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Mwamba Bushcamp
Mwamba Bushcamp
Mwamba Bushcamp
Mwamba Bushcamp
Mwamba Bushcamp
Mwamba Bushcamp
Mwamba Bushcamp
Mwamba Bushcamp

Reviews of Mwamba Bushcamp

Wildlife sightings and reviews

125 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Mwamba 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, 14 of our travellers have recorded their wildlife sightings at Mwamba Bushcamp.
Lion

100% success

Leopard

93% success

Wild dog

45% success

Buffalo

100% success

Elephant

100% success

Giraffe

100% success

Hippo

100% success

Spotted Hyena

100% success

Zebra

100% success

Wildebeest

93% success

Eland

50% success

Roan antelope

13% success

Aardvark

0% success

Pangolin

0% success

Sable antelope

0% success

Showing 121-125 of 125
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Arrival date
Ms S Southampton
UK

"Camp fire chats at Mwamba"

3 nights Arrived 23 Oct 2007
"Mwamba is a smaller camp to Kaingo but more intimate. Gail was a good host and had some great stories to tell. Ian, our guide, was knowledgeable and on both nights I was there found us a lion kill to watch on the night drive. Food was excellent and I enjoyed the chats afterwards by the campfire." See all these reviews: 7n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

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

"Mwamba Bush Camp review"

2 nights Arrived 19 Oct 2007
"A very comfortable and interesting two days and nights at a camp which is perfectly located for game viewing, even when you are sitting outside your hut or having lunch. I liked the after-drive breakfasts very much.

Although the viewing was very much centred around the lions in the area we saw a great deal of the other wildlife with a wonderful walk to Kaingo Camp through the Fairy Tale Ebony Forest to finish off." 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
Mr L Chequer
UK

"What a great little gem in the bush!"

3 nights Arrived 19 Sep 2007
"Ian and Gail do a terrific job -- with limited facilities. Experience shows!

Huts are terrific and stood up to close encounters with munching elephants. Everything we said about Kaingo applies here." See all these reviews: 12n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Ms M & Mrs M
Herts

"One night in the bush"

1 night Arrived 12 Sep 2007
"We were pleased to have only spent one night at Mwamba. We were probably depressed at leaving Tena and too excited about seeing Derek and Jules at Kaingo to settle in properly.

The camp was wonderful, though the Caterer, Gale, came across as more of a guest than a member of staff. This is not a criticism, merely an observance." See all these reviews: 10n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Excellent
Dr M
Oakham

"Sausage tree at Mwamba"

4 nights Arrived 1 Sep 2007
"Many of the comments above for Kaingo apply here. Gail was a welcoming and attentive hostess (we caught her on her first day in the job!) Jimmy served us with a constant smile. Our accommodation (Sausage tree) was great being next to the hide and with a great view of the river bed.

A wonderful picnic lunch on the banks of the Luangwa was arranged for our last day (same spot as last year). The walks to (with Patrick) and from (with Ian) Mwamba were, as ever, very enjoyable - two good leopard sightings on the way back. Terry and Gideon again provided excellent scouting and spotting." See all these reviews: 14n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

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