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Reviewed November 15, 2019 via mobile

A wonderful holiday experience.
Thank you to all the staff for such a special time. Everything worked well, the game drives were informative and much wildlife was seen thanks to the guides incredible eyesight.
The food was the best by far of the four different camps we stayed in. Delicious.
The setting was special..... lovely to loll in a hammock by the river (though dry in the yellow season) and see giraffe, elephant, Impalas and baboons wandering through. I had rock plated lizards visit and a python too! Nature at her best and best of all, a leopard sighting, perfect.
Thank you.

Date of stay: November 2019
Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Mwagusi, Public Relations Manager at Mwagusi Camp, responded to this reviewResponded November 18, 2019

Thank you so much for your lovely review, I hope one day you will return to Mwagusi for more relaxation whilst watching the daily life of the Mwagusi sand river! I will be passing your comments on to all the staff and managers who work so hard to provide guests with the ultimate safari experience. Ruaha showed you its best and we were very happy to be the ones to introduce you.
With thanks The Mwagusi Team.

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Reviewed November 11, 2019

We have visited Mwagusi Camp and each time has been delightful!, relaxing atmosphere, friendly and knowledgeable guides, great food! Breakfast in the bush on a morning game drive and dinner under the stars are highlights.

Date of stay: June 2019
Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Mwagusi, Public Relations Manager at Mwagusi Camp, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review. We hope you continue to return to see the team at Mwagusi, breakfast in the bush and those dinners under the stars will be waiting.
Until the next time, many thanks The Mwagusi Team.

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Reviewed November 5, 2019

What an amazing experience it was to stay at Mwagusi Camp! Our childrens' first experience of a safari and a real bucket list holiday. The bandas were so much better than they appeared in the photos, which do not do them justice. There always seemed to be a cooling breeze on the veranda or inside the room. All the staff were so friendly and could not do enough to help - even managing to mend a flip flop! Evening meals in different locations around the river bed were a real treat and it was lovely to get to know other guests from around the world. The quality of the food was fantastic! The wildlife was abundant, with many close encounters that will live on in the memory for years. We would certainly recommend a morning walking safari, which provided sightings of countless crocs and hippos. Thank you to Trudie and the team for making it such a special trip and especially to Godfrey and Abdullah for their great spotting skills! If you're considering booking - go for it, you won't regret it.

Room tip: Trudie's tip of leaving a flannel in the sink as a ladder for escaping insects really seemed to work!
Date of stay: July 2019
Trip type: Traveled with family
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Mwagusi, Public Relations Manager at Mwagusi Camp, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2019

Thank you for the lovely review and recommendation which is appreciated, we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Evening meals under the stars are very special, our chefs provide meals to suit most preferences. Ruaha has so much to offer, we are delighted our guide and driver introduced you to encounters and sightings that will be memories for a very long time to come. Your kind comments will be passed onto the staff at Mwagusi and hopefully one day they will be welcoming you back. Hope that flip flop is still intact! Thank you from the team at Mwagusi.

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Reviewed November 5, 2019

What a beautiful two days in Ruaha. Of course, seeing the animals was amazing. But the combination of the gorgeous camp, great guide, truly hospitable staff made it all even better. There are so many moments that I'll never forget. The meal outside under the starts was magical. The sound of lions off in the distance roaring on our first night was amazing, and the baby elephant that stood just outside my patio in the evening was so cute. The tents were much more extravagant than I thought and so comfortable.

Date of stay: September 2019
Trip type: Traveled on business
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Mwagusi, Public Relations Manager at Mwagusi Camp, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2019

We appreciate your great review, thank you for taking the time. All of your comments have been passed on to the staff. Showing our guests what beauty Ruaha holds and the game that surrounds Mwagusi is always a pleasure, it seems that a visiting baby elephant was curious about you too! Come back to see us one day.
With thanks from The Mwagusi Team

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Reviewed November 5, 2019

We enjoyed our stay at MwagusI immensely. Our banda was very comfortable and allowed for game viewing while we drank our morning coffee. One day a whole family of elephants walked through right next to our veranda. The hosts were friendly, fun and very accommodating. . It was obvious that the chef at Mwagusi took pride in his kitchen, and being a person who rejoices in salads, vegetables and fruits, I was in heaven. Our guides were very knowledgeable and tried very hard to find us as many different kinds of animals as possible. When we wanted to deliver some soccer balls and frisbees to a local school, they quickly arranged a drive to the closest village ( about an hour away) in place of one of our AM game drives.We had a great time with the kids.
There are many other pluses from staying at Mwagusi. The only suggestion of anything to avoid, is that we found the optional night game drive was not very satisfying and an extra expense. If you have never stayed at a camp in a game preserve, the per night cost may seem exorbitant, but when you see how many people , and how much effort it takes to provision and maintain a comfortable game lodge , in the middle of what seems like nowhere, you realize that it is worth it to save your pennies to be able to have this kind of experience.

Room tip: I am sure that there are more luxurious game camps, but I can't imagine needing anything nicer than a banda at Mwagusi
Date of stay: October 2019
Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Mwagusi, Public Relations Manager at Mwagusi Camp, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2019

Thank you so much for the wonderful review you have added for Mwagusi.The team at Mwagusi work hard to provide an experience and stay to remember and our chefs to provide a variety of meals to suit all needs. Visiting the village and providing the soccer balls and frisbees for the school children is an experience I hope will remain with you for a long time, we were glad to be able to take you. It was unfortunate that you did not experience more activity during your night drive. We hope one day to welcome you back to Mwagusi, in the meantime enjoy the memories you have made with us.
Best wishes from The Mwagusi Team.

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