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Set inside the Nkotakota Wildlife Reserve the Bua Rive Lodge is a fantastic place to stay. We spent three nights there during a tour of Malawi organised by the Responsible Safari Company and absolutely loved every minute. We had one of the island lodges with...More
FANTASTIC. The managers, Donna and Steven, are very nice , and Isaac, thanks for your great meals, Juma, thanks for your beautifull walks, Alvin, Frank, Johanne, (and the ones i forgot) thanks for all you did for us to make our stay unforgetable.Elephants all around...More
Response from buariverlodge, General Manager at Bua River LodgeResponded February 27, 2018
Thank you so much mwgraaf1960,
We were very pleased to read your review and are happy you enjoyed your stay with us.
We hope to host you again in the future.
All the best,
We were told in advance that ownership was changing: the former owner left and the new one did not finish the takeover yet. Mangement was for the meantime done by Donna and Steven from Tongole Logde further upriver. They are very kind and accurate people...More
Bua River Lodge is a really special african experience. We stayed in the tents which felt luxurious with big beds and a beautiful open shower in our private section of the park. We loved the food and always had plenty to eat on the deck...More
The Bua River Lodge is one of kind! A small lodge located on the banks of the Bua River. John and his staff are amazingly welcoming. The food is delicious, and often makes you wonder " how'd they do that?" when you feel the remoteness...More
Response from buariverlodge, Manager at Bua River LodgeResponded May 17, 2017
Many, many thanks for your wonderful review. We are delighted you enjoyed our food! And elephant visits have been quite frequent, so guest safety is our paramount concern. We look forward very much to hosting you again.
It is quite a drive to the park gates from the main road and then another few kilometres inside the park. Ask about a car/taxi to the gate and then arrange the lodge to collect you from the park gate.