Weighing in at over four times the size of the Serengeti, the wild frontiers of the Selous Game Reserve are home to a dizzying number of animals including over 200,000 cape buffalo, 80,000 wildebeest, 30,000 elephants, and the country's most stable African wild dog population. The park is also home to Tanzania's largest hippopotamus and crocodile populations.
Size: 55,000 square kilometres.
Location: A day's drive from Dar Es Salaam.
Best Time: June to October or December to March.
To Do: Game drives, boat safaris, walking safaris, fishing, and hunting.
Known For: Tanzania's largest reserve.