Highlights at Siwandu
Formerl Selous Safari Camp, Siwandu is among the most outstanding tented camp found inside the wide Selous Game Reserve in the southern part of Tanzania.
At this camp you will have an opportunity to see nearly 300 bird species plus a profusion of various wild animals which normally congregate within the vicinity of this facility to get shelter.
Most outstanding of all is the great beauty of this camp; it beautifully blends well into the amazing natural scenery of the Selous Wildlife Reserve Pleasure in our Royal Treatment which the Prince of Wales together with his sons enjoyed in 1997 when the visited this reserve.
Located among trees along the northern river banks of River Rufiji within the Selous Game Reserve. The Selous Safari Camp is amazingly located in the center of the incomparable riverine plus the lake complex, and it supports the highest number of bird species plus African wild animals in this area.
This wildlife sanctuary is not enclosed by a fence an in fact no artificial modifications have been made, so this enables the animals to freely move around and even reach the camp’s vicinity.
There is a large and worth mentioning; very clean swimming-pool found under a shade that is well supplies with plenty of towels and then you can loosen up on the day beds found on the side the swimming pool.
Among the various activities offered here are Game drives, mobile bush-camping, fishing camps, guided trekking safari plus enjoyable river safaris within this natural wildlife sanctuary.
Selous Safari Camp outstandingly pleasant guided game drives conducted in the comfortable 4WD safari vehicles uniquely designed to offer up-close undistracted wildlife viewing either in the early morning or late in the afternoons as you drive through the nearby bushes. The professional guides with guide the game drives as they explain to you everything ranging from the peculiar behavior of the different animals to the specifics of the rare bird species, in addition to the amazing life-cycle of the termites.
furthermore, at Selous Safari Camp guests will have the opportunity to view wildlife during the thrilling boat cruises on which they will also have the chance do wildlife photography at an up-close distance as the sail past large schools of hippos and the giant crocodiles which will be seen resting on the banks of the river in addition to some water bird species.
Facilities found at Siwandu
A very clean Swimming Pool
A well stoked Bar Facility, and a
Dining at Siwandu
Selous Safari Camp has 2 dining areas. One is is rested on a hig platform and then the other is set in the middle of several trees and in each of these places you will find comfortable big sofas plus a well stocked library having wildlife literature.
Table d’hote dining area offers the best African themed dishes plus fresh fruits, vegetables plus species native to this area. There is also a well stocked bar having various wines, beers plus spirits.
The Rooms at Siwandu
Selous Safari Camp offers tented suites each raised on a wooden platform, having palm shelters plus amazing views of the surrounding. Each of these tents is designed with most of it facing frontwards to offer guests stunning views plus a windswept experience.
Each of the tents is fitted with a large 6 ft wide double bed, beside lamps plus tables, with inside bathroom facilities that include a double brass basin, a spacious dressing area and a cupboard. There is also a ceiling fan as well as a private shower open to the star lit African sky.