South Luangwa Accommodation

Chikunto

Chikunto is a new lodge to South Luangwa. With huge luxury tents, a pool and some of the best food we’ve had on safari its one for those looking for a bit of luxury in the wild.

Time + Tide Chinzombo

If you want luxury in the bush look no further. By far the most glamourous lodge in the valley, it is like staying in a 5-star hotel in the wilderness.

Flatdogs Camp

Once known for camping, Flatdogs is now a comfortable and reasonably priced lodge set in a beautiful location on the banks of the Luangwa.

Kafunta River Lodge

Kafunta River Lodge is a family owned great value Lodge perched on a river bank of the park boundary. Overlooking a huge marsh it is a wildlife paradise.

Island Bush Camp

One of Kafunta’s bush camps in the south of South Luangwa. Island Bush Camp is a rustic bush camp set on the banks of the Luangwa River.

Three Rivers Camp

Three Rivers camp is one of Kafunta’s bush camps in the south of South Luangwa. Set away from other lodges and camps, this is a luxury bush camp.

Kaingo

Kaingo is the main camp owned by Shenton Safaris. A luxury lodge based in the middle of the bush in the quieter northern sector of South Luangwa.

Time + Tide Kakuli

Kakuli is a beautiful camp overlooking a floodplain not far from the Luangwa River. The camp is recently refurbished, the stunning suites are huge thatched villas.

Lion Camp

Lion Camp is among the more luxurious lodges in South Luangwa. With a heavy influence from the lodges in South Africa you can expect great service.

Luangwa River Camp

Based just outside the park but entered by boat. This hidden piece of paradise is incredible for those who want more of a lodge than a tent.

Nkwali

Nkwali is one of those bushcamps you keep coming back to. Set downriver from the main entrance much like Luangwa River Camp you can access the park by boat across the river.

Robins House

Originally the home of Robin Pope himself, it has now been turned into a family house for the families that want privacy and exclusivity.

Luangwa Safari House

This impressive structure sits on the edge of a lagoon with the Chindeni hills as a backdrop, overlooking the national park. This is the ultimate retreat.

Nsefu Camp

Built in 1951 this camp has a rich history in one of the first protected areas of the park. Subsequently sightings are frequent and the animals are not skittish.

Tena Tena

Tena Tena was the first camp Robin Pope opened, it is a perfect mix of comfort and bush! There is a firm focus on walking safaris at Tena Tena.

RPS Mobile Walking Safari

If you love walking safaris then this is the ultimate experience for you. Combine adventure with comfort as you explore the bush, on foot.

Time + Tide Luwi

Luwi is one of five Time + Tide camps in South Luangwa. It is their most rustic and remote camp, based in the northern part of the park.

Time + Tide Mchenja

Mchenja, the most luxurious of the Time + Tide bush camps is hidden in an ebony grove overlooking the Luangwa River. It is a small and intimate bush camp.

Mfuwe Lodge

Mfuwe Lodge is one of the best known in the valley, thanks to the elephants that regularly walk through reception hoping to steal the mangoes at the back of the dining area.

Kuyenda

A rustic and authentic camp set on a normally dry riverbed, perfect for walking. The bush camp is simple yet charming with a true back to nature feel.

Chamilandu

Chamilandu is one of the Bushcamp Company’s bush camps. A small intimate camp set among a gorgeous ebony grove on the banks of the river.

Chindeni

Chindeni has recently undergone an extensive refurbishment. They have done a wonderful job, it is both elegant and modern. The camp overlooks an oxbow lagoon.

Bilimungwe

Bilimungwe is a rustic yet elegant camp, the thatch fits perfectly into the landscape among the ebony trees, three waterholes and the river, it is a paradise for the animals.

Kapamba

Kapamba is one of the Bushcamp Companies bush camps. Set in the south of the valley, it is set upon the Kapamba River edge.

Zungulila

One of the furthest south camps within the park, Zungulila is a remote and peaceful camp. Based near some natural springs it attracts huge herds of plains game.

Mwamba

Mwamba Bush Camp is the sister camp to Kaingo owned by Shenton Safaris and is a proper “bush camp”. The 4 thatched chalets have open (but private) bathrooms.

Nkonzi Camp

Nkonzi camp is for those who want a bit of adventure, who urge to explore the park as the founders once did all those years ago! Run by Gavin Opie a well renowned guide.

Time + Tide Nsolo

Nsolo is a rustic bush camp with a no news no shoes vibe which encompasses barefoot luxury. It gets back to raw nature with all the comforts.

Tafika

Tafika, run by Remote Africa Safaris, is in the very north of South Luangwa. Just outside the park boundary, we canoed across the river to reach camp.

Chikoko Trails & Crocodile Camp

These two walking camps, right in the north of South Luangwa, are the perfect place to go walking. With no roads in this area you will only bump into the wildlife.

Mwaleshi Camp

Mwaleshi is one of only two camps in North Luangwa, it is about as remote as you can get. North Luangwa has a heavily protected rhino program.

Track and Trail

Track and Trail is a wonderful lodge owned and run by the famous Luangwa photographer Peter Gerhards. Set by the busier but game rich Mfuwe sector.

Mapazi

Mapazi, a newly opened camp in the far North Eastern section of South Luangwa National Park, bordering the banks of the Luangwa river.

Croc Valley

Croc Valley Camp is the place to go if you are wanting to visit South Luangwa on a budget. Cheap and cheerful it is everything a backpacker would need.