Kuti Community Wildlife Park is located just outside Salima in Central Malawi. The park is run by a non-profit trust whose aim is wildlife conservation with the help of the surrounding community around the park. The park boasts a variety of mammals which include giraffe, zebra, sable , impala, waterbuck and bushbuck. There are also hundreds of bird species that can be spotted amongst the varied habitat of woodlands, wetlands and savannah grasslands.
- Safari Drive - You have the option to self-drive or go on a guided safari drive. Guides can help you explore the beauty of the park and help you track down some of the animals in Kuti. Guides @ 10 US$ for 3 hours.
- Walks & Cycle – Various trails available to explore the park. Bicycles for hire @ 10 US$ per half-day.
- Birdwatching – Whilst exploring the park by yourself or with the help of a guide you will have the opportunity to spot some of the variety of birds on offer in the park.
Getting There :
- From Salima : Drive on the M14 west towards Lilongwe for about 3km (1.8 miles) until you see the sign for “Kuti Community Wildlife Park” on your right. Turn right onto the dirt road and follow it for about 5 km’s (3 miles) to the parks’ entrance. The dirt road is good and can be covered by normal vehicle in the dry season.
- From Lilongwe : Drive on the M14 east towards Salima. Just after you have passed the M5 intersection that goes north to Nkhotakota , you’ll see the sign and turnoff for Kuti on your left. Follow the dirt road for about 5 km’s (3 miles) to the parks’ entrance.
- Accommodation: Villas , A-frame Huts and camping (@ 10 US$pppn) are available. The accommodation is located inside the park , about 2 km (1.2 miles) from the entrance.
- Entrance Fees : 5 US$ per person per day.
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