Mvuu Lodge is an exclusive safari experience with incredible wildlife viewing and birding within the magnificent Liwonde National Park. Service is luxurious and the tents uniquely located amidst the riverine forest.
Mvuu Lodge offers a perfect location on the edge of a lagoon just off the Shire River, the country’s most magnificent river, in the beautiful Liwonde National Park; defined by riverine forests, romantic palm trees, and busy floodplains. Mvuu Wilderness Lodge gives comfortable accommodation and has a mixture of river and birding ventures on offer. The lodge has a large covered boat, perfect for cruising down the river where guests can expect to witness an elephant, hippo, crocodile and waterbird interactions. A dramatic twist on the usual overland safari.
The region around Mvuu Lodge extends a wide variety of activities including boating trips on the Shire River, early morning and midday and dusk game drives; bush hikes, bike rides, and incredible birding. Guests will also have the possibility to interact with the welcoming local people and enjoy a visit to one of the villages for a cultural encounter. Liwonde National Park is home to the most significant remaining elephant population in the country and one of the only two breeding nuclei of black rhino in Malawi. The Park also has large numbers reedbuck, waterbuck, warthog, and majestic sable, impala.
Mvuu Wilderness Lodge is recognized as one of the best birding camps in Malawi. The birdlife is fantastic year- round and over 300 of the country’s 650 bird species stay such as Bohm’s Bee-eater, Africa Skimmer, Palmnut Vulture, White-backed Night-heron and Dickson’s Kestrel. Others such as Livingstone’s Flycatcher also be spur-winged Lapwing and Pel’s fishing-owl can also be located in the riverine strip while Liwonde is home to the only group of Lilian’s Lovebird in Malawi and also plays host to the occasional Brown-breasted Barbet.