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Rufiji River Camp

At a Glance

    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

Rufiji River Camp 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.

    Hotel Details

  • 14 tents.
  • Rate includes all-inclusive.
  • Credit cards accepted.
  • Closed April 1–June 1.
Updated: 10-03-2012

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