Nyerere National Park

Nyerere National Park

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Nyerere National Park

The largest national park in Africa, it is larger in size than Switzerland.

The Nyerere National Park is formally known as Selous Game  Reserve the name given after  English Explore Fredrick Courtney Selous. Captain  Selous was rested in this place after the heavy battle with Germany during the first  World war.

The Nyerere National  Park is a fantastic wild destination that is sited in the Southern circuit of Tanzania national parks. This park is known for having a lot of Rivers and Lakes which offers a constant supply of water to the fabulous games including Elephants, Wild Dogs, Buffalo, Hippo, crocodiles, and the Fantastic huge pride of Lions all the year long.

This is a real Tanzanian’s hidden  Gems!


About Nyerere Safari .

The mighty Rufiji river is watering Nyerere Park together with some Lakes which are the lifeblood of the wild animals in the park. During the dry season of July through October, these sources are accommodating a huge concentration of wildlife gathering around looking for water.

Nyerere national park is possibly the finest place in African Safari for glimpsing the once-endangered African Hunting Dogs (wild dogs). There are fantastic Huge herds of African elephants, plenty of lion pride, leopards are spotted easily, hyena, kudu, eland, impala, bushbuck, hippo, and huge Nile crocodiles are housed along these rivers and lakes. 

Nyerere National Park is a paradise for over 400 Species of Bird which makes the park to have a unique phenomenon. 

This park experiencing Wildlife migrates from both east and south which makes it to be a  wild resident as well as a migratory.

 The Activities

Standard daytime game drives are common activities here  However this park has the finest Boating Safaris, Walking Safari, and fly camping trips. Siwandu, Beho Beho, and Sand Rivers Selous are properties that are known for offering these activities. 


July through October is a dry season at Nyerere Park and its surrounding, during this time animals, are congested around lakes and rivers, this offers a great game view. 

However, never underestimate the rain seasons of April to May, at this time,the park is offering a marvelous game view to some areas. The green season of December through February is a beautiful time to visit too where you’ll be having a great time to see newborns and bird watching.

Nyerere National Park  Accommodation

BehoBeho, Sand River, and Siwandu are the three finest camps and lodges which are sited inside Nyerere Park.

Behobeho and Sand Rovers are exceptional lodges that provide all outdoor activities which this park can clam for. These properties are known for having excellent  guiding teams who mastered African wildlife inside-out

 Siwandu camping safari which was formally known as Selous safari camp is the marvelous tented camp that  is arguably  been a world-class camp

Lake Manze Camp a little adventurous camp which is situated on an Elephant highway. By staying at this property you are guaranteed for being in the middle of Elephant migration as long as you are lucky enough to be here at the right time.

Impala camp and Rufiji River campsite are other higher-level sites that offer Luxury classic accommodation at affordable prices.

Client Reviews.

Hey Ihana Safaris   Team, Thank you!!!! I believe that all of us are grateful for your personal diligence in caring for all of us continually from the time we arrived until when we said goodbye. Thank you is not enough. A 1000 thanks for a great time with you on our 6 Days Safari trip!

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Edina Herdson

From Miami USA.- Visited Tanzania 2021

Our time in Tanzania was extremely Fabulous, We spotted Tree-climbing pride of Lions relaxed on the Acacia trees, Rhino grazing along the floor of Ngorongoro Crater. I’m so glad that your Greatest  company makes us meet our expectations. We’re promising to see you soon again.

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John Macdonald

From Manchester -UK Visited Tanzania July 2021

I believe, my kids had an unforgettable time at  Tanzania which will treasure for a lifetime. Am also feel blessed to have been able to enjoy Africa Safari together with joy and safety. Thank you and Tanzania for the Best  Time!”

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Maximillian Anderson

From Amsterdam,Visited Tanzania with his Kids September 2021