Walking Safaris Facts File
Forge a unique love affair with the African Bush by joining a Walking Safaris and Fly-Camping at Selous Safari Camp. As it is limited to a maximum of 6 people, one can experience the exclusivity and luxury of having your own highly skilled professional Guide in the remote, astoundingly beautiful northern parkland of the Selous Game Reserve.
The Setting: The camp is situated in a grove of shady trees close to a lagoon which attracts a never-ending display of birds and animals throughout the day.
Accommodation The 3 Fly- tents accommodate a maximum of 6 people (Booking minimum is 2)
Dome-shaped, and made of mosquito netting, the tents provide unimpeded views of the African night-sky. They are fully insect proof, with fitted ground-sheets and are spacious enough to stand up in.
Beds are comfortable mattresses with crisp linen Outside each tent is a stand with basin, towels and soap dish, reminiscent of old safari days There is a bucket shower- with hot water available at all times of the day – located in such a way that it provides an enthralling view over the lake.
Relaxing & Dining: Experience true African bush-cooking with all meals prepared on the open fire Fly -camping is fully inclusive (excluding champagne).
Activities: Morning and afternoon walks provide excellent opportunity to track animals
Walks are accompanied by an armed professional guide and Askari (warrior).
Walks are approximately 4 hours in duration.
Game: The river & lake systems around the camp make it a honey pot for a huge diversity of animals including lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo, hippo and crocodile to name but a handful. The area is also home to one of the few remaining wild dog populations in the world.
Birds: The Selous is birders’ paradise with more than 300 bird species.