Shoebill Island Camp

Shoebill Island Camp

Rooms
Six tents and two reed chalets
Traveller's rating
Good (90%) From 6 reviews
Children
Best for ages 12+.
Open
All year

Please Note: Full management of the Bangweulu Wetlands has recently been taken over by the NGO African Parks, including management of Shoebill Island Camp. They have closed the property to undertake considerable renovations; we have been told the camp will be more of a safari-lodge style camp upon its reopening, which they are hoping will be in July 2017. The nearby airstrip is being raised so they camp will also be able to accommodate guests during the rainy season. Given the success of African Parks in other areas in Africa, we expect that their involvement will lead to a serious rejuvenation of the area, and a great new version of Shoebill Island.

Our view of Shoebill Island Camp

Shoebill Island Camp is a very simple bushcamp and is not luxurious by any means, however it is the perfect spot for travelers who have done other safaris before and want a completely different, offbeat experience. It is great for serious bird enthusiasts as well as those who wish to see the rare black lechwe and other plains game found in this area. It is usually best visited in combination with the camps in the nearby Kasanka National Park, Wasa Lodge and Luwombwa Lodge.

Shoebill Island Camp: Traveller ratings

Good(90%) From 6 travellers
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This movie is about the Bangweulu Wetlands and its wildlife.

Latest reviews of trips including Shoebill Island Camp

Shoebill Island Camp exceeded expectations
6-Jun to 28-Jun 15
Excellent Excellent
Shoebill Island Camp review
10-Oct to 23-Oct 14
Good Good
Shoebill Island Camp review
14-Jun to 23-Jun 14
Good Good
Shoebill Island Camp review
20-Oct to 6-Nov 13
Excellent Excellent
Remarkable wetlands, remarkable wildlife
24-May to 7-Jun 12
Good Good
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