Malawi : Vwaza Marsh Game Reserve

At the foot of Nyika Plateau, Vwaza Marsh is one of Africa’s lesser known and little visited game reserves. In contrast to the Nyika Plateau, most of the reserve is flat and covered with Mopane and Miombo woodland (though the eastern side is hilly) and it is rich in wetlands which are abundant with wildlife and birdlife. The Vwaza Marsh itself in the north and Lake Kazuni (site of the only camp in the reserve) is in the south. It shares the same eco-system as Zambia’s Luangwa Valley, so the game moves freely between the two and you are likely to see herds of elephant and buffalo migrating through, as well as kudu and impala, eland, roan and Lichtenstein's hartebeest. The bird viewing is also superb, with over 250 species including the rare white-winged babbling starlings and several types of waders and owls. It is a surprisingly rewarding safari experience, and one of the best places in Africa for game viewing from camp.

Kazuni Safari Camp

At the foot of Nyika Plateau, Vwaza Marsh is one of Africa’s lesser known and little visited game reserves. In contrast to the Nyika Plateau, most of the reserve is flat and covered with Mopane and Miombo woodland (though the eastern side is hilly) and it is rich in wetlands which are abundant with wildlife and birdlife. The Vwaza Marsh itself in the north and Lake Kazuni (site of the only camp in the reserve) is in the south. It shares the same eco-system as Zambia’s Luangwa Valley, so the game moves freely between the two and you are likely to see herds of elephant and buffalo migrating through, as well as kudu and impala, eland, roan and Lichtenstein's hartebeest. The bird viewing is also superb, with over 250 species including the rare white-winged babbling starlings and several types of waders and owls. It is a surprisingly rewarding safari experience, and one of the best places in Africa for game viewing from camp.

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the camp
elelphants in Lake Kazuni
elephants in Lake Kazuni

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