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Nature Sanctuary

#4 of 19 things to do in Lilongwe Features Animals
Kenyatta Road, Lilongwe, Malawi
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Nice place to spend a morning, but not great

Two of us went to visit the nature sanctuary and got a guide for the hike. She carried a gun almost... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2016
A place to view wild animals within the city

The place is ideal in terms of location, being almost in the middle of town. It offers a number of... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2016
Lilongwe, Malawi
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Kenyatta Road, Lilongwe, Malawi
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Reviewed 7 December 2016

Two of us went to visit the nature sanctuary and got a guide for the hike. She carried a gun almost bigger than her, I guess in case of poachers. We saw a lot of birds and butterflies. The whole place is a bit rundown....More

Thank SATraveler222
Reviewed 14 November 2016

The place is ideal in terms of location, being almost in the middle of town. It offers a number of attractions including visiting wild animals although the range is a bit limited and also has a dining facility which offers reasonable priced food. It had...More

Thank lytonz
Reviewed 22 October 2016

I visited the sanctuary numerous times over the summer and although it serves an excellent purpose to educate local children and adults about the importance of nature, it is a bit run down. The reception in particular where a lot of information and specimens are...More

Thank Eleanor C
Reviewed 1 July 2016

The tour of this animal rehab. place was worthwhile. The tour guide knows his facts & speaks clearly. I thought the amount of animals I saw was sufficient. Lots of monkeys, that interesting python, and the two babes along with us on the tour. Really...More

Thank Howard F
Reviewed 17 May 2016

There were not alot of animals to see because they release many back into the wild when they have been rehabilitated. It was good to leaencourage that there is a place where the animal welfare is priority over making them a zoo spectacle. The sanctuary...More

Thank Laurel C
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Have been guided around by an university student, who really believed in witchcraft. lived there from 2006-2008

Thank Mersko
Reviewed 21 January 2016

we like different things dont be discouraged you might like it. its a good place to seat down as you wait on something alright

Thank youracne
Reviewed 12 January 2016

The nature sanctuary is a great getaway in town for both adults and kids; checking out animals and surroundings but also a nice place for a lunch or dinner as a family group where the possibility for the children to play around.

Thank Mario Koenig N
Reviewed 16 November 2015

There is hardly anything to see and the place is very run down and so unkept. The animals are few and far between. Accommodation is very basic here with nothing special. Food was not all that either.

Thank BwanaSam
Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

Right in Lilongwe (which is vague since Lilongwe is so spread out) is nestled this wildlife sanctuary, play area and restaurant. Wounded animals are prepared for return to nature in most cases. This is a good place to prepare for a more extensive safari. The...More

Thank jimspahn
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