• Mumbo Island
  • Mumbo Island
  • Mumbo Island

Lake Malawi Adventure Holiday

A truly exceptional Lake Malawi experience with luxury accommodation and all activities included in price. This trip is designed for activity loving water sports enthusiasts who also share a passion for nature. You will be based in Cape Maclear and Mumbo Island within Lake Malawi National Park.

DAY 1: Arrival

On arrival at Lilongwe International airport you will be met and transferred to Cape Maclear (aprox 4 hrs) in a fully air conditioned vehicle with bottled water. You will check into Danforth Lodge and can begin enjoying the water sports immediately.

Overnight at Danforth Lodge on Full board basis incl non-motorised watersports.

DAY 2-4: Lake Malawi

All day for water sports at Danforth or relaxing on their green lawns and beach front. The lodge also offers mountain biking and nature walks in the national park as well as village excursions.

Overnight at Danforth Lodge on Full board basis incl non-motorised watersports.

DAY 5: Mumbo Island

A short transfer (5 mins) to Kayak Africa’s ferry to Mumbo Island. The ferry takes aprox 1 hr to reach the island but for the more adventurous it is possible to kayak across whilst your luggage goes by ferry.

Overnight at Mumbo Island on Full board basis

DAY 6-8: Kayaking

Mumbo Island is the jewel of the Lake Malawi National Park. Choose between activity, exploration and leisure each day. The island is all about freedom and quality time to either relax in total serenity or kayak or dive the surroundings. A guided kayak tour around the whole island takes aprox 1 – 1.5 hrs depending on how often you stop. You are sure to see colourful fish beneath you and fish eagles and cormorants soaring overhead.

Overnight at Mumbo Island on Full board basis

DAY 9: Departure

You will be driven back to Lilongwe on time for your international flight back home.


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The above itinerary is a suggested sample tour and can be tailored to suit your requirements, interests and budget.

Price is subject to availability and subject to change due to currency fluctuation and peak season supplements.

Terms and Conditions apply.



From January - December

Length of stay

9 Days


Accommodation & meals as indicated, All water based activities as indicated, Internal transfers by vehicle

"The lodges we stayed in where all locally run which benefited the community through employment - Northern Tanzania Private Mobile Safari"

- Julia Runciman