Discover Liwonde national park Malawi

Liwonde national park is 127 miles south of Lilongwe. It is well-kept and home to several wild animals. Found in the south of the country, it surrounds part of lake Malombe and river Chire. Hundreds of elephants, several species of antelopes and a few rhinoceroses live in the park. River Chire shelters thousands of crocodiles and hippopotamuses.

  • Liwonde National Park, Liwonde national park , Landscapes, Malawi
    Liwonde National Park

    Liwonde National Park is in the south of the country. Here, you can be sure to see hippos, elephants and many birds.

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  • A vast natural area, Liwonde national park , Landscapes, Malawi
    A vast natural area

    Stretching over 2.2 miČ, the park is a genuine haven of peace for a large number of mammals.

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  • Varied landscapes, Liwonde national park , Landscapes, Malawi
    Varied landscapes

    The landscapes in Liwonde National Park is very diverse. It features both dry forests and floodplains. There are also a large number of the famous baobab tree.

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  • The hippopotamuses of Liwonde National Park, Liwonde national park , Landscapes, Malawi
    The hippopotamuses of Liwonde National Park

    Some of the hotels make it possible to get right up close to the animals. You may even be able to catch a glimpse of hippopotamuses frisking about in the lagoon.

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  • The birds of Liwonde National Park, Liwonde national park , Landscapes, Malawi
    The birds of Liwonde National Park

    The reserve is home to many rare bird species. Among others, this includes falcons and fish owls.

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  • African Jacanas, Liwonde national park , Landscapes, Malawi
    African Jacanas

    Jacanas are waders, which live on shallow lakes. Malawi is home to a large number of this species.

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