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Domwe Island Adventure Camp

Domwe Island, Malawi, Cape Maclear, Lake Malawi National Park 48, Malawi
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Reviewed yesterday

Seven of us stayed for a night at this wonderful getaway island. We stayed for a few days in Cape McClear and kayaked from the town with Kayak Africa who run the camp. It took us 45 minutes and was great fun. The camp consists...More

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Reviewed October 12, 2017

My husband and I stayed here for 3 nights in Sep-Oct 2017. We brought our own tent and camping stuff (borrowed from friends) but it didn’t feel like we were camping because everything was so easy. The island felt like paradise, so relaxing! Joseph and...More

1  Thank Eloise P
Reviewed September 15, 2017

I visited Domwe with my older mother, husband, three year old son and I was 6 months pregnant at the time. While some of the paths and up and down to kitchens was tricky for my mother and I, it was a negligable issue as...More

1  Thank Cheetahpen
Response from Tracey B, Public Relations Manager at Domwe Island Adventure CampResponded February 5, 2018

Hi I think your friends may have been talking about the trails around Mumbo Island rather than Domwe Island, as we have never had a trail going around Domwe. Unfortunately the only trail so far is the one you refer to which takes one up...More

Reviewed June 19, 2017

Set on an island off Cape Maclear this is an outstanding adventure camp set amongst the rocks It is a basic camp and we were staying in basic tents with a couple of shared toilets and a single shared shower but this is all irrelevant...More

1  Thank Mindenhof
Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

There are two islands one can stay on when visiting Cape Maclear, Domwe and Mumbo. Domwe is the less pricy option but it had all the amenities we needed. The accommodation is on stilted wooden platforms. The beds are comfy and the view of the...More

2  Thank Fuzzwana
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$25 - $80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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$25 - $80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Traveler (32)
Pool & Beach (13)
Room & Suite (9)
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"Be sure to ask for a tent with a sea view, otherwise you may get a "tree view""
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"All tented accommodation is great ... choose the deck closest to the kitchen for great views. Tented..."
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"choose a self camp spot on the water. AMAZING!"
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"We brought our own tent, but you can also rent a tent from the island (I think it is a 4 man tent). There are..."
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