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    Mumbo Island

    Malawi, Cape Maclear, Lake Malawi National Park 48, Malawi
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    • Excellent87%
    • Very good12%
    • Average1%
    • Poor0%
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    1 - 5 of 125 reviews

    Reviewed 8 September 2017

    Mumbo Island Camp is an out and out eco resort. Sort of place with no generator, nothing but solar power. And toilets without water flush, you use a shovel full of sawdust after each use. There are 7 tents with shaded decks, hammock, hot bucket...More

    Thank moraira
    Response from Clive-KayakAfrica, Owner at Mumbo IslandResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi, we appreciate the feedback because this is what helps us do it better. We acknowledge that the natural beauty of Mumbo Island sets the bar very high for us, and our quest is to overlay this natural beauty with service of the same standard....More

    Reviewed 27 April 2017

    Words can't accurately convey the feeling you have when spending time on Mumbo Island. Yes, it's tranquil, it's relaxed, and it's secluded, but that only describes the island. Whether you spend your day sitting on the small beach with a book, swinging in your hammock,...More

    3  Thank Iain B
    Reviewed 30 March 2017

    Rented the entire place with a group in March 2017. Had an amazing time and all wish we had stayed longer. Positives: -Eco-island. No electricity, though there are solar panels in the day to charge your phone and such. It was nice to be disconnected...More

    2  Thank Bri M
    Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

    Our last stop during our tour of Malawi took us to the wonderful island that is Mumbo. We didn't know what to expect, not having been there before but what we found was amazing. Breathtaking views both above and below the water. No electricity but...More

    1  Thank Cicero B
    Reviewed 5 March 2017

    Where to even start...from arrival at Cape Maclear all staff at Kayak Africa was warm and welcoming. It is about a 35 - 40 min boat trip to get to the island and well worth the journey. Truly feels like you are able to break...More

    1  Thank transitkarlajvr
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    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • US$19 - US$20 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
    • Location
    • Malawi >
    • Lake Malawi National Park >
    • Cape Maclear
    • Also Known As
    • Mumbo Island Malawi/Cape Maclear
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    27 June 2017|
    Response from Tracey B | Property representative |
    Hi Please email our booking office for all rates, bookings and helpful travel advice. Contact details on our website: Kayak Africa. Enjoy your stay!
    Amanda C
    8 August 2016|
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    Response from Tracey B | Property representative |
    Hi Amanda I'm afraid TripAdvisor does not allow me to give our contact details here, but find them on Kayak Africa's website. Our booking ladies should get back to you within a day with prices and any information you... More
    Philip P
    14 June 2016|
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    Response from Tracey B | Property representative |
    Hi Phillip It depends when in January you will be travelling. We actually close the fully-catered option on Mumbo halfway through January as it really can rain! Early January is fine though - up until about the 10th. Mumbo... More
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