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    Mkulumadzi Lodge

    Majete Wildlife Reserve, Chikwawa, Malawi
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    “the river” (22 reviews)
    “the managers” (7 reviews)
    “game drives” (17 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Available
    Air Conditioning
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    1 - 5 of 70 reviews

    Reviewed July 9, 2017

    My husband, myself our 2 daughters & 2 of our grandchildren stayed here for 2 nights. We had a marvellous time, the chalets are gorgeous,overlooking the river where elephants & hippos visit. My daughters have never been on a safari before and were completely overawed...More

    Thank LizElliot
    Response from GabriellaRPS, Marketing at Mkulumadzi LodgeResponded July 11, 2017

    Dear LizElliot, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a kind review of Mkulumadzi. I'm so pleased to hear that you had such a wonderful experience in such a special part of Malawi and had some exciting up-close encounters with the...More

    Reviewed June 26, 2017

    Majete was hunted out by the late 1990s and has been rehabilitated into a wonderful protected game reserve restocked with animals that were originally there - a powerful testament to the power of the will to conserve and protect wild Africa. Whilst staying at Mkulumadzi...More

    1  Thank Alan L
    Response from GabriellaRPS, Marketing at Mkulumadzi LodgeResponded June 28, 2017

    Dear Alan L, Thank you so very much for your kind review of Mkulumadzi, we really appreciate you taking the time to write it. I am pleased to hear that you felt well looked after and catered for, we always strive to ensure that each...More

    Reviewed June 22, 2017 via mobile

    We spent 3 wonderful days here with our 2 and 4 year old kids. Everything was an adventure! The lodge is beautifully positioned on the river and you could view elephants and hippo from the deck, there was even a resident bush baby! The kids...More

    2  Thank LiveWorkTravel
    Response from GabriellaRPS, Marketing at Mkulumadzi LodgeResponded June 26, 2017

    Dear LiveWorkTravel, Thank you so very much for your kind review of our Mkulumadzi Lodge, it is greatly appreciated and we are all so glad that you had a wonderful time. As one of our family friendly lodges, we strive for delivering the highest experience...More

    Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

    We had a business meeting in Blantyre and managed to cram in a mini safari. We were so happy we did. The lodge is about 2 hours from Blantyre- and probably closer with 4x4 transport. We arrived just in time for the 4 pm game...More

    1  Thank Laura G
    Reviewed March 20, 2017 via mobile

    Spent several days here at Mkulumadzi Lodge in Majete Wildlife Reserve at the end of the rainy season. Place was green with plenty of wildlife that would magically disappear into the bush. A great experience. Staff led by John and Alzaane were fantastic. Liwonde our...More

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    • 8
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    • Chikwawa
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    Safariholic
    August 2, 2017|
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    Response from GabriellaRPS | Property representative |
    Dear Safariholic, Thank you for your question. Many of our guests enjoy chalet 1 because it is right at the far end of the lodge and therefore is located at the confluence of the Shire river and Mkulumadzi river, however... More
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    Safariholic
    August 2, 2017|
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    Response from LiveWorkTravel | Reviewed this property |
    all of them overlook the river, as I remember, but you can request that :)
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    Chris D
    July 4, 2017|
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    Response from GabriellaRPS | Property representative |
    Dear Chris D, Thank you for your question. September is a really good time for game viewing here. The bush is very dry and everything comes down to the rivers to drink. We don't have any roan antelopes in Majete but sable... More
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    "all lodges look out onto the river"
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    "all rooms have great views - you won't be disappointed"
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    "All the chalets face the river, so you can't go wrong."
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    "all rooms have fantastic rooms over the plains"
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