Day Trip – Selous Game Reserve (Nyerere National Park)

Destination Overview

Nyerere National Park

A newly established Park is part of what is known as Selous Game Reserve. Founded in 2019 and covers over 30,000 square kilometres, now the largest National Park in Africa. The park boasts Tanzania’s largest elephant population and many lions, leopards, African hunting dogs, buffaloes, and hippos. Species commonly seen are bushbucks, red and blue duikers, elands, hartebeests, hyenas, giraffes, oryx, reedbucks, impalas, waterbucks and zebras.

The park has the most extensive diversity of safari activities ranging from Romantic Boat Safari along the Great Rufiji River, legendary fly camping trips, walking and compliment classic game driving in thriving wildlife areas.


  • This tour starts and ends in Zanzibar
  • You’ll visit Selous Game Reserve
  • Activities: Game drives
  • Game drives: pop-up roof or Side open 4×4 vehicle


Zanzibar – Selous Game Reserve – Zanzibar


You will start your safari in Zanzibar at 07h00, and you will arrive in Selous Mtemere Airstrip at 08h00; you will be met by the driver guide, who will brief you regarding your game drive in Selous.

You will depart for a game drive in a 4×4 modified safari vehicle exploring the game in the surrounding areas, from your seat on an open-sided car, a comfortable and privileged journey through the wild African bush. Picnic lunch in the noontime; your guide will select a location with shade and water nearby to watch animals coming to drink.

Later on, in the evening, you will return to the Airstrip for your scheduled flight to Zanzibar at 16h00


  • USD 500 per person sharing

Package Inclusive:

  • Local flight
  • All specified accommodation
  • All activities as specified in the itinerary
  • All meals
  • Park & concession fees and taxes

Package Exclusive:

  • International Flights
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Visa fee (bought upon arrival, 50-100$/pp)
  • Meals not specified
  • Departure tax from Zanzibar Airport (if any)
  • Tipping
  • Drinks
  • Souvenirs
  • Items of personal nature

Last-Minute Package Terms and Conditions

  • Packages available 7 days in advance, not refundable
  • Extra Reserve fees and lunch fees may apply for later departures
  • Subject to flight and accommodation availability