Kaingo Camp

Kaingo Camp

Rooms
6 Chalets
Traveller's rating
Excellent (95%) From 108 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 108 travellers
Excellent
85
Good
20
Average
1
Poor
2
Terrible
0

Video of Kaingo Camp

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Short video about Elephant Hide Sleep Out which is a great place to see elephant during the day.
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A video of the Hippo Hide which is a great spot to watch hippos at close quarters.
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This video shows a typical walking safari organised by Kaingo Camp.
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This videos shows Kaingo Camp and it's facilities.

Latest reviews of trips including Kaingo Camp

Ebony forest magic
17-May to 24-May 14
Excellent Excellent
Stunning Location Overflowing with Wildlife
8-Oct to 24-Oct 13
Good Good
Fantastic Finaly with Kaingo
8-Oct to 24-Oct 13
Good Good
Superb location in the South Luangwa valley!
4-Oct to 12-Oct 13
Excellent Excellent
Superlative guiding at Kaingo
26-Sep to 10-Oct 13
Excellent Excellent
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