Manu Wildlife Centre
Manu Wildlife Centre, Peru
The Manu Wildlife Centre is located in a private 40,000 acre reserve on the Madre de Dios river adjacent to the reserved zone. It provides incredible bird watching tours, the world's largest Tapir Lick, a Macaw Clay Lick and you can observe Giant Otters swimming in Ox Bow lakes from floating platforms. There are also many monkey-rich trails running through the rainforest and 2 canopy platforms from which to observe wildlife. Accommodation is in private bungalows with ensuite hot shower and bathroom facilities. There is also a large, fully screened dining room and bar with hammocks for relaxing.
Manu Wildlife Centre has no electricity. Lighting in the communal areas is by kerosene lamp and candles, with the paths around the lodge complex lit by kerosene lamps. Lighting in the guests' bedrooms is by candle.