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Lake Manze Tented Camp, Selous Game Reserve

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When you arrive at Lake Manze you automatically switch back gears. This camp has been popular for many years and we can see why. Although it's very basic this camp has an amazing atmosphere. There are no fences so you might encounter some animals passing through. The tents are basic but clean and comfortable. The staff is a mix of... More 

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

Hi Getting back to nature takes all those city stresses out of the bones. The tranquility of the lake and the relaxed atmosphere give you renewed energy to face what lies ahead. Long table dinners are very special as you meet an array of people with stories of their own. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us... More 

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A small tented camp in a beautiful place. The managers Sean and Milly and all the staff will do their best to make your stay one to remember. The tent offers you a lot of comfort. Because you are sleeping in the Selous there are passing elephants and other animals the camp. It is briljant! Breakfast, lunch and diner are... More 

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

Hi and thank you for your great review and your compliments of the staff. It is much appreciated. The elephants passing through camp does give it a very special feel. Glad that we could be part of your wonderful experience. Safe travels. Shaun, Milli and the Lake Manze team. More 

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent Services starting from pick up to drop off. Good location and enjoyed fishing cat fish Wonderful experience when an elephant comes near our car to great us! The Tent was awesome and the full day safari with a bush lunch was awesome

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

Hi Fishing for catfish while watching the wonders around you on Lake Manze makes for really special memories. Your great review of the camp is really appreciated. Thanks a lot. Safe travels. Shaun, Milli and the Lake Manze team More 

Haslemere, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thank you Sean and Millie and your amazing team for giving us such a great stay. Our guide Mr H was just the best: great sense of humour, played with the kids, kept us all amused...and spotted the most amazing game we'd seen on our trip round Tanzania. The camp was fantastic - just can't work out how you produce... More 

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

Hi there. Helping to make your stay at Lake Manze as memorable and fun as possible is not just part of the job but a pleasure as all the staff here enjoy their surroundings, the bush and what it offers. You must have collected so many amazing memories in Tanzania and feel that you will remember this for a long... More 

Vegreville, Alberta, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recommend Essential Destinations for your travel bookings. I tried a few other companies while in Africa, and this seemed to be the most reasonable, and quick. I also recommend you enjoy your safari at Lake Manze Camp. I am working and only had weekends to do a quick one, and Lake Manze made use of every second of my... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family of 8 people had a magical time at Lake Manze Tented Camp! We were greeted at the small airport by friendly guides and a cooler of African local beers. We toured at sunset en route to the camp, and were then greeted by the owners - a delightful couple that made each day special and seamless. They helped... More 

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

Hi again Thank you very much for your great review of Lake Manze camp. Seeing lion on a kill does leave a lasting impression on how nature looks after its own. The circle of life. We are pleased that we could be part of your amazing experience and memory building. Your compliments will be passed on to all our staff... More 

UK
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just to say a huge thanks to Shaun and Millie for hosting us at Manze. You could not have made us feel more welcome. Joseph and Daniel were fantastic guides and showed us truly unique experiences. If you want Africa at its simplict best go.

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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 your great review. Thank you for affording us the opportunity to host you. Maybe one day you will return to the magic of the bush here in the Selous at Lake Manze. Safe travels. Shaun, Milli and the Lake Manze team More 

Bjerringbro, Denmark
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In July I spent 4 nights in this lovely Camp. I really enjoyed The Camp - The atmosphere was relaxed and friendly, and it was well organized and managed. Every day our super team Elie and Ally took very good care of us. They are very dedicated and great to be with. The food was super. I enjoyed having dinner... More 

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

Hi Charlotte. The dinner under the stars at our communal table with our bush TV fires is something special to experience. We will carry your compliments to all our staff. Thanks for a great review and hopefully we will see you return here some day. Safe travels. Shaun, Milli and the Lake Manze team More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been to Lake Manze for 5 days for our honeymoon and it has been the best experience of my life. I find very hard to write it down the experience we lived as everything was so different from the daily life we experience in Europe but I'll try my best to explain it properly. Lake Manze Tented Camp is... More 

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

Hi in the UK We are extremely pleased that we all had a role to play in making your honeymoon an unforgettable experience. A shower under the stars does put a different light on your experience with the stars as your company. Thank you very much for your great review of the camp and we will give your compliments to... More 

Greater London, United Kingdom
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17 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

We spent a week here and actually loved the camp. The tents are spacious with a good sized bed and space to hang up things. However, be aware there is no electricity in the tent. There is solar power for hot water for showering that is best done in the afternoon when it is at its hottest. The bathroom is... More 

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

Hi there Thank you very much for your review of the Lake Manze camp. It is sometimes very difficult to cater for the so many different tastes and expectations of the varied guests that frequent the camp. Our chefs have been specifically trained by a chef to produce the best possible meals out here in the bush. We will however... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lake Manze - Experience adventure! Keep it natural! Feel the thrills of having an elephant eating Doum palm seeds right outside your tent. Hear the sound of its rumbling stomach and see how tender a mother is to her calf. We have so much to learn from our animal friends, teachings that can help us create a better world. We keep everything as it was before we arrived and this is why animals use the camp as much as our guests. Experience this magical, romantic camp on the shore of the Lake Manze with stunning lake views from your own veranda. Experience the sunrise on a walking safari. Enjoy a delicious picnic bush breakfast or lunch during your game drive as you spot lions and wild dogs. Take a fishing trip on the lake. Get close and personal with hippos and crocodiles and thousands of exotic birds on a sunset boat safari. Delight in a sumptuous candlelight dinner on the lake shore to the symphony of the surrounding. You'll never want to leave! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lake Manze Tented Camp, Selous Game Reserve

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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