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Sand Rivers Selous
Sand River Selous Aerial View

Sand Rivers Selous is situated in the northern part of the Selous Game Reserve which is the second largest protected wilderness area in the world. Sand Rivers offers stylish, luxurious safari accommodation on the banks of the Rufiji River. This comfortable and stylish lodge features an outdoor pool, an open-air dining room, bar and lounge which have been beautifully constructed on a sweeping curve of the great Rufiji River, offering stunning views across the water.

Sand Rivers Selous has just 8 stone and thatched cottages, all are open-fronted and raised on decks overlooking the river. There are 5 Riverside rooms - with en-suite bathrooms, hot and cold running water, flush toilets and powerful showers - and 3 Hillside Suites. The Suites all have the same amenities as the Riverside rooms, but with the added extra of a large living space and a small plunge pool.

Riverfront Rooms

Sand Rivers has five rooms that perch on the edge of the Rufiji River, all open-fronted and en-suite. The rooms are built of stone, wood and thatch. The open nature of the rooms means that you can really feel part of nature, hear, see and smell it. You might get the odd visitor...a squirrel or a monkey or the odd insect. There are spacious, canopied mosquito nets over the beds.

The en-suite bathrooms have hot and cold running water and flush toilets.

Hillside Suites

Sand Rivers has three great big suites that are set up on the hillside, but still with views towards the Rufiji River. The rooms have an extra sitting area, private plunge pool and all the romance of the bush, with the comfort of a luxury lodge. The rooms are all open-fronted but with canopied mosquito nets over the beds.

Sand River Selous Guest View of River
Sand River Selous Guest Bedroom Setup
Sand River Selous Guest Lounge
Sand River Selous View from Lodge
Sand River Selous Bathroom Facilities

Activities at River Sands are tailored to suit each guest, whether its game drives, walking safaris, fishing or boating.  Sand Rivers can also organise fly camping under mosquito nets on dry river beds with in the reserve - however it is highly recommend that this is booked in advance.

Contact Safari Guru for Sand Rivers Selous rates and availability and more information on authentic and luxury safari camps in Tanzania, including our top picks in the Serengeti National Park or Zanzibar that pair well with this classic safari camp.

Sand Rivers also connects well with lodges and hotels in the Ruaha National Park; include Kigelia Ruaha.

Sand Rivers Selous

Property Details

Sand Rivers Selous Location
Selous Game Reserve, Tanzania
5 stone and 3 thatched cottages
Guest Rooms
En-Suite Bathroom, Fan, Shower
Sand Rivers Selous Facilities
24-hour Security, Bar, Library, Pool
Family Policy
All Ages Welcome
Bird Watching, Boating, Fishing, Game Drives, Game Walks, Safaris
All meals, house drinks, laundry and shared activities including 4x4 game drives, boating, fishing and walking (minimum 12 years).
Not Included
Non-house drinks, private guide/vehicle (available at a supplement, subject to availability, must be prebooked), fly camping (available at a supplement, must be prebooked, minimum age 12).
Why Sand Rivers Selous?
For the adventurous, the Selous offers an exciting destination to Explore.

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