Majete national reserve
Majete national reserve stands to be one of Malawi’s most popular national reserve, the reserve is situated in the south Western Malawi. The park happens to be Malawi’s on big five national reserve, the reserve was created as a conservation area In the year 1955 but by the year 1970 and 1980, the numbers of wildlife in the reserve drastically went down, this was resulting from frequent poaching activities by the locals of hunted down wildlife at Majete national reserve. Majete wildlife reserve trees were also being felled and cut down for making charcoal a major fuel used in the country. After all environmentally negative impactful activities done at reserve, there seemed not to be hope for Majete nation reserve as more and more land was being encroached on whilst the gruesome environment activities that were already being committed in the national park.
In the year 2003, there seemed redemption for this dying national reserve, after a private organization responsible for restoring national parks across Africa was awarded the tender to manage majete national reserve, a process that took nearly three years to come to a conclusion with. Later san park started by reclaiming all the lands that was taken over by the locals/ the local community. San parks the private organization that took over the affairs the reserve started restocking wildlife that was lost. Rhinos were reintroduced in 2006, lions in 2012and giraffes in 2017 and cheetahs in 2019, the reserve now stands to hold great numbers of wildlife to mention elephants, buffaloes, leopards, antelopes kobs, elands duikers, sables monkeys, nyala, hippos, water bucks crocodiles among others.
Majete national reserve has thrived to the extent that elephants numbers increased so tremendously that they were even taken to another national park to supplement on the population. San parks has pretty much done an incredible job to the extent that the lives of the locals have remarkably improved, some of the positive impacts of the parks restoration range from creation of jobs for locals, formation or organization that help create awareness and also improve education with the local population.
Majate also over the years seen increment on visitors who make their way to the park to experience the awesome national reserve with the big five as the most sought after wildlife species.
Accommodation in majete nation reserve
To make sure the visitors who make their way to this beautiful national reserve, there anumber of accommodation facilities that have been geared to make sure the visitors have a memorable stay . The safari lodges include: Mkulumadzi which is aluxury lodge, Ng’ona lodge, thawele lodge. Among others.