Mvuu Camp is a relaxed, family-friendly camp located right on the Shire River. Enjoy magnificent river views in this comfortable, simply styled camp while warthog and hippo graze in the grounds and Nile crocodile line the riverbank. The budget-friendly camp is a Wilderness Safari’s owned property, sharing much of its activities with luxury sister camp, Mvuu Lodge just minutes away.


Plan your journey

Location

The camp overlooks a long stretch of the Shire River in Malawi’s Liwonde National Park. Thanks to the non-profit conservation organisation African Parks, Liwonde has been successfully regenerated and the 580sq km reserve houses a dense population of hippos and crocodile and over 400 species of bird. Lion and cheetah regularly stalk the reserve, waterbuck graze on the riverbank and even black rhino’s are sometimes sighted.

Rooms

Spread across the lawn are 13 stone and canvas chalets sitting under thatched roofs and offering light, airy bedrooms with a rustic atmosphere. Five of these are designed especially for families with extra twin-bedded rooms. Interiors are spacious and simply furnished with gauze windows allowing for a breeze to flow through the rooms. There are twin beds covered in African print fabrics, a writing desk and directors’ chair and a bathroom with stone fixtures and a rainforest shower. The pleasant outside patio has comfortable deckchairs to enjoy views across the river.

Communal Areas

The thatched lounge and dining area is situated right on the river, framed by two baobob trees and boasting wonderful views of the water. Wooden furniture fills the space with local fabrics and colourful cushions dotted throughout, all sheltered by rustic stone walls. There’s also a relaxed bar area, as well as a library, gift shop selling local crafts and a play area for children. The large swimming pool is surrounded by a reed fence with a gate and sun loungers shaded by thatched gazebo’s. 

Activities

The camp shares many of the same activities with sister camp, Mvuu Lodge and much of the activities are centered around the magnificent Shire River. The camp operates a river trip to see both birds and game amid the vegetation. Guests can also take game drives in the national park or early morning walks with an armed scout. To learn more about conservation efforts and culture, back-of-house tours are available to discover the camp’s eco-friendly initiatives or ride a bike to Njobvu Village to visit the locals and Nanthomba School set up by Mvuu Camp staff.

Fully inclusive

Accommodation
Breakfast, lunch and evening meal
Two daily safari activities

When to go

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Like the majority of Southern Africa, Malawi has a tropical climate with distinct wet and dry seasons. With small regional variations aside, the wet season starts between October and November and lasts through to April or May. The dry season lasts from April or May all the way through to October or November, with clear skies dominating. The occasional shower is still possible during this time, just unlikely. Although it is possible to visit Malawi throughout the year, we would recommend visiting during the dry season when clear skies and cooler temperatures dominate.

Like the majority of Southern Africa, Malawi has a tropical climate with distinct wet and dry seasons. With small regional variations aside, the wet season starts between October and November and lasts through to April or May. The dry season lasts from April or May all the way through to October or November, with clear skies dominating. The occasional shower is still possible during this time, just unlikely. Although it is possible to visit Malawi throughout the year, we would recommend visiting during the dry season when clear skies and cooler temperatures dominate.

Like the majority of Southern Africa, Malawi has a tropical climate with distinct wet and dry seasons. With small regional variations aside, the wet season starts between October and November and lasts through to April or May. The dry season lasts from April or May all the way through to October or November, with clear skies dominating. The occasional shower is still possible during this time, just unlikely. Although it is possible to visit Malawi throughout the year, we would recommend visiting during the dry season when clear skies and cooler temperatures dominate.

Like the majority of Southern Africa, Malawi has a tropical climate with distinct wet and dry seasons. With small regional variations aside, the wet season starts between October and November and lasts through to April or May. The dry season lasts from April or May all the way through to October or November, with clear skies dominating. The occasional shower is still possible during this time, just unlikely. Although it is possible to visit Malawi throughout the year, we would recommend visiting during the dry season when clear skies and cooler temperatures dominate.

Like the majority of Southern Africa, Malawi has a tropical climate with distinct wet and dry seasons. With small regional variations aside, the wet season starts between October and November and lasts through to April or May. The dry season lasts from April or May all the way through to October or November, with clear skies dominating. The occasional shower is still possible during this time, just unlikely. Although it is possible to visit Malawi throughout the year, we would recommend visiting during the dry season when clear skies and cooler temperatures dominate.

Like the majority of Southern Africa, Malawi has a tropical climate with distinct wet and dry seasons. With small regional variations aside, the wet season starts between October and November and lasts through to April or May. The dry season lasts from April or May all the way through to October or November, with clear skies dominating. The occasional shower is still possible during this time, just unlikely. Although it is possible to visit Malawi throughout the year, we would recommend visiting during the dry season when clear skies and cooler temperatures dominate.

Like the majority of Southern Africa, Malawi has a tropical climate with distinct wet and dry seasons. With small regional variations aside, the wet season starts between October and November and lasts through to April or May. The dry season lasts from April or May all the way through to October or November, with clear skies dominating. The occasional shower is still possible during this time, just unlikely. Although it is possible to visit Malawi throughout the year, we would recommend visiting during the dry season when clear skies and cooler temperatures dominate.

Like the majority of Southern Africa, Malawi has a tropical climate with distinct wet and dry seasons. With small regional variations aside, the wet season starts between October and November and lasts through to April or May. The dry season lasts from April or May all the way through to October or November, with clear skies dominating. The occasional shower is still possible during this time, just unlikely. Although it is possible to visit Malawi throughout the year, we would recommend visiting during the dry season when clear skies and cooler temperatures dominate.

Like the majority of Southern Africa, Malawi has a tropical climate with distinct wet and dry seasons. With small regional variations aside, the wet season starts between October and November and lasts through to April or May. The dry season lasts from April or May all the way through to October or November, with clear skies dominating. The occasional shower is still possible during this time, just unlikely. Although it is possible to visit Malawi throughout the year, we would recommend visiting during the dry season when clear skies and cooler temperatures dominate.

Like the majority of Southern Africa, Malawi has a tropical climate with distinct wet and dry seasons. With small regional variations aside, the wet season starts between October and November and lasts through to April or May. The dry season lasts from April or May all the way through to October or November, with clear skies dominating. The occasional shower is still possible during this time, just unlikely. Although it is possible to visit Malawi throughout the year, we would recommend visiting during the dry season when clear skies and cooler temperatures dominate.

Like the majority of Southern Africa, Malawi has a tropical climate with distinct wet and dry seasons. With small regional variations aside, the wet season starts between October and November and lasts through to April or May. The dry season lasts from April or May all the way through to October or November, with clear skies dominating. The occasional shower is still possible during this time, just unlikely. Although it is possible to visit Malawi throughout the year, we would recommend visiting during the dry season when clear skies and cooler temperatures dominate.

Like the majority of Southern Africa, Malawi has a tropical climate with distinct wet and dry seasons. With small regional variations aside, the wet season starts between October and November and lasts through to April or May. The dry season lasts from April or May all the way through to October or November, with clear skies dominating. The occasional shower is still possible during this time, just unlikely. Although it is possible to visit Malawi throughout the year, we would recommend visiting during the dry season when clear skies and cooler temperatures dominate.

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