Molori Safari Opens New Lodge, Molori Mashuma in Zimbabwe's Magical Mana Pools

Molori Safari Opens New Lodge, Molori Mashuma in Zimbabwe's Magical Mana Pools

Molori Safari, an award-winning safari company in the Madikwe Game Reserve in South Africa, has opened its second property, Molori Mashuma, a luxurious tented camp in Mana Pools, Zimbabwe. Molori Mashuma, open now, offers guests a truly immersive and authentic African safari experience in one of Africa’s most spectacular ecosystems. Part of Rora Private Collection, Molori Mashuma prides itself on providing personalized service, luxurious, design-led accommodations, and expert-guided activities to ensure guests have a memorable and unforgettable safari adventure.

With just six spacious and magnificently decorated fully-air-conditioned tented suites, guests will enjoy the utmost privacy and tranquility, surrounded by the sights and sounds of the bush. The design concept, which draws inspiration from the local environment, particularly the trees, showcases a deep connection to the surrounding landscape and was brought to life by Johannesburg-based designers, Hesse Kleinloog Studios. Crafters, artists, and local communities were commissioned to create tactile elements, with creative weaving and embroidery techniques adding layered elements of surprise throughout the camp. The aesthetic is bold and eclectic, keeping with the signature style of the Molori’s original, highly-acclaimed lodge in Madikwe.

"Mana Pools is one of the few UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Southern Africa, and once you've visited it, you can clearly understand why – its unique biodiversity and wildlife experience is unlike anything I've ever experienced in all the years I've spent in the bush,' says co-owner Eric Ichikowitz. 'It took us just one visit to understand how unique the place is and how it was calling out for a luxury experience enabling Molori guests to immerse themselves in a wilderness and wildlife adventure unlike anything else.'

 At Molori Mashuma, guests will have the opportunity to embark on a variety of exciting and adventurous activities. For game-viewing, there are three different areas - the riverfront, the pools themselves, and the wilderness areas behind the reservoirs - each offering their own opportunities for wildlife sightings and photography. Walking safaris in this diverse ecosystem  are sure to be among the most rewarding in all of Africa. Open seasonally from the beginning of April to the end of October, when the high waters recede, the remaining pools become excellent game-viewing locations as wildlife flock to these natural watering holes. Expert guide and conservationist, Eric Ichikowitz, describes these as 'the holy grail' for photographers. Equally memorable is the romance of dining at the foot of magnificent thousand-year-old baobabs and bush breakfasts and picnics on the game-rich banks of the Zambezi.

Now welcoming guests, Molori Mashuma promises an unforgettable safari experience, combining luxury, comfort, and the natural beauty of Africa's wilderness. Reservation inquiries and more information is available at Molori Mashuma is now accepting bookings for the 2023 season through October 31 and will reopen for its first full season on April 1, 2024.