Managed by African Parks, a partnership between African Parks and the Malawi Department of National Parks and Wildlife (DNPW). Majete Wildlife Reserve, proclaimed in 1955, is situated in the Lower Shire Valley, a section of Africa's Great Rift Valley, covering an area of 700 km². Vegetation is diverse, ranging from moist miombo woodland in the western hills, to dry savannah in the east with prominent thickets along the riverbanks.
The Campsite is part of African Parks reinstatement of Majete Wildlife Reserve through the re-location of many different animals into one of Malawi’s most attractive reserves. The Community Campsite enables visitors to take part in a variety of game-viewing activities while using the camping facilities situated just inside the Reserve. There are shady areas to park a vehicle and to pitch a tent or you can sleep on a deck under the brilliant stars of an African night.
There is drinking water and ablution blocks provide hot and cold water. A bbq/cooking area allows for self-catering and there is a communal area where visitors can swop game viewing tales as the sun sets. Visitors need to bring their own food.
The Campsite is run by villagers from the local community for whom this is a welcome income generating enterprise. A stay at the Majete Community Camp is a wonderful way to view game and contribute to the local economy.