Mayukuyuku Camp

Zambia

  • See Kafue's diverse animal and bird life
  • Explore by 4x4, boat and on foot
  • Dine by lamplight
  • Exclsuive with just 4 tented chalets
  • Cheerful, helpful staff 

Open: Mayukuyuku Camp is open all year and game viewing is good at all times of the year.

Location: Mayukuyuku Camp is on the banks of the Kafue River inside Kafue National Park. The camp is on the southern edge of the northern border of the park, so you can access both North and South Kafue from here. It is about 250kms, a 4 hour drive, from Lusaka.

Rooms: There are 4 permanent tents with thatched roofs and private verandas with hammocks. Each has its own bathroom, walled but open to the sky, with a hot water shower and flush toilet. The tents face the river where you can watch hippos and crocodiles.

Activities: The camp offers early morning and late afternoon game drives in Kafue National Park, the latter including sundowner drinks and a night drive back to camp. You can go on walking safaris with a guide and an armed scout. Game viewing by boat is popular. Fishing can be organised. You can hire your own guide for a full day game drive. This is a great area for bird watching, too.

Facilities: There is an open sided dining room and a terrace for al fresco dining. You can put your feet up in the lounge and enjoy a drink from the bar. The camp has a small library where you can browse through reference books. The gift shop sells local crafts. There are battery charging facilities. There is a small campsite about a 10 minute walk from the main camp. The camp is run by 3 directors, Pippa Turner, Patrick Moyo and Musonda Mbalazi, who between them have many years experience in Kafue and in the safari business .

Dining: Meals are eaten together with other guests. Dinner is a 3 course meal eaten by lamp and candle light.

Children: Children of all ages are welcome.

Health: This is a malarial area.

Communication: Internet access is available on request. There is Artel mobile phone coverage.

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