Monkey Bay
in Mangochi District of Southern Region, Malawi

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-14.082 and 34.917 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -14° 4' 56" and E 34° 54' 59"
Currency and Currency Code:
Kwacha - MWK
Spoken languages:
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 03:51 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Africa/Blantyre
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:47 am and 5:32 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
19.469 and -154.833 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Malawi in Eastern Africa

Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Malawi.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Malawi. Last Update: 2024-04-16 08:26:06

Delve into Monkey Bay

Monkey Bay in Mangochi District (Southern Region) with it's 11,619 habitants is a town located in Malawi about 76 mi (or 122 km) east of Lilongwe, the country's capital town.

Time in Monkey Bay is now 03:51 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Blantyre with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Monkey Bay. The closest airport in Malawi is Monkey Bay Airport in a distance of 0 mi (or 0 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Malawi is Lake Malawi National Park in a distance of 8 mi (or 13 km), North.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Mangochi, Salima, Dedza, Ntcheu and Lichinga. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 26°C / 80 °F

Morning Temperature 20°C / 68 °F
Evening Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Night Temperature 21°C / 70 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 53%
Air Pressure 1018 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 9 km/h (6 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 59% of sky
General Conditions Broken clouds

Wednesday, 17th of April 2024

26°C (79 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Thursday, 18th of April 2024

27°C (80 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Friday, 19th of April 2024

27°C (81 °F)
21°C (71 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Videos from this area

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1976 et 77 Malawi Lake Malawi, Monkey Bay, VHS10/1, Exotic Fish, Sun, Sand, Water, by HabariSalam

Published: March 09, 2014
Length: 49:48 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: HabariSalam

Tout Malawi ou Luangwa Valley , en recherchant avec "habarisalam+vhs10"


Published: November 07, 2012
Length: 00:44 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Laura Binda

Malawi 2011 - diario di viaggio di Laura Binda e Giacomo Pelizzari viaggio sul pick up dal club Makokola a Monkey Bay.

Cape Maclear Annie's Lodge

Published: December 18, 2014
Length: 02:12 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Peter Thompson

Launch of our new flagship Hotel, located on the shores of one of the most beautiful parts of Malawi...Cape Maclear Opening of our Flagship Lodge in the most beautiful location in Malawi. Malawi...

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Published: October 12, 2014
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: gelbesAeffchen

Yachting in Lake Malawi National Park, Africa

Published: June 05, 2013
Length: 47:50 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Davidsbeenhere

Check out our Malawi Country Guidebook here & David's Been Here presents a video of Lake...

Lake Malawi - Malawianstyle!

Published: May 31, 2012
Length: 18:23 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: malawianstyle

Video from some recent trips to Lake Malawi including Cape Maclear and Monkey bay. Wakeboarding, cliff jumps, snorkeling, fishing, boating and hanging out at Gecko's lounge all come as standard...

Mumbo Island

Published: June 09, 2012
Length: 19:06 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: malawianstyle

A video taken from Mumbo Island in Lake Malawi. Mumbo Island is a deserted tropical island amid Lake Malawi. With amazing underwater rocks, colorful cichlid fish and placid, clear water, it...

Tight Ass Tours Pick up Truck Monkey Bay

Published: August 21, 2010
Length: 51:40 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Craig Moore

Craig Moore Dave Norwoods Travel Reality Show Tight Ass Tours Africa Bus Ride pick up Truck Monkey Bay is a town in the Mangochi District in the Southern Region of Malawi. The town is on the...

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Attractions and noteworthy things

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Monkey Bay

Monkey Bay or Lusumbwe is a town in Mangochi which is in the Mangochi District in the Southern Region of Malawi. The town is on the shore of Lake Malawi and is one of the main ports on Lake Malawi. The population of Monkey Bay is estimated to be 14,591 as of 2008. Monkey Bay is 206 kilometres from Lilongwe, Malawi’s capital city, and 253 kilometres from Blantyre. With a population of about 500,000, Lilongwe is Malawi’s largest city.

Located at -14.0833, 34.9167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
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Populated places in Malawi, Lake Malawi

Popular in vicinity

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Lusumbwe, Monkey Bay, MYZ