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Nomad Tanzania: Sand River Selous

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LOCATION: In the vast Selous Game Reserve of Southern Tanzania.

SETTING: Right on the banks of the Rufiji River, with the lodge following the escarpment up and around a lazy bend.

ACCOMMODATION: Each of the eight rooms are open-fronted cottages made of stone and thatch, and raised on platforms. There are five Riverside Rooms and three Hillside Suites. All rooms have en-suite bathrooms with hot and cold running water, flush toilets, and powerful showers.

HIGHLIGHTS: The sights and sounds of the river and the great variety of adventures to be had along its banks and the surrounding woodlands and open sand rivers. Sleeping in open-fronted rooms and being close to nature while enjoying all the comforts of a conventional lodge, and being completely safe.  Fabulous sightings of the river's residents and great birding as well as lots of big mammals; visits to Stieglers Gorge, Kidai Island, Hot Springs and Lake Tagalala.

ACTIVITIES: Game drives in open 4WD vehicles, fly camping, walking safaris, boating, fishing. Please note that fly camping needs to be booked in advance and there is a supplemental cost.

CHILD POLICY: We are delighted to welcome children 5 years and older; Children must be 12 years or older for the fly camping and walking activities.

GETTING THERE: There are numerous daily flights to our airstrip (Kiba) from Dar es Salaam, Ruaha, Zanzibar, and northern Tanzania.

OPEN: Year round except for April and May.



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