Mwiba Lodge

A haven of luxury in the wilderness

Stunningly situated in a private 129,500-acre wildlife reserve bordering the southern Serengeti, Mwiba Lodge overlooks a rocky gorge on the Arugusinyai River.

A haven of luxury in the wilderness, Mwiba is both intimate and exclusive. Built amongst massive stone boulders and surrounded by ancient coral trees and acacias, the lodge becomes part of the very landscape. The enormous, thatched roof of the main lodge rests upon massive boulders. It boasts two outdoor decks: an upper deck which houses the lounge and dining rooms, and a lower deck featuring an impressive infinity pool surrounded by comfortable sun lounges. The pool overlooks natural springs which attract an array of resident wildlife. Breathtaking in its scale and craftsmanship, the lodge interiors seamlessly blend the traditional and modern together, using classic safari colours – pure whites, khaki tans and darker charcoals.

Guests are accommodated in 10 immaculate, welcoming suites with awe-inspiring views and doors opening onto a private outdoor deck. Open plan and spacious, each canvas clad suite has large windows which bring the outside in, king or twin beds, and a lovely lounge area. The superb ensuite bathrooms feature large floor to ceiling windows with gorgeous stark-white curtains which allow you to be open or closed to the elements. Each is fitted with a romantic freestanding bathtub and an oil lamp – ideal for relaxing during the afternoon or after dinner.

Mwiba Lodge Swimming pool

The Facilities

Between morning and afternoon activities, guests can make the most of the camp’s facilities like the infinity pool, the well-equipped gym or the in-house spa. Select spa treatments can also be enjoyed in the privacy of their own suite, or morning yoga on the deck. To top off the list of facilities, the camp also has a stunning Jacuzzi, which is built into the side of a huge boulder with views of the springs below.

Activities

Whilst at Mwiba Lodge guests can choose from a wealth of activities including walking safaris, day and night game drives and classic sundowners – a highlight of any safari. Unforgettable helicopter experiences and walking with the local Hadzabe tribe are other exciting and fulfilling experiences available. An undoubtable highlight is sleeping underneath the stars in a peaceful fly-camp. 

Helicopter Flight over the Serengeti
  • Situated in a private 129,500-acre reserve conserving precious wilderness
  • Awe-inspiring views from the lodge overlooking a rocky gorge
  • 10 beautifully designed, elegant suites
  • Ensuite bathrooms with freestanding baths and floor-to-ceiling windows
  • A variety of exciting activities such as day and night game drives
  • Sensational infinity pool with fabulous views
  • Breathtaking Jacuzzi overlooking the natural springs
  • Just 10 tented suites with private decks
  • Two interconnecting suites for familites
  • Sofa bed for child under 12 years
  • Cot for child under 2 years
  • Ensuite bathrooms with freestanding bath and shower
  • Outdoor arain shower
  • Air cooling system
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Laundry included
  • Stylish central lounge and dining areas with dual outdoor decks
  • Infinity pool overlooking the natural springs below
  • Stunning hot tub overlooking the natural springs
  • Well-equipped gym and in-house spa
  • Day and night game drives
  • Private vehicle
  • Walking safaris
  • Children’s safaris
  • Authentic cultural experiences
  • Bush meals and sundowners
  • Exciting helicopter excursions*
  • Sleep out under the stars in a lovely fly-camp*

*Some activities are available at extra cost.

Mwiba Lodge can be reached by scheduled or private charter flight from Arusha or Lake Manyara airstrips to Mwiba airstrip. The lodge is a 15 minute drive from the airstrip. The nearest international airport is Kilimanjaro Airport.

Be inspired

Our Best Tanzania Safaris

The following tours are private, independent and can be easily customised to suit your personal travelling requirements. Please contact us to begin designing your personalised Tanzania experience.

View More

Related accommodation in the Serengeti

Below are some of our preferred tented camps and safari lodges in the Serengeti surrounds. Please contact us to tailor accommodation options to suit the style of your trip and your budget.

Ubuntu Camp

Ubuntu Camp is a mobile tented camp that can be found in three locations throughout the year. It has just 7 simple yet sublimely comfortable suites under canvas with hot water bucket showers that

Singita Sasakwa Lodge

Singita Sasakwa Lodge is located in the unspoilt Grumeti Reserves in the northern Serengeti. It offers 10 private guest cottages with personal infinity pools, walking safaris and guided game drives.

Singita Sabora Tented Camp

Singita Sabora Tented Camp is a nostalgic 1920s explorer-style camp in the private Grumeti Reserves adjoining the Serengeti, with 9 romantic suites that lead out onto the plains.

Singita Faru Faru Lodge

Singita Faru Faru Lodge sits on a riverbank in a private reserve adjoining Tanzania's northern Serengeti. This sensational property has 9 premium suites, a fleet of Land Rovers for game drives

Serengeti Safari Camp

Serengeti Safari Camp follows the wildebeest herds as they move across the Serengeti plains throughout the year. To stay lightweight, it only offers 6 walk-in guest tents and a comfortable

Serengeti Bushtops

Serengeti Bushtops is an alluring safari camp in the Serengeti whose tented suites offer butler service and private hot tubs overlooking the open plains.

Sayari Camp

Sayari Camp offers 15 stunning tented guest suites, exceptional gameviewing on the plains of the northern Serengeti and easy access to the Mara River and its infamous croc-filled crossing points.

Roving Bushtops

Roving Bushtops is a unique collection of boxes on wheels comprised of 6 guest suites that can be towed anywhere in the Serengeti. This marvel of Swiss engineering presently sits in the game-rich

Olakira Camp

Olakira Camp has just 9 traditional safari tents with classic bucket showers. This outstanding mobile camp follows the wildebeest herds from north to south, to provide the best opportunities for

Namiri Plains

Situated in a little-visited, remarkably unspoilt corner of the Serengeti, Namiri Plains is where you’ll find some of East Africa’s best big cat sightings, from lion and leopard to cheetah.

Mwiba Lodge

Stunningly situated in a private 129,500-acre wildlife reserve bordering the southern Serengeti.

Mila Tented Camp

Offering perfect seclusion, this intimate tented camp is perched on a ridgeline of granite kopjes in Tanzania’s southwest Serengeti.

Migrational Camps

Follow the annual wildebeest and zebra migration at the exclusive Migrational Camps; Nyasi and Songa – that move between the Serengeti’s south and north.

Lemala Ndutu Tented Camp

Lemala Ndutu is a seasonal camp with 12 guest suites that offers terrific gameviewing and the Serengeti's wildebeest migration far from the crowds.

Lemala Nanyukie Tented Lodge

Situated in the eastern section of the Serengeti National Park Lemala Nanyukie encapsulates the same excellent standard of comfort and service as the other luxury properties in the Lemala Collection.

Lemala Mara Tented Camp

Lemala Mara is a seasonal mobile tented camp in the northern Serengeti where herds of wildebeest cross the croc-filled Mara River between June and October.

Lemala Kuria Hills

Lemala Kuria Hills is a luxury lodge located near the Mara River in the northern Serengeti and features 15 lavish, glass-fronted guest tents offering unrivalled views over the Serengeti plains.

Lemala Ewanjan Tented Camp

Lemala Ewanjan Tented Camp is set in the peaceful Seronera Valley in the game-rich Central Serengeti. It offers 12 beautiful guest tents and amazing big cat viewing opportunities.

Lamai Serengeti

Lamai Serengeti is a small 12-suite safari lodge spread across a rocky, scrub-covered hillside in the remote northern Serengeti. During certain months of the year, the surroundings teem with

Kimondo Camp

Kimondo Camp is a fabulous mobile safari camp that follows the wildebeest herds from the Mara River in the north to the lush, golden grasslands of the Serengeti in the south.

Intimate Places Camping

Highly awarded Intimate Places Camping is designed for travellers who wish to immerse themselves in the wilderness almost anywhere on the northern Tanzania's safari circuit without sacrificing on

Dunia Camp

Dunia Camp is a semi-permanent camp set in a secluded valley where the migrating wildebeest herds pass twice a year. It has 8 simple yet very comfortable suites with bucket showers overlooking

Camp Zebra

Camp Zebra is a small, semi-permanent camp that follows the wildebeest as they move across the Serengeti. There are 6 comfortable guest tents in total, with activities centred around the Great

andBeyond Klein’s Camp

Luxurious and exclusive andBeyond Klein's Camp offers an unbeatable location between two of East Africa's finest wildlife reserves: the Masai Mara and Serengeti.

Want to find out more about our tailor made African safaris?
Get in touch with one of our travel specialists.

Contact us
Subscribe

Find out more about our tailor made African safaris?

Contact us
Subscribe

More of Tanzania

Click here

Download our Africa Brochure

Download

All of our safaris and tours are tailor made.

Contact us to start customising your African safari.

Contact us