Experience the Warm Heart of Africa and help us with our Guest Lodge on Lake Malawi



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  • Description


    Come help us with our unique guest house on Lake Malawi, owned by two South Africans. We started the lodge last year in 2017. We have 10 rooms we let out to travelers from around the world. We encourage a relaxed environment with positive vibes and good company.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Helping with Tourists

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Come and experience first hand the many cultures of Malawi. Malawian people are of the Bantu origin and comprise of many different ethnic groups, including, Chewa, Nyanja, Yao, Tumbuka, Lomwe, Sena, Tonga, Ngoni, Ngonde, Asian and European.

    Malawi is often called the "Warm Heart of Africa." because of the warmth and friendliness of the people.

    What makes us unique, is that we are based on the Southern part of the lake, neighboring the Malawi Navy, as well as the port for the only far distant passenger ferry, the Ilala. Workawayers can see up close the many vessels that occupy Monkey bay Harbour.

    We are also on the boundry of one of Malawi's National Parks, so a short walk away to exploring the National Park and all its bird and animal life.

    We are also a short walk away to traditional fishing villages along side the lake, where one can experience first hand the unaltered lifestyle of Malawian fishermen.

  • Help


    Workawayers will help us organize the daily activities for guests, such as boat trips, kayaking and snorkeling. Workawayers can also help us with providing information on the area and things to do, and how to get around.

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    Languages spoken


  • Accommodation


    A Private room, with a double bed, cupboard space, bedside table and reading lamp, mosquito net, and basin in room with a separate shared bathroom.

    We provide 3 meals a day and 2 staff drinks after shift.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Workawayers can enjoy water activities including kayaking, fishing, sailing and snorkeling at no cost, as we provide all the equipment, and we can organise scuba diving at a discounted rate from one of our neighbouring lodges. Visit the islands, traditional fishing villages, the well known Cape Maclear or Liwonde national park. Local transport is available, and the use of a work vehicle can be arranged for day trips at no cost to the workawayer.

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    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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