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Chikoko Tree Camp
Chikoko Tree Camp
Chikoko Tree Camp
Chikoko Tree Camp
Chikoko Tree Camp
Chikoko Tree Camp

Reviews of Chikoko Tree Camp

Wildlife sightings and reviews

107 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Chikoko Tree Camp and kindly agreed to share their thoughts. They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa

Wildlife sightings by our travellers
Starting in Jun-2018, 13 of our travellers have recorded their wildlife sightings at Chikoko Tree Camp.
Lion

67% success

Leopard

9% success

Wild dog

36% success

Hippo

100% success

Buffalo

85% success

Elephant

85% success

Zebra

85% success

Giraffe

73% success

Roan antelope

27% success

Spotted Hyena

25% success

Wildebeest

17% success

Eland

9% success

Pangolin

9% success

Sable antelope

9% success

Aardvark

0% success

Showing 11-20 of 107
Duration
Arrival date
Mr & Mrs S
Portsmouth

"Chkoko"

2 nights Arrived 30 Jun 2019
"A delightful place to stay with a lovely view of a small riverbed from the upstairs bedroom and the animals that wandered down to it, including baboons and a large group of giraffe. You would never know unless they told you that everything is set up at the start of the season and pulled down at the end, it is all very solid with wooden furniture that has to be carried in and out.

We had an excellent guide in Moffit for whom nothing was too much trouble and Amon was superb scout who shared his tracking skills on our search for lion.

The kitchen visit is not to be missed and the food was excellent; the vegetables come across from the main camp. We were left to imagine how the fridge is carried in and out every season - no easy task!

Smaller animals were also worth seeing - elephant shrew and a delightful small Scops owl which visited every evening while we were having dinner." See all these reviews: 7n in Zambia; 3n in Malawi; 1n in South Africa
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Sightings Report

Buffalo

1 sighting

Elephant

1 sighting

Giraffe

2 sightings

Hippo

6 sightings

Lion

2 sightings

Wild dog

1 sighting

Zebra

1 sighting

Mrs P
South Wales

"Real feeling of being in the bush"

2 nights Arrived 30 Jun 2019
"Lovely camp and beautifully appointed. Feels very remote" See all these reviews: 10n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr & Mrs D
Cambridge

"Wonderful walking at chikoko"

1 night Arrived 12 Jun 2019
"Love the stit houses, a beautiful setting. Saw many sights and signs, aardvark den, spoor and droppings, heard hyena and elephant." See all these reviews: 10n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Sightings Report

Giraffe

1 sighting

Hippo

2 sightings

Leopard

1 sighting

Lion

1 sighting

Pangolin

1 sighting

Roan antelope

1 sighting

Sable antelope

1 sighting

Spotted Hyena

1 sighting

Wild dog

1 sighting

Wildebeest

1 sighting

Zebra

2 sightings

Mr P.
Chilterns

"Chikoko Tree Camp review"

2 nights Arrived 27 Sep 2018
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Sightings Report

Buffalo

10 sightings

Elephant

10 sightings

Hippo

10 sightings

Lion

1 sighting

Roan antelope

10 sightings

Zebra

10 sightings

Mr G
California

"Chikoko Tree Camp review"

2 nights Arrived 11 Jul 2018
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr J & Ms M
Tasmania

"Chikoko Tree Camp review"

2 nights Arrived 11 Jun 2018
"Beautiful.

Excellent birdwatching around camp and while walking." See all these reviews: 8n in Zambia; 7n in Rwanda
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Sightings Report

Buffalo

10 sightings

Hippo

10 sightings

Lion

8 sightings

Spotted Hyena

10 sightings

Zebra

10 sightings

Mr H & Ms E
London

"Great two storey huts, amazing walking."

2 nights Arrived 13 Oct 2017
"The unusual two storey reed huts are a treat and the walking with Amon and Scout Renaldo was first class.

And saw cook Patson who we first met at Mwaleshi 19 years ago.

Lots of Elephant around, and Leopard kills in the trees. Also Giraffe and Lion." See all these reviews: 8n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr & Mrs R
Salisbury

"Room with a view"

2 nights Arrived 12 Oct 2017
"Difficult to pick a winner between Chikoko and Crocodile, and many people visit both.

With your first floor bedroom opening directly into the bush (just a bar there to avoid you falling out!), you may like us have the odd sensation of hearing an unidentified animal grazing outside on a moonless night and be completely unable to determine what it is.

The cook at Chikoko makes everything in a hole in the ground wood oven" See all these reviews: 8n in Zambia; 3n in Botswana; 2n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Dr & Mrs C
Henley

"lovely bush camp"

2 nights Arrived 23 Sep 2017
"It makes a change to be upstairs looking down on the wildlife.

Great walking." See all these reviews: 14n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Excellent
Mr & Mrs A
Bristol

"Chikoko Tree Camp review"

2 nights Arrived 1 Sep 2017
"This camp was our favourite. The rooms are built on stilts which provides incredible views across the bush from the bedroom.
The facilities are a little more basic than the other camps but if you don't mind the odd frog or snake in the bathroom it should not be missed.
The food again was amazing and we asked to visit the kitchen so we could see for ourselves how this was achieved. The chef was a delight and was very happy to show us around his kitchen. Fresh bread and cakes baked every day.
Amon was our guide again and he made our walks interesting and fun." See all these reviews: 16n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
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107 reviews of Chikoko Tree Camp by travellers since August 2007
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