How to find us

By Road. Nkhata Bay is 348KM from Lilongwe International airport and takes about 4 hours by car either Via Mzuzu or Via the Lakeshore Road


By Plane. You can fly into Lilongwe with Ethiopian Airways, Kenya Airways or South African Airways. From May 15th 2019 you can fly to Mzuzu from Lilongwe or Likoma and from there we can arrange to pick you up


By Bus There are buses from Lilongwe if travelling from the South or from The Malawi border to Mzuzu and then on to Nkhata Bay


By taxi –A taxi can be booked from Lilongwe or from the northern border near Karonga


Car Hire One of the best ways to see Malawi is to hire a car and drive yourself we recomend Pafe Car Hire 


There are now 2 boats to the north, south and the islands the MV Ilala and the MV Mwande


To Likoma The Ilala Ferry leaves Nkhata Bay every Tuesday afternoon


from Likoma The Ilala Ferry come to Nkhata Bay from the South every Sunday


To Tanzania – it is possible to get local boats to Mbamba Bay from Nkhata Bay


To Mozambique from Likoma you can travel to cobue in Mozambique




If you are driving to njaya here's a lovely Music video of the route all the way from Mzuzu to Njaya Lodge accompanying music from The Moods a fantastic reggae band courtesy of and Mattias