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Selous Game Reserve

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Delivered exactly what they promised 5 star to TANZANIA HORIZON SAFARIS

Overall, a wonderful experience with Tanzania Horizon Safaris, My family friends and I booked last... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
via mobile
One of the largest reserves in the world

This public game reserve is bigger than Switzerland and five times the size of Serengetti, you will... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Potomac, MD
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  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed December 4, 2013

Me and my wife we went 4 days in the Selous Game Reserve. I would strongly advise anyone travelling to Tanzania to go there, it's a beautiful place full of animals and vegetation. Moreover, I would like to spend two words about the tour operator...More

4  Thank Gianluca V
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed January 28, 2016

Selous GR is massive, so it's hard to get to an interesting spot if you don't know your ways around. And don't expect to be helped with some kind of a map or so. So paths are horrible, even for a game reserve or NP....More

1  Thank Fabian030
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Overall, a wonderful experience with Tanzania Horizon Safaris, My family friends and I booked last minute (only about a week before) when we decided for Ruaha, Selous Game Reserve and Mikumi NP from Dar. Our driver Carlos was very knowledgeable about the parks and took...More

1  Thank tristan-henri
Reviewed 1 week ago

This public game reserve is bigger than Switzerland and five times the size of Serengetti, you will see animals in the wild, without the "traffic jams" and hordes of people found in other Tanzanian game parks. Also there is the opportunity, though not guaranteed to...More

Thank StevePotomac_MD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had an opportunity of seeing animals in their natural habitat, which happens to be a great thing, as am used to seeing them behind some protective fences. selous happens to be a great place, and I got the first hand opportunity of seeing the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We contacted Halisi African Adventures about a trip to Selous. It was a good choice. The tour was cheaper and Frank was a great guide with lots of knowledge and dedication to his job. The car was comfortable and safe both for transfer from Dar...More

Thank Safari47128800648
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We just returned from an amazing adventure we booked with Halisi African Adventures. We spent 3 days visiting Selous Game Reserve. Our Guide from Halisi African Adventures was the best. He make sure that we saw everything like Lions, Elephants, Giraffes,Zebras, Hippos etc Thank you...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

TANZANIA HORIZON SAFARIS IS THE GREAT COMPANY!!! They helped us out with our trip trying to make it fit to my expectations, Communication with Elizabeth was very easy. We had excellent service. The guides were always very punctual, attentive and ensured our safety. The proposed...More

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Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Me with my family are grateful for the wonderful Safari experience we had in Selous Game Reserve, Thanks to the excellent service provided by Halisi African Adventures. From the moment I contacted them the communication felt more personal than other companies. Our organizer Brighton was...More

Thank Robertohn
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

I met the amazing staff of Tanzania Horizon Safaris and owner.They were really helpful Through the whole journey and made sure we enjoyed our stay. Our Guide Said & Owner met us at the airport and took us to our hotel. We did a 6...More

Thank totty88js
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

We made a three days trip in Selous with Tanzania Horizon Safaris and we were really happy of our choice in terms of location and tour operator The tour operator met all our requests in terms of timing.The communication was easy and precise. Our guide...More

1  Thank tessmorris88
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

I got all the answers from the very helpful park headquarters : mtbutalii@gmail.com Ask them for the bank details as fees have to be paid before arrival. A. Entry and conservation fee per person per day = 88.5 USD B. Public campsite = 35.4 USD...More

1  Thank alexandrep108
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July 29, 2017|
Response from Kanuth T |
Hi! Yes. There is many flight options from Selous to Zanzibar and the price is between $ 210 to 240pp. Hope my answer will help.
October 13, 2015|
Response from Kanuth T |
Hi,You can reach to Selous by road through the public buses or private car. The buses to selous start from Tandika and ends at Mloka Village which is the last village before you inter to the park. With buses it may take you... More