Malawi is one of the most populate of African counties with more than 16 million residents however is also considered ‘the warm heart of Africa’ with friendly locals wanting to share their beautiful country with travellers. A Malawi safari has loads to offer to the Australia traveller, a little off the beaten track, home to some of the most beautiful scenery and incredible African wildlife.
Enjoy the friendly locals, beautiful lush countryside and incredible African wildlife on a Malawi safari. Lake Malawi stretches to the horizon and is a natural paradise with beautiful white sandy beaches and round boulders. The waters are home to a variety of bird species, hippos, baboons, warthogs and baboons but also to the largest number of fish species in any lake in the world!! Because of this it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Often Malawi safaris are combined with visiting Zambia on its border complimenting the incredible national parks to visit.
When you are on your Malawi safari you are bound to witness the majestic African Elephant on the River Shire. Large numbers o hippos and crocodiles also reside in the neighbourhood with the river as main attraction. The Shire River attracts exceptionally varied bird life, kudu, sable, bushbuck, leopards and hyena. The black rhino has bee reintroduced to this area providing a balance and abundant quantity of wildlife. A mix of boat safaris, 4WD and walking safaris are the best method of spotting wildlife on a Malawi Safari.
This is a beautiful photo of Malawi local women carrying huge loads of water on their heads as seen on a Malawi safari. It makes the western world seem miles away.
This Malawi Fish Eagle was spotted soring high above Lake Malawi on a Malawi safari recently. Possibly searching for one of the many tropical fish found in the clear deep waters.