Accommodation - Mudhuts

Spend the night in a traditionally built Mudhut - they may be made from mud... but these are luxury mudhuts!

The interor is decorated with vibrant african fabrics and is fully furnished and comfortable. A four-poster bed, solar-power electricity, and en-suite bathroom with hot running water await you. Situated along the river bank, Mudhuts also have outdoor seating and enjoy views of the water.

Mudhut Accommodation at Selous River Camp

Mudhut at Selous River Camp

Crafted using traditional Tanzanian methods from earth, sticks and sisal rope, and thatched with palm leaves, the Mudhuts blend seamlessly into the natural surroundings.

A river-facing verandah or seating area opens into a comfortable and airy interior. The inside of the Mudhut is fully decorated and furnished with unique rustic furniture - handmade in our camp workshop from tree branches - including a four-poster double bed, draped romantically with fine mosquito netting. Bed linen and curtains are tailormade from brightly-coloured African kitenge fabrics, and handwoven palm mat carpets the floor.

The en-suite bathroom features a hot water shower, european flush toilet and handmade terracotta washbasin. Water is heated a short distance from your hut by a traditional wood-burning stove. Towels, washcloths and soaps are all provided.

Softly lit by lanterns in the evenings, each hut also has a solar power system to provide lighting and a fan to keep you cool during warm nights.

No two Mudhuts are the same - each is unique with its own character and design. All Mudhuts are located high along the river bank and have views of the Rufiji river and its many crocodiles and hippos. Some rooms are large enough to add additional beds to create twins, triples, or family rooms for four.

Staying in one of these remarkable Mudhuts is a once in a lifetime experience in itself. Sleeping in a Mudhut allows you the chance to relax with some of the comforts of home in an incredible rustic setting whilst experiencing the magic of falling asleep hearing the hippos honking in the river below and the bush babies in the trees above.

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