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Mama Out of Africa

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Reviewed 9 December 2017

This surprisingly converted mobile home, perched on the banks of the Zambezi River gave us the perfect site to chill out and watch the water world go by. Fishing from the deck and even swimming in a protected cage were special activities and the distance...More

Thank dwalter8
Response from Karien K, General Manager at Mama Out of AfricaResponded 18 January 2018

Thank you very much for the nice review. We would love to see you again sometime on the Zambezi

Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We spent a great night in Mama Out of Africa accommodation. Karien, the hostess was extremely accommodating and helpful, also did all our activity bookings for us. Great to sleep in a bit of movie history and listen to the hippos and other wildlife around...More

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 21 September 2014

We have recently returned from spending 4 nights of our honeymoon at the Mama and we had an absolutely wonderful time. Karien and Peter made us feel so welcome from the minute we arrived. Our first night they took us out on the river where...More

Thank Langj83
Reviewed 24 June 2014

About 25 km's from Livingstone (Zambia), on Kayube estate, stands the grand old lady, Mama Out of Africa. Once an overland truck, driving adventurers through Africa, she was used as dressing room when the movie Out of Africa, starring Robert Redford and Meryl Streep, was...More

Thank Marjolein W
Reviewed 28 May 2014

My husband and I stayed in a new pre-fab bungalow while our adult children shared Mama. It was the best of both worlds; the quirky fun of Mama Out of Africa with her outdoor-under-thatch table perfect for playing cards to the modern bright bungalow with...More

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Hotel description
Experience the romance of staying on the banks of one of the most enchanting rivers in Africa - The Zambezi River. The Mama out of Africa is located on the 90 Ha Kayube Estates. The trailer like accommodation with a huge thatched roof over it is partly indoor partly semi-outdoor living. With a top deck bedroom and a build in bed on the mezzanine floor. The Mama has a sundeck and can sleep 4 to 5 people. It has a well equipped kitchen and BBQ facilities A crocodile plunge pool for a refreshing dip in the Zambezi is just on the right of the Mama Kayube Estates is 25 km from Livingstone Town. There is no restaurant but ready made meals, BBQ packs as well as drinks are for sale at the reception
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US$198 - US$200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Price range
US$198 - US$200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Location Livingstone Zambia - Nice drive through the Mosi O Tunya Park to get to Livingstone Town and The Victoria. Rates for the various accommodation types Mama Out of Africa USD 140-00 per night Bungalows between USD 125... More
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"You can choose on of the bungalows, or my favorite Mama Out of Africa. Mama had the best deck and a spacious..."
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"I love how clean, bright, modern and self-contained the bungalows are. It's amazing how little space is..."
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"Get up early to watch the sun rise."
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