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Sand Rivers Selous, Nomad Tanzania

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London
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at river sands back in Sept 16 for 4 nights. After a short flight we arrive at a clearing in the middle of the bush are and immediately greeted by a family of Giraffes (what a start for our visit). The location of lodge is just stunning, sitting along side the river bank where you can site and...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Sands River Selous for 4 nights over the festive break. From start to finish it was a breathtaking experience. The location is stunning, and we could not have asked for a better way to experience a safari. The rooms and bathrooms are beautiful. This is an organic experience, meaning the rooms are open to the wild and...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Safari on its one is a unique experience , however Natasha with Erick provided the best climate for each and everyone to enjoy their time and make this adventure even better! Group dinners allowed new friendships to be developed and a lot of new staff to be learned from everyone's experiences! Our guide was apsolutly amazing , everyone was so...

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Lake Elmo, Minnesota
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The setting of this camp on the banks of the Rafuji River is spectacular. Grunting hippos are constantly heard. Rather than the tents we had been used to, here they have semi permanent thatched cabins with wooden floors.The wall toward the river is an open balcony. Each room comes equipped with 'monkey boxes' for anything edible, including toothpaste. Vervet monkeys...

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 February 2017

3 days exploring Selous, one day in a boat down the river. The most joyous of tour guides, Emmanuel. Saw lions, cubs, millions of other great creatures. The accommodation was out of this world and makes you feel like you are in the wild. I would love to go back one day and plan to!

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Thank George H
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Natasha and Eric run this place and truly make you feel at home from the minute you fly in ...yes fly in..The hospitality is out of this world and they are truly blessed to have an amazing team behind them. Bernadette's cooking is just to die for....Edward and Simba were our guides and they were always attentive and so knowledgeable....

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Petersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 January 2017

The final of our 3 Nomad Tanzania safari camps. The most stunning of situations, fantastic hospitality and rooms to die for. Our highlights were our night of fly camping, something I shall never forget, our wonderful New Years Eve with Natasha and Eric and all the wonderful staff, and our unforgettable, wonderful, beautiful guide Deo. We all loved him.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We stayed over Christmas 4 nights at Sand Rivers and highly enjoyed our Selous experience. The camp has a fabulous location on the banks of the Rufij river with plenty oh hippos and crocs providing entertainment right in front of the lodge. Food and accommodation were first rate, the drives and boat rides highly enjoyable and the team under the...

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Karlsruhe
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Best Lodge on our Tansania Safari (Mikumi, Ruaha, Selous and Saadani) in October 2016. Friendly Staff and Management (Natasha and Eric). Many Animals and Guides with excellent experience. We hope to come again. (I don´t know what a Quirky Hotel means!)

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Reviewed 7 January 2017

Every morning you wake up to and orchestra made by nature. The hippos that come back from there night grazing, crossing the mighty Rufiji river. The birds that make there morning call while you sit there with a cup of fresh coffee in your hand watching it all happen from the comfort of you room watching the dawn break. This...

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When Richard Bonham built Sand Rivers, he was offered any area in the Northern Selous. There were good reasons why this site, overlooking the mile wide Rufiji River, was the only place he wanted to be.At the heart of an intricate network of sand river channels, oxbow lakes and open plains, Sand Rivers opens a window on the private lives of Africa's big mammals. Creep up on elephant as they wallow in hidden lakes; drift silently down the river at dusk or sleep out under the stars at night.With just eight open-fronted rooms looking out over the Rufiji River, Sand Rivers offers variety, spontaneity and a gradual immersion in a seductively wild part of Southern Tanzania. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sand Rivers Selous, Nomad Tanzania

Address: Selous Game Reserve, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Lindi Region > Selous Game Reserve
Price Range: $648 - $648 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sand Rivers Selous, Nomad Tanzania 3.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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Sand Rivers Selous, Nomad Tanzania Selous Game Reserve
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“Rooms are open air.”
 of 5 bubbles stevefM1280SP, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All rooms over looking the river exceptional - especially on the hippo highway”
 of 5 bubbles emmacbird1, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Bungalow at the Top”
 of 5 bubbles GuentherW636, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“You can't miss. All rooms are amazing. #3 has an additional outdoor patio.”
 of 5 bubbles R971MWsusans, 16 Dec 2016 | Read review
“i believe that all rooms overlook the river - but ensure you get one that does.”
 of 5 bubbles Travelman6666, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
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