The Selous Game Reserve is the largest in Africa, an uninhabited area the size of Switzerland.

Other species commonly seen are lions, wild dogs, buffaloes, bushbucks, impalas, elands, baboons, zebras and greater kudus.

The Rufiji River system, the greatest in East Africa, flows through the reserve an is home to countless hippos and crocodiles.

Linked to the Rufiji is Lake Tagalala, where waterbucks, reedbucks, bushbucks and rare sable antelope can be seen.