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Tanzania Hotels

Rufiji River Camp

  • Luxurious Retreat
  • Fodor's Choice

Pros

  • Game-viewing can be done on foot, by boat, or vehicle
  • Variety of game-viewing options gives you a different perspective of the wildlife and allows you to see a wide variety of animals, large and small

Cons

  • Monkeys can be a problem in camp as they try to steal food from tables—don't feed them

Updated 10/03/2012

Fodor's Review

This camp—the oldest in the reserve—has a great location on a wide bend on the Rufiji at the end of the eastern sector of the reserve. You'll stay in one of 14 spacious and comfortable en-suite tents spread out along the river, all with private verandahs and sitting rooms (three are suites with two tents and a private pool). Depending on the length of your stay you can choose any or all of the activities on offer including game drives, walking safaris, boat safaris,

and overnight fly-camping. Game is prolific, you won't have to leave camp to see elephants, buffalo, hippo, and all sorts of other game, including a good chance of seeing wild dogs. Sit out on the sunset deck and wait for Africa's wildlife to come to you.

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Hotel Information

Phone:

078-423–7422

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Closed April 1–June 1
  • 14 tents
  • All-inclusive

Updated 10/03/2012

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