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Reviews of Nsefu

Wildlife sightings and reviews

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

Wildlife sightings by our travellers
Starting in Mar-2018, 36 of our travellers have recorded their wildlife sightings at Nsefu.
Lion

83% success

Leopard

86% success

Wild dog

65% success

Elephant

100% success

Giraffe

100% success

Hippo

100% success

Zebra

91% success

Spotted Hyena

89% success

Buffalo

86% success

Wildebeest

42% success

Eland

10% success

Sable antelope

9% success

Roan antelope

9% success

Aardvark

3% success

Pangolin

0% success

Showing 151-160 of 166
Duration
Arrival date
Mr & Mrs K
Maidstone

"Nsefu review"

2 nights Arrived 2 Oct 2008
"Rather like my views on Tafika, there was a tendency to keep going into the same area so sightings were a bit repetitive. There was a move to go to where there was more chance of seeing sightings which had been identified earlier as opposed to trying other areas to find new situations." See all these reviews: 9n in Botswana; 8n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Average

Location:
Good
Service:
Good
Activities:
Average
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Average
Facilities:
Good
Mr & Mrs S
Reading

"Picturesque Nsefu"

2 nights Arrived 28 Sep 2008
"The "huts" are luxurious and superbly located looking over the river. We were welcomed by the scops owl!

Sebastian served us well, the highlight was the visit to the salt pan and finding the serval and solitary Cookson's Wildebeest (we still feel sorry for his loneliness!).

Sad to leave the Luangwa valley with all its glories." 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 M
Wimbledon

"Nsefu review"

4 nights Arrived 23 Sep 2008
"Very good, except the cold water in the chalet was very dirty so it was imossible to wash hair or to take a shower." See all these reviews: 14n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Average
Facilities:
Excellent
The Sand Martins
Oxon

"Nsefu review"

3 nights Arrived 15 Sep 2008
"Wonderful location with wide sweeping vistas across a bend of the Luangwa; huts very cosy and lovely style; Simon was an outstanding guide and companion. We were impressed with his knowledge, ability of 'reading the bush' and his enthusiasm. We also appreciated our night spotter (David) whose party trick - spotting the impossible e.g. tiny camouflaged chameleons and a Pels fish owl - was just amazing.

Highlights include a leopard feasting on an impala, watching a never ending buffalo herd coming down to the river to drink and the daily lunchtime appearance of an extended elephant family and their 'interactions' with the resident hippo in the camp waterhole ,

The scenery of the Nsefu sector was quite different from other parts of the Luangwa NP - with sidearms of the river, forests etc.
The camp staff were excellent and so was the food; we enjoyed particularly the evening dinners al fresco with candle light." 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 & Mrs R
Farnham

"Great start and our favourite camp"

4 nights Arrived 6 Sep 2008
"There was a great team at Nsefu. who created a friendly and welcoming atmosphere. We wanted to walk and Sebastian was an excellent guide. Perhaps slightly less privacy in our hut than other camps.

Within half an hour of arriving, we were surrounded by a herd of elephant who walked into camp and kept us trapped (contentedly!) in our huts and the bar - an amazing introduction to our first safari!" See all these reviews: 10n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Average
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr W & friends
UK

"Nsefu review"

3 nights Arrived 4 Sep 2008
"A very good camp again, although we again enjoyed this camp and the staff were very good, the rooms were smaller and appeared a little cramped compared to other camps.

Guides again outstanding, especially if you like being chased by a rather irate female Elephant!! this caused great humour with fellow visitors. The school visit was quite an experience, and we managed to deliver our gifts to the head teacher." See all these reviews: 10n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
G & G
Glasgow

"Nsefu review"

2 nights Arrived 2 Sep 2008
"Great views across Luangwa river with elephants regularly crossing and even entering camp. Very well run.

Bats in the eaves of the rondavel made for a noisy night at times but reminding you are in the bush after all!" See all these reviews: 12n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

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

"Nsefu review"

2 nights Arrived 24 Jul 2008
"A stunning location, excellent food, first class guiding and friendly staff." See all these reviews: 12n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Marsh harriers
UK

"Nsefu review"

2 nights Arrived 19 Jul 2008
"Exceptional game viewing here from mating lions on the way into the camp, mother and daughter leopard stalking and on a kill at night, leopard active in a sausage tree by day and a walk where we were close to lions elephant and buffalo. Branston, our guide, appears to have a great knack of spotting leopard!" See all these reviews: 7n in Zambia; 3n in Malawi; 3n in Mozambique
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
The Duikers
USA

"Nsefu Camp has a village-like quality"

3 nights Arrived 7 Jul 2008
"Caterer Vicki made us right at home, and introduced us to our comfortable rooms with well-equipped bathrooms. The warm face cloths that she handed out to us at the end of each game drive were very refreshing.

Our capable guide, Sebastian, found many animals for us to view, including a large group of 12 giraffes near the camp. He also provided us with a lot of information about the birds of the area, particularly on a walking safari that he conducted. We found the check lists provided by the camp for birds, animals, and trees to be very helpful.

One of the highlights of our stay at Nsefu was a visit to the Hot Springs area, which included a picnic lunch set up beside a beautiful lagoon by our driver Sebastian." See all these reviews: 7n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

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