Fun and Activities in Cape Maclear

Thumbi View Lodge is the perfect base from where to organise fun activities in Cape Maclear. 

For those looking to sit back with a good book, we have our very own pool and sun loungers that overlook the beach, only metres from the water’s edge. With a bar and restaurant on-site, you have everything you need right here to enjoy the perfect holiday in Cape Maclear. 

But with Lake Malawi on your doorstep (quite literally!), Thumbi View Lodge guests can also enjoy a wide range of activities. This includes discounted rates on our kayak and snorkel gear, as well as sunset cruises on our catamaran.

Kayaking & Snorkelling

Hire our gear (or bring your own), and take a trip to the local islands, exploring the clear, blue waters of Cape Maclear.

Catamaran Cruises

Sit back and relax on our 18-foot catamaran for a full day, half day or sunset cruise with our experienced boatman, Morris!

Scuba Diving

Enjoy one of the best fresh-water scuba diving sites in the world, Lake Malawi. Our on-site scuba shop offers various PADI courses and fun dives.

Island Tours

Support local tour guides and take a boat to the surrounding islands, spending the day swimming, snorkelling and enjoying a bbq on the beach.

Swimming Pool

Located close to the bar, our stunning pool is the perfect place to enjoy a cold drink while watching the sunset.

Hiking Trails

Hike through the Lake Malawi National Park to see our indigenous bird species and get a great view of Cape Maclear.

Contact us now to book your activites in Cape Maclear!