Liwonde National Park
As the only carnivores in the park except for a few hyena it was an all you can eat buffet for them until African Parks brought back the lions! This is especially the case during the dry season when the animals come to the banks of the Shire River to drink. The Balaka District lies along its western border. Vegetation of Liwonde National Park Liwonde National Park displays beautiful scenery all around the park and all year around.
Liwonde National Park
The park is situated km north of Blantyre on the left bank of the Shire River, south of Lake Malawi. You will have the opportunity to spot a lot of elephant as the park hosts around ! As the only carnivores in the park except for a few hyena Liwonde National Park was an all you can eat buffet for them until African Parks brought back the lions!
With leopard coming in from Zimbabwe any day and another 23 black rhino due to join our Liwonde National Park strong population this is fast becoming Glacier National Park To Great Falls Mt of the hottest wildlife destinations in Africa.
Rumour has it wild dog are coming soon too! The park is also inhabited by hundreds of crocs and hippos, antelope, zebra and buffalo. Vegetation of Liwonde National Park Liwonde National Park displays beautiful scenery all around the park and all year around.
The river cuts through the entire park and on its bank the infamous Liwonde palm trees are drawing shadows when the sun is setting and attract the beautiful fish eagles and palm-nut vultures. Things to do in Liwonde National Park Boat safaris: Liwonde is renowned for its boat safari during which you will have the opportunity to get very close to hippos and crocs but also experience the amazing birdlife.
Walking safaris: Guided by a professional, stomp through the bush and get closer to nature than ever before, experience Liwonde from a different perspective and appreciate the smaller flora and fauna that makes up the eco-system. To see the animals from above and also to learn a bit about the park and its history as well as the efforts African Parks are making to ensure the safety of the animals and the people surrounding the park.
Who the park is good for Liwonde is a must-do for those who want a top notch safari away from the crowds. There are just 3 lodges within the park Liwonde National Park means you can get close to the wildlife without the company of several other safari vehicles. Liwonde is a conservation success story and with each day it is getting better, watch as the animal populations thrive!
Are you an avid twitcher? Some specialists say it offers the best bird watching in Southern Africa.
Liwonde park officials had hoped to introduce female lions in A trip to Liwonde National Park is the chance to experience a safari holiday of a lifetime and give a little something back to a country that many tourists have yet to discover. The rustic atmosphere of the camp is enhanced by its location in one of the richest habitats of the park. Park officials have used an aircraft to steer elephants back into the park from neighboring areas, and patrol the park’s waters by boat to reduce illegal fishing.