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About Mvuu Lodge

Welcome to Mvuu Lodge  
There’s tranquillity in the African Bush that creeps up unexpectedly and nestles in your soul. Maybe it is because nature is so close - the wildlife and the birds, the wind in the trees- or maybe it’s just Africa and its rhythms.   Tucked away in Zambia, along the meandering banks of the mighty Zambezi River, you will find Mvuu Lodge, “The Place of the Hippo”. We are perfectly situated 18 km from the Lower Zambezi National Park, in the Chiawa Game Management Area and right opposite Mana Pools.  We are privileged to be based in this pristine part of Zambia and we are delighted to share this solitude and scenic beauty with our guests.   Our luxury safari tents will evoke the romantic side of you while our self-catering tents and camping sites will offer you nature at its undisturbed best. Wild animals roam casually through our premises providing you with a truly unforgettable experience.   Dinner is served outdoors in the boma or on the viewing deck, where the roaring fire and nocturnal calls of the wild create the perfect, relaxing end to an exhilarating day.    We invite you to come and indulge in a true African experience and rejuvenate your soul.

Safari: Mvuu Lodge is perfectly situated in the Chiawa Game Management area and wildlife roam freely though our premises providing you with a truly unforgettable experience.

Facilities

  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

Single Supplement

+25% on normal price

Single Supplement

+25% on normal price

 

Children Policy

0 – 2 years stay for free

3 – 12 years sharing with parents are half price

Same rule apply for activities but children must be accompanied at all times.

 

Guide / Pilot Policy

½ Price and accommodation is the same type or similar to that of the clients, depending on availability.

If the clients are camping the guide can stay for free

 

Driver Policy:

Drivers can camp for free but must please bring their own tent & food for cooking. Alternatively he can eat with the staff on prior arrangement.

 

Insurance:

It is essential that comprehensive travel insurance (including Trip Cancellation/Curtailment and Medical Evacuation & Hospitalization) be purchased. All insurance is the guest’s responsibility and no liability whatsoever is accepted by Mvuu Lodge and their Directors, share holders, employees, agents and representatives. All guests should check with their national Foreign Offices and Embassies for updated travel, health & safety information on Zambia before travel.

 

Communication at Mvuu Lodge:

HF & VHF radio plus a relatively strong cell phone signal at the main lodge.

 

Indemnity forms:

All clients have to sign an indemnity form.

 

Activities:

Any dangerous activities such as the canoe safari and guided walks have an age restriction of 12 years and children must always be accompanied by parents.

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Room availability and prices

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                                                  ON REQUEST
                                                  Thursday 11th September
                                                  • Per Person Sharing:
                                                  • R450
                                                  • Per Person:
                                                  • R600
                                                  • Per Unit:
                                                  • R1350
                                                  • Minimum Stay:
                                                  • 2 Nights
                                                   
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                                                  Luxury Safari Tent>X 5
                                                  Includes: All Meals & Activities
                                                  The luxury safari tents, each with en suite facilities, are on raised wooden decks overlooking the river, naturally blending in with the surrounding environment.
                                                   
                                                  Luxury Safari Tent
                                                  Sleeps 2 Price:
                                                  • R31,820
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                                                  Self-catering Safari Tent>X 1
                                                  Includes: Self Catering
                                                  Fixed Self-catering tent with private Braai area. This unit can also be booked on a Full Board includes all meals basis.
                                                   
                                                  Self-catering Safari Tent
                                                  Sleeps 2 Price:
                                                  • R33,344
                                                  • R33,344
                                                  • R33,344
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                                                  • R33,344
                                                  Elly Camp Site>X 1
                                                  Includes: Room Only
                                                  This camp-site is on the river and can accommodate about four vehicles
                                                   
                                                  Elly Camp Site
                                                  Sleeps 12 Price:
                                                  • R3,853
                                                  • R3,853
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                                                  Mvuu Camp Site>X 1
                                                  Includes: Room Only
                                                  This campsite is close to the river and self catering tents and can accommodate about two vehicles
                                                   
                                                  Mvuu Camp Site
                                                  Sleeps 6 Price:
                                                  • R3,853
                                                  • R3,853
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                                                  Monkey Camp Site>X 1
                                                  Includes: Room Only
                                                  This campsite is a bit away from the river with some grass areas and ideal for big groups accommodating about 6 vehicles.
                                                   
                                                  Monkey Camp Site
                                                  Sleeps 10 Price:
                                                  • R3,853
                                                  • R3,853
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                                                  Leopard Camp Site>X 1
                                                  Includes: Room Only
                                                  This campsite is a bit away from the river and close to the lodge. It can accommodate about 2 vehicles.
                                                   
                                                  Leopard Camp Site
                                                  Sleeps 6 Price:
                                                  • R3,853
                                                  • R3,853
                                                  • R3,853
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                                                  Warthog Camp Site>X 1
                                                  Includes: Room Only
                                                  This site is the first site as you enter Mvuu Lodge to your left in our new Bush camp area. It can take 2 cars. Plenty of shade is provided from the surrounding trees.
                                                   
                                                  Warthog Camp Site
                                                  Sleeps 4 Price:
                                                  • R3,158
                                                  • R3,158
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                                                  Lion Camp Site>X 1
                                                  Includes: Breakfast
                                                  This camp site is located in our new bush camp site area to the back of Monkey and a bit further away from the river. It's a big site and can take up to 4 vehicles.
                                                   
                                                  Lion Camp Site
                                                  Sleeps 8 Price:
                                                  • R3,158
                                                  • R3,158
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                                                  Croc Camp Site>X 1
                                                  Includes: Room Only
                                                  Located in our new bush camp area and is more private and furthest away from the lodge. Can take 3 cars and has plenty of shade.
                                                   
                                                  Croc Camp Site
                                                  Sleeps 6 Price:
                                                  • R3,158
                                                  • R3,158
                                                  • R3,158
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                                                  Self-catering Family Tent>X 1
                                                  Includes: Self Catering
                                                  Fixed Tent with two twin beds and two bunk beds and private braai area. This unit can also be booked on a Full Board includes all meals and Sunset cruise basis.
                                                   
                                                  Self-catering Family Tent
                                                  Sleeps 6 Price:
                                                  • R43,951
                                                  • R43,951
                                                  • R43,951
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                                                  Deluxe Tent 11>X 1
                                                  Includes: All Meals & Activities
                                                  Our new Deluxe Tent has a king-size bed in one room and two single beds in the other and a lounge in the centre. Outside are a covered verandah and a fire pit to sit around. A bathroom off the back offers a shower, toilet and bath.
                                                   
                                                  Deluxe Tent 11
                                                  Sleeps 4 Price:
                                                  • R46,841
                                                  • R46,841
                                                  • R46,841
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                                                  • R46,841
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                                                  • R46,841
                                                  • R46,841
                                                  Overnight Canoe Safari>X 1
                                                  Includes: All Meals
                                                  This is an overnight canoe safari. Please request an itinerary.
                                                   
                                                  Overnight Canoe Safari
                                                  Sleeps 12 Price:
                                                  • R44,780
                                                  • R44,780
                                                  • R44,780
                                                  • R44,780
                                                  • R44,780
                                                  • R44,780
                                                  • R44,780
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                                                  • R44,780
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                                                  * This data is a guide and is subject to change. Please confirm rates and availability by requesting a quote.

                                                  Reviews for Mvuu Lodge

                                                  2 guest reviews Reviews of

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                                                  Mariano Baratech, Spain
                                                  28 August 2011

                                                  Very nice place with a wonderful location in the Zambezi river. Good attention, I recommend the boat trip, you'll watch a lot oh hippos, elephants and crocodiles!

                                                  Andre Bega, Zambia
                                                  05 April 2010

                                                  The environment was excellent, the luxury tent was good and very comfortable, but the gas geyser was not very good. The Lodge personnel were very good and helpful, We felt privileged to have been transported and guided by Troy, a real son of Africa and the Zambezi.

                                                  Mvuu Lodge Map

                                                  Mvuu Lodge is 447km from the centre of Lower Zambezi National Park , the nearest airport 97.8km (Kenneth Kaunda International Airport).
                                                  *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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