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Crocodile Bushcamp
Crocodile Bushcamp
Crocodile Bushcamp
Crocodile Bushcamp

Reviews of Crocodile Bushcamp

Wildlife sightings and reviews

81 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Crocodile Bushcamp 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, 11 of our travellers have recorded their wildlife sightings at Crocodile Bushcamp.
Lion

50% success

Leopard

11% success

Wild dog

22% success

Elephant

100% success

Hippo

91% success

Zebra

90% success

Buffalo

82% success

Giraffe

45% success

Spotted Hyena

40% success

Roan antelope

20% success

Wildebeest

10% success

Eland

9% success

Aardvark

0% success

Pangolin

0% success

Sable antelope

0% success

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Arrival date
Dr B & Dr G
UK

"Crocodile Camp review"

3 nights Arrived 13 Aug 2008
"We stayed for three nights at Crocodile Camp. We walked there from Tafika, which included a river crossing by canoe, as our morning walk. It took about 4 hours to get there but we took a very winding route and stopped for tea and cake.

We did not see as much game at Crocodile Camp as at Chikoko or Tafika. However, our time there gave us an opportunity to learn how to identify plants, trees, bird calls, tracks and droppings! The highlights of our time at Crocodile were seeing male kudu very close and watching the elephants crossing the river.

Crocodile Camp is located on the bank of a dried-up river bed. We saw quite a lot of animals from camp including elephants, antelope and warthog.
The service, food and accommodation was great but more rustic than Tafika. The showers were heated by the sun in the day giving a warm evening shower.

We met some fun and interesting people at Crocodile and the numbers staying there ranged from just us to 6 people (the maximum). We had the same guide, Stephen, throughout our stay at the walking camps and this provided good continuity because he knew what we had already seen. Stephen was an excellent guide and we learnt an enormous amount from him.

The atmosphere is really relaxed at Crocodile. We started our morning walk early to avoid the sun. We'd normally walk from about 5.45 or 6 am to about 11am with a stop for tea. If we were out much beyond 11am, it began to get pretty hot when walking. Lunch was at about 12 and then everyone chilled out until tea and cakes at about 4pm. We'd then walk again from about 4.15 to 6pm. Dinner was at about 7.30pm. The terrain was not difficult to walk on because it was all flat but the grass was quite long in places." See all these reviews: 11n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr & Mrs G
EastEwell

"Crocodile Bushcamp review"

3 nights Arrived 5 Aug 2008
"A well set-up and located bushcamp. Very good food considering it is a bushcamp. Good area for guiding and seeing all the required wildlife.

An excelent choise for anyone wishing to enjoy bushcamping and walking in the wild especially in combination with Chikoko Bushcamp and the main camp of Tafika. Very experienced guides some of the best in the Luangwa area.

The highlight of the trip was getting to within 40 feet of a female liones." See all these reviews: 9n in Zambia; 4n in Rwanda; 1n in Kenya
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Good
The Rollers
New York

"Crocodile Bushcamp review"

2 nights Arrived 17 Jul 2008
"Again, Issac made this camp a special experience" See all these reviews: 12n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Lechwes
West Sussex

"Another lovely bushcamp"

2 nights Arrived 28 Jun 2008
"As above.
[Ed: the 'above' view, about Chikoko, commented: 'Its difficult to know how they do so well looking after you in the bush. Great.']

Game viewing and expertise excellent in all the above lodges. Its great to be away from the crowds." See all these reviews: 12n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Broadbilled roller
UK

"Crocodile Bushcamp review"

2 nights Arrived 19 Jun 2008
"We continued to be impressed with the standard of accommodation, food and staff at the camps. The fabrics used are a good contrast to Chikoko - blues and greens rather than browns, blacks, beiges and yellows.

We were able to look at a large herd of buffalo at different times one day. 500+

Walking seems to give us more time to stop and look.

Timing as we left Crocodile for Tafika was a little strange - we had been told that our river crossing was for 8.00 am and we were there for 7.45. Our bags, however, had not arrived. When the vehicle arrives on the Tafika side we cross and wait again. The bags eventually arrive at 9.00. Something in the communication had gone awry - the porters had crossed from Tafika at 7.00 so the earliest they would be back at the river crossing would be 9.00.... Carole did say that it would have been better for the guys at the camp to porter out our bags.... Anyway the flight was held.
" See all these reviews: 10n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Good
Ms L
Boston

"Crocodile"

1 night Arrived 2 Jun 2008
"I had loads of fun at Crocodile, thanks to having Isaac as a guide.

The food, like at Tafika, was fantastic.

The rooms are less posh than at Tafika, which is not surprising since the camp is not vehicle accessible." See all these reviews: 9n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr Baobab
Wimborne

"Crocodile Bushcamp review"

2 nights Arrived 17 Oct 2007
"Another excellent two days and nights." See all these reviews: 9n in Zambia; 8n in Zanzibar
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Dr J Alma
UK

""

2 nights Arrived 30 Sep 2007
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Excellent
Dr & Mrs S
Cheshire

"Excellent walking safari"

2 nights Arrived 22 Sep 2007
"Isaac (Zulu) an absolutely first rate guide. Support staff all very good, too." See all these reviews: 14n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Good
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Good
Ms A
S Newington

"Walking safari at Crocodile"

1 night Arrived 31 Aug 2007
"Crocodile camp was very comfortable, the rooms very tastefully laid out, and the food and staff excellent.

We were glad to have spent 7 nights altogether on safari with time to relax at each of the camps and lodge. We were able to really soak up the atmosphere and not feel rushed." See all these reviews: 9n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

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