Marula Lodge
Mother and child Hassling Hippos
Mother and child
Hassling Hippos

Marula Lodge

Our main aim is to provide great budget safaris in one of the most amazing wildlife destinations in the world.




The people of Zambia, the wonderful wildlife and the joy that these bring to our guests!

Need to Know

You can fly in or drive in. We are 287 kms from Lilongwe and approximately 670 kms from Lusaka.


Our excellent guides will take you on an amazing dawn safari, or an exciting evening adventure. We also arrange wonderful walking safaris where you get to see the magical detail of the African bush. Morning safaris are from 6 to 10am daily Evening safaris are from 3.30 to 7.30pm daily. Four hour walking safaris are by arrangement as are village tours.

Wildlife HighlightsWildlife Highlights

The abundance of wildlife here will make for an unforgettable experience. Elephants, antelope, zebra, giraffe, leopards, lions, hyenas and many more, together with a fantastic variety of birds make South Luangwa a must see destination.

Local ActivitiesLocal Activities

You can walk through the village with a young Zambian, to get a feel for life in Mfuwe or pop into Tribal Textiles to be tempted by their exquisite range of products. Chipembele Conservation Education Trust is an interesting trip or you can visit a local school to see how you can get involved.


Lovely open air restaurant and bar, great swimming pool, self catering kitchen. Hammocks, riverside swing chairs and peace are our specialty!


4 riverside tents which share funky outdoor bathrooms. 2 double en suite rooms. 2 en suite family chalets (sleep 4) 7 twin en suite rooms All with nets and fans.


Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2013 as well as plenty of recommendations and returning guests and groups!


We are open all year and have easy access to the park.

Average StayAverage Stay

3 to 4 nights for travelers, longer for volunteers working in the area.

Average PriceAverage Room Prices

(per person per night unless otherwise stated)

From $12 pppn to $190pppn. You can choose to have full board with everything organised for you or design your safari according to your budget. We are always happy to put together special packages for groups.

Children PolicyChild Policy

We have large child friendly grounds and a lovely pool. We allow children on our game drives. For walking safaris you need to be at least 12 years old. Children under 12 are half price.

Contact and Social Media

To find out more, visit Marula Lodge's website.

To find out more call us on +44 (0)1865 982290 or email us at enquiries at

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