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Nyerere National Park

Nyerere National Park (formerly Selous Game Reserve) is located in Southern Tanzania. Its landscape is composed of miombo woodlands, grasslands, floodplains, marshes and dense forests. It's a stronghold for buffalo (herds often exceed 1000), and has large populations of lion, leopard, greater kudu, giraffe, and zebra. In addition, it's arguably the best place in East to see wild dogs (painted wolves). Among the palm islands, channels and sandbanks of the Rufiji River is a high concentration of hippo and crocodile. Unique for an East African wildlife area, guests can navigate the river and its channels by boat. Walking safaris are also a big focus for many camps and lodges here, as well as traditional game drives. The best time to visit the reserve is during the dry season, July to October. During the rainy season, many of the roads are impassable and wildlife is scattered.

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We really do feel that we had the perfect safari and I feel that this is due to the fact we chose Africa Adventure Company to help us make our dream come true. 

Allan and I want to thank you all for the most wonderful trip we have ever experienced!! From beginning to end it was flawless and filled with delightful and unexpected surprises.  Our guide, Seif, was fantastic and amazing (I’m...

Allan and Connie Young

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Siwandu Camp in Selous was fantastic.

After the northern Serengeti, Ruaha and Selous were a lovely contrast. Mwagusi Camp in Ruaha was very enjoyable:  our guide Geoffrey was outstanding. We had an unexpected wild dog experience, a fine leopard, the lion who came to our bush...

Peter Cvek

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