Lake Malawi occupies one fifth of Malawi’s total area and is the eighth largest lake in the world. Its shores are scattered with fishing villages and with picturesque golden beaches. At the southern end of the Lake s great expanse is Lake Malawi National Park, the world’s first freshwater national park and a World Heritage Site. Here, the water is so clear that it feels like you’re snorkelling or scuba diving in an aquarium.
- The traditional industry and practices of the Lake are fascinating to visit and learn about
- Its deep, clear waters are home to fully 2 000 fish species, many endemic
- On shore, baboons, antelope, hyrax and wonderful birdlife can be found