Stiegler's Gorge

Selous Game Reserve

Stiegler’s Gorge, which averages 100m in depth, is named after a Swiss explorer who was killed here by an elephant in 1907. It has more recently gained attention as the site of a planned massive hydroelectric power station.

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1. Selous Game Reserve

7.32 MILES

The Selous is Africa's largest wildlife reserve, and Tanzania’s most extensive protected area. It’s home to large herds of elephants, plus buffaloes,…

2. Selous Grave

11.58 MILES

Here lies buried Frederick Courteney Selous, the British explorer and conservationist who was killed in the Selous during WWI, and after whom Selous Game…