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Kafue National Park
Kafue National Park
Kafue National Park
Kafue National Park
Kafue National Park

Kafue is Zambia's largest national park.

Explore Kafue's permanent rivers by boat...

Lions are widespread all over the park.

Leopards are common in the forest areas.

...or do a game drive that extends into the night.

Kafue National Park

Map of Kafue National Park's main safari camps and lodges

Map of Kafue National Park

Kafue National Park reference map

Reference map

Google map of Kafue

This map shows the scattering of safari camps and lodges in Kafue National Park. Read more about them by clicking the blue markers, and following the links in the bubbles to more details, or a closer view.

Safaris visiting Kafue

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Defassa Waterbuck Safari

9 days • 3 locations • 1 country

Stay in three intimate, owner-run camps during this exploration of Kafue National Park. Remote locations, true wilderness and a range of activities make for a real adventure off the beaten track.

Visiting Kafue

US$8,240 - US$8,670 per person

Read more about the Defassa Waterbuck Safari


Purple Roller Safari

8 days • 2 locations • 1 country

Explore the varied habitats and terrain of Kafue National Park with stays in two wonderfully remote bushcamps: sister camps that offer access to both the centre of the park and the wildlife-rich Busanga Plains.

Visiting Kafue

US$8,790 - US$9,320 per person

Read more about the Purple Roller Safari

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Where to stay in Kafue

Our suggestions for safari camps in Kafue National Park

Musekese Camp

Musekese Camp

Musekese is a small owner-run tented camp, offering great guiding and a high degree of personal service in a stunning wilderness area, with modest game.

95% (39 reviews)
Busanga Bushcamp

Busanga Bushcamp

Busanga Bushcamp is a small but comfortable tented bushcamp (max 8 guests) which makes a great base for a wildlife safari to the Busanga Plains.

93% (20 reviews)
KaingU Lodge

KaingU Lodge

KaingU Lodge, in the centre of the southern part of Zambia's vast Kafue National Park, is in a great location for exploring this section of the Kafue River

91% (14 reviews)
Shumba Camp

Shumba Camp

Shumba is a high-spec camp built on a tree island in the magical Busanga Plains. It opens in May, when the birdlife is particularly amazing; as the dry season progresses, the game can become remarkable.

96% (14 reviews)
Ntemwa Busanga Camp

Ntemwa Busanga Camp

Ntemwa Busanga Camp is a simple but comfortable camp on the southern tip of the Busanga Plains which combines well with its sister camp, Musekese.

98% (12 reviews)
Chisa Busanga Camp

Chisa Busanga

Opened in mid 2021, Chisa Busanga Camp is a beautifully designed, small, intimate and rustic camp.

96% (5 reviews)
Mukambi Safari Lodge

Mukambi Safari Lodge

Mukambi Safari Lodge is a solidly built, comfortable property just off the main road from Lusaka, making it one of the most convenient camps in Kafue.

80% (3 reviews)
Mukambi Plains Camp

Mukambi Plains Camp

Mukambi Plains Camp is a rustic, tented property located in the middle of the vast Busanga Plains in Kafue National Park.

70% (2 reviews)
Fig Tree Camp

Fig Tree Camp

Fig Tree camp is in the centre of Kafue National Park, and in addition to having a stunning location is well placed to start or end your trip in the park.

100% (1 review)
Ila Safari Lodge

Ila Safari Lodge

Ila Safari Lodge is a comfortable lodge just outside Kafue National Park, with convenient access from Lusaka.

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Our travellers’ wildlife sightings in Kafue

This is their success for sightings in Kafue National Park. Click on a species for more detail. How we work this out.


98% success


92% success


87% success


69% success


62% success


52% success

Roan antelope

51% success

Sable antelope

49% success


33% success


24% success

Spotted Hyena

17% success

Wild dog

10% success


7% success


6% success


2% success


0% success

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