Mumbo Island Camp
Mumbo Island Camp is simply magnificent and offers an idyllic setting in Lake Malawi National Park. The focus at Mumbo Island Camp is on non-motorised water activities, which includes snorkelling, scuba diving, kayaking, nature trails and birding.
Mumbo Island Camp Highlights
Mumbo Island is situated in Lake Malawi National Park, the first Park in the world set aside for the protection of freshwater fish. It is a remote and untouched tropical island offering peace and tranquility combined with spectacular views and exciting activities on the blue waters of Lake Malawi. The National Park offers some of the best freshwater scuba diving on the planet and the best snorkelling on the Lake.
- Mumbo Island Camp ranks amongst the finest in Malawi, and is a member of the prestigious Wilderness Safaris Portfolio.
- It has never been populated, and is still in its natural state of thick miombo woodland and ancient fig and baobab trees.
- The National Park offers what many consider the best freshwater snorkeling and SCUBA diving in the world.
Mumbo Island Camp Game Viewing and Activities
Lake Malawi is famous for its abundance and diversity of fish life and holds a greater array of freshwater fish species than any other lake on Earth. The focus at Mumbo Island Camp is on non-motorised water sports, which makes the camp ideal for active guests and outdoor enthusiasts. The most popular activities here are snorkelling and diving (Mumbo is a PADI registered resort, offering beginner, advanced and specialty courses, as well as gear hire and casual dives), swimming, kayaking, and bird-watching. Guests have the option of boating or paddling, or exploring the island's freshwater Rift Valley lake. Birders can enjoy the abundant African Fish-Eagles amongst others; and snorkellers can view enormous numbers of the cichlid fish species. These small, colourful fish have adapted to so many variations that they are considered of comparable importance to the Galapagos finches in the study of evolution.
Pumulani Lodge is the ideal holiday destination and offers something for everyone; whether guests are looking for a tranquil retreat where they can simply relax and enjoy the remarkable natural scenery or whether they prefer an active holiday.
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Lake Malawi - Southern Lakeshore
This is itinerary is ideal for sun seekers and waterbabies. Stay on an uninhabited island in the middle of Lake Malawi, spend days in beach villas on the shores of the lake and explore the tropical fish of the southern regions of Malawi. The perfect way to spend 6 nights.
Malawi Bush & Island Hideaway
Malawi is home to Lake Malawi, Africa's largest lake resembling an inland sea. Boating, snorkelling and freshwater scuba diving are popular with visitors. Spend 6 nights soaking up the sun and the remainder of your time enjoying game drives in the Liwonde National Park.