Foxes Rufiji River Camp, Selous, Tanzania
Rufiji River Camp enjoys an enviable location high up on the banks of the Great Rufiji River. Spectacular sunsets are chorused by hippos grunting and a plethora of bird song.
The Camp was redesigned in 2009 to compliment the perfect location on a promontory in the river bank. Built by local craftsmen, the Camp combines Makuti palm roofs with Selous sourced paving stones and farmed hard woods to create a beautiful and comfortable accommodation from which to enjoy the Selous Game Reserve. The shaded swimming pool is a great way to cool off between safari activities.
The tents are all pitched underneath thatched roofs with massive verandas giving views up and down the river. Each tent has an en suite bathroom, with solar heated water for showering. There are 11 individual classic individual tents well spaced along the river bank. There are 3 suites, each with 2 large tents on a shared platform with private plunge pool. Each tent has it's own stylish bathroom. The suites are ideal for families or friends wanting some extra space and privacy or for a special anniversary or honeymoon.
How to get there:Qatar Airways offer daily flights from London to Dar or Zanzibar, via Doha.
Safari Air Link operates daily flights into Selous from Dar Es Salaam and Zanzibar and links to Mikumi National Park, Ruaha National Park, Mufindi Highlands with onward connections to Katavi and Mahale. Rufiji River Camp uses Mtemere airstrip. There are also flights from Arusha to Selous daily.