Selous Game Reserve is an immense area of protected wilderness that has remained untouched for thousands of years, explore this park on a day trip starting from Zanzibar or Dar es Salaam.
The Selous is the largest game reserve and one of the favourite game viewing areas in Africa. Covering a total area of about 54,600 km2 (21,081 sq. miles), almost 6% of Tanzania’s land surface, is amongst the largest protected wet wilderness areas in Africa, SELOUS GAME RESERVE located in the South of Tanzania and four times the size of Serengeti.
The Selous game reserve is the size of Switzerland. A large area of the reserve is drained by the Rufiji River. There are over 2,000 species of plants, over 430 species of birds, and 60 species of mammals, plenty of wildlife including Lions, Leopards, Elephants, Buffalos, Hippos, and Crocodiles.