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Nyerere National Park (Selous)

Nyerere National Park (Selous)

“The Land of the Mighty Rufiji”

This is Africa’s Largest National Park! The Park with staggering size of 30,893km2 host one of the world’s largest concentration of wildlife. The collection of wildlife both in diversity and abundance is just remarquable! Visitors to this vast sanctuary will be able to see an astounding volume of wildlife both rare and common species.

The park host the famous ‘’Big Five’’ and some rare species of antelopes like Roan Antelope, Brindled Gnu, Lichtenstein hartebeest, roan, and sable antelopes, Kudu etc.!


Why Visit Nyerere National Park

Nyerere National Park has numerous attractions that visitors to the place can enjoy. Some of the best attractions in the Park include the ability to see the big Five, Large concentrations of elephants and Hippos. The Rufiji River is full of abundant wildlife, the largest population of African wild dogs to mention but a few. The Park is also endowed with beautiful and scenic landscapes that add to the beauty of this majestic place.

Best time to visit Nyerere National Park

Nyerere (Selous) National Park

Wildlife viewing in Nyerere National Park (formerly Selous Game Reserve) is best from late June to October. It is Dry season and wildlife is easier to spot since animals gather at water sources and vegetation is thinner.

What animals to expect in Kilimanjaro National Park

Lion, Elephant, Rhino, Leopard and Buffalo others are; Cheetah, Kudu, Giraffe, Hippo and Zebra


How to go there

The Park can be accessed by road or air.

Road: From Dar es Salaam to Nyerere National Park is about 250km via Kibiti

Air: There are regular flights from Dar es salaam, Kilimanjaro and Arusha to a number of small airstrips in the Park.