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Mwagusi Camp

Our pick of the bunch in Ruaha

Outstanding Five hearts from 32 votes
Mwagusi Camp - Bedroom
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Without doubt our favourite camp in Ruaha, Mwagusi Camp is a rare occurrence these days...a camp where the owner is to be found almost year round, where the game is spectacular, where the food and service are impeccable and where you can truly feel at home. This balance of elements means that Mwagusi Camp is one of those camps that people keep coming back to and staying longer and longer. To spend a week in Mwagusi Camp is like spending a month somewhere else! All in all, we can't talk more highly.


The history and pedigree of Mwagusi Camp has, like many of the greatest camps in Africa, become somewhat of a legend. Similarly, like many of Africa's greatest guides, Chris Fox, the owner and manager, is one of those people that you need to meet to believe. Originally a hunting guide in the area, long before it was a national park, Chris spent many years wandering on foot through the region. When the government decided to protect the land they asked him if he would like to establish a camp and, choosing the best location for game and habitat, Chris chose Mwagusi.


The rooms themselves are airy and spacious, with comfortable bedrooms and relaxing areas out the front in which to lounge and watch the many elephants that wander in between the bandas, looking for palm nuts to munch on....there really is nothing like an afternoon of watching and listening as an elephant snuffles his way around your banda only a foot away!


The service and home cooked food that Mwagusi Camp offers is unlike other top end lodges in that it is wholesome and very good, rather than fancy...it suits the camp and the feel of the place. All in all, in case you hadn't realised, if clients can afford it, then Mwagusi really does offer a once in a lifetime chance to stay in one of the most authentic camps in Africa.

We have a price match guarantee on this property that means, as preferred suppliers, we can guarantee you the best rate available for the property.

Contact us for a quote or call 01525 840 149.

Stunning location, superb game, great accommodation, excellent service


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