Paws & Claws Safaris

Nyerere National Park (Selous Game Reserve)

The Selous Game Reserve is Tanzania's largest protected area and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. With its diverse landscapes and abundant wildlife, the Selous is a true African safari paradise.

A Haven for Wildlife

Nyerere National Park is a haven for wildlife enthusiasts, home to an astonishing array of animal species. The park's iconic inhabitants include the majestic elephant, the elusive black rhinoceros, and the powerful lion, the king of the jungle.

Boat safaris on the Rufiji River offer a different perspective, allowing visitors to observe wildlife from the vantage point of the water. For those seeking a more intimate encounter with nature, walking safaris provide a unique opportunity to explore the park's diverse ecosystems on foot, guided by experienced rangers.

Conservation Efforts

The Tanzanian government and conservation organizations have made significant efforts to protect Nyerere National Park's delicate ecosystems and wildlife populations. Anti-poaching initiatives are in place to combat the illegal wildlife trade, while habitat restoration projects are underway to ensure the long-term sustainability of the park's natural resources.

Nyerere National Park FAQs

The dry season, from June to October, is considered the best time to visit Nyerere National Park, as the roads are more accessible, and wildlife viewing is at its peak.

Visitors can enjoy game drives, boat safaris, walking safaris, and birdwatching. The park also offers cultural experiences, such as visits to local villages.

There are several accommodation options within the park, ranging from luxury lodges to tented camps.

Entry fees for Nyerere National Park vary depending on nationality and residency status. Current fees can be found on the Tanzania National Parks Authority website.