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Kayak Africa and Mumbo & Domwe Islands

Kayak Africa are the founders and owners of the camps on Mumbo Island and Domwe Island in Lake Malawi National Park and manage the camps on a daily basis. The camps are beautifully run on sustainable, green principles and the islands are astounding in their natural, untouched beauty.

Kayak Africa has a tour operator office in Cape Town to help you get to Malawi, to the islands and anywhere else in this diverse country. Contact us for personalised and focussed service of the highest caliber.

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MUMBO ISLAND, LAKE MALAWI

DOMWE ISLAND, LAKE MALAWI

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CAPE MACLEAR, MALAWI

What We Offer

OUR ISLAND CAMPS

Indulge your Castaway Fantasy from the luxury of the private island camp on Mumbo Island and Domwe Island. Ideal for honeymooners, couples, families or groups of friends.

For the sporty there is sea kayaking, snorkeling, SCUBA diving and beachcombing. Alternatively seek out a shady hammock or hideaway next to the water and just ‘time-out’. You decide!

Cape Cottage

OUR CAPE MACLEAR COTTAGE

Cape Cottage is Kayak Africa’s own beachfront accommodation in the village of Cape Maclear. It is a beautifully built reed and brick thatched cabana right on the beach within Kayak Africa’s reception compound. The cottage is open plan and features a queen-size bed and a double bunk: ideal for a couple or a family of four. There is a fully-equipped kitchenette and a bathroom en suite with a shower and toilet. On the front deck is a dining table and chairs overlooking the lake; perfect for al fresco dinners. A converted wooden boat projects from the deck to form an ideal sundowner or stargazing spot. Many local restaurants and bars are within walking distance, otherwise you can self-cater, or hire a chef from us and have your meals on your deck. However you choose to do it, this is lakeshore accommodation at its best!

OUR TRAVEL AGENCY

Our Cape Town booking office has more than twenty years of experience in getting our clients to Malawi! Our experienced travel consultants will answer any inquiries you may have on travel in Africa. Contact us for expert and one-stop service to get you to the islands and any other destinations in Malawi hassle-free!

ACTIVITY-SPORT TOURS

Malawi offers exceptional opportunities for active multi-sport tours through a secure and real African landscape.

Mountain-bike the limitless footpaths and tracks that criss-cross the south-central African bush; hike the giant granite massif of Mulanje Mountain – at 3001m the highest peak in south-central Africa; then kayak among the islands and peninsulas of the Lake Malawi National Park.

EXPEDITIONS

Sea kayak safaris and small-boat cruises to the places between the places that tourists normally go. Do not expect a hotel!

That said, it is not about suffering. The boat-supported trips are for any camping enthusiast or inquisitive sort; while the kayak-only trips offer fit or experienced paddlers 250km of the real thing on the best sea-kayaking route in Southern Africa!

We can tailor a package to suit you!

Whether you are looking for…

  • Romance
  • Family Holiday
  • Nature
  • Action/Adventure
  • Africa for Beginners

We can advise, put together a package to suit you, and book the whole adventure from start to finish.

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