Mvuu Camp, Liwonde, Malawi

Mvuu Camp is an Adventures Camp

4Cs Projects at Mvuu Camp

Liwonde National Park is where Wilderness Safaris is most actively involved in conservation efforts in Malawi, to say nothing of helping to build schools and other initiatives in the communities across the river.


Liwonde National Park

About 500 people living outside the park benefit financially from the existence of Mvuu Lodge and Mvuu Camp. Wilderness is also involved in logistical support for Liwonde National Park game scouts, helps with infrastructure development, and assists in wildlife translocations and an annual census.

Nanthomba School

A derelict building with no furniture, Nanthomba School just outside Liwonde National Park has been transformed into a well-run school for 400 kids. Its construction is the brainchild of Mvuu employees who were motivated by the Children in the Wilderness programme and backed financially by an inspired Mvuu guest.

Community Interaction

Mvuu hosts over 2 000 schoolchildren annually from all over Malawi on day visits to Liwonde National Park, encouraging a sense of appreciation and responsibility for Malawi's threatened natural heritage. Children are taught about the importance of conservation.

Children in the Wilderness Malawi

Children in the Wilderness Malawi began in 2002, since then running camp programmes at Mvuu Camp, as well as Eco-Clubs in the nearby villages, and providing scholarships for a number of children in secondary school.

Pack for a Purpose

Wilderness Safaris has partnered with Pack for a Purpose, a non-profit organisation that provides travellers with up-to-date information about required supplies for community-based projects. Guests that would like to bring along a contribution can view the needs list for Mvuu Camp’s community projects on the Pack for a Purpose website.

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Latest News From Mvuu Camp

  • Mvuu Camp - July 2014
    Jul 31, 2014

    A breathtaking sight of a herd of happy elephants was spotted in the Shire River – more than 50 splashing in merriness! Monthly Newsletter for Mvuu Lodge, Malawi - July 2014

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  • Mvuu Camp – June 2014
    Jun 30, 2014

    Great sightings of serval and civet at Mvuu, not to mention excellent birding as usual…

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  • Mvuu Lodge and Camp – March 2014
    Mar 31, 2014

    Dramatic rescue of a snared rhino in the Rhino Sanctuary, Liwonde National Park, Malawi

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A Quote From Our Guests

“ Elephants in the camp at 3am was hugely exciting, as was warthog walking through in the afternoon! Hugely knowledgable guides who take care to find you something new every time ”
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Reviewed by: Hannah V, 2013.08.19