Kaingo Camp

Kaingo Camp

Rooms
6 Chalets
Traveller's rating
Excellent (95%) From 111 reviews
Children
Best for 12+
Open
20 May to 31 Oct

The well-established Kaingo Camp overlooks the Luangwa River from beneath an old grove of ebony trees. Owned by Derek Shenton and his family, it’s one of the few owner-run camps remaining in South Luangwa National Park. Derek still heads up the team and is frequently in camp guiding, and his very engaging wife, Jules, is also involved,.

Our view of Kaingo Camp

If there is a ‘cookie-cutter template’ for a safari camp, Derek and Jules have always ignored it; Kaingo operates with a style of its own – which we find a refreshing change. It’s a welcoming camp, very informal and with a very relaxed feel. We’ve found the service to be personal, the guides engaging and knowledgeable, and the game activities well organised and productive. We love having three activities a day, and the enthusiasm that goes into these, and the hides add an extra dimension to a safari here, especially for keen photographers.

Rooms at Kaingo Camp

Hanada Project

Kaingo Camp: Traveller ratings

Excellent(95%) From 111 travellers
Excellent
88
Good
20
Average
1
Poor
2
Terrible
0

Video of Kaingo Camp

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This video shows Kaingo Camp and it's facilities.
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Short video about the Elephant Hide at Kaingo Camp.
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See the Hippo Hide at the Kaingo Camp - a great place to spot hippos.
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See a typical day on safari with Shenton Safaris.
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The Bird Hide is a great spot for watching nesting carmine bee eaters.

Latest reviews of trips including Kaingo Camp

Our favourite camp
7-Jul to 20-Jul 14
Excellent Excellent
Wonderful relaxed camp, great service.
19-Jun to 28-Jun 14
Excellent Excellent
Kaingo Camp review
19-Jun to 28-Jun 14
Excellent Excellent
Ebony forest magic
17-May to 24-May 14
Excellent Excellent
Stunning Location Overflowing with Wildlife
8-Oct to 24-Oct 13
Good Good
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