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Liwonde Safari Camp

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice place to stay! Staff is great, dormitory are very cosy for a safari camp, shared showers are just perfect and efficient. Food was good and simple. The organisation of the boat trip and game drive were really great. William was a fantastic guide, knowing a lot about nature. Walking safari was also fantastic. Price are really ok compared...

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Very rustic bush camp on a par with South African backpackers accommodation. The boat trip on the Shire was great as was the game drive in Liwonde. Our guide was very knowledgeable and professional. We used the dormitory which was fairly basic but no complaints. Very nice hot showers and food was basic but good. Staff were very friendly. The...

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Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

This camp has a perfect environment for campers and people looking for a luxurious tent and have the full safari spirit. Elephants just walking past the tents, monkeys in the trees, birds everywhere. Go for it. The boat safari is a nice add-on to a morning self drive/safari tour.

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winchester
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Very good, We stayed in comfortable tent rooms. There are also shared dorms (also comfortable, at least when not too full) and camping. Bit of a trip to shared loos and showers; I imagine these could get pretty busy when the place is full. Food was fine but quite limited; adequate rather than good. Boat safari especially good; well over...

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Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Slept in the dorm. They have option for camping and private rooms. Water was warm and clean toilets. Food and drinks was not included but can be ordered at the kitchen/bar or bring your own food. Highly recommend the boat safari. It was wonderfull!

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Bilzen, Belgium
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Beautiful place built from nature. Showering in the sun, sleeping with the sounds of nature, eating next to the outdoor kitchen, relaxing on the sundeck. What a wonderful, friendly, affordable place with very proffessional guides. I stayed there with one birthday savond and was treated to a delicious chocolate cake. Thanks very much to the staff! A birthday to remember!

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We really dithered about thinking of staying in Liwonde town to save money but I'm really glad we decided on staying in the park for one night. The staff were really nice- they picked us up from town and then gave us a tour of the lodge. We were staying in the dorm, which was an epic thatched hut with...

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights. There is something magical about the site that defies words. Fred has done a great job to develop this place, as well as giving his time to community projects (digging a well) outside of the park. The platform tents are perfect for two and offer very well priced accommodation compared to other options in the...

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Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

The staff was extremely helpful. They pick you up from liwonde and bring you back. 15 minutes after Henry left me at the minibus parking, he came back to warn me that he had found and organized a big bus directly to Lilongwe for me. Excellent service mindset! No animals walking through the camp when I was there, but apparently...

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Blantyre, Malawi
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Very relaxed atmosphere, great place to wind down. Facilities are very good for a camp site. Food / Camp / Service and safari are very good. Stayed in luxury tent which was reasonably priced. Viewing Deck is a nice place to relax. Henry tour guide very knowledgeable and entertaining. Boat safari is a must do. Saw hippos and crocs out...

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Address: Liwonde National Park, Liwonde National Park, Malawi
Region: Malawi > Southern Region > Liwonde National Park
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“In low season, dormitory was great cause we were the only guests”
 of 5 bubbles 2travellers2017, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Luxury tent 1 and 2 are on stilts and very well positioned.”
 of 5 bubbles liketravelling2016, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The canopy rooms are lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles RachelUK123, 23 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Luxury safari tents are worth it if you want to spent the bit extra. Dorms are also nice. Great showers!”
 of 5 bubbles elizae2014, 7 Dec 2015 | Read review
“The "luxury tents" are nothing more than outdated standard tents. Bring your one tent or stay in the dorm. Otherwise its a waste of money.”
 of 5 bubbles Quadrob, 11 May 2015 | Read review
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