Nkwali Camp

South Luangwa National Park Zambia

  • Prime game viewing region
  • Over 400 bird species recorded
  • Family-friendly camp
  • Good for night drives and walking
  • Riverside setting

Open: All year.

Location: Nkwali Camp overlooks the South Luangwa National Park, on the banks of the Luangwa River.

Rooms: There are 6 open-fronted stone and thatched chalets, all with ensuite bathrooms with flush toilet. At night, large mosquito nets are lowered to cover the beds, whilst bamboo and metal shutters are drawn across the front of the room to keep out unwanted visitors.

Activities: Activities include day and night game drives, nature walks, bird watching and bush picnics. The camp can also arrange boat trips for game viewing and to enjoy sundowners, as well as canoeing and fishing.

Facilities: The central main building includes the bar, library and large deck overlooking the river. There is also a swimming pool with sun loungers. The dining area is beside the camp's waterhole.

Dining: Meals are taken as a group, either in the dining room or the outside deck area.

Children: Children aged 7 and over are welcome. Children must be kept under supervision at all times.

Health: This is a malarial area.

Communication: There is mobile reception at the camp.

Responsible travelNkwali belongs to Robin Pope Safaris. They are an award-winning company in terms of responsible tourism. They believe in benefiting the wildlife, environment, the people who work for them and their neighbouring communities.

To this end, they back projects which alleviate poverty in their region and help with the education and health of local communities and staff. They are keen supporters of the Zambian Carnivore Programme in South Luangwa, as well as the anti-poaching units of the South Luangwa Conservation Society. All their camps use green technology wisely to minimise environmental impact, for example, solar power, green roofs and water conservation techniques.

Tribes has worked with RPS for years, and we know that they deserve their many awards.

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Client Rating for Zambia 5/5 from 53 reviews

Top-notch service all round. Very professional. We were made to feel very comfortable and nothing was too much trouble. Food, accommodation and staff could not be faulted and the bush breakfast was a very pleasant surprise.

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