From the banks of the undulating Shire River, Mvuu Lodge beckons and enjoys pride of place along this largest river in Malawi. Stretching from the western boundary of Liwonde National Park, the Shire is a vast body of water that’s accompanied by some spectacular wildlife, and combined with Mvuu (which means hippo) Lodge’s sublime location, it’s the perfect backdrop for an unparalleled African odyssey. The park is also Malawi’s foremost wildlife stage, where a staggering diversity of wildlife, fauna and birdlife flourish. Icultn fact, the birding here is regarded as some of the best in Africa with a dazzling amount of species and rare finds.
The accommodation at Mvuu is nothing short of delightful. Offering intimate lodgings in the most secluded of settings for a maximum of 16 guests, the lodge comprises four sublimely spacious en suite tents, as well as a lavish stone-and-thatch honeymoon suite. Each unit boasts brilliant, private views of the lagoon; while the raised thatched dining area is ideally located next to a natural rock swimming pool.
As one of Wilderness Safaris’ properties, no stone was left untirned to ensure optimum comfort, excellent cuisine, and the very best service levels. Facilities range from the dedicated dining area and intimate pub to a plush lounge, and a well-stocked wildlife library. Not to mention the spectacular hide – a big hit with all guests.
Optimising outdoor pursuits, Mvuu Lodge is the only lodge in the area that offers boat trips and game drives suring the day and at night. The boat trips provide an excellent spingboard for sightings of elephant, crocodile, antelope, buck, oribi, leopard and lion.
The lodge’s exciting guided walks are also not to be missed and always deliver a unique experience. Furthermore, Mvuu Lodge offers a unique Rhino Tracking Experience that highlights the predicament of the black rhino with riveting guided walks.
No visit to Mvuu Lodge is complete without taking a bicycle trip into one of the nearby villages, where are able to truly enjoy the magic of Malawi, engaging with local villagers and craftsmen, and drinking in the sights and sounds of the vibrant riverside local communities.
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- Bird Watching
- Cultural Tours
- Game Viewing
- Game Walks
- Rhino Tracking