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Central African Wilderness Safaris Mvuu Camp

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Liwonde National Park, Liwonde National Park Malawi See on map
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free Internet
Air Conditioning
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Back again in Mvuu with a group, this time mid-September and surprise surprise: first time we got grey chilly weather, due to Chiperone winds. Strange feeling. Nevertheless this was again easily the best lodge on our trip, with fantastic wildlife, great chalets and very good...More

Thank stefandreas
Response from Marketing M, Team at Central African Wilderness Safaris Mvuu CampResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Stefandreas, We really appreciate you taking the time to share this wonderful review of Mvuu Camp and we are glad to hear that you had a memorable stay in the wilderness with us. Thank you for your kind remarks about the accommodation, the look...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Made to feel very welcome; arrived late and transferred across on the boat. Wayne the chef was on hand when we arrived to offer us some grub, and gave the impression that nothing was too much trouble. Extremely well served by Christopher our designated waiter,...More

Thank Martin2007010
Response from Marketing M, Team at Central African Wilderness Safaris Mvuu CampResponded 31 August 2018

Dear Martin2007010, Thank you very much for sharing your feedback with us, we are very pleased to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your 2 night stay at the camp and we would like to thank you for this lovely review. Thank you for rating Mvuu...More

Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

We spent 2 nights at Mvuu Camp as part of a 3 week trip to Malawi. Overall, our stay at Mvuu was exceptional. The quality of the rooms from the beautifully made and decorated beds on arrival to the piping hot shower, to the fantastic...More

Thank Lizzie B
Response from Marketing M, Team at Central African Wilderness Safaris Mvuu CampResponded 23 August 2018

Dear Lizzie B, Thank you very much for your review and for letting us know that you had an enjoyable stay in the wilderness with us. We are really glad to hear that everything from the chalet decor, to the food and dining on offer,...More

Reviewed 8 August 2018

I have to say that I was pleasantly surprised by my stay at Mvuu Camp. The staff were all kind and courteous. The service was just excellent. All of the meals were excellent and plentiful. I thought that the camp's location was just fabulous. The...More

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Response from Marketing M, Team at Central African Wilderness Safaris Mvuu CampResponded 16 August 2018

Dear africanman_840, Thank you very much for taking the time to share this wonderful review of Mvuu Camp. We are glad that you had a pleasant and memorable time at the camp, and that you were able to enjoy Liwonde's spectacular scenery and thriving biodiversity...More

Reviewed 8 August 2018

I spent two nights here at the end of my 3-week overall journey to Malawi. The safaris and river rides were wonderful, the chairs in the lounge area were comfy, and my sleep in the beds was glorious. One FYI: Be advised the the WiFi...More

Thank CameronTracks
Response from Marketing M, Team at Central African Wilderness Safaris Mvuu CampResponded 16 August 2018

Dear CameronTracks, We really appreciate your lovely review of Mvuu Camp, and we are very pleased to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your 2-night stay at the camp. Thank you for your positive feedback about our facilities and amenities as well as the range of...More

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Set amongst large, shady trees along the banks of the surging Shire River, Mvuu Camp offers a charming setting for those wishing to explore the country’s premier wildlife haven. Being Malawi’s largest river, More the Shire attracts hordes of mammals and birds. Whether you are staying in one of our 12 attractive en-suite units or in the nearby campsite, you will find the atmosphere lively and dynamic. The impressive thatched dining and lounge area offers magnificent vistas over the river, framed by two large baobab trees. For those wishing to cool off in the midday heat there is an inviting pool. The camp is completed by a traditional boma for dining under the stars. Did you know?Since our inception into Liwonde in 1994, large areas of the Park have been rehabilitated; some 500 local people currently benefit financially from our camps.The diverse landscape includes relatively dry mopane woodlands interspersed with candelabra trees, patches of miombo, palm savannah and numerous baobabs on extensive floodplains and dense riverine vegetation.Your activities will include boating, game drives (day and night) and cultural visits to villages.Mvuu means ‘hippo’ in Tonga, referring to the large numbers that occur here. The Park is also home to elephant, rare black rhino, sable, waterbuck, Lichtenstein’s hartebeest and, rarely, lion.The prolific bird life seen include African Skimmer, Palmnut Vulture and White-backed Night-Heron. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Internet
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Number of rooms
12
Price range
US$232 - US$263 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Central African Wilderness Safaris Mvuu Camp Malawi/Liwonde National Park
Location
Malawi > Southern Region > Liwonde National Park
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Number of rooms
12
Price range
US$232 - US$263 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Central African Wilderness Safaris Mvuu Camp Malawi/Liwonde National Park
Location
Malawi > Southern Region > Liwonde National Park
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Traveller (104)
Room & Suite (14)
Dining (2)
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Questions & Answers
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Terry W
20 June 2016|
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Response from Marketing M | Property representative |
Hi there, yes the water is safe to drink at Mvuu, it comes from an underground bore hole. Hope this helps!
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lockie33
7 March 2016|
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Hello, there is no need to bring the towels when staying at Mvuu, unless you are self-camping. Hope this helps!
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Room Tips
"Each bed in the 2-bed shared chalet can easily fit multiple people (b/c each 'bed' is really two..."
CameronTracks
7 Aug 2018
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"We had a lovely chalet near the river so heard hippos at night - heaven"
n0w65
28 May 2018
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"Make sure you close the door to your lodge otherwise the baboons will get in!"
uncleglyn
10 Apr 2018
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"Boatsafari's are great. Do a boatsafari at sundown. Walking safari's are also very nice. WIFI is at..."
mwgraaf1960
3 Nov 2017
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