Musekese Camp

Kafue National Park Zambia

  • A simple, comfy camp offering rich experiences
  • Remote setting in Kafue National Park
  • Walking safaris to explore the bush
  • Game drive and boat rides available too
  • Sociable communal dining
  • Excellent bird watching
  • See the camp video

Open: Musekese Camp is open from the beginning of June to the end of November annually.

Location: The camp is in the north of Kafue National Park, facing a permanent lagoon. It is the only camp in the area. The nearest airstrip is Lufupa, from where you travel by road and river to Musekese. Driving time from Lusaka is 5 – 7 hours, depending on traffic.

Rooms: There are 5 guest chalets built of wood, canvas and a thatched roof, with en-suite, bathrooms which include a flush toilet and shower.

Activities: Morning and afternoon game drives, walking safaris, boat rides on the Kafue River and bird watching walks are the activities offered at Musekese Camp. The maximum group size for activities is 6.

Facilities: The lounge is set beneath a thatched roof, and has ample seating and coffee tables. There’s a selection of reference books and board games, and drinks are available from the bar. Meals are eaten at the communal dining table, and outdoors. There are battery charging points. This area leads out to a large viewing deck overlooking the lagoon. There is a laundry service. The camp uses solar power and has a generator as backup.

Dining: The menu at Musekese Camp was created by a Michelin-star trained chef, so the food promises to be first-rate. Meals are eaten as a group.

Children: Children aged 14 and older are welcome. This is the minimum age for walking safaris. Parents need to keep their children under supervision.

Health: This is a malarial area

Communication: There is no Wi-Fi or mobile phone signal. The camp has internet for emergency use.

Notes: Musekese Camp does not accept credit or debit cards. Extras must be paid for in cash.

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Client Rating for Zambia 5/5 from 53 reviews

A little corner of heaven! I loved every moment here. I was impressed with the guiding; relished the meals; enjoyed the simplicity of my tent & appreciated the views. I have great admiration for the aspirations and enthusiasm of Phil & Tyrone for their area of Kafue. Want to go back!

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