Luxury Hotels & Lodges in Selous & Southern Tanzania

Take a look at our pick of lodges in the fabulous Selous Game Reserve and Southern Tanzania, from outstanding tented camps that never fail to impress to exquisite hideaways that offer complete seclusion in the heart of the remote bushland. 

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Jabali Ridge

Location: Selous & Southern Tanzania | Tanzania

Jabali Ridge commands a wonderful location atop a rocky kopje and offers panoramic views out from all angles across the Ruaha National Park. With outstanding guides, excellent food and all the comforts you could wish for, Jabali Ridge is fast establishing itself as one of the leading lodges in Tanzania.

Best for: Setting & Views, Wildlife & Nature, Luxury Hotel, Honeymoon

Roho ya Selous

Location: Selous & Southern Tanzania | Tanzania

Nestled on a wooded peninsula between Lake Manze and Lake Nzerakera, Roho ya Selous is a haven of tranquillity for visitors to the Selous and a superb base from which to enjoy the varied activities for which the reserve is renowned. Lovely public areas, spacious comfortable rooms and even a secluded swimming pool all combine to help make this a truly wonderful spot for a safari.

Best for: Setting & Views, Wildlife & Nature, Adventure, Landscapes & Scenery

Sand Rivers

Location: Selous & Southern Tanzania | Tanzania

One of our favourite lodges in the fabulous Selous Game Reserve, this outstanding camp never fails to impress. For wildlife diversity it is exceptional and for sheer drama Sand Rivers is impossible to beat.

Best for: Honeymoon, Family-friendly, Luxury Hotel, Chic Design


Location: Selous & Southern Tanzania | Tanzania

Siwandu is in wildest Tanzania, on the shores of Lake Nzerakera in the Selous Game Reserve, a UNESCO World Heritage Site of spectacular, unspoiled landscapes that is home to more than half of Tanzania’s elephant population and a wide variety of wildlife and birdlife. This is exactly what you think of when you imagine a classic safari. Picture G&Ts out on the veranda and bird-topped hippos bellowing in the bulrushes, and you’re pretty much there!

Best for: Wildlife & Nature, Landscapes & Scenery, Walking & Trekking, Guiding

Kwihala Camp

Location: Selous & Southern Tanzania | Tanzania

Kwihala Camp is based in Ruaha National Park, home to 10% of the world’s lion population. With simple and elegant furnishing and animals regularly wandering through the camp, guests can enjoy a truly authentic safari experience, with expert-led game drives in the morning and afternoon. 

Best for: Wildlife & Nature, Guiding, Service & Hospitality, Walking & Trekking

Beho Beho

Location: Selous & Southern Tanzania | Tanzania

Beho Beho is a home from home. Granted most of us don’t have elephants or lions in our back garden, but the individual ‘bandas’, nestled in the middle of the African bush, offer a uniquely private and warmly welcoming safari experience.

Best for: Wildlife & Nature, Setting & Views, Walking & Trekking, Guiding

Selous Impala Camp

Location: Selous & Southern Tanzania | Tanzania

Delightful staff, great grub, and a seriously good location have made Selous Impala Camp a reliable favourite with the Exsus team.

Best for: Family-friendly, Rustic, Peace & Quiet, Wildlife & Nature

The Retreat

Location: Selous & Southern Tanzania | Tanzania

The Retreat, located in Northern Selous, is an exquisite hideaway that offers complete seclusion in the heart of remote bush lands. They offer you a highly personalised and authentic experience in one of Africa’s largest game reserve. You are invited to discover it and enjoy it however you like, be it on foot, in an open 4x4 or by boat. There is nothing quite like the peaceful Selous.

Best for: Honeymoon, Luxury Hotel, Chic Design, Setting & Views

Mwagusi Safari Camp

Location: Selous & Southern Tanzania | Tanzania

The tiny, private Mwagusi Safari Camp enjoys a reputation out of all proportion to its size. Having immersed himself in the life and ecosystems of the Ruaha National Park since his childhood, owner Chris Fox is perfectly placed to lead his guests by vehicle or on foot to its most secret locations in search of species like lions, leopards, elephants and elusive wild dogs.

Best for: Wildlife & Nature, Guiding, Off the Beaten Track, Rustic


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