Amara Selous, Tanzania | Discover Africa Safaris

Amara Selous

Selous Game Reserve, Tanzania

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Amara Selous is a luxury tented lodge in the heart of the Selous wilderness in Southern Tanzania. We overlook the rapids of the Great Ruaha River and its resident sometimes noisy hippo! We provide guests with lavish comfort in the middle of the African bush and offer classic slow safari’s in the wonderful Selous.

Amara Selous is intimate and perfect for a honeymoon, romantic break or family safari. We have a stunning swimming pool and 12 luxurious tented suites that all come with their own plunge pools, relaxation in the bush doesn’t come any better than this!

The suites are air conditioned and offer over 90m of inside space, the bedrooms are tented and come with custom made super king beds and classic comfortable furniture. 


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Amara Selous Details

Activities offered at the lodge

Game drives (day)
Game drives (night)
Game walks
Boating Safaris


Dining/Communal Area
Free High-Speed Internet
Kids Activities
Personal Chef
Room Service
Spa Services
Swimming Pool
Air Conditioning
Plunge Pools

Included in your stay

Meals: All meals
Drinks: Most drinks (excludes certain spirits and wines)
Activities: 3 safari activities per day

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Amara Selous's location in Tanzania on Google Maps

Reviews on our safaris in this area

Discover Africa and Carel has put in such an effort for us to experience the annual wildebeest migration, meticulous planning and accurate predictions with logical and the best accommodation options both sides of the Mara River guaranteed us…

Jates and Hil Oettle

from South Africa

I just wanted to thank Discover Africa and Karl Svendsen - the safari was great - we saw many more animals than expected including cheetah, leopard, many lions and even a three-day old elephant calf. Additionally, we had our own hippo…

Margaret Dean

We had the most wonderful time in Tanzania. We left yesterday and miss it already. We saw the big 5 and felt super lucky to see the lions and leopard with their kill. Our guide was also wonderful. Thank YOU for planning our trip of a…

Debbie Wei

We had a wonderful experience with the Discover Africa team on our trip to Kilimanjaro and Zanzibar. Due to unforeseen circumstances we needed to head down early and their team were most helpful in arranging exciting new options for us while…

Mark Tomlinson

from South Africa

Our service from Carel at Discover Africa was outstanding. His recommendations on the timing of our trip, the lodges we should book, communication and overall assistance ensured that our trip went off very smoothly and that we were in the…

Patti Legg

from South Africa

History was made in supporting Chaeli Mycroft to become the 1st quadraplegic female to summit Kilimanjaro. What amazing partners Discover Africa are! Great communications from home team ensured that getting to Tanzania happened without a hitch.

Zelda Mycroft

from South Africa

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