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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.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Response Time: 21 hours
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 92
  • Check-in: 02:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 2 Reviews


  • 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.



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.



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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Reviews for Mvuu Lodge

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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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