2 Days, 1 Night Selous Last Minute Safari

Destination Overview

Nyerere National Park – formally known as Selous Game Reserve

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 Dar es Salaam or Zanzibar
  • You’ll visit Selous Game Reserve
  • Activities: Game drives
  • Game drives: pop-up roof 4×4 vehicle or open Safari vehicle


Day 1: Dar es Salaam or Zanzibar to Selous Game Reserve

This tour starts in Dar es Salaam, or Zanzibar at 8:00 am with Auric Air or Coastal Aviation at 08:30 to Selous Game Reserve (ETA: 9:00 am or 9:15 am). On arrival, you will be met by the driver guide, who will brief you regarding your game drive in Selous. Then, enjoy an afternoon game drive or boat safari. The rest of the evening will be spent at your leisure, bonfire, dinner and overnight.

Day 2: Selous Game Reserve to Dar es Salaam or Zanzibar

After an early breakfast check out, then you will depart for a sunrise boat safari along the Great Rufiji River to spot Hippos, Crocodiles and Birds, and enjoying the spectacular sunrise. Then, you will be transferred to Mtemere Airstrip for departure on your scheduled flight at 10H00 to Zanzibar / Dar.

After breakfast, enjoy a final early morning game drive transfer to the Selous airstrip. Depart with the 9:15 am or 12:50 Coastal flight, or 10:00 am Auric Flight back to Dar or Zanzibar.

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

Pricing & Accommodation

Lodge/Camp Category/ Standard Location
Africa Safari Camp Selous Budget Lodge Inside Selous Game Reserve
  • Adult $650
  • Child $500
  • Extra Night $250
Lodge/Camp Category/ Standard Location
Lake Manze Camp Mid-Range Inside Selous Game Reserve
  • Adult $ 750
  • Child $ 550
  • Extra half day game drive $ 150
  • Extra night $ 450
Lodge/Camp Category/ Standard Location
Selous Serena Camp Above Mind Range Inside Selous Game Reserve
  • Adult $ 750
  • Child $550
  • Extra half day game drive $ 150
  • Extra night $ 450
Lodge/Camp Category/ Standard Location
Serena Mivumo River Lodge Luxury Lodge Inside Selous Game Reserve
  • Adult $ 950
  • Child $700
  • Extra half day game drive $ 150
  • Extra night $ 500