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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

Safaris in Liwonde National Park

Great safari ideas including Liwonde

Liwonde’s a magical national park with a really tropical feel, strengthening wildlife populations and a handful of good camps.

It has been well-protected since 2015, when the conservation NGO ‘African Parks’ signed an agreement with the Government of Malawi to manage and operate both Liwonde National Park and Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve for 20 years.

By early 2022 the wildlife here had become so strong that a range of animals, including 250 elephants, were translocated to Kasungu National Park, in central Malawi, to help re-stock that and reduce the pressure on Liwonde.

If looking for an interesting and relaxing safari holiday in Malawi, then we’ll often suggest that travellers combine 3-4 in Liwonde National Park with a very different safari in Majete, a spell relaxing on the lakeshore, or a stay on the lovely Likoma Island.

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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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Holiday styles in Malawi

There's a real variety of experiences on offer in Malawi


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Beach holidays

Discover Africa's coast and tropical islands.

Birdwatching

Birdwatching

Diverse habitats, discreet hides and superb guiding.

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Cultural experiences

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Diving & snorkelling

Diving & snorkelling

Find captivating marine life beneath the waves

Luxury

Luxury

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Private villas & houses

Private villas & houses

Enjoy Africa with just your friends & family

Riding holidays

Riding holidays

Explore Africa's wilderness on horseback.

Walking

Walking

Explore Africa's most scenic trails on foot.

Wildlife safaris

Wildlife safaris

These trips include hard-hitting game and fascinatingly elusive species alike, as well as superb guiding and a variety of diverse ecosystems.

Safari camps in Liwonde National Park

Liwonde isn't a large park, but it has a couple of good camps


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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