Tanzania Hotels

Mivumo River Lodge


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


  • Lots of steps in lodge
  • Very rough bumpy roads
  • Abundant game but it does require quite a drive

Published 03/07/2016

Fodor's Review

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.

Hotel Information


Selous Game Reserve, Lindi, Tanzania



Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 12 rooms
  • Rate includes: All meals

Published 03/07/2016

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