The Wildlife Centre is Malawi’s leading environmental education facility. Over 25,000 school children participate in our environmental education programmes there each year.

Opening times

Open 365 days a year, 8am to 5pm. Christmas, Boxing and New Year’s Day late opening at 12 noon.  School groups are asked to please book ahead to avoid disappointment – call 0881 788999.

school student at Lilongwe Wildlife Centre


Wildlife tours

A one-hour tour to see some of our rescued residents and learn about wildlife and conservation efforts in Malawi.

Module delivery

Schools can choose from our seven modules, each of which has been developed in line with the national curriculum: wildlife welfare & conservation, deforestation, waste management, biodiversity, wildlife crime, human-wildlife conflict and climate change. New practical lessons are also available – try your hand at waste management, permaculture, tree planting, briquette making and measuring biodiversity. These can be combined with our existing modules or enjoyed as an independent activity.

Our tour guides and education officers are fully trained in their delivery, which also incorporates games and activities to bring the learning to life. Teachers are also provided with materials to continue the teaching back in the classroom, and there is the opportunity for some schools to receive follow-up visits from our education team.


Our amphitheatre and education areas mean that the Wildlife Centre is a great venue for events. Schools are invited to attend special events such as World Wildlife Day, World Environment Day and our annual Wildlife Quiz Championships.  Please contact us to find out more, or to be added to our mailing list.  Note that we also offer venue hire for graduation ceremonies.


Group Entry (10+):GovernmentGovernment (Parks/WESM member)Local privateInternational
Nursery School265500
Primary School10070265500
Secondary School180150265500
Tertiary School215180360
Church group (Children)430500
Orphanages (Children)70

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