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Robin Pope Safaris bush-camp
Robin Pope Safaris bush-camp
Robin Pope Safaris bush-camp
Robin Pope Safaris bush-camp

Robin Pope Safaris bush-camp


12°56’13.3"S 31°57’31.8"E

Reviews of Robin Pope bush-camp

Wildlife sightings and reviews

25 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Robin Pope bush-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 Aug-2018, 2 of our travellers have recorded their wildlife sightings at Robin Pope bush-camp.
Lion

100% success

Leopard

100% success

Wild dog

100% success

Buffalo

100% success

Elephant

100% success

Giraffe

100% success

Hippo

100% success

Spotted Hyena

100% success

Zebra

100% success

Aardvark

0% success

Eland

0% success

Pangolin

0% success

Roan antelope

0% success

Sable antelope

0% success

Wildebeest

0% success

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Duration
Arrival date
Mr H
Isle of Man

"My first time bush camping"

3 nights Arrived 12 Jun 2019
"This was led by Braston who was always attentive to the guests needs. It was lovely one evening to sit by the fire to reminisce about a trip to the village 11 years ago, when we also met a cousin of his at the mill. Amazing he remembered.

The walking was quite strenuous at times and very rough over the dried pans. One moment of excitement with a close encounter with 2 Hippos.
The birding was also very good.

Luxury of your own loo.

Unfortunate that a swarm of bees prevented a move on the third night but it did not detract from a wonderful 3 days." See all these reviews: 8n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Good
Mrs G
Oxon

"Robin Pope Safaris bush-camp review"

2 nights Arrived 26 Aug 2018
"Felt really remote- great to feel part of the bush.

Very exciting to be surrounded by lions!" See all these reviews: 9n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

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

Buffalo

Multiple sightings

Elephant

Multiple sightings

Giraffe

Multiple sightings

Hippo

Multiple sightings

Leopard

Multiple sightings

Lion

Multiple sightings

Spotted Hyena

Multiple sightings

Wild dog

Multiple sightings

Zebra

Multiple sightings

Mr & Mrs H
Kent

"Robin Pope Safaris bush-camp review"

2 nights Arrived 12 Aug 2018
"We had Kanga who made the bush camp experience outstanding

We gave the same feed back to Rob who knew we had asked for Kanga and said they would always try and allocate staff if they have been asked for" See all these reviews: 9n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

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

Elephant

Multiple sightings

Giraffe

Multiple sightings

Hippo

Multiple sightings

Leopard

Multiple sightings

Spotted Hyena

Multiple sightings

Zebra

Multiple sightings

S & D
Herefordshire

"A wonderful experience"

2 nights Arrived 24 Sep 2016
"This was one of the highlights of our trip. The camp was amazingly comfortable, with an excellent bucket shower which we were encouraged to use whenever we wanted, and a very civilised loo. Our guide was Braston, who couldn't do enough for us, was hugely knowledgable and great fun. Boniface the chef was most attentive and produced superb food. The scout, Chris, was also great fun, despite doing a very serious job. In fact, everyone at the camp was incredibly friendly and efficient. Our walks were brilliant and it was very satisfying to have linear walks from A to B rather than circular walks, good though they are. The whole thing was perfect - what else to say ?" 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 Y
PA

"A must do experience."

1 night Arrived 16 Sep 2016
"Great to do for one or two nights.

Very different wildlife experience than on a driving safari." See all these reviews: 11n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Good
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Good
Dr E
Pennsylvania

"Robin Pope Safaris bush-camp review"

1 night Arrived 16 Sep 2016
"One day and 2 walking safaris were just right for our group. This was a very fun experience. I would probably prefer a morning game drive from main camp and afternoon drop off with an evening and longer next am walking safari. Guide was excellent.

As it turned out, we did a morning drive instead of a hike to meet a guide from the next lodge 1/2 way." See all these reviews: 11n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Good
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Good
Mr & Mrs H
Kent

"Robin Pope Safaris bush-camp review"

1 night Arrived 9 Sep 2016
"This was the first time we undertook a mobile and was another good choice

we will return for a longer mobile another year but perhaps when it is no so hot" See all these reviews: 9n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

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

"Expectations exceeded with the bush camp"

2 nights Arrived 3 Sep 2016
"This was a very memorable experience - on this occasion we were the only guests, so it was particularly special. We walked between the two excellently located camps with our guide Braston, whose guiding skills are exceptional, whilst Chris the scout kept us safe.

We learnt to distinguish between the droppings (both white) of hyenas and crocodiles, as well as that of many other animals. Seeing elephant shrews in daylight at close quarters was a first. We will remember for a long time how we saw a pride of lions 150 metres away, and then slowly approached them to a distance of about 25 metres.

The food was amazingly good; coq au vin one evening, and barbecued steaks, sausages, vegetable kebabs and jacket potatoes on the second night, together with a full bar service including ice! The lunches were also good, and we had Zambian cheeses on one occasion - the goat cheese was particularly good.

The whole bush camp experience was wonderful and faultless. We appreciate very much the efforts of the whole team involved in the operation of looking after us, and moving the camp from one location to the next." See all these reviews: 13n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Ms N
London

"Robin Pope Safaris bush-camp review"

1 night Arrived 27 Aug 2016
"We had a terrific bushcamping experience.

It was extremely well organized, very comfortable, and our guide was excellent - again good company and wonderfully experienced and knowledgeable - and again he judged our interests and capabilities very well." See all these reviews: 7n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Ms S
East Sussex

"Something different!"

2 nights Arrived 16 Aug 2016
"We really enjoyed the walking/bush camping safari with Braston and his team. It's a great way to see and learn about the smaller things you miss on a game drive like tracks, droppings, animal movements and relationship they have with their environment. Although we were extremely lucky to stumble across 11 lions (with cubs!) it's not about viewing big game as they're much more warey of people on foot than they are of vehicles but it's great to stretch your legs and get some exercise whilst getting close to nature. We really learned a lot.

The two fly camps were very comfortable, with drop toilets and a fab bucket shower facility. We walked in the morning for a few hours to the next camp, then a siesta and another walk in the evening. He even took us for a drive one evening as we heard their were wild dogs around (sadly we didn't see them, which was unfortunately the same story everywhere).

Braston was a great, knowledgeable and friendly guide and his team were fantastic. On both Robin Pope safaris (here & Tena Tena) they took my vegan dietery requirements very seriously and provided soy milk, margarine and treats. Considering British Airways can't even supply soy milk on their flights, this is nothing short of a miracle!

I would recommend a 2 night walking safari to those who've got a bit tired of sitting in a vehicle for hours as a way to enjoy something a bit different." See all these reviews: 9n in Botswana; 6n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

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