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Luwi Bushcamp
Luwi Bushcamp
Luwi Bushcamp
Luwi Bushcamp
Luwi Bushcamp
Luwi Bushcamp

Reviews of Luwi Bushcamp

Wildlife sightings and reviews

38 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Luwi 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 May-2018, 1 of our travellers have recorded their wildlife sightings at Luwi Bushcamp.
Lion

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Leopard

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Wild dog

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Elephant

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Hippo

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Aardvark

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Buffalo

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Eland

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Giraffe

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Pangolin

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Roan antelope

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Sable antelope

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Spotted Hyena

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Wildebeest

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Zebra

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Mr T
Hertfordshire

"Luwi Bushcamp review"

2 nights Arrived 8 Sep 2008
"Theresa and Paul combined to make this a really nice stay, but again, the abiding memories are thanks to the animals - to hear a lion roaring just yards from the room at 4.30 am is truly awesome as the saying goes." See all these reviews: 12n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr G
Oxfordshire

"First bush camp - Luwi"

4 nights Arrived 22 Aug 2008
"After seeing all the animals from the safari drives based from Kapani it was awesome to be able to see the animals and country from a different perspective on foot. Thoroughly enjoyed the walking safaris and the knowledge of our guide (Sam) under the watchful eye of our scout (John).

The second nights escapades are a great example of the amazing sitings we had, following sun downers and hitting the showers we suddenly got a call of the wild from the local Lion pride. Not everyone can say there first lion siting was with shampoo in their hair.

Fantastic food and service, Rosie one of our hosts only helped to make our stay more comfortable. Thankyou to all at Luwi." See all these reviews: 10n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Paul
North Yorkshire

"Great - superb for walk and drive safaris"

2 nights Arrived 9 Aug 2008
"This was the first taste of bush camp and we were thrilled by it all. Had some close encounters with animals which were thoroughly enjoyable and had superb guide Sam (sometimes seemed a little touchy) but his humour was overriding feature.

Everyone so thoughtful and helpful.

Food/rooms all great." See all these reviews: 14n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr N
Southampton

"Luwi Bushcamp review"

2 nights Arrived 26 Jun 2008
"Lovely initimate atomosphere. We had the camp to ourselves on the first night. Terese was the best hostess of the tour and Luwi provided the highest level of service, Jason in particular was outstanding.

Sam was the best guide in that he had an interactive style which encouraged active engagement of us.

The second evening ws enlivened by the arrival of a Channel 5 "Rough Guide" film crew. Norman Carr representatives (Christina and Dave) were most solictitous about the Intrusion of the film crew but we enjoyed it as an addition dimension to our stay." See all these reviews: 11n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

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

"Middle of nowhere - great!"

2 nights Arrived 12 Jun 2008
"The rooms were quite 'rustic' but enhanced the experience greatly.

Sam the guide was excellent (recurring theme) and we had some wonderful sitings including leopard, huge crocadile and large bull Elephant. And not forgetting the ancient Baobab tree.

The walks were very informative and thoroughly enjoyable. Staff also arranged candle lit dinner for us - thank you." See all these reviews: 11n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Good
Mr Firefinch
UK

"Four Outstanding Wildlife Sightings at Luwi"

3 nights Arrived 24 Oct 2007
"Our comfortable reed and thatch chalet built round a large mahogany tree looked out across an open area with the dried up Lubi River in the distance. Four highlights stand out from our stay at Luwi:

• observing on our morning walks the profusion of hippos and crocodiles in the nearby lagoon with the wide variety of water birds;

• seeing a pair of lionesses who climbed into a tree to feast on an impala which had been caught earlier by a leopard (we felt very sorry for the leopard whose hard-earned dinner had been stolen);

• finding a pennant winged nightjar, sitting on the sand at the roadside which was then ably spotlighted by our scout as it flew up displaying the spectacular streamers attached to its wings;

• observing a pack of twelve wild dogs eating a young bushbuck that they had just killed – they were spotted as we were eating breakfast so everybody jumped into two vehicles to drive off, so that we could see these rare mammals at very close quarters.

On our final morning at Luwi we set out early to walk to Nsolo. The great virtue about walking in the bush is that it gives a new perspective on the wildlife, particularly the small details that cannot be seen so readily from a vehicle – particularly tracks and droppings and the trees with their flowers and fruits." See all these reviews: 11n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mrs S R
London

"First time on safari"

2 nights Arrived 18 Oct 2007
"This was our first camp - in fact our first time in Africa and first safari - so we had no idea what to expect. I think the usual route is Kapani first and then the camps but I was pleased we were plunged into camp life. The accommodation was really comfortable and the food was so good.

We particularly enjoyed the extended walks between the camps in this case Lewi to Nsolo. The safari walks are different and the between camp walks are an opportunity to exercise a little.

Walking safaris are not for keen walkers who want to clock up the miles. They are a way of really seeing the bush at first hand.

It was nice just to be able to sit outside our hut in the afternoons and see animals and birds in their natural state." See all these reviews: 12n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Good
Service:
Good
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Good
Mr F
Denmark

"Review of Luwi Bushcamp"

2 nights Arrived 29 Sep 2007
"Excelllent see previous comments" See all these reviews: 10n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

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