Niassa Reserve

The Niassa Reserve is in northern Mozambique. It contains the largest concentration of wildlife in Mozambique

  • Africa’s largest genuine wilderness – the African Garden of Eden
  • True wildlife experience in a remote, largely unexplored and beautiful wilderness area
  • Comfortable tented accommodation leaves a low carbon footprint
  • Amazing birding experience. The reserve supports significant populations of four globally threatened bird species – Stierling’s Woodpecker, Taita Falcon, Southern Banded Snake-Eagle and African Skimmer.

Niassa Reserve is a nature reserve in Cabo Delgado Province and Niassa Province, Mozambique. Niassa Reserve is Mozambique’s largest protected wilderness area.

The reserve is one of the largest miombo woodland preserves in the world, with miombo forest covering half of the reserve. The remainder is mostly open savannah, with some wetlands and isolated patches of forest.

Niassa Reserve has an African wild dog, a sable antelope population, an elephant population and over 400 bird species. There is also a large population of Cape buffalo, impala, wildebeest, zebra and leopards. The reserve is also home to Mecula Mountain which is located at the center of the park.

Packages that include this destination

Lugenda Wilderness Camp offers the ultimate pioneering safari. Lugenda Wilderness Camp provides visitors with the true quality of wilderness that is rare to find on safari today.

GPS coordinates for Niassa Reserve
-11.880426,37.46814 View Map