University Student Comes to us for his On-Site Training

2017-08-21T15:35:05+00:00September 17th, 2015|Domwe Island, Kayak Africa, Mumbo Island|

Kayak Africa are very happy to have a new trainee in Hotel Management seconded to us to do his on-site work experience with our company. Patrick Chipisa is staying with us for five months before [...]

Mumbo Island one of Africa’s Top 50 Sustainable Lodges

2017-08-21T15:32:51+00:00April 13th, 2015|Awards, Kayak Africa, Mumbo Island|

Mumbo was recently chosen chosen as one of the Top 50 sustainable lodges in Southern Africa in a new book titled "Africa's Finest". Mumbo is featured in a gorgeous double page spread in the newly-published [...]

Kayak Africa Runs a Kayaking Course for St Andrews School

2017-08-22T17:48:05+00:00February 6th, 2015|Kayak Africa|

Saint Andrews Primary School is an international private school based in Blantyre. They recently booked with Kayak Africa to do a two day kayaking course for forty-eight students. Our kayak guides, Edward, Fred, Cleartone and [...]

Kayak Africa CoOrdinates Fire Fighting in Cape Maclear

2017-08-21T15:30:57+00:00October 21st, 2014|Cape Maclear, Community, Kayak Africa|

A number of lodges, cottages and the Billy Riordan Clinic in Cape Maclear have clubbed together to purchase a high pressure water pump and long hose to fight fires in our local village. Because the [...]

We donate a huge bale of clothes to around 300 Local Orphans

2017-08-21T15:30:03+00:00June 2nd, 2014|Community, Kayak Africa|

In the previous four years, we have made clothes for the orphans looked after by Vision, a local man who runs an informal, but vital, feeding scheme for vulnerable children. This year, instead of using [...]

Kayak Africa supports Mission Malawi 5 Cycle Expedition

2017-08-21T15:23:42+00:00June 1st, 2013|Community, Events, Kayak Africa|

In May this year, Kayak Africa put together and supported the fifth Mission Malawi Cycle Tour. Mission Malawi is a biannual charity challenge raising money for HIV/Aids projects run by ActionAid in Malawi, Mozambique and [...]

Kayak Africa a finalist in three categories of Imvelo Awards

2017-08-21T14:54:31+00:00August 18th, 2011|Awards, Kayak Africa, Mumbo Island|

The Kayak Africa team was thrilled at the nomination of our Mumbo Island Camp as a finalist in three categories at the recent 2011 Imvelo Awards for Responsible Tourism. The three categories were: Best overall [...]

Expedition up the northern Tanzanian shore of Lake Malawi

2017-08-21T14:43:07+00:00May 2nd, 2011|Kayak Africa|

Kayak Africa completed a successful lake expedition covering approximately 1160 km in our faithful old wooden boat, Nankapakapa. The two American guests were treated to three days kayaking along the Livingstone Mountains on the Tanzanian [...]

Home made pasta (and a new home industry) on the island!

2017-08-21T14:40:36+00:00January 28th, 2011|Community, Kayak Africa|

The latest great innovation on Mumbo Island is the making of home made, fresh pasta in our island kitchen. Our innovative island manager, Mare, managed to procure two pasta machines from friends who no longer [...]