Accommodation feedback (July/Aug 2017)

Don writes: We stayed at Big Blue, Nkhata Bay, in July 2017 and although very friendly, secure and a good location, it was very run-down. There was no running water so the staff delivered buckets for cooking, laundry, etc. - and the site is right by the lake for swimming. There was no wi-fi. Access … Continue reading Accommodation feedback (July/Aug 2017)


News from Usisya Beach Eco-Lodge

Daniela Kartscher, owner-manager of Usisya Beach Eco-Lodge, writes: I wanted to let you know that Usisya Beach Eco-Lodge, in the village of Usisya, the first ferry stop on the MV Ilala as it heads north of Nkhata Bay (see p280 of the 7th edition), has experienced several new developments in recent months. The temporary grass huts mentioned … Continue reading News from Usisya Beach Eco-Lodge

New private ferry service on Lake Malawi

Thanks to 6th edition updater Sean Connolly to alerting me to this new private ferry service Sute Lake Safaris operating out of Nkhata Bay. Its timetable is as pasted in below, and you can also contact it though the website or facebook page TIMETABLE Monday:  Departs Chipoka 08:00 Arrival in Nkhotakota: 14:00 Departs Nkhotakota 15:00 Arrival in Likoma … Continue reading New private ferry service on Lake Malawi