In the heart of the Zambian bush on the Northern banks of the Zambezi River, you will find the beautiful and grand Baines River Camp. Luxury accommodation in a remote setting, it’s the ultimate safari choice. Named after the famous explorer Thomas Baines the camp offers a diverse and exciting experience to its guests. Not only are you able to enjoy the spectacular scenery and rich wildlife, but there are also a number of activities on offer to ensure you get the complete African safari experience.
Lower Zambezi National Park
6 Explorer Suites, Baines Cottage and two Junior Suites
Comfortable and luxurious accommodation & regular sightings of the Cats
Yes. Children of 6 years and over are welcome
1 March – 30 November
Yes – Aircon
Yes. 200MB Daily Limit
The camp has 12 luxury suites that fit in effortlessly with its surroundings. With high quality service and excellent cuisine the camp offers a complete safari experience to its guests. The Lower Zambezi itself is diverse, with overwhelming beauty ranging from thick bushland and woodlands to large open plains all against the scenic Zambezi Ridge. Its rich in wildlife and you will see regular sightings of the lion, leopard and more often than not the African Wild Dog. Due to its remoteness, whether you opt for game viewing by vehicle or boat you will feel like you are the only ones exploring this spectacular area.
Although a highlight of going on safari is the game drive, Baines offer a number of activities for guests to enjoy and discover the different parts of the bush. With a huge area to explore, the expert guides can take you on walking safari’s, canoeing on the river, tiger fishing and so much more There is something for everyone to enjoy offering an unforgettable experience and each guide has their own expertise so you will be sure to get the best out of each activity. You can really appreciate nature in its true form with what the camp has on offer, the area natural and unchanged over the years, it is safari viewing at its finest.
The guides at Baines River Lodge have all grown up in the Lower Zambezi and between them there is a huge amount of knowledge about the area they call home. The dedicated team go the extra mile to ensure that everyone has a truly spectacular visit and experience. They are passionate about the conservation and whether it be a game drive, canoe trip or heading out for some fishing you will be captivated during your trip.
The management team, Ben and Debbie are a huge asset to the Bains team. Both grew up in Africa (Zimbabwe and South Africa) and although they enjoyed a lifestyle outside of Africa they soon realized that their roots had a strong pull on them and their hearts truly belonged back home. Between them they bring high levels of skills and passion to what they do and ensure to make each guests stay an unforgettable one. They joined the Baines family in 2012 and together with a solid team behind them they have taken the Camp to the next level.
*Office hours: Monday-Friday from 8 AM to 5 PM (GMT+1)
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