Chiawa Camp

Chiawa Camp

9 tents
Traveller's rating
Excellent (97%) From 51 reviews
Best for 12+
Mid-April to Mid-November

Chiawa Camp is situated on the banks of the Zambezi River, beneath a grove of mahogany trees in the heart of Zambia’s game-rich Lower Zambezi National Park. Opened by the Cumings family in 1989, Chiawa was the first camp in the park and is still run by a member of the family, Grant Cumings, who is very hands on. Over the years, the camp has evolved in size and comfort to a high degree of understated luxury.

Our view of Chiawa Camp

In many ways, we think Chiawa is one of the best, and best-run, camps in Africa. The service and food are top-notch, with a team who tend to go out of their way to make everyone feel comfortable – and left us feeling that nothing was too much trouble. The camp manages to be luxurious, while still feeling homely and welcoming, a balance that can be difficult to get right. A good complement of excellent guides and a flexible attitude towards activities means that guests will usually get to do what they want, more or less when they want. We love it.

Rooms at Chiawa Camp


Chiawa Camp: Traveller ratings

Excellent(97%) From 51 travellers

Video of Chiawa Camp

This movie is about Chiawa Camp and Old Mondoro Bushcamp.

Latest reviews of trips including Chiawa Camp

Luxury on the Lower Zambezi
17-Sep to 4-Oct 15
Excellent Excellent
Beautiful Chiawa
30-Jun to 13-Jul 15
Excellent Excellent
Chiawa Camp review
20-Jun to 4-Jul 15
Excellent Excellent
Great Camp in a Fantastic Park
1-Jun to 21-Jun 15
Excellent Excellent
lived up to expectations
1-May to 12-May 15
Excellent Excellent
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