South Luangwa National Park Accommodation

Accommodation deals and where to stay in South Luangwa National Park

Safari camps and luxury accommodation in Zambia’s premier National Park, South Luangwa, follow a rustic eco-friendly theme along pristine rivers and in untouched bushveld habitats. Browse our choice of select camps created in tune with the environment where walking safaris are the focus and fine dining the treat at the end of the day. We customise safari camp packages for families and honeymoon couples, groups and even business delegates. 

We love South Luangwa’s earthy Camp Nkwali, open all year round, and an authentic destination boasting a grand reputation of true wildlife adventures in Zambia. Join a handful of privileged guests in only 6 cool, roomy A-framed eco-cottages created from woven bamboo, thatch and moulded clay for the innovative bathrooms. 

Choose the one-of-a-kind Luangwa River Camp for its special position on the Luangwe River and its innovative solid brick and thatch suites raised nearly two metres above the vegetation. Each suite has its own name and is decorated accordingly with hot showers, large sunken bathtubs and stunning private decks. 

For that ultimate safari camp accommodation in Zambia, choose the pioneering conservation area of South Luangwa National Park and set off on mind-blowing walking safaris every day. Voyage2Africa offers unbelievable safari tours into the best of Zambia’s wildlife areas for visitors who care about conservation.

From $830

Nsefu Camp

The pioneering Nsefu Camp takes visitors back in history, to yesteryear, when colonial safaris were chic and tasteful, with every mod con imaginable. Now, the camp offers sheer bushveld charm with the 6 original rondavels renovated and revamped to showcase new linens, décor and luxury mod cons. Stay longer, chill out, see the wildlife, soak up the peace and quiet, appreciate the luxury and the earthiness all at once. Robin Pope Safaris have managed Nsefu since 1998 and welcome 12 guests max to experience something truly authentic.
From $555

Nkwali Camp

The splendid Nkwali Camp is found on the banks of the breath-taking Luangwa River on a strong curve of water, featuring magnificent views of the South Luangwa National Park, stunning all visitors on arrival. A haven for reclusive leopards and for guests who love the wilderness and getting away from it all –here at Robin Pope Safaris’ home and base for his business. Privileged treatment with a private game viewing area behind the camp and exclusive access into the park by boat or across on the pontoon.
From $ 730

Mchenja Bush Camp

Mchenja Bush Camp is the epitome of luxury in the wilderness. Experience the utmost in comfort and indulgence in the heart of the African bush. Soak up the camp’s ambiance of relaxation and enjoy the high level of service that is both attentive, yet unobtrusive. Sit back, put your feet up and observe wildlife coming down to drink on the river bank.
From $ 730

Luwi Bush Camp

Book the Luwi Bushcamp for a truly African bush experience in the heart of the South Luangwa National Park. A seasonal camp that introduces its guests to the romance of pioneer safaris. Basic, yet functional furniture in rustic bush huts, your home for the duration of your magical stay. An off-the-tourist-trail safari filled with adventure and excitement that is the promise of Luwi to you. Venture out on foot to explore the unspoiled terrain, where eclectic wildlife roams.
From $ 635

Luangwa River Camp

Base yourself at the Luangwa River Camp for an authentic bush experience. All the mod cons of a city lodge are yours to enjoy, with the added bonus of an untamed wilderness setting. Attentive & friendly staff plus exceptional attention to detail ensures you a memorable stay devoid of worry. Entrust yourself to the care of your guide and armed game scout, surrendering to the call of the wild. Explore the riverbank on foot or venture further out on game drives to see the big game.
From $ 730

Kakuli Bush Camp

Combine the best of bush and river with a safari at the Kakuli Bush Camp. A seasonal camp that gives you access to South Luangwa’s ultimate wildlife experiences. Put all your trust in your guide and armed game scout, and venture into the vast wilderness on an adventure of a lifetime. Activities at the camp are tailored to suit guests’ preferences, affording you the privilege to choose what you want to see, and how you want to see it.
From $1,205

Puku Ridge

It's time you discovered this revamped safari lodge in a place where the tiny puku do feed, tall giraffe too and plenty of elephants – Puku Ridge is a combined effort between the owners of Chiawa Camp and Old Mondoro and Chichele Safaris. Now a premier game viewing destination in the heart of the South Luangwa National Park, Puku Ridge has been upgraded to such a fine quality that guests find it hard to leave this haven of luxury in the bushveld and feeling part of an extended family too. Excellent walking safaris!

Kafunta River Lodge

Stay a while in the ‘Valley of the Leopard’, the iconic Luangwa Valley in Zambia where walking safaris are what you do, especially when you choose Kafunta River Lodge. Seek out those big cats on foot where they hang out in sausage trees and thick mopane forests. Take in the inspiring floodplain views in this region that marks the end of the Great Rift Valley in Zambia, from one of only 10 thatched bush chalets raised on timber decks. Luxury suites boast an upstairs viewing deck while all chalets feature stunning hot showers, mosquito nets, fans, tea and coffee facilities, large soft beds and rustic hues.

Three Rivers Camp

Five innovative tented suites offer star beds on private decks so choose to sleep out under the stars every night, listening to the sounds of nature. Three Rivers Camp has been carefully created literally on the confluence of the Luangwa, the Kapamba and the Lusangazi Rivers, a place of fertility and grand wildlife sightings. It’s the newest edition to the Kafunta Safaris group and one that suits real nature lovers, an owner-run safari business with that personal touch. Discover Thornicroft’s giraffe, endemic to South Luangwa National Park on exciting game walks!

Nsolo Camp

Walking safaris are the focus at Time + Tide Nsolo, a beautifully rustic bush camp dating back to 1987 when Norman Carr discovered the site in the South Luangwa National Park. Raised on wooden stilted decks, 4 private grass and reed chalets perch on the enormous bend of the dry Luwi River and its waterholes. Panoramic views of the lush vegetation while wild animals visit the water sources in front of the camp lounge and bar. Chill in a safari chair under a tall indigenous tree between walks.

Chinzombo Luxury Camp

Time + Tide Chinzombo is an architectural delight where spacious tented chalets feature air conditioning, ensuite showers and baths, large decks with sofas and dining areas. Since the 1950s walking trails have been the highlight from here in South Luangwa. Enjoy a full-board package deal with all meals, drinks, game viewing activities and transfers. Chinzombo is a vintage-styled eco-camp named after a certain tree species from the region and features two infinity swimming pools and a glorious wine cellar.

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