Luxury Zambia Safari Lodges & Camps
Our portfolio includes some of the best lodges in Zambia, ranging from classic, luxury, and good value for you to explore.
As we do not offer set departures, the lodges on your Zambia Safari can be completely tailored to your needs. So whether you want to live in the lap of luxury or just want a little pampering, we can plan the perfect accommodation for you. Check out your options here, or call our team for their suggestions.
Indicates: YZ star rating, the level of luxury that you’ll experience
Indicates: YZ price guide, ranging from value to high-end
Situated directly on the bank of Zambezi River, Chiawa takes the accolade of most luxurious lodge in the park. It would stake its claim as Zambia’s most luxurious property.
Chongwe Camp is the best of the entry-level camps in the Lower Zambezi! It offers a good range of accommodation options, authentic communal areas, and an exhilarating variety of activities too.
Time + Tide Chongwe River House
Unique in design and with a fabulous location, Chongwe River House will give guests an exclusive safari experience they will never forget.
Potato Bush Camp
Smaller sibling camp of Sausage Tree, Potato Bush offers equally luxurious accommodation in addition to an exciting variety of activities!
Royal Zambezi Lodge
The Royal Zambezi Lodge is positioned at one of the widest parts of the river, offering over 3 km of river frontage. All of the rooms and main areas overlook this superb view.
Sausage Tree Camp
Sausage Tree Camp camp offers outstanding accommodation and a thrilling range of activities within the Lower Zambezi N.P.!
Tafika Camp is one of the finest examples of owner-run accommodation – a style of operation that we seek out. It is the main camp of the Remote Africa Safaris, one of our favourite operators in Africa.
Chikoko Tree Camp
Chikoko Tree Camp is one of the satellite camps of the fantastic Remote Africa Safaris – a company we wish there were more of. Family owned and family run, there are very few places like this.
Time + Tide Luwi Bush Camp
We love this classic bushcamp in the South Luangwa! The location is good, the guides are great, and the atmosphere is really convivial.
Time + Tide Kakuli
Kakuli is one of the most northern camps in Zambia’s South Luangwa National Park. It is a classic no-frills bush camp that is one of our favourites in the South Luangwa.
Mchenja Bush Camp
Mchenja is one of our favourite bushcamps in the South Luangwa! It boasts a lovely location on the Luangwa river, good food, great guides, and access to a truly superb game-viewing area.
Nsolo Bush Camp
We recommend Nsolo for adventurous travellers with a keen interest in walking safaris! Game viewing is exceptionally good, particularly for big cats on the dry riverbed and elephants at the nearby waterhole.
Tena Tena Camp
Tena Tena offers an authentic base from which to explore the South Luangwa National Park! Guests can enjoy vehicle and walking safaris, as well as some cultural activities.
With a reputation for great guiding, Nsefu is one of the more established lodges here – this camp is a well-oiled property where you can expect a high level of service. It is run by Robin Pope Safaris, one of the park’s most famous operators.
Nkwali is an excellent option for travellers wishing to enjoy both vehicle and walking safaris in the South Luangwa! It combines really well with the park’s walking-focused bush camps.
Crocodile River Camp
This camp is one of the satellite camps of the fantastic Remote Africa Safaris – a company we wish there were more of. Family owned and family run, there are very few places like this.
Luangwa Safari House
Luangwa Safari House is rather special – it is the perfect place for groups or families to share an extremely exclusive safari experience.
This camp is a great option for travellers who want a comfortable base to see the South Luangwa at a fraction of the price charged by the more upmarket lodges.
Luangwa River Camp
Luangwa River Camp has a lovely location in an area with high concentrations of game; this area is particularly good for leopard sightings.
Robin's House is a great place for families and private groups to stay as there is no set schedule. Meals, safaris and any activities are all arranged around the guests' convenience.
This property is ideal for travellers who like their creature comforts while on safari! Unlike the authentic little bushcamps for which the South Luangwa is well known, Chinzombo is stylish and super-luxurious, offering villa accommodation.
Bilimungwe Bush Camp
This camp is a classic Luangwa bushcamp. As it has just four rooms, service is very personal, while guiding is high quality and there is a serious focus on walking safaris.
Chamilandu Bush Camp
Yellow Zebra love Chamilandu for its understated elegance and its unobstructed views of the Luangwa River.
Chichele Presidential Lodge
As its name suggests, Chichele Presidential Lodge was originally built as a presidential retreat in the 1970s.
Island Bush Camp
Island Bush Camp is one of the most remote bush camps in South Luangwa. The lodge is open during the dry season from June to October.
Kafunta River Lodge
Kafunta River Lodge is situated on the edge of South Luangwa and is open from April to early January.
If you are looking for a lodge that offers comfort and style and is a bit more structured, Kapamba Bushcamp will be perfect.
Kuyenda Bush Camp
Kuyenda Bush Camp is well known for its homely hospitality and is usually run by Babette and Phil.
This camp provides a sumptuous base from which to explore the South Luangwa! Appealing to new and seasoned safarists alike, it offers exciting activities, all led by experienced guides.
Mfuwe Lodge is located in central South Luangwa National Park, which is just a 5-minute drive from the park’s main gates. The lodge is set on the banks of two lagoons, bringing wildlife to the area all year round.
Puku Ridge Camp
Having opened in August 2019, Puku Ridge is a great base from which to explore the South Luangwa! The camp offers classic vehicle and walking safaris.
Luangwa Bush Camping
Luangwa Bush Camping is a walking camp located in the game-rich Nsefu sector. This is a camp well suited to the adventurous traveller.
Robin Pope's Mobile Walking Safari
Robin Pope’s Mobile Walking Safari is a purely walking camp located in a remote corner of South Luangwa National Park.
Zungulila Bushcamp has great views of the river and onto the plains, where there are natural springs that attract impressive herds of game.
Mwamba Camp is the smaller sister camp of Kaingo and it is also owned by Derek and Jules Shenton.
Kaingo Camp was set up by Derek Shenton in 1992. Today Derek continues to own and run the camp, with his wife Jules. It reclines close to the banks of River Luangwa, in the shade of a grove of ebony and mahogany trees.
Any guests of the Robin Pope Safaris properties in the park are invited to visit the village as an activity offered alongside game drives and walking safaris. You can stay overnight, or even for a few days!
Three Rivers Camp
Three Rivers Camp is the newest property to open in the South Luangwa area! It is owned and operated by Kafunta Safaris, a company with almost two decades of experience in the famous national park.
Mwaleshi is one of the most remote camps we work with, and one of our favourite camps anywhere.
Busanga Bush Camp
Busanga is a lovely no-frills bush camp that epitomises the spirit of this adventurous National Park.
Shumba Camp is a high-specification camp with a reputation as the only truly luxurious accommodation in Kafue National Park.
Musekese Camp is situated on the edge of a floodplain close to the Kafue River within Kafue National Park.
Stanley Safari Lodge
Stanley Safari Lodge is owned by the famous Zambian operator Robin Pope Safaris. Due to long stay deals when also using their safari camps, there is great value to be had when trips are kept within the one company.
The River Club
The River Club sits on the edge of Zambezi River, approximately 20 minutes’ drive upstream from Victoria Falls. It is one of the most expensive yet highest-quality lodges in the region.
A little gem – just the place to relax away from the hustle and bustle of Victoria Falls!
The Royal Livingstone Hotel
The polar opposite of the small safari camps we sell, The Royal Livingstone provides a contrasting accommodation option before or after your time in the bush! It’s also a very good standalone choice for travellers seeking sheer luxury.
Tongabezi is the perfect luxury hideaway, yet it’s close enough to Victoria Falls for travellers to enjoy a wide range of activities at the world’s largest waterfall. The accommodation includes options for honeymooners and families.
Toka Leya Camp
Toka Leya has spectacular views – it is one of the most luxurious properties on the Zambian side of Victoria Falls.
This fabulous little lodge offers comfortable accommodation in a beautiful setting, just over 20 kilometres from Victoria Falls. It’s also amazing value!
Tangala House is ideal as part of a family safari; it sleeps up to 8 people and even has a children's playroom.
Sussi & Chuma
Sussi & Chuma is situated near to the world-famous Victoria Falls and is set on a quiet bend of the Zambezi River within Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park.
Islands of Siankaba
Located 39km upstream from the Livingstone side of Victoria Falls towards Chobe, Islands of Siankaba is the perfect getaway if you are looking to completely relax and get away from the crowds.
Avani Victoria Falls Resort
AVANI Victoria Falls Resort opened in 2001 and is the closest of all the properties in this area to the spectacular sight of The Smoke That Thunders!
The River Farmhouse at Waterberry Zambezi Lodge
The River Farmhouse is great! It’s comfortable, clean, well appointed, and perfect for people seeking something laidback and exclusive use not far from Victoria Falls.
Chundukwa River Lodge
Chundukwa River Lodge is a fantastic option if you are keen on horse riding. Doug has loads of experience in leading horseback safaris, so you are in very safe hands!
King Lewanika Lodge
Designed by Silvio Rech and Lesley Carstens the team behind Mombo and North Island, this stylish camp has serious WOW factor! And the park in which it’s situated – Liuwa Plain – is just as impressive for its remoteness and unique environment.
Ila Safari Lodge
Ila Safari Lodge is a superb addition to the camps and lodges in Kafue National Park and an excellent option for travellers who like to get into the wild. Highly recommended!
Thorntree River Lodge
Thorntree River Lodge is situated on the banks of the mighty Zambezi river, within Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park. It has recently been rebuilt, and is now owned and operated by African Bush Camps.
The David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa
The David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa is owned and operated by aha, the property management company of Tourvest, Accommodation and Activities division.
Latitude 15° is situated in Zambia’s capital city Lusaka, only half an hour’s drive from Kenneth Kaunda International Airport.
Appropriately named for the waters of the Ngwenya channel rushing by, this camp offers authentic accommodation in a wildlife-rich national park. It’s ideal for travellers interested in exploring the area via vehicle, walking, and boating safaris!
Named after the winterthorn trees in its grounds, Anabezi is a stunning property in a wildlife-rich national park. It’s highly recommended for travellers interested in enjoying a thorough exploration of the Lower Zambezi!
Nkonzi Bush Camp
With a strong focus on classic safari activities, this camp is perfect for travellers seeking authentic experiences in the South Luangwa! The minimum age requirement is 12 years, but children aged 6–11 are welcome when the camp is booked exclusively.
One of the newest additions to the South Luangwa, this walking-only camp is perfect for travellers seeking authentic experiences of the national park! The minimum age requirement is 12 years.
Having welcomed its first guests in July 2019, the new Takwela Camp is set to be a fantastic addition to the North Luangwa, offering vehicle as well as walking safaris!
Royal Chundu River Lodge
River Lodge offers luxurious accommodation and a superb range of activities in a very scenic location along the Zambezi river! It’s an excellent option for travellers seeking both Zambezi-based and Vic Falls experiences.
Royal Chundu Island Lodge
A gorgeous getaway, Island Lodge provides lavish villa accommodation and an exhilarating range of activities, both on location and at Victoria Falls!
We recommend this brilliant little camp to travellers seeking a traditional fly-camping experience, well away from anything resembling crowds or commercial safaris! If you love the bush and are looking for an adventure… look no further.
This really pretty lodge offers excellent food and service, and some nice activities too. Lilayi’s only issue is its location 90 minutes’ drive from Lusaka’s airport, but if you’re hoping to spend a few nights outside the city it’s a stunning option.
We’re very fond of this rustic lodge outside Lusaka! It’s great value, has lots of character, and is small, simple, and personal too. If you’re looking for an inexpensive stopover near the city, it’s a great option for you.
Offering good service, nice breakfast buffets, and comfortable if small rooms, Taj Pamodzi is perfect for travellers seeking a traditional international-style hotel in Lusaka! It’s also just 45 minutes from the city’s international airport.
Chula Island Camp
This fantastic little camp is perfect for travellers seeking authentic experiences of the Lower Zambezi! If you want back-to-basics safari accommodation, run by its passionate owners, you will love Chula Island.
Chisa Busanga Camp
This new camp on the Busanga Plains will welcome its first guests in June 2021. Positioned in a wildlife-rich area of Kafue National Park, Chisa Busanga will offer exceptionally good guided game drives and walking safaris.
This is a super-simple bushcamp, but it offers excellent hosting and guiding! It’s a real safari experience for people who love to be out in the wild bush.