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Mwambashi River Lodge

Lower Zambezi, Zambia

From: USD 280 - 450 per person sharing per night
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Mwambashi River Lodge Highlights

Mwambashi River Lodge offers a prime river location in the heart of the Lower Zambezi National Park in Zambia; it is situated directly opposite Chikwenya Island and the eastern boundary of the Mana Pools National Park in Zimbabwe. The Lower Zambezi National Park offers approximately 4 000 square kilometers of wild and untouched wilderness teeming with game. Mwambashi River Lodge offers fantastic wildlife viewing opportunities and guests can expect to see large herds of elephant, buffalo and lion as well as the regular plains game including kudu, zebra, impala, warthog, bushbuck and baboons. There are plenty of hippos in the river directly in front of the lodge, as well as crocodile.

What Sun Safaris Says

  • Mwambashi offers a unique combination of fantastic game viewing and unrivalled fly and bait fishing.
  • The pool and pool deck are situated right on the edge of the river with breathtaking views of the Zambezi and its wildlife.
  • Our luxury canoeing allows you to canoe down the river taking in all its natural beauty, in complete silence.

Mwambashi River Lodge Description

Mwambashi River Lodge offers a unique location and accommodates a maximum of 16 guests at a time in spacious walk-in safari tents situated on wooden platforms offering en-suite toilets, showers and a hand basin. The main area at Mwambashi consists of a dining area situated on a raised platform underneath cool thatch with an open balcony overlooking the river. There is also a bar and toilet on the ground level under the same thatched roof. Children of 15 years and older are accepted at Mwambashi River Lodge. Mwambashi Lodge is famous for its superb cuisine and outstanding service. Guests can enjoy meals in the central thatched dining area which leads into a comfortable lounge as well as a library.

Mwambashi River Lodge Game Viewing and Activities

The Lower Zambezi National Park is one of Zambia's premier wildlife areas with abundant bird and animal life. Located on the banks of the beautiful, clear Zambezi River and bordered on the northern side by the Muchinga escarpment, the park has some exceptionally picturesque scenery. The Zimbabwean World Heritage Site, Mana Pools Reserve, is situated on the opposite bank forming a natural transfrontier park and creating a large sanctuary for wildlife. Abundant game occurs in the valley floor and along the river offering fantastic land and water-based game viewing opportunities. The park is host to large herds of elephant and healthy populations of lion, leopard, side striped jackal, hyena, hippo, buffalo, zebra, waterbuck, and many other antelope. Less common are the African wild dog and aardvark. The Lower Zambezi National Park is an important bird area. Over 300 species of birds can be found in the area. The African fish eagle, Zambia's national bird is commonly seen and heard. Huge flocks of red winged pratincole may be seen.

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