Lake Malawi National Park

Lake Malawi National Park diving

Travel to Lake Malawi National Park – A Unique Aquatic National Park

Located in Cape Maclear, Lake Malawi National Park is the world’s first freshwater national park and a World Heritage Site. It was created to protect fish and aquatic habitats.

The park includes a land area around the cape and bay as well as the Lake and islands up to 100 metres off shore.

In the park  is a veritable aquarium of tropical fish providing a colourful kaleidoscopic display. The countless thousands of freshwater fish, the mbuna, are more abundant and varied here than anywhere else in the world. Away from the Lake the park has baboons, antelope and hyrax, as well as a great variety of birdlife including fish eagles, cormorants, and hamerkops.

Lake Malawi is a haven for boat activities and watersports, as well as having some of the best freshwater diving sites in the world.

Relax by simply spending time on the lake’s shores and absorbing the atmosphere and fantastic views of the vast and beautiful lake.

  • Boat and canoe in the vast lake.
  • Snorkel and dive to see all manner of beautiful marine life.
  • Relax on the lake’s shores and soak up the atmosphere.


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