Lake Malawi National Park reviews


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Lake Malawi National Park is located at the southern end of Lake Malawi, one of the deepest lakes in the world. With its clear waters and mountain backdrop, Lake Malawi National Park stretches an estimated 94 km² (58 miles²). This includes part of Cape Maclear Peninsula and twelve small islands roughly 100 m (300 ft) off shore.  The park consists of a rocky shoreli... ...

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(5/5 stars) Written on: Jan 09, 2014   |   Visited: Aug 2011.
Lake Malawi should be right up there on any traveller’s bucket list. It is, without a doubt, one of the most beautiful places in Africa - as close to a beach holiday as you can get without actually travelling to the ocean. I’m talking sandy beaches, remarkably clear water; gorgeous scenery, balmy nights and romance by the bucket loads.

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Vervet monkey
Warthog
Hippopotamus
Nile crocodile
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(4/5 stars) Written on: May 28, 2013   |   Visited: Dec 2010.
A great place to relax on the southern end of the lake.
We came by steamboat down the lake, which I will tell you grows wearisome. Pay the extra for the cabin, and expect many long, slow days with various delays. A good time for rum and writing.
At the park, there are elephants galore. Best elephants I can recall in Africa during my two long visits. There's some ... read more

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Elephant
Dik dik
Warthog
Hippopotamus
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(5/5 stars) Written on: Apr 22, 2013   |   Visited: May 1996.
Though it looks thin and small on a map, this lake is large and magnificent. Staying at the south end for 10 days was the most luxurious stay one could have hoped for! There are islands out in the water, and storms can rage without notice from one side to another - - filling the skies with multi-color thunderclouds. Most of the weather was lovely, however, and t... read more
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Safari suitability: 4 / 10
Leopards and the occasional elephant can be seen, and there are other options available besides 4x4 rides.
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Dik dik
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Beaches
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Boating / canoeing
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