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Reviewed 2 July 2016

The island is about 10Km from Cape Maclear and is reached by motorboat transfer. Once there, 7 bungalows are perched overlooking the lake: ours was comfortable, had twin beds and a separate bathroom with bucket shower - filled with hot water on request! The aim...More

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Reviewed 28 June 2016

We spend 5 days at Mumbo Island. What an outstanding most fortunate time we had there! Five star treatment and service from the staff. Snorkeling absolute stunning. All rooms have the stunning views of the lake. Hiking on the island a definate must do and...More

1  Thank 410Why
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Mumbo Island is located about 10 km from the lakeborder ar Cap Maclear. The Island is an outstanding place to stay. However the Island is not big you can have nice walks. The water is amazing to swim and by snorkling you will discovery plenty...More

1  Thank Arco V
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Mumbo Island was an awesome eco experience. The tented rooms were so comfy they barely felt like tents, the food was great and the hot bucket showers on request were wonderful. The lake water was an exquisite colour and I felt as if I was...More

1  Thank Patricia K
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I cannot rate Mumbo highly enough. It is truly a magical place. The staff were friendly and helpful, the beach was just picture perfect. The meals were lovely. Waking up with a tray of coffee and homemade biscuits and taking in the view over lake...More

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JustusArts
28 June 2017|
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Response from Tracey B | Property representative |
Hi Please email our booking office for all rates, bookings and helpful travel advice. Contact details on our website: Kayak Africa. Enjoy your stay!
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Amanda C
8 August 2016|
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Response from Tracey B | Property representative |
Hi Amanda I'm afraid TripAdvisor does not allow me to give our contact details here, but find them on Kayak Africa's website. Our booking ladies should get back to you within a day with prices and any information you... More
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Philip P
15 June 2016|
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Hi Phillip It depends when in January you will be travelling. We actually close the fully-catered option on Mumbo halfway through January as it really can rain! Early January is fine though - up until about the 10th. Mumbo... More
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"The lakeside cabins are more romantic; the larger family cabin still has a prime view of the lake."
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