Liwonde National Park is considered the most prolific wildlife area in Malawi. The Shire River, one its western boundary attracts multitudes of wildlife. The diverse landscapes includes relatively dry mopane woodlands interspersed with unworldly candelabra trees; patches of miombo woodland on the limited hill slopes; palm savannah and numerous baobabs border the extensive floodplains of the river where dense riverine vegetation adds a tropical feel to the habitat.
- The Sanctuary, a substantial 4 000-hectare fenced area is where Liwonde’s black rhino find refuge.
- Liwonde is home to the largest remaining elephant population in Malawi.
- Big game is prolific and 650 bird species occur in the Park.