Orbis Expeditions

UK Based Travel Specialist

The Warehouse, Prince of Wales Road, Kingsbridge, Devon, TQ7 1DY
Member Number: 2376060 Tel: 01548800694

Orbis Expeditions is a UK based Tour Operator working in School, Sport & Skills Sharing programmes to Malawi. Focused on providing hands-on and participatory field based workshops within local communities for School & University students. Orbis also works with Charities & Corporate groups for fundrasing expeditions and CSR partnerships. 

Where we operate

  • Malawi
  • Zambia

Activities offered

  • Accommodation
  • Beach Holidays
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Eco tourism
  • Cultural activities
  • Trekking


07 February 2020

Launch of The Orbis Rugby Challenge - Sport with a Purpose, Malawi

Rugby 7's star Ollie Phillips is heading to Malawi in September 2020 to host the inaugural Orbis Rugby Challenge and is looking for a team of 25 to join him. This is an amazing 7 day coaching expedition working with Rugby in Africa & the Bhubesi Pride Foundation, and our linked school on the shores of Lake Malawi. As a Sport with a Purpose expedition, the team will be aiming to raise funds for a specialist sports training facility for the local community.

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26 June 2019

Geographical Association Study Tour - Malawi 2020

 Orbis Expeditions are pleased to announce that the Geographical Association are running their annual trip to Malawi in 2020. Rich in Geographical features, Malawi is an ideal destination for Geography teachers to explore. The programme offers a chance to combine some adventurous travel, with cultural exchange, skills sharing and rural community projects. The itinerary will take in areas including the Tea Estates of Thyolo, Mulanje Mountain, Zomba Plateau, Lake Malawi & the Rainforests…

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04 April 2019

Join Dame Kelly Holmes to take on three incredible trail runs through Southern Malawi this October!

Join Dame Kelly Holmes to take on three incredible trail runs through Southern Malawi this October! In October 2019, Colonel Dame Kelly Holmes will be returning to Malawi to headline ‘The Orbis Challenge - Sport with a Purpose' event. Along with 30 international participants, Dame Kelly will undertake three hill & extreme trail challenges including a 25km ascent of Mount Mulanje, Central Africa’s highest free standing mountain, a 20km traverse of Zomba Plateau, the country’s old colonial capital, and a scenic 20km race along the shores of Lake Malawi, witnessing the beauty of Malawi’s stunning scenery.

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25 June 2018

Dame Kelly Holmes seeking teammates to run, cycle & kayak across Malawi for nutrition

Double Olympic Champion, British record holder and charity founder Dame Kelly Holmes, along with 20 teammates, will run, cycle and kayak across Malawi in support of improving nutrition.

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15 March 2018

Women’s Challenge Expedition

Orbis Expeditions are running their first ever Women’s only challenge programme this year. Challenge your perceptions of travel and join our 9 day expedition to head behind the scenes in Malawi.

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