Shumba Camp

Shumba Camp: Information from the owner

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Type Safari Lodge
No. of rooms 6
Last updated 19-Jun-2015

Main description of Shumba Camp

Shumba Camp: Facilities

Property facilities Pool
Room facilities Deck, En-Suite, Outside Shower
Available services Credit Card
Activities on site (some activities may be seasonal) Bird Watching, Boating, Game Drives, Game Viewing, Catch-and-release Fishing, Game Walks, Hot-air Ballooning

Room types at Shumba Camp

Shumba Camp - Family Tent

Shumba Camp - Family Tent

There is one family tent which sleeps four comfortably.

Shumba camp - Standard Tents

Shumba camp - Standard Tents

There are five twin bedded tents.

Activities at Shumba Camp

Shumba Camp - Boating

Shumba Camp - Boating

Early on in the season, the Busanga Plains are still covered in much water. A boating excursion during this time allows for exploration of the channels and their life.

Shumba Camp - Game drives

Shumba Camp - Game drives

On interpretive game drives in open vehicles, guests may view large numbers of plains game such as puku, red lechwe, buffalo and wildebeest and even perhaps the rare roan antelope. The famous lions of Kafue, cheetah and wild dog are also to be seen.

Shumba Camp - Guided night drives

Shumba Camp - Guided night drives

Led by a knowledgeable guide, night drives offer a glimpse into Busanga Plains’ unique, nocturnal world. A diverse range of species may be seen at night, including genet, civet, owls and occasionally the elusive leopard.

Shumba Camp - Hot Air Balloon Safari

Shumba Camp - Hot Air Balloon Safari

Nowhere else in Zambia can you take to the skies in such style. Gaze over scenic splendour, watch hippo playing far below and fly eye-to-eye with an eagle. This experience (complimentary for guests who stay three nights or more) ends with a champagne breakfast. (Available from August to October)

Shumba Camp - Specialist birding safari

Shumba Camp - Specialist birding safari

Boasting 491 species, including the endemic Chaplin's barbet, birding enthusiasts will be spoilt for choice on a specialist birding safari. The area is also alive with rollers, bee-eaters, kingfishers, herons and large flocks of storks, to name a few.