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Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve
Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve

Nkhotakota, Malawi's oldest protected area

Nkhotakota, superb walking, canoeing and fishing.

Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve

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Our top trips in Malawi

Here are 6 great Malawi trips to inspire you.


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Utaka Cichlid Safari

10 days • 3 locations • 1 country
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.

Visiting Lakeshore, Majete and 1 other area

US$3,730 - US$4,240 per person

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Red Zebra Cichlid Safari

7 days • 2 locations • 1 country
BLANTYRE AIRPORT TO LILONGWE AIRPORT

Explore two of Malawi's highlights with a safari in rugged, remote Majete Wildlife Reserve before some beach time relaxing, snorkelling and sailing in Lake Malawi National Park.

Visiting Lakeshore, Majete

US$3,350 - US$4,200 per person

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Orange Cap Cichlid Safari

7 days • 2 locations • 1 country
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.

Visiting Lakeshore, Liwonde

US$3,860 - US$4,360 per person

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Hyena Safari

11 days • 4 locations • 2 country
LIVINGSTONE AIRPORT TO LILONGWE AIRPORT

Mix relaxation and adventure on a safari combining the South Luangwa with Victoria Falls and the beaches of Lake Malawi. These three locations are among the most iconic in southern Africa.

Visiting Livingstone, South Luangwa and 1 other area

US$6,460 - US$9,000 per person

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Peacock Cichlid Safari

4 days • 1 location • 1 country
LILONGWE AIRPORT TO LILONGWE AIRPORT

Snorkel in Lake Malawi’s famously clear freshwater, relax on the beach and explore Likoma Island from the award-winning Kaya Mawa. A chilled luxury add-on to end your safari.

Visiting Likoma Island

US$1,650 - US$2,180 per person

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Blue Neon Cichlid Safari

4 days • 1 location • 1 country
LILONGWE AIRPORT TO LILONGWE AIRPORT

Four nights at a charming eco-camp on Mumbo Island in Lake Malawi National Park surrounded by some of the world’s best freshwater snorkelling. A great value end to your safari.

Visiting Lakeshore

US$2,010 - US$2,150 per person

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Where to stay in Nkhotakota

Our suggestions for safari camps in Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve


Tongole Wilderness Lodge

Tongole Wilderness Lodge

Tongole Wilderness Lodge is a relatively new luxury lodge in the Nkhotakota Wilderness Reserve offering walking, fishing and canoeing safaris in a pristine wilderness environment.


90% (10 reviews)

Our travellers’ wildlife sightings in Nkhotakota

This is their success for sightings in Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve.
Click on a species for more detail. How we work this out.


Elephant

100% success

Leopard

0% success

Lion

0% success

Spotted Hyena

0% success

Buffalo

0% success

Hippo

0% success

Zebra

0% success

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