Niassa Province


Lake Niassa’s enormous body of fresh water shares boundaries with Malawi and Mozambique and is renowned as an exciting holiday destination.

The shores of the lake stretch an amazing 600km and is home to more than 1 000 species of fish. Set off on your African adventure it is the perfect off the beaten track destination. Take your time to discover this untouched natural region where only nature, the pristine shoreline and huge skies fill your vision. With unique views of the mountains surrounding the Great Rift Valley, this is a special conservation area is one of the largest and bio-diverse freshwater lakes and surrounds in the world.

The Manda Wilderness region lies in the remote Lago District of Niassa Province, northern Mozambique. It was here that The Manda Wilderness Community Trust was founded in the wake of a brutal civil war. The Project combines responsible tourism, grassroots practical help for isolated agrarian villages and a last chance to protect a pristine corner of real Africa. It aims to support conservation, community development and to lead conservation in one of Africa’s last true wildernesses, giving hope for their tomorrow.

As this region remains remote and undeveloped Niassa Province holds and provides spectacular numbers on Leopard, Roosevelt Sable, Cape Buffalo, Waterbuck and Lichtenstein Hartebeest within Manda Wilderness totalling 325 000 acres. Visitors here can rest assured of a truly memorable experience!

The camps are rustic yet comfortable and are located with phenomenal river and lake frontage providing guests with the ultimate African scenery. Long days are often complimented with beautiful sunsets, a spot of tiger fishing and the frequent calls of Hippo and Lion continuing deep into the night.