Hospital in Vilankulo

SOS Netcare 911

This new, well-equipped medical clinic has pharmacy, dentist, laboratory and modern facilities. It can handle minor surgeries and can also assist with arrangements for medical evacuation to South Africa or elsewhere…
Tourist Information in Mulanje

Mulanje Infocentre

The best source of information about hiking on Mt Mulanje and beyond, with helpful staff and documentation. They can book the Mulanje forestry huts and organise guides and porters, as well as tours to local waterfal…
Travel Agency in Blantyre

Jambo Africa

A great one-stop shop for travel tickets, car hire, excursions and accommodation, Jambo owns a park lodge and two self-catering cottages on the lake. It has a second office next to the Shree Hindu Temple.
Tourist Information in Blantyre

Tourist Office

In a cottage-like tax building dating to 1939, this small office covers the whole country. It stocks a few leaflets and maps, sells wall maps of Malawi (MK5000), and can offer enthusiastic, though not always particu…
Tourist Information in Pemba


Efficient, knowledgeable and a good first stop. It gives free information on Pemba and elsewhere in northern Mozambique, helps with accommodation and flight bookings, and can organise everything from dhow safaris to…
Tourist Information in Livingstone

Zambia Tourism

Mildly useful and can help with booking tours and accommodation, but Jollyboys and Fawlty Towers have all the information you need.
Tourist Information in Lilongwe

Tourist Office

Between Pep and Game, this government office has brochures and sells detailed maps of Lilongwe, Blantyre and Mzuzu (MK500). Information is minimal; you’re better off at a travel agency.
Tourist Information in Maputo

Instituto Nacional de Hidrografia e Navegação

Coastal and maritime maps (cartas náuticas) and tide tables (tabelas de marés); at the capitania (port office) behind the white Safmar building near the port.
Hospital in Blantyre

Mwaiwathu Private Hospital

For private medical consultations and blood tests (including for malaria), this hospital, east of the city centre, is good. A consultation is MK8000; all drugs and treatments are extra.
Travel Agency in Lusaka


Perhaps the most popular agency in Zambia (with other offices in Ndola, Chingola and Kitwe), Voyagers arranges flights and hotel reservations, and partners with Europcar for car hire.