We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“a little bit of heaven on earth”

Best prices for -
Check In dd/mm/yyyy Check Out dd/mm/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Selous Mbuyu Safari Camp
Certificate of Excellence
London
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“a little bit of heaven on earth”
Reviewed 4 December 2012

Went to Selous Mbuyu Safari camp by Helicopter from Daressalaam Holiday Inn , a 45 minute
flight and landed at the entrance of the camp , had brunch at 12.00pm and while eating saw
across the river bank elephants, girrafe, buffalo and this was 20 minutes after landing
Took a nap at the pool side and at around 4.30pm went an a boat safari to the crocodile territory
where we saw crocodiles,hippos and snakes. There was no shortage of the variety of different
birds making different sounds , nature at peace. In the evening we sat down for unlimited drinks with barbeque. This was followed by 4 Masais performing their culture moonlight dancing around
fire. A thoroughly enjoyable day. Next morning coffee and pastries followed the 6'oclock wake up call and we left in a open safari 7 seater Toyota landcruiser for game Safari. This was amazing we saw impalas ,giraffes, zebras,baboons, elephants and 3 lions resting under a tree totally not interested with the visitors.The game vehicle had the bonus of silent disco with three channels to choose from. Arrived back at the camp to enjoy a very delicious breakfast after which decided to have a small work out in the gym. The tents had beautiful double beds run on the solar system with fan and veranda facing the river with seperate toilet and bathroom. The high pressure shower was an efficient tool to wake up. The 360 degree camera on the river bank with monitors in bar and reception keeps you updated on all visitors comming to the river bank . There is a view tower where you can sit and read a book while looking around.
TRULY A SAFARI CAMP THAT HAS EVERYTHING TO SEE AND UNWIND

Room Tip: 2 days and you will have seen every thing
See more room tips
  • Stayed October 2012, travelled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
3 Thank AAMADMI
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
eclipse22, Manager at Selous Mbuyu Safari Camp, responded to this review, 5 December 2012
Dear AAMADMI,

Thank you for your terrific comments following your recent visit to Mbuyu, a little piece of heaven on earth as you rightly point out.

We trust you have some great photo's especially of the close-up's with the Lions. You were unlucky not to see Leopard or Wild Dogs, both of which we spotted on the next game drive and the guests had some great photo opportunities.

On behalf of the camp team and 'George' our friendly Elephant, we congratulate you on being our first reviewer.

Karibu Tena
Paul Ferguson
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a Review

59 reviews from our community

Traveller rating
    53
    6
    0
    0
    0
See reviews for
17
15
4
1
Rating summary
  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness
Traveller tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (15)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Selous Game Reserve hotels
0.0 mi away
The Retreat Selous
The Retreat Selous
#2 of 3 in Selous Game Reserve
63 reviews
100.2 mi away
Africa Safari Camp Selous
Africa Safari Camp Selous
#13 of 25 in Selous Game Reserve
127 reviews
0.0 mi away
Selous Kinga Lodge
Selous Kinga Lodge
#15 of 25 in Selous Game Reserve
36 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
87.7 mi away
Selous Serena Camp
Selous Serena Camp
#9 of 25 in Selous Game Reserve
111 reviews
97.2 mi away
Selous Wilderness Camp
Selous Wilderness Camp
#16 of 25 in Selous Game Reserve
58 reviews
0.0 mi away
Sable Mountain Lodge
Sable Mountain Lodge
#1 of 3 in Selous Game Reserve
142 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Selous Mbuyu Safari Camp? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Selous Mbuyu Safari Camp

Property: Selous Mbuyu Safari Camp
Address: Selous Game Reserve | Rufiji River, 0001, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Lindi Region > Selous Game Reserve
Hotel Style:
Ranked #12 of 25 Speciality Lodging in Selous Game Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££££
Number of rooms: 16
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Centred around the large Mbuyu Tree (Baobab) which dominates the public areas of the camp. The sixteen ensuite tents under cooling Makuti roofs provide a combination, of a traditional camping expereince with modern luxury. The camp is located on the banks of the Rufiji River in the heart of the Selous Game Reserve, with spectacular game viewing on offer in our open game Drive Vehicles. ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Jovago.com and Priceline so you can book your Selous Mbuyu Safari Camp reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Selous Mbuyu Safari Camp Tanzania/Selous Game Reserve

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing