Mkulumadzi Lodge

Property Overview

The perfect combination of luxury and isolation, Mkulumadzi Lodge at the Majete Wildlife Preserve boasts eight superb chalets set on the banks of the Shire River, shaded by giant leadwood trees and wild mangos. Each chalet has a spacious bedroom and lounge, ensuite bathroom, outdoor shower and private viewing deck where guests can sit back and marvel at the sights and sounds of the river.

Set in 7,000 hectares of private concession, Mkulumadzi Lodge enjoys an ideal location at the confluence of two rivers just a few kilometres from the point where the magnificent Shire River plunges into the Kapichira Falls. It's a treat couples will fall in love with on their honeymoon in Zambia.

Guests arrive by a footbridge suspended over the Mkulumadzi River to discover a friendly welcome and many home comforts. The lodge has a restaurant with indoor and outdoor dining, a lounge and terrace, a bar and shop, swimming pool, viewing deck and a lapa for evening campfires.

Game drives and walking safaris are offered in the mornings and late afternoons, giving guests plenty of time to relax beside the pool, gaze at the resident bird population or listen to the grunt of hippos wallowing in the river. Afternoon tea is served on the terrace and on most nights dinner is served beneath the stars. It's a Zambia honeymoon paradise at the Mkulumadzi Lodge at the Majete Wildlife Reserve.


Enjoy international dining at the Mkulumadzi Lodge.

In Room Amenities

  • En suite bathrooms
  • Tea/Coffee making facilities
  • Recharge facilities

On Site Amenities

  • Laundry included
  • Local drinks included
  • Pool

Honeymoon Packages

For information on honeymoon packages at the Mkulumadzi Lodge at the Majete Wildlife Reserve, click here.

Wedding Packages

Mkulumadzi offers wedding package designed for couples seeking either a private ceremony for just themselves or a more formal wedding with up to 20 guests. Weddings can be held in a variety of locations tailored specifically for each couple, from the banks of the Mkulumadzi River at sunset or a secluded escape in the bush. The occasion can be as simple or as detailed as the couple wishes. Take the pressure off, and let Robin Pope Safaris organize the whole wedding.

Due to the nature of the occasion, we require that the whole lodge is booked out for the night prior to and the night of the event so that we are able to provide you with total privacy to enjoy your day. Current accommodation rates available on request.

  • ~The Following Services Are Included:
    -Welcome sundowners on the evening of arrival
    -We book the Minister & organize all paperwork
    -Traditional or chocolate wedding cake (other requests will be considered)
    -Sparkling wine on the wedding day
    -Wedding flowers including bridal bouquet, groom's corsage, gentlemen’s buttonholes and dinner table flowers
    -Choice of local choir or traditional dancers
    -Wedding banquet with choice of classic or local menus
    -Wedding co-ordinator
    -Use of the honeymoon chalet  for the duration of the couple’s stay
  • ~Legalities and Paperwork:
    The intention to marry needs to be publicized by the District Commissioner 21 days prior to the marriage. This will be arranged by Robin Pope Safaris on your behalf.

    You will need to send us copies of your passports one month before the wedding date. The local District Commissioner will attend the wedding, perform the marriage ceremony and oversee the signing of the certificate.
  •  ~Other Services Available:
    -Photographer – rates available on request
    -Specialist flowers priced on request
    -Tiered or specialist wedding cakes priced on request according to specification
    -Honeymoon packages to Robin Pope Safaris in Zambia or many other popular honeymoon destinations

For couples with up to 40 guests, the following can be arranged for and quoted separately:
-Accommodation nearby for additional guests
-Transport to and from the event
-Wedding banquet for all guests

Nearby / Recommended

Distance from the Airport: About 1 hour and thirty minutes by car.

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