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Lake Manze Tented Camp, Selous Game Reserve

P O box 3052 | Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Lake Manze Tented Camp, Selous Game Reserve
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kentfield, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you're going on a photo safari(no comments on Cecil here) the "Out of Africa" tent camp experience is the way to go and Lake Manze has it down in luxurious yet faithful to the concept fashion right down to the under the night skies dining and Masai security. The dawn departures with bush breakfast and lunches are quintessential and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A wonderful tailored safari experience with great tented accommodation, fantastic guide ( Alfred) and driver (Mohande), great food and lovely friendly staff. A very different safari experience to The northern parks and well worth a visit. Thanks to Bramwel Safaris for recommending and organising our stay at Lake Manze.

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Lake Manze Camp D, Manager at Lake Manze Tented Camp, Selous Game Reserve, responded to this review

Good day to you all Thank you very much for the great review which is appreciated and will be passed on to the staff that were instrumental in making your stay with us memorable. Hopefully you will have the opportunity to visit us again in the future. Safe travels. Shaun , Milli and the Lake Manze team More 

Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was our 2nd trip to Tanzania and our first to Lake Manze - this time with our 2 sons aged 16 & 18 on probably a last big family holiday! We stayed for 4 nights and once again we booked with Africa Travel Resource and as ever their excellent website, intimate knowledge, attention to detail, general professional abilities and... More 

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Manze, Manager at Lake Manze Tented Camp, Selous Game Reserve, responded to this review

Hi guys It seems as if we are reaching our goals that were set which is evident in your great review of Lake Manze and it's staff. The resident Genet has been back on various occasions during dinner and makes a great conversation point and discussion. We all really enjoyed your company and hope that you are back sooner than... More 

Athens, Attiki, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a very nice stay at Lake Menze Tented Camp. Sean and his wife are running this place with a lot of care and attention. Our tent was nice and well separated from the others. I could see a lot of animals passing just in front of the tent. There was a nice little deck where you could seat... More 

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Manze, Manager at Lake Manze Tented Camp, Selous Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the positive review. We will relay your message to the chefs and all the staff that helped to make your stay enjoyable and memorable. Hopefully see you again in the future. Safe travels. Shaun , Milli and the Lake Manze team More 

Horsham, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Lake Manze for three nights from 20th June. Unlike my partner who has been to Africa a number of times, this was my first trip to the country and first safari experience and I am totally hooked by both. Shaun and Millie are really lovely hosts. Welcoming, relaxed, informative and great company. The tents are spotlessly clean... More 

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Lake Manze Camp D, Manager at Lake Manze Tented Camp, Selous Game Reserve, responded to this review

Hi guys All we can say is thank you for your positive review which is really appreciated. We will relay your message to the staff at the camp so that they know their efforts are not going unnoticed, Hopefully see you soon and safe travels. Shaun, Milli and the Lake Manze team More 

Chippenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first stop in a 3 week honeymoon in the southern part of Tanzania. This was our 5th safari and so were looking at something different from the usual lodges with swimming pools and 24x7 electric and this camp provided all that we had hoped for. The location is excellent and there are plenty of night sounds for... More 

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Lake Manze Camp D, Manager at Lake Manze Tented Camp, Selous Game Reserve, responded to this review

Hi again It seems a good time was had by all. We appreciate your great review and will pass it on to all in camp that were instrumental in making your stay with us unforgettable. Hopefully next time we could ^organize^ the wild dogs to pass through while we are all having dinner. Safe travels Regards Shaun, Milli and the... More 

CorkAnna
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent four wonderful nights at Lake Manze camp at the beginning of our safari holiday in June. This was our 4th visit to Africa on Safari and we were anxious to spend time in more remote areas of Tanzania. On arrival at camp we were welcomed warmly by managers Sean and Millie and having eaten a delicious lunch in... More 

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Lake Manze Camp D, Manager at Lake Manze Tented Camp, Selous Game Reserve, responded to this review

Hi to our friends in Cork It was really a pleasure hosting you guys and the stories told will linger with us for a long time. Maybe it's time to finish writing them all down and have them published. Thanks for the great review and hopefully we will see you again soon. Safe travels Shaun , Milli and the Lake... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lake Manze, is a lovely relaxed tented camp managed by Sean and Millie! We absolutely loved every minute of our stay here... they were great hosts. The camp was extremely clean and comfortable and food was good! Our guides were extrememly knowledgable and managed to get us extremely close to loads of Lions, Elephant, Giraffe, Hippo and birdlife. We were... More 

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Lake Manze Camp D, Manager at Lake Manze Tented Camp, Selous Game Reserve, responded to this review

Hi We are happy that we could play a small part in making your honeymoon memorable. Thank you for the good review and hopefully one day you will visit again with the young ones. Enjoy Dubai and safe travels. Regards Shaun, Milli and the Lake Manze team. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely laid back approach from Sean & Millie made this a great start to our honeymoon trip. Tent 1 has great views of the lake and the added bonus of wildlife viewing from the front deck Food was fantastic, the game drives & boat safari were superb. Lions with their kill and elephants playing in the river were the highlights... More 

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Lake Manze Camp D, Manager at Lake Manze Tented Camp, Selous Game Reserve, responded to this review

Hi guys It's not always that a camp has the opportunity to host honeymooners and we hope that your experiences and memories made here have left a lasting impression. Thank you for the great review. Safe travels Shaun , Milli and the Lake Manze team More 

Dallas, TX
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I traveled to Selous for four nights at Lake Manze. The camp is right in the heart of the bush, so every day brought exciting visitors like elephants, hippos, hyenas, baboons to the camp beyond the great wildlife we saw during the game drives (lions, elephants, zebra, wildebeest, warthog, and more). Meals were big and very yummy,... More 

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Lake Manze Camp D, Manager at Lake Manze Tented Camp, Selous Game Reserve, responded to this review

Hi Thank you very much for the review. We really appreciate your positive comments and will pass this on to the staff. Hopefully one day you will be back. Thanks again and safe travels. Shaun, Milli and the Lake Manze team More 

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