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Lake Manze Tented Camp, Selous Game Reserve

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P O box 3052 | Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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Lake Manze Tented Camp, Selous Game Reserve
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

We stayed here for three nights, and loved it. We arrived by air, and had the delight of an immediate game drive on the way to the camp. The camp is unfenced, so you do have to keep your wits about you (and the Masai warriors when walking between the tents and the banda), but this means animals are free... More 

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

We stayed here in December, just after Christmas and had a fantastic time. Brilliant wildlife experiences, particularly lion and wild dog. The guides were excellent and great fun (Thanks Giovanni and Ally - we had a great time). If young get a chance take the all day safari option to the hot pools - it was just incredible and felt... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

Lonely Plants guidebook described the Lake Manze Tented Camp as 'quite plain, but does the trick'. It did more than 'just the trick', and was a fabulous start to a safari holiday. We had extremely comfortable tents (with solar powered fans for those hot nights) and an en-suite outdoor bathroom, where you would wash and shower outside at night with... More 

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Guernsey, Channel Islands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012 via mobile

We feel that although there are more luxurious camps available than here that this is in keeping with the bush and nature. The different activities, walks, boat trips & drives, were excellent and gave varying views of the wildlife and surroundings. 3 nights, 4 days was an ideal amount of time to stay. The staff were all very friendly and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012 via mobile

Wow. Elephants at dawn, dusk and pretty much any time between wandering through the camp with the baboons, impala and many birds all around. The Masai who escort you to the tents are not just for show! The river trips are great for not only the many hippos and crocs but also the bird life, which is of great variety... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

Lake Manze Camp is the best safari experience I have ever had. The camp does not have any boundaries as such so you are sharing the environment with the wildlife which gives you an authentic experience that is simply unforgettable. The tents are lovely and provide you with plenty of comfort cleverly created using natural resources. As soon as you... More 

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Nairobi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

I only had the choice of a weekend to go to the famous Selous Game Reserve, and stayed one night in this Tented Camp. The moment we were picked at the landing strip, in the morning, went straight to a game drive. It was an amazing experience, with twelve lions sleeping after a big feast on a buffalo, and saw... More 

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Brixham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

Went to Lake Manze for 3 days in July. First safari, and its set a really high standard. We had Bakari and Victor as our tour guides and they looked after us really well. Even though we were in the middle of the wild we felt safe at all times. The accommodation was really nice. Big tents with showers, toilets... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

We spent 3 days at Lake Manze in July 2012 for the beginning of our honeymoon and were absolutely spoilt. I could write for pages on how amazing the safari was, but will keep it short and just mention that we saw everything we ever wanted and it far surpassed all expectations. Highlights for us being seeing 2 separate lion... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

Set in the middle of the Selous Game Reserve on Lake Manze this is about as close to nature as you get in such a comfortable environment. The staff were all friendly, extremely knowledgeable and helpful. The tented accomodations were terrific, complete with comfortable beds and even flush toilets and hot showers. From our tent we could hear the calls... More 

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Address: P O box 3052 | Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Lindi Region > Selous Game Reserve
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
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Lake Manze Tented Camp, Selous Game Reserve Tanzania

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