in your stone and thatch cottage, you can not only hear the hippos from your bed you can see them too. Enjoy romantic dinners spent under the stars, followed by drinks and laughs in the open lounge. Adjacent to the lounge and main area is the open air swimming pool, a perfect vantage point from which to view game at your leisure.

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  • Set on the banks of the Rufiji River, watch hippos from your room
  • Seldom see another vehicle, perfect for full immersion in the bush
  • Explorations by vehicle, on foot and by boat
  • Private plunge pools in the hillside suites
  • Rooms that bring the outside in

At a glance

  • 8 Rooms and Suites
  • 8 years +
  • Open June - March
  • All Inclusive

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"Don't miss the unforgettable opportunity to spend the night fly-camping. Sleep under a spacious mosquito net tent with a full compliment of staff providing a full breakfast, light lunch, and 3-course candlelit dinner"

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