Tongole Wilderness Lodge: Information from the owner
- Safari Lodge
- No. of rooms
About this information
All the information on this page is supplied to us directly from the lodge owner and reflects their view, not ours.
For Expert Africa's view, see our own full report on Tongole Wilderness Lodge, which contains our own observations and views.
- Last updated by Owner
- 4 Dec 2019
Facilities at Tongole Wilderness Lodge
- Property facilities
- 24-hour Security, Bar, Battery Charging Facilities, Communal Dining, Eco Friendly, Internet Access (Paid), Laundry Service (Available), Laundry Service (Complimentary), Pool, Restaurant, Secure Parking
- Room facilities
- Balcony / Deck, Bath, Dressing Gowns, En-Suite, Mosquito Nets, Pure Cotton Linen, Safe, Shower, Tea / Coffee
- Activities on site
- Bird Watching, Canoeing, Catch-and-release Fishing, Fine Dining, Fishing, Game Viewing, Game Walks, Kayaking, Walks (Guided)
Room types at Tongole Wilderness Lodge
4 Riverside Suites
The riverside suites are perfectly designed to comfortably accommodate two adults. Two of the riverside suites are equipped with super king sized double bed and the other two feature twin beds, which can be easily joined to create a super king if required.
All rooms are en-suite with a spacious shower, twin marble basins, flushable lavatory and a large hand-built sunken bath, doubling as a plunge-pool ‘with a view’!
Every room has a fantastic wooden deck area offering stunning views over the river and forest; the perfect spot to enjoy a peaceful moment with nature.
The Family Cottage
Crafted by locals using the same distinctive red earth and rock upon which Tongole stands, the riverside family cottage has two bedrooms and a spacious lounge and deck area.
In addition to a second bedroom, the cottage provides plenty of extra communal space and is therefore ideal for a family or two couples travelling together.
Activities at Tongole Wilderness Lodge
The Nkhotakota Wildife Reserve is home to over 280 species of bird. Classified as an ‘Important Bird Area’ by Birdlife International, the region is filled with a spectacular variety.
Canoe River Safaris
Explore by river.
The Tongole eco-lodge sits on the picturesque banks of the Bua River. Drift along the river on a relaxing canoe safari and enjoy a true wilderness.
Meet the local Malawian community.
For a different kind of experience take a guided excursion to the meet the local community.
Camp under a star-lit sky.
Tongole offers its guests one-night or two-night fly camping trips within the Nkhotakota reserve.
Relax by the river...
Enjoy superb fly fishing and freshwater fishing the whole year round on the banks of the beautiful Bua River.
Walking Safaris and Hikes
Take a gentle stroll through the woodlands or embark on a more strenuous mountain hike!
Explore the reserve on foot, on water or on a relaxing drive.