Reviews of Tafika
Wildlife sightings and reviews
271 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Tafika and kindly agreed to share their thoughts. They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa
"Excellent but different"
Such a shame the micro light was not in operation ( could you have warned us about this,, as we had converted currency). Walks were not offered as a guide was ill either.
Food was excellent and varied especially the salads which came from there own garden, which was great to visit too. We also valued the hide." See all these reviews: 13n in Zambia
"Tafika is one of our most favourite camps"
It is the only camp we have now stayed at twice and it is still our favourite. The owners are very friendly and love talking to all the guests as are all the rest of the staff. The food is wonderful and the guides are one of the best we have ever had in all the African countries we have visited.
I always do and still will highly recommend Tafika." See all these reviews: 7n in Zambia
"Return to Tafika"
Had requested a visit to the school to give some equipment and were treated to singing, dancing and poems. Although the school was on holiday teachers and pupils came in for us.Pleased we could help in some way. Continued visit it to village to learn more of their customs. A very worthwhile and humbling experience.
More birthday celebrations, cake and singing.
Excellent game drives and walking safari." See all these reviews: 11n in Zambia
"Fantastic safari at Tafika"
Being our first safari we were amazed at the number and variety of animals and birds that we saw. The observation skills and knowledge of all the guides is excellent.
Food is excellent, with very innovative vegetarian dishes. Toured the vegetable garden, interesting how they cope with watering, heat and monkeys.
Enjoyed the mountain bike ride with John, you need to be a reasonable cyclist.
" See all these reviews: 11n in Zambia
Micro lighting was a repeat bonus for Valerie & I although we must comment on sparseness of the wildlife compared with ten years ago. Excellent hosts and a credit to the Park" See all these reviews: 7n in Zambia
Highlight was three leopards in the same tree!
The mountain bike ride was fun and the walking safari was excellent.
We had a variety of different guides all with an excellent knowledge of birds as well as animals and other wildlife" See all these reviews: 12n in Zambia; 2n in Zimbabwe
Unpretentious and relaxing. Very interesting cycle ride. Excellent guides." See all these reviews: 14n in Zambia
"great guiding at Tafika"
The guiding was exceptional - we enjoyed the time we spent with all of the guides but we particularly enjoyed our drives with Mukupa C as he is not only very knowledgeable but he also has a great sense of humour. We had dinner with the guides several times and enjoyed hearing their views and sharing their experiences. Great sightings including lots of leopards and ellies and some unusual birds. We did a walking safari and when we stopped for tea we saw about 50 ellies cross the river which was a highlight for me.
The rooms were lovely - great facilities and very comfy beds! The location is amazing - set on the river with great views of the hippos. Animals sometimes wander through the camp and we were fortunate to have 3 ellies outside our chalet one afternoon eating the tree! The staff were very friendly and welcoming and went to a lot of trouble to make our stay memorable.
We hope to return to Tafika :)" See all these reviews: 11n in Zambia
"Everything was done to make our stay great"
I loved the design and style of the camp, the building materials, and how everything was in harmony with the surroundings." See all these reviews: 8n in Zambia
We love the authenticity of this camp.and their commitment to the local community through the excellent work of the Tafika Fund.
If visiting South Luangwa we think Tafika is a must!" See all these reviews: 10n in Zambia
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