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The Cathedral on Likoma Island

Visit St Peter's Cathedral

Visit St Peter's Cathedral, Malawi

We definitely recommend taking a stroll or a boat trip over to the "town" and visiting the huge St. Peter's Cathedral which was built in 1905 by missionaries. If you are lucky enough to be here on a Sunday, attending a service at the cathedral and hearing the choir's beautiful singing is an unforgettable experience. Guests are also invited to visit the local school where Kaya Mawa sponsor many of the pupils through their "Island Child" project.

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Other experiences in Likoma Island & Mozambique Lakeshore

These activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences around where you're staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident's eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can suggest tours and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the local ways of life.

  • Lake Malawi

    Watch the Local Choir & Dance Group

    Likoma Island & Mozambique Lakeshore

    Kaya Mawa is frequently visited by a local choir and Malipenga and Chioda dancing teams. The Malipenga (male) and Chioda (female) dance team are an integral part of Malawi culture. Feathers in caps, socks pulled up to the knees, the haunting trumpeting of the calabash tells the story of colonial days gone by.