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Sand Rivers Selous, Nomad Tanzania

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After spending 9-night in northern Tanzania we finished our Safari with 4-nights at our first Nomad camp at Sand Rivers Selous. What a great way to finish a most memorable trip. These four nights were the highlight of our trip, made most memorable by the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We holidayed here last year and am only now catching up writing reviews - sorry. In summary Sand Rivers is out of this world. We came here after spending a few days in the Ruaha and the luxury of the accommodation was a lovely contrast...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sand River sits on, guess what, a river that in the dry season is quite wide but is bordered by its sand bed which is up to a mile wide. From your lodge you may see Hippos, crocodiles and deer. Taking a boat safari up...More

1  Thank 8eenThere
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Location of camp is very good, on the banks of the Rufiji River. Beautiful sunsets from the lounge area. Nice to have the option of river safari and fishing, for those interested in these activities. Interesting cabins/cottages, but many features, while looking striking and very...More

2  Thank yotikama
Reviewed 4 July 2018

My 17 year old son and I just spent four glorious nights at Sand Rivers. Michelle, the camp hostess is so very gracious, sincere, happy and helpful. This is my fourth trip to Africa and I have stayed at many safari lodges. The room here...More

1  Thank Danna E
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US$1 060 - US$1 731 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$1 060 - US$1 731 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Response from Gondwana_2704 | Reviewed this property |
I stayed 5 nights at Sand Rivers Selous, but I think it was too long by 1 night, but we still loved every second there. There is so much to do there, that 4 nights is great. There are boat cruises up river to the gorge, hot... More
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"Closest to the lodge is best"
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"A room closer to the river will have more of a breeze."
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"Rooms and suites are amazing - rooms closer to comunal areas, suites have own plunge pool"
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"The suites are fantastic"
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