Big Game hunting in the Selous – Tanzania


The famous Selous Game Reserve

Welcome to some of the best big five hunting in Tanzania

The Selous Game Reserve is situated in the southern part of Tanzania and named after Frederick Courtney Selous, a famous hunter and naturalist who was killed and buried there in the First World War. It is uninhabited and divided into some 46 hunting blocks, varying in size from 300 to 500 square miles. The size of each block has been determined from its topographical situation and game concentration.

The vegetation is mainly ‘Miombo’ bush with dense thickets in some areas. Some of the largest rivers in Tanzania flow through the Selous. The Selous offers some of the best areas for hunting Elephant, Lion, Leopard, Buffalo, Wildebeest, Hartebeest, Impala, Warthog, Eland, Sable and Greater Kudu in Tanzania. Our partner in the Selous is Luke Samaras. Born and raised in Tanzania, he has over 40 years of hunting experience and a unique knowledge of this vast land. He is hunting 4 different blocks in the Selous which offers a huge variety of game and landscape.

Luke Samaras Safaris offers you a hunt in the classic East African tradition. The picturesque Safari camps are very comfortable and equipped with a spacious mess tent, insect and snake-proof sleeping tents with toilets and hot showers, fridges and freezers to keep food fresh and a plentiful supply of ice for your drinks. The cuisine is of the highest standard and all palates are catered for utilizing the game meat and birds combined with seafood, fresh fruit and vegetables flown in regularly. You will be looked after handsomely by our friendly staff including cooks, mess stewards, waiters, porters, drivers, mechanics, trackers, and skinners. There is radio communication daily with Dar es Salaam. The team of Professional Hunters are very experienced and highly qualified, each equipped with a four wheel drive vehicle.

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