Majete Wildlife Reserve is situated in the southern part of Malawi and covers about 700km² of hilly and rugged bush in the Lower Shire Valley. The eastern boundary of the park follows the fast-flowing Shire River. This wide river runs from Lake Malawi and flows south into the Zambezi River. As it flows through Majete Wildlife Reserve is passes over a series of rapids with large pods of hippo and groups of crocodiles.
African Parks took over the management of the reserve in 2012, as years of poaching had diminished the wildlife population. Almost 5,000 animals of 16 species have been reintroduced including black rhino, elephant, lion, leopard, cheetah, sable antelope, and buffalo. The restocking of the park has led to Majete becoming a 'Big Five' reserve, and Malawi's premier wildlife destination.
The reserve is also home to over 300 species of birds and birding can be done all year round.
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