Lake Malawi National Park


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Lake Malawi National Park

It’s a mistake perhaps to think of Lake Malawi as a “region” of the country. Africa’s third largest lake, it’s a vast trough that stretches from the very northern tip of Malawi to the south.

At the summit of Mt Stanley

The entire trip ran like clockwork and everything exceeded our expectations.

Reggie and Greg

Featured itineraries

Liwonde and Lake Malawi (Beach and Safari)

This 8-day itinerary is a perfect combination of safari and beach, consisting of 3 nights in a traditional bush camp in Liwonde National Park, Malawi’s prime wilderness region, followed by 4 nights relaxing on the shores of Lake Malawi.


  • Malawi


  • Safari and Wildlife Holidays

Prices from£2190 pp

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Blue Zebra Island Lodge

Blue Zebra Island Lodge enjoys a fabulous location on Nankoma Island, part of the tiny Marelli archipelago of islands on Lake Malawi.

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Chintheche Inn

Chintheche Inn is a rustic beach retreat situated on the northern shores of Lake Malawi, just south of Nkhata Bay, from where it overlooks a broad stretch of white sand beach.

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Kaya Mawa

Kaya Mawa occupies a fabulous location on the tiny island of Likoma, Lake Malawi. One of only a handful of lodges on Likoma, it enjoys direct access to a long stretch of private beach from its private perch on the southern tip of the island.

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Makokola Retreat

Formerly Club Makokola, Makokola Retreat is an upmarket beach resort situated on the southern shore of Lake Malawi, within the boundaries of the national park.

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Makuzi Beach Lodge

Makuzi Beach Lodge is a small, family owned lodge which occupies a lovely private beach on the northern shores of Lake Malawi, approx. 4 hours’ drive from Lilongwe.

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Mumbo Island Lodge

Mumbo Island Camp is a beautiful eco-camp situated within Lake Malawi National Park. Mumbo is very much an eco-camp, making it perfect for those looking for a truly rustic sandals and surf experience.

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Namalikhate Lodge (Mua Mission)

Mua Mission is situated in the hills near Salima, overlooking the southern waters of Lake Malawi. A local community project, it also offers a small number of simple guest rooms at the on-site Namalikhate Lodge.

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Norman Carr Cottage

Formerly the private retreat of famed safari guide Norman Carr, Norman Carr Cottage occupies an enviable location on a beautiful stretch of beach in Namakoma Bay, on the southern shores of Lake Malawi.

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Pumulani Beach Lodge

Pumulani Beach Lodge is a rustic beach getaway nestled in the forested hills and craggy outcrops at the southern end of Lake Malawi, from where it enjoys magnificent views of the lake and surrounds.

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The team who took us up Kilimanjaro were quite simply outstanding

Carrie Ross