Things to do during your stay in Monkey Bay


Various hiking trails are available around the lodge. The most popular being a 30 min hike to the nearby traditional fishing village.


Kayaks are available for rental at the Lodge. Popular trips include a trip to bird and monkey island. Snorkelling gear is included and trips usually last 4 to 6 hour

Scuba Diving

Scuba diving courses and excursions are offered in nearby Cape Maclear

Bird Watching

Situated between Lake Malawi National Park and Lake Malawi, this is a bird watchers’ paradise and the region offers the highest population of Fish Eagles in Africa

Boat Trips

Various boat trips are offered to nearby Islands and traditional fishing villages.


Lake Malawi hosts over 1000 different fish species. We offer snorkelling gear to explore these pristine waters.

National Park Day Visit

Lake Malawi Nation Park is on our doorstep and is the world’s first fresh water national park and a world heritage site. It offers a variety of game and bird life.

Cultural Tours

Cultural tours which include traditional food and dancing can be arranged

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