South Luangwa National Park

Lodges & safari camps in South Luangwa National Park

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Tafika

Tafika

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Home to John and Carol Coppinger, the founders of Remote Africa Safaris, Tafika is a small and apparently fairly rustic camp ...More about Tafika

Excellent  98%
(212 reviews)

We visited Tafika with our 14 and 12 year old sons. It is a beautiful camp, really well designed and thought through. We were staying in the family chalet, which was perfect ... reviews...

Nkwali

Nkwali

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Built on the banks of the Luangwa River, Nkwali Camp sits under the shade of tall mahogany, ebony and sausage trees. Owned and ...More about Nkwali

Excellent  96%
(146 reviews)

This was my second stay at a Robin Pope camp (I was at Tena Tena in 2014), and I loved the same things about Nkwali that impressed me at Tena Tena. Their guides are super ... reviews...

Kaingo Camp

Kaingo Camp

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The well-established Kaingo Camp overlooks the Luangwa River from beneath an old grove of ebony trees. Owned by Derek Shenton ...More about Kaingo Camp

Excellent  95%
(138 reviews)

We crossed the river by canoe to arrive at this camp which was good fun. The camp hosts, Garth and Liz, were extremely helpful and gave the camp a very relaxed feel. Our ... reviews...

Nsefu

Nsefu

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Nsefu Camp, run by Robin Pope Safaris, is located on a wide bend of the Luangwa River in the remote and game-rich Nsefu sector ...More about Nsefu

Excellent  97%
(103 reviews)

We had a wonderful start to our holiday here. The rooms are quite close together but we were lucky that the camp wasn't full so we didn't feel too overlooked. The ... reviews...

Tena Tena

Tena Tena

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Run by Robin Pope Safaris, Tena Tena is in the remote Nsefu Sector, on the north side of South Luangwa National Park in an area ...More about Tena Tena

Excellent  94%
(98 reviews)

The game viewing exceeded our expectations. On the first evening game drive we saw 2 leopards, 3 honey badgers, 3 lions with a kill and hyenas. Our guide, Julius, ... reviews...

Mwamba Bushcamp

Mwamba Bushcamp

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Mwamba Bushcamp is set beneath the shade of tall ebony trees overlooking a waterhole in the usually dry bed of the seasonal Mwamba ...More about Mwamba Bushcamp

Excellent  98%
(92 reviews)

We arrived here with our guide Patrick on foot, having walked from the previous camp, Kaingo. It is a very special place. I would put it in one of my top 10 places to visit ... reviews...

Chikoko Tree Camp

Chikoko Tree Camp

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Chikoko Tree Camp is an exceptionally small, intimate and rustic bushcamp that overlooks the seasonal Chikoko River – a scenic, ...More about Chikoko Tree Camp

Excellent  99%
(85 reviews)

We spent a single night at Chikoko as a family with our sons aged 14 and 12. The camp is absolutely beautiful and the service amazing - I did feel a little spoilt with more ... reviews...

Kapani Lodge

Kapani Lodge

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Kapani, which means 'the place of the Mopane trees', is situated on the banks of a permenant oxbow lake, just outside South Luangwa ...More about Kapani Lodge

Excellent  95%
(80 reviews)

Great game drives with good guides. Lovely rooms and good food. Lots of game including leopard, lion and wild dog. reviews...

Crocodile Bushcamp

Crocodile Bushcamp

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The tiny and stylishly rustic Crocodile Bushcamp – also known as Crocodile River Camp – is one half of a pair of bushcamps, known ...More about Crocodile Bushcamp

Excellent  98%
(64 reviews)

Returned to another favourite. Crocodile is a basic walking camp with comfortable beds. We were the only guests at the time so very quiet. Stopped one morning for tea ... reviews...

Kakuli Bushcamp

Kakuli Bushcamp

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Kakuli Bush Camp is a small, intimate camp situated in an area of South Luangwa National Park known for its high density of wildlife...More about Kakuli Bushcamp

Excellent  96%
(56 reviews)

This was my first visit to Kakuli- it was the only NCS camp I did not visit in 2012. The hosting here was a vast improvement on Luwi and Nsolo, with Claire doing an excellent, ... reviews...

Mchenja Bushcamp

Mchenja Bushcamp

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Mchenja Bushcamp is Norman Carr Safaris' flagship and most luxurious bushcamp. It's a beautiful camp in a lovely setting within ...More about Mchenja Bushcamp

Excellent  98%
(52 reviews)

On our way to Mchenja Julius took us to see the dead hippo which had been a source of interest for all of us over the previous few days. It had taken a while for the hyenas ... reviews...

Nsolo Bushcamp

Nsolo Bushcamp

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Taking the local name for the greater honeyguide bird, Nsolo Bush Camp overlooks a bend of the usually dry Luwi River, a tributary ...More about Nsolo Bushcamp

Excellent  97%
(48 reviews)

This is a return visit (I was here in 2012). It remains a lovely camp, but as with Luwi I felt slightly uncomfortable here. The other guests were lovely, but as a solo ... reviews...

Luwi Bushcamp

Luwi Bushcamp

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Luwi Bush Camp is Norman Carr Safaris' most remote and rustic camp, with no other camps, or people, for miles. It stands in a ...More about Luwi Bushcamp

Excellent  92%
(35 reviews)

The camp itself is lovely and remains one of my favourite in South Luangwa (this is a return visit- I was here in 2012). I particularly love the open fronted design and ... reviews...

Flatdogs Camp

Flatdogs Camp

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Located in the Mfuwe area, just outside the gates into South Luangwa National Park, Flatdogs Camp was once known as an excellent ...More about Flatdogs Camp

Excellent  97%
(31 reviews)

We had heard that Flatdogs was located outside the park, and that is was a former backpackers hangout. Well...it's located just outside the park entrance (with many lodges ... reviews...

Luangwa River Camp

Luangwa River Camp

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Luangwa River Camp was built by a young English couple, Barry and Tara, who arrived in Zambia in 2001 with a host of ideas and ...More about Luangwa River Camp

Excellent  95%
(28 reviews)

Good lodge and good location. Good game viewings. Extremely comfortable lodge and excellent dinner. reviews...

Kafunta River Lodge

Kafunta River Lodge

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The well-established Kafunta River Lodge lies just outside the South Luangwa National Park, beside a large floodplain and watering ...More about Kafunta River Lodge

Excellent  98%
(16 reviews)

The location is amazing and the staff provided first class service. The Safari went beyond our expectation and this was in part due to our fantastic guide Andrew, whose knowledge ... reviews...

Robin Pope Safaris bush-camp

Robin Pope Safaris bush-camp

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If you stay at either of Robin Pope safari's camps in the Nsefu Sector of the South Luangwa National Park, Nsefu or Tena Tena, ...More about Robin Pope bush-camp

Excellent  100%
(15 reviews)

The highlight of our trip! It could not be improved on. Kanga and his team were fantastic and Kangar himself was by far our best guide both for his enthusiasm and ability ... reviews...

Robin Pope Safaris walking safari

Robin Pope Safaris walking safari

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In the half-light of dawn, you sit clutching a mug of hot coffee beside the glowing embers of the campfire. Slowly, the sun rises ...More about Robin Pope walking

Excellent  97%
(15 reviews)

Good day camps stayed at in the 5-days trip, 3 in total. Especially the last 2-night camp. We were the only 2 people for the whole 5-night itinerary so good treat and we ... reviews...

Kapamba Bushcamp

Kapamba Bushcamp

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In the remote southern end of the South Luangwa National Park Kapamba Bushcamp is located on the banks of the seasonal Kapamba River...More about Kapamba Bushcamp

Excellent  93%
(14 reviews)

Another well run camp with a innovative manager Gamewas short on drives but made up with finding two lions and their kill Wonderful brunch one day in the bush under ... reviews...

Kuyenda Bushcamp

Kuyenda Bushcamp

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Kuyenda is one of the more rustic and traditional safari bushcamps in South Luangwa National Park. It's situated in the south ...More about Kuyenda Bushcamp

Excellent  98%
(13 reviews)

Typical African lodge with great food and lovely walking safaris reviews...

Kawaza Village

Kawaza Village

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Just outside the South Luangwa National Park, and a few miles from Mfuwe town, lies a normal, working, rural Zambian village ...More about Kawaza Village

Excellent  95%
(11 reviews)

Once in a life time opportunity. Really enjoyed myself, a definite authentic experience. Everyone should visit this village, although must be prepared for the primitive ... reviews...

Luangwa Safari House

Luangwa Safari House

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Originality and luxury come to mind when describing the grand Luangwa Safari House. With the Chindeni Hills as a backdrop, this ...More about Luangwa Safari House

Excellent  100%
(11 reviews)

The House and its facilities were superb and the staff outstanding - professional, welcoming & relaxed. There would be very little to highlight for improvement opportunities ... reviews...

Lion Camp

Lion Camp

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Lion Camp is located in the remote north of South Luangwa National Park, close to the incredibly game-rich Lion Plain, and a ...More about Lion Camp

Excellent  98%
(10 reviews)

This is a return visit (from 2010) and my, how the camp has grown in popularity. It it still an amazing location for game viewing, still serves some of the best food I've ... reviews...

Bilimungwe Bushcamp

Bilimungwe Bushcamp

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Bilimungwe Bushcamp is a small, stylish camp run by The Bushcamp Company in the remote southern section of the South Luangwa ...More about Bilimungwe Bushcamp

Excellent  93%
(9 reviews)

Great lodge and we loved the waterholes reviews...

Chinzombo

Chinzombo

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Opened in early June 2013, Chinzombo is a brand-new camp on an old site that spans an expansive curve of the Luangwa River, overlo...More about Chinzombo

Excellent  98%
(9 reviews)

Just beautiful. Staff were friendly, intelligent and just delightful. Food was fabulous, the rooms totally perfect and everyone was flexible about what we did when. Gu... reviews...

Mfuwe Lodge

Mfuwe Lodge

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Occupying a lovely spot overlooking Mfuwe Lagoon – a huge oxbow lake – Mfuwe Lodge is the flagship safari property of the Bushcamp ...More about Mfuwe Lodge

Good  90%
(8 reviews)

Just stayed for a stopover fro 1 night reviews...

Island Bush Camp

Island Bush Camp

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The simple Island Bush Camp is in a very remote area of the South Luangwa, a three-hour drive south of the main area of Mfuwe...More about Island Bush Camp

Excellent  100%
(7 reviews)

This is a great place to stay right on the bank of the river. The accommodation was superb, with amazing views on the river and beyond. The team led by Klaus were incredibly ... reviews...

Robin's House

Robin's House

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On the banks of the Luangwa River, Robin’s House sits in the shade of tall mahogany, ebony and sausage trees looking across to ...More about Robin's House

Excellent  91%
(7 reviews)

Simply excellent. reviews...

Chindeni

Chindeni

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Located next to a large oxbow lake, Chindeni Bushcampis one of the South Luangwa’s most luxurious and well furnished bushcamps...More about Chindeni

Excellent  93%
(6 reviews)

Great lodge with a fantastic view over the lagoon reviews...

Puku Ridge

Puku Ridge

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Set on a rocky hillside overlooking the Kakumbi Floodplain, Puku Ridge is a stylish camp which has recently been bought by Sanctuary ...More about Puku Ridge

Excellent  93%
(6 reviews)

A little harder to get to, Puku is its own oasis in the middle of Luangwa. Absolutely stunning set up, beautiful tents, main lodge and decks overlooking the river plain. ... reviews...

Chamilandu Bushcamp

Chamilandu Bushcamp

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Chamilandu Bushcamp is a small camp set in the shade of some tall African ebony trees, perched on the bank of a winding section ...More about Chamilandu Bushcamp

Excellent  100%
(3 reviews)

Our last 3 nights on this safari were spent at Chamilandu. Sue and I had stayed here before, 9 years ago, and we were hoping that our 3 friends would like it as much as we did... reviews...

Mwamba Camp-out

Mwamba Camp-out

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Walking out in the afternoon, after your afternoon tea at the main camp, you will head through the bush to the camping area, ...More about Mwamba Camp-out

Good  80%
(2 reviews)

We stayed at a makeshift camp beside a lagoon - it was not the permanent platform at Mwamba. I suspect we had a more interesting time at this location, although we didn't ... reviews...

Zungulila

Zungulila

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Zungulila is a small and incredibly isolated bushcamp in the remote southern sector of South Luangwa National Park. Owned by ...More about Zungulila

Good  90%
(2 reviews)

We started our 9 night safari with The Bushcamp Company at Zungulila after a 3.5 hour transfer/game drive from Mfuwe Lodge. What a wonderful location and a very warm welcome ... reviews...

Chichele Presidential Lodge

Chichele Presidential Lodge

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Chichele Presidential Lodge was originally built in 1972 as the holiday home for the former Zambian president Kenneth Kaunda...More about Chichele Lodge

Excellent  100%
(1 reviews)

Absolutely superb. Wonderful game drives and walking safari, excellent and extremely knowledgeable guides, fantastic catering. I was very well looked after, even though ... reviews...

Luwi Riverbed Sleepout

Luwi Riverbed Sleepout

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Although none of the Expert Africa team have been on a Luwi River Sleepout, we have been able to put together a good description from one of our travellers who experienced the trip in June 2009: The sleepouts start in the afternoon – after a delicious afternoon tea, you set out with your scout ...More about Luwi Riverbed Sleepout

Surprise Safari Camp

Surprise Safari Camp

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Situated in the South Luangwa National Park, this 'Surprise Safari Camp' represents one chosen from a selection of top-notch, exclusive safari camps. It may be a luxurious tented camp or an authentic bush camp. It may offer game drives and walks, or perhaps it'll concentrate only on walking activities...More about Surprise Safari Camp

Three Rivers Camp

Three Rivers Camp

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Construction is currently being carried out on Three Rivers Camp in the South Luangwa National Park, with the new camp due to open in June 2017. Appropriately named, the camp will be located in the southern half of the park at the confluence of the Luangwa, Luzngazi and Kapamba Rivers. Like most ...More about Three Rivers Camp