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Liwonde National Park
Liwonde National Park
Liwonde National Park
Liwonde National Park
Liwonde National Park

Liwonde, a resurrected wildlife success story

A natural, diverse wildlife haven

...where sunsets look amazing.

A lush environment with diverse biomes

... supports healthy varied wildlife populations

Liwonde National Park

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Liwonde National Park is an area of natural beauty lying along the banks of the Shire River.
The vegetation is varied with Lala Palms and Fever Trees lining the river banks and,
some very large and ancient Baobabs scattered across the park.
elephants are drawn to it to drink on a daily basis.
The Shire is also a haven for hippos with one of the highest densities in the region, as well as
plenty of crocodiles including some impressive sized creatures.
A large sanctuary, near Mvuu Camp, is home to reintroduced animals like sable,
Lichtenstein's hartebeest, and the
endangered black rhino, which guests have an opportunity to track at Mvuu.
Birding is very varied with 400+ species. Specials include the Palm-nut Vulture,
the shy White-backed Night Heron, and
the Black Heron - also called the 'umbrella bird' after its fishing technique.
Sunsets in Liwonde are particularly lovely and most sundowners are taken along the river.
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Liwonde National Park is an area of natural beauty lying along the banks of the Shire River.
Liwonde National Park is an area of natural beauty lying along the banks of the Shire River.
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The vegetation is varied with Lala Palms and Fever Trees lining the river banks and,
The vegetation is varied with Lala Palms and Fever Trees lining the river banks and,
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some very large and ancient Baobabs scattered across the park.
some very large and ancient Baobabs scattered across the park.
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elephants are drawn to it to drink on a daily basis.
elephants are drawn to it to drink on a daily basis.
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The Shire is also a haven for hippos with one of the highest densities in the region, as well as
The Shire is also a haven for hippos with one of the highest densities in the region, as well as
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plenty of crocodiles including some impressive sized creatures.
plenty of crocodiles including some impressive sized creatures.
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A large sanctuary, near Mvuu Camp, is home to reintroduced animals like sable,
A large sanctuary, near Mvuu Camp, is home to reintroduced animals like sable,
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Lichtenstein's hartebeest, and the
Lichtenstein's hartebeest, and the
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endangered black rhino, which guests have an opportunity to track at Mvuu.
endangered black rhino, which guests have an opportunity to track at Mvuu.
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Birding is very varied with 400+ species. Specials include the Palm-nut Vulture,
Birding is very varied with 400+ species. Specials include the Palm-nut Vulture,
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the shy White-backed Night Heron, and
the shy White-backed Night Heron, and
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the Black Heron - also called the 'umbrella bird' after its fishing technique.
the Black Heron - also called the 'umbrella bird' after its fishing technique.
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Sunsets in Liwonde are particularly lovely and most sundowners are taken along the river.
Sunsets in Liwonde are particularly lovely and most sundowners are taken along the river.
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visiting Liwonde

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Orange Cap Cichlid Safari

7 days • 2 locations
LILONGWE AIRPORT TO LILONGWE AIRPORT

Combine a safari in the lush and resurgent Liwonde National Park with down time at an island eco-retreat in the middle of Lake Malawi. A great way to explore Malawi.

US$3,790 - US$4,830 per person

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Utaka Cichlid Safari

10 days • 3 locations
BLANTYRE AIRPORT TO LILONGWE AIRPORT

Explore two of Malawi's safari parks - Majete Wildlife Reserve and Liwonde National Park - before finishing your trip with some beach time: relaxing, snorkelling and sailing in Lake Malawi National Park.

US$4,080 - US$5,680 per person

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Where to stay in Liwonde

Our suggestions for places to stay in Liwonde National Park


Mvuu Wilderness Lodge

Mvuu Lodge

Mvuu Lodge is a very comfortable lodge on the Shire River in the Liwonde National Park, offering boat, walking and driving safaris.


100% (9 reviews)
Mvuu Camp

Mvuu Camp

Mvuu Camp is a comfortable family-friendly camp on the banks of the Shire River. If offers boat, walking and driving safaris.


90% (6 reviews)
Kuthengo Camp

Kuthengo Camp

Kuthengo Camp is a small, relatively new bushcamp on a bend of the Shire River, under shady fever trees and baobabs. It's a quality operation run by a professional team with a good track record, so is already a reliably good option in Liwonde.


80% (3 reviews)

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