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Kafue National Park, Zambia

Featured Safari Destination by GURU


Shumba Camp Description

Considered the most luxurious accommodation in Kafue, Shumba brings you to the vast mosaic of grassy seasonal floodplains extending to the horizon, mist rising at sunrise, epitomises the wild, remote Busanga Plains. Shumba means lion, referring to the large prides often seen near the camp, but the full extent of its diversity can be discovered on game drives as well as boating early in the season or hot air ballooning later on.

The stylish camp is built on raised decks on a verdant tree island, allowing for breathtaking views of the surrounding wildlife-rich floodplains. Shumba’s six luxury tented units offer spacious living with a cushion-strewn veranda for outdoor contemplations.

On interpretive game drives in open vehicles, guests may view large numbers of plains game such as puku, red lechwe, buffalo and wildebeest and even perhaps the rare roan antelope. The famous lions of Kafue, cheetah and wild dog are also to be seen. Also offering night drives, guests get a glimpse into Busanga Plains’ unique, nocturnal world. A diverse range of species may be seen at night, including genet, civet, owls and occasionally the elusive leopard.

The most exclusive wildlife ballooning in all of Africa, this activity allows you to take to the skies in style. Gaze over scenic splendour, watch hippo playing far below and fly eye-to-eye with an eagle. This life-changing experience ends with a sumptuous champagne breakfast. (Available August to October; conservation fee applies)

Property details
Location Kafue National Park, Zambia
Accommodation 6 Luxury Tented Suites
Guest Room Facilities Tea / Coffee, Verandah, Fan, Safe, Charging Points
Camp Facilities Pool, Bar, Laundry
Family Policy Six Years and up
Activities Bird Watching, Boating, Guides Walks, Game Drives, Night Drives
Available Services Private Guided Activities, Laundry Service Complimentary
Included All Meals and Drinks (excluding premium brands & French Champagne), Laundry
Not Included Hot Air Balloon, Gratuities
Why Shumba Camp Zambia? The most luxurious accommodation in Kafue. The most exclusive wildlife hot air ballooning in Africa.
Pricing Upon Request Only - Shumba Camp is open between 1 June and 31 October each year
Errors and Omissions Excepted (E&OE)


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