AboutTongole Wilderness Lodge
A forest retreat within Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve, appealing to those seeking a truly relaxing and ethical safari experience.Enquire now
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Tongole Wilderness Lodge is a eco-lodge in the middle of miombo woodland in Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve.
Guests are accommodated in 4 suites and 2 cottages which are 2 bedroomed, allowing for even families to enjoy the lodge.
The reserve has some amazing flora and fauna. Elephants, bushbuck, warthogs, waterbuck and baboons are often see from the lodge. African Parks relocated 500 elephants (from Majete Wildlife Reserve and Liwonde National Park) along with a selection of herbivores back in 2016. This has naturally boosted the game here.
4 large and spacious thatch en suite suites with open views across the Bua River and further onto the forest.
The 2 cottages each have 2 en suite bedrooms separated by a lounge and dinning areas. They also have decks looking out onto the river and forest.
The main area of the lodge has a lounge, dinning area, bar as well as a pool to relax in.
With a species list of 280, this is great area to enjoy birding.
There is option to take a leisurely stroll or more intense hike - everyone has an opportunity to explore the reserve on foot.
An opportunity to meet the local people and gain insight into their way of life.
The Bua River provides fly fishing and freshwater fishing opportunities all year.
A relaxing canoe experience on the Bua River, taking in the wilderness from a different angle.
As part of African Parks’ great conservation work in Malawi Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve translocated 500 elephants, as well as over 1000 plains game from Liwonde National Park and Majete Wildlife Reserve. Elephants, bushbuck, warthogs, waterbuck and baboons are often see from the lodge. Buffalo, as well as the magnificent sable and kudu antelopes are other species found in the Park.
280 bird species have been recorded– including giant kingfishers, eagles, hornbills, herons, black stork, and palm-nut vultures – classified Nkhotakota has therefore been named an Important Bird Area (IBA) by Birdlife International.
2 cottages which are 2 bedroomed each and 4 suites make up the accommodation. Each with open views across the Bua River.