Mivumo River Lodge

Found up on the banks of the slowly flowing River Rufiji offering breathtaking views down to the dipping fast-moving water of the Stiegler’s Gorge, Serena Mivumo River Lodge features only 12 luxurious rooms, and each of them is housed on a timbered chalet having a private viewing platform as well as a plunge pool. The customarily thatched suits having high vault ceilings as well as picture windows, each of the room has an engaging blend of traditional safari antiques having contemporary leather plus natural fiber styled furniture. They are softly lit as well as breeze-cooled; this lodge has the eventual escape to some of the finest world’s unexplored wilderness frontiers.

There is a large centrally located dining room that looks over River Rufiji, a lounge, a library as well as a bar all of them having their own large timber plus thatched chalets, that are interconnected by extensive wooden walkways that offer wonderful views of the numerous hippos plus elephants that congregate around the banks of the river. Up the river bank there is an amazing ‘infinity’ pool having a sundeck.

Huge unspoiled and spacious unexplored as well as impressive Selous Game Reserve this is an International Heritage Site as well as the biggest area of game reserve in the whole of Africa. The reserve covers 55,000 sq km of the deltas, savannah, rivers and lakes it is 4 times the actual-size of Serengeti National Park and larger than Switzerland. It is habitat to the biggest number of elephants on the planet, this amazing wildlife arena as well features some of the most private and revolutionary boating safaris which you will ever enjoy in Africa.

Getting there

Mivumo River Lodge is situated within the Selous National Reserve that is only forty five minute’s flight from the renowned Dar es Salaam International Airport. A park and fly service is provided from Stiegler’s Airstrip that is only a thirty minutes game drive from the lodge.


Only 12 luxurious air-conditioned rooms

Each of the rooms has a private sundeck as well as plunge pool

There is a Luxury bathrooms having al fresco showers

There is a Central dining room offering breathtaking views

There is a Safari bar having river view

There is also a Library plus a lounge

They have an Infinity swimming pool plus a sundeck

Suitable for those on honeymoon as well as Wedding planning

The rooms

This private river lodge has just 12 rooms that are extensively spaced in this indigenous forest, each of them is accommodated in its wildwood chalet having twig thatched roofs that have a high vault to enable natural light to move in and the cool or breeze to move through. Slightly elevated on wooden floors, every room has a wonderful blend of Edwardian crystal chandeliers, stone basins, traditional safari vintage items as well as quietly elegant contemporary leather plus rattan furniture. This large as well as deluxe country-house themed bathroom in addition has an inside shower offering wilderness views.

All the rooms have their own large private plunge-pool, sun-deck as well as loungers, with breathtaking views of the river.

Room facilities include:


Laundry and shoeshine services

Mineral water plus toiletries

Bathrobe as well as slippers

Room service for snacks plus drinks

Safe plus hairdryers (acquired from the reception)

24 hour medical service

Babysitting services with children meals as well as baby beds

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