Kilwa Bay is recognized as the most beautiful bay in southern Tanzania.
The white sand, the smooth climate, old style fisherman’s village and outstanding wonders of the African luxurious vegetation are just the edge of the fascinating environment the visitor is confronted with, once looking the panorama.
Kilwa is famous in the world for the ruins that are UNESCO...

40 Min from Kimbilio Lodge there is a beautiful sandbank…pristine white sand ideal for picnic, snorkeling, leisure shallow dives, relax, sundowners….It is reachable only with low tide.
Hippo cruise:
30 min boat ride from Kimbilio Lodge among mangroves, stunning bird life including eagles, chestnut plantations, upstream a river where hippos resides, further upstream crocodiles and sometime Elephants can be seen.
Kilwa Ruins:
10 min. boat ride from Kimbilio Lodge, on the island of Kilwa Kiswani is possible to visit the ruins of an old Omani settlement. The largest and well kept in East Africa.


Fishing in Kilwa is also a great experience. Sport fishing activities are organized by our friends of Mwangaza Hideaway (reachable at ). Should you be a fan of spearfishing, this is ensured by
From Kimbilio Lodge you can easily reach the Selous Game Reserve, the largest game reserve in Tanzania, crossed by the Rufiji River, which offers one of the best game viewing, with over 500 herds of elephants, lions, leopards, hippos, giraffes antelopes, more than 2000 species of rare birds. A game drive in Selous is ideal for a break into the wild with excellent accommodation reasonably priced. It can be reached by car (4 hrs drive) or by plane (20 min.)