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Liwonde National park was great, the receptionist was good. The tour guide was knowledgeable of the park. We saw elephants, hippos, impalas, monkeys, waterbucks and warthogs.
Located on the banks of the Shire River at the southern end of Lake Malawi and bordering Lake Malombe, Liwonde’s breathtaking scenic beauty is unmatched. Enveloped by riverine swamps, open grassland, mopane and deciduous woodland, Liwonde boasts a healthy population of diverse wild and birdlife which has made these natural wild surroundings their home. Accommodation is offered in an exclusive upmarket lodge nestling in a stunning intimate setting, or for a bush experience lodging is available in a tented camp close to the river’s edge. The lodge at Liwonde is served by chartered and scheduled flights from the nearby airstrip and day / night game drives as well as boat trips are offered. Cruise on the spectacular Shire River to view the abounding variety of game close-up, especially the elephants, hippos and crocodiles vying for a spot at the water pools. The open savannah grassland and hills harbour a wide variety of lions, leopard, jackal, antelopes, impala and bushbucks while the lagoons and marshes is the ideal habitat for waterbucks. Night viewing is an exceptional thrilling experience offering the opportunity to spot rare nocturnal birds such as the night heron and fishing owl. Go on a nature walk led by highly qualified guides to discover the diverse plant and birdlife in the park. Liwonde is an avid birder’s paradise as the park is home to more than 266 different bird species to view. Well-managed and absolutely awe-inspiring, Liwonde is Malawi’s most impressive dazzling Garden of Eden.
Guests escape the noise and bustle of lodges by opting to stay in either fully self-catering or bed and breakfast cottages. Self-catering cottages are a home away from home and come fully equipped with everything guests need. Most self catering cottages also come with a cleaning service, Dstv, and a private patio/entertainment area. Guests who opt for bed and breakfast cottages enjoy their own private patio/entertainment area, luxury amenities, Dstv, and cleaning service. There is often a small kitchenette, if guests wish to do a little cooking, and a relaxing lounge area. Cottages are ideal for families, small groups of friends and couples wishing for a more private retreat.