Selous Impala Camp


Selous Game Reserve

Accommodation Type

Tented camp

Accommodation Level


Price Guide

Selous Impala Camp

When you think of a traditional safari camp, think Selous Impala. It’s down-to-earth, comfortable, no over the top luxury and it offers superb value for money when exploring this wildlife rich area of the Selous.

There are just 8 safari tents at Selous Impala, each one on a raised wooden platform overlooking the Rufiji River.  If you’re not looking for a high thread count on your sheets, but rather a good, honest and friendly safari camp then look no further. You need not feel you are compromising on the safari experience as you won’t be; with river cruises, game drive and walking on offer you’ll get a well-rounded safari. The game viewing in this area is generally good all year round.

The atmosphere at Selous Impala is friendly, informal and relaxed. The tents and main areas are brightened up by colourful African fabrics, and the décor has a distinct African feel, as you might expect. Whether you want to relax in a corner with a good book, wallow in the pool or marvel at the views, it can all be done at Selous Impala.

Times to Go

The camp is closed in April and May due to the long rains. The peak season for Selous is from about July to November.

Selous Impala Camp highlights

  • Superb river cruises
  • Authentic safari tents
  • Excellent wildlife area
  • Relaxed atmosphere

Selous Impala Camp location

Selous Impala Camp


  • 8 safari tents
  • Closed April & May
  • Children aged 8+


  • Swimming pool
  • Laundry service


  • Game drives
  • Boat safaris
  • Walking safaris (over 16 yrs)
  • Fishing (optional)
  • Fly-camping (optional)

Selous Impala Camp rooms

There are 8 safari tents at Selous Impala.

Each one is on a raised deck which is extended to incorporate a private veranda.

Plenty of mesh windows allow the breezes to circulate and these are mozzie proof with mesh.

The bed is the main feature of the room, there’s also a floor fan, desk and chair and dressing area.

Behind this, kikoi curtains lead to a spacious en-suite bathroom.

The shower and flush loo are partitioned off.

The tents have a traditional safari feel about them, you are totally immersed in the safari experience here.

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Amanda Marks

Managing Director
Self confessed Africa-lover, but keen on all new travel experiences, Amanda is passionate about getting to know different cultures.


Tracy Edwards

Travel Consultant
Tracy was been born and spent her youth in South Africa, the draw of the animals, the people and wilds of Africa have always run through her veins.


Sinead Bailey

Travel Consultant
Sinead caught the travel bug following a year out after university. She has worked in the travel industry ever since, and visited many countries including South Africa, Tanzania, Botswana and Namibia.


Christine MacDougall

Travel Consultant
The African dust is firmly planted in Chris’s heart. Born in Tanzania she spent much of her childhood in and around Ruaha. Travel and safari was part of life and through into adulthood fun and travel has never left her.