The World List of Natural Sites of Tourist Attraction

Vwaza Marsh Game Reserve is a national game reserve in Malawi.

In contrast to the Nyika National Park on the Nyika Plateau, much of Vwaza is located on low-lying flat ground although the eastern side of the park is hilly. It is located to the southeast of the plateau and to the north of the floodplains of South Rukuru River and covers an area of 1,000 km2.

The park is characterised by Mopane and Miombo woodland and marshy wetlands which attracts a significant number of birds to the reserve.

Vwaza Marsh Game Reserve is rarely visited by many, largely due to poor road conditions and difficult terrain and inaccessibility.

The variation in animal number of species type may vary from season to season as they cross the border with the North Luangwa National Park in Zambia. Typically the reserve has large herds of Cape buffaloes and elephants, and a large variety of antelope including roan, greater kudu, Lichtenstein's hartebeest, eland and impala.

Vwaza Marsh Game Reserve Vwaza Marsh Game Reserve

Location: Malawi

The year of entering to the World List of Tourist Attractions:   2018

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