Kapamba Bushcamp

Nestled in a grove on the banks of a river for which the camp is named, Kapamba Bushcamp offers some of the best gameviewing in the South Luangwa National Park. The 4 open-sided guest chalets at this secluded property offer a touch of luxury amid complete wilderness, containing oversized sunken stone baths and double showers, so it’s possible to bathe whilst watching elephants frolicking in the water outside. At night, draw wrought-iron shutters close to ensure you don’t receive wild visitors.

The main lodge area comprises of a bar and dining room shaded by beautiful sausage trees, with an expansive deck where you can sit quietly and watch birds and animals go by. A sundowner or meal can also be arranged from here too – to be enjoyed whilst ankle deep in the river, a truly memorable experience!

Of course, the other must-do whilst at Kapamba is a walking safari, which often begins early in the morning. Following a siesta during the warmest hours of the day, embark on a game drive in search of animals such as buffalo, crocodiles, puku, impala and African wild dog. The South Luangwa Valley also offers superb birding with over 400 species recorded.

Location

How to get to Kapamba Bushcamp

Guests must fly into Mfuwe International Airport, where they are met and transferred to Mfuwe Lodge for a short refreshment stop (45 mins). From here, they are taken on a relaxed 3.5-4 hour game drive through the South Luangwa National Park to reach Kapamba Bushcamp.

Activities at Kapamba Bushcamp

  • Walking safaris
  • Game drives

Kapamba Bushcamp Highlights

  • With 4 beautiful guest chalets offering a little luxury amid complete wilderness
  • Offering sunken stone bathtubs with sweeping views
  • Enjoy walking safaris through the South Luangwa’s game-rich landscapes
  • An authentic bushcamp set on a secluded riverbank
  • Go on exciting game drives and savour a meal ankle-deep in the river

Want to find out more about our Zambia safaris?
Call one of our travel specialists on 1300 363 302.

Contact Us for a Tailor Made Quote Today
Receive Specials Updates

Featured

Accommodation

Below are some of our preferred tented camps and lodges in the South Luangwa region. Please contact us to tailor accommodation options to suit the style of your trip and your budget.

Bilimungwe Bushcamp

Set in the remote southern reaches of South Luangwa National Park, this beautiful, well-shaded property overlooks a trio of waterholes frequented by a plethora of birds and wildlife.

Chamilandu Bushcamp

Chamilandu Bushcamp is a collection of three handsome treehouses, whose lofty positions provide bird’s eye views of the wildlife attracted to the cool waters of the Luangwa River.

Chikoko Trails Camps

Chikoko Trails comprises of two small, exclusive bush camps in Zambia's South Luangwa National Park that are accessible only on a walking safari.

Chindeni Bushcamp

At the edge of a permanent hippo-filled oxbow lagoon, Chindeni Bushcamp is named for the magnificent hills which provide the campsite with a breathtaking backdrop.

Chinzombo Camp

Award-winning Chinzombo Camp is set on 60 private, pristine acres with prime views over the Luangwa River whose banks teem with all manner of game.

Kaingo Camp

Kaingo Camp sits in the heart of prime gameviewing country - on the banks of the Luangwa River deep within the South Luangwa National Park.

Kakuli Bush Camp

Meaning “old buffalo bull” - a nickname given to Norman Carr by the people of the Luangwa Valley, Kakuli Bush Camp is the only true bush camp open during Zambia’s green season.

Kapamba Bushcamp

Nestled on a forested riverbank, Kapamba Bushcamp offers some of the best gameviewing in Zambia's South Luangwa National Park.

Kuyenda Bushcamp

Kuyenda Bushcamp is a very special safari camp built by a dried up river in a very unspoilt sector of Zambia's wild South Luangwa National Park.

Luangwa River Camp

Depending on the time of year, guests at Luangwa River Camp have the privilege of accessing some of the South Luangwa National Park’s most prolific game areas by boat or by vehicle.

Luwi Bush Camp

Secluded Luwi Bush Camp nestles beneath enormous shade trees near a hippo-filled lagoon in Zambia's prolific South Luangwa National Park.

Mchenja Camp

Mchenja Camp is a luxurious tented camp set on a very picturesque bend in the Luangwa River. It forms an ideal starting or end point for a walking safari throughout the pristine Zambian bush.

Load More

Sample

Itineraries

The following tours are private, independent and can be easily customised to suit your personal travelling requirements. Please contact us to begin designing your personalised Zambia experience.

View More

Zambia Overview

Why should I travel to Zambia? Apart from being the site of the magnificent Victoria Falls, Zambia also offers game-rich wildlife parks that are relatively unspoiled by mass tourism. For the more adventurous, there are walking safaris and canoeing trips along the Zambezi River.

When is the best time to see animals in Zambia? Gameviewing is best during the dry season from Jun-Oct when the animals congregate at remaining waterholes.

What is the climate like in Zambia? There are 3 distinct seasons – cool and dry from May-July (23°-25°C), hot and dry from August-October (30°-40°C), and warm and wet from November-April (28°-35°C).

What can I combine Zambia with? Zambia’s neighbours – Botswana, Malawi or Zimbabwe – which all offer amazing scenery and wildlife. Or combine with South Africa and explore picturesque Cape Town, Table Mountain and the Cape Winelands.

How to get to Zambia? There are regular flights daily from Johannesburg in South Africa to Lusaka, where you can board connecting flights to a range of safari camps. There are also regular flights from Jo’burg into Livingstone, a large town close to the Victoria Falls. It is also possible to fly to Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe and then transfer by road to Zambia.

Do I need a Visa for Zambia? Please call us on 1300 363 302 or visit or FAQ page

Do I need vaccinations for Zambia? Please call us on 1300 363 302 or visit or FAQ page

Request our Africa Brochure

By Post
View Online
Download

All of our safaris and tours are tailor made.

Contact us to start customising your African safari.

Contact us