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    Selous Wilderness Camp

    Eastern Boundary | South Side of the Rufiji River, Tanzania
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 23 February 2017

    Just got back from a wonderful stay in Selous. This was my second time staying at the Selous Wilderness Camp and as the last time I loved it. The fact that the camp is located on the other side of the river makes it so...More

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    Response from Johan K, Owner at Selous Wilderness Camp

    Thanks Emma appreciate your wonderful comments.

    Reviewed 17 February 2017

    Avoid this dump at all costs. There are a multitude of reasons for my warning. The tents leak rainwater. twice my bed linen and mattress was soaking wet. I invited their manager to come and feel he refused but he did see the puddles of...More

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    Response from Johan K, Owner at Selous Wilderness Camp

    I am really sorry to hear that we have had a visitor who so much disliked to stay at our place. To be honest I am not sure where this all comes from. I do agree that one has the right to ventilate one's opinion...More

    Reviewed 2 January 2017

    Superb , calm helpful and friendly staff. Lovely tents , amazingly good food. This is a truly peaceful and beautiful setting. The game tours were fantastic with lots of animals and a knowledgable guide (thanks Anton). The camp is well managed (thanks George).

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    Reviewed 17 December 2016

    good welcome by staff. good food n service. value for money. best place to be in TANZANIA. TENTS ARE FULLY COMFORTABLE. crossing by the boat was exciting. Must visit once more time in life all staff were super.

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    Reviewed 12 December 2016

    I had a wonderful stay at Selous Wilderness Camp. Every aspect was amazing. The guides were knowledable and friendly. The staff was accommodating and service minded. The camp site was warm and inviting. The nature was right outside the lodges, with monkeys playing on the...More

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    Jonathon1978dub
    Is the pool nice? Hearing some bad reports on it? Are the tours provided good? Is the accomadtion nice?
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    Room Tips
    "All tents are shabby and require attention all tents are far from central area with muddy slippery paths full..."
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    "tents one n two"
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    "All the luxury tents are similar."
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    "We had a tent right at the front with a great view of the river and close to dining area."
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