Mivumo River Lodge

Selous Game Reserve, Lindi, Tanzania

Set high on a bluff above Tanzania's biggest river, the mighty Rufiji, Mivumo lodge hosts a beautiful location with relaxing river views. There are 12 large thatch-roof suites with wall-to-ceiling windows, a big en-suite bathroom with chandelier, his-and-her marble basins, a claw-foot bath, and a handcarved wooden screen and mirrors.You even have a private plunge pool (and rain shower) from where you can watch hippos snooze or crocodiles sunbathe. Spread over three levels, there is a pool deck, a viewing deck, and thatch-sheltered sitting and dining area overlooking the river. Daylong drives into the middle of the reserve where giraffe and lion abound are spectacular. A boat trip up the Stiegler Gorge (named after a famous early 1900s elephant hunter) is a must.

PROS

  • Fantastic amenities combined with authentic bush experience
  • boat trips down Rufiji River

CONS

  • lots of steps in lodge
  • very rough bumpy roads
  • abundant game but it does require quite a drive

HOTEL INFO

Phones: 027-254–5555

HOTEL DETAILS

12 rooms
Rate Includes: Credit cards accepted All meals

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