Hippo Lodge
Hippo Lodge

Hippo Lodge

Hippo Lodge offers a traditional bush experience with no electricity in a remote corner of the Kafue National Park in Zambia. The area promises an exclusive wildlife experience offering superb game viewing and spectacular views over the Kafue River.

USD 450 - 600 per person sharing per night
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Hippo Lodge Highlights

Hippo Lodge is situated on the banks of the magnificent Kafue River in Kafue National Park in Zambia. Kafue National Park is one of Africa's pristine game parks consisting of 22,400km² of spectacular untouched African wilderness and offers the best species diversity of all National Parks in Zambia. Hippo Lodge is small and personal and offers guests a rustic and traditional safari experience with incredible game viewing and high quality guiding.

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Useful Information
  • The Hippo Lodge airstrip lies less than 2 km from the lodge and is open in the dry season.
  • Teeming with seasonal wildlife; at night the sounds of lion and hyena are commonly heard.
  • Visitors may walk from 5 to 15 km, experiencing many fascinating aspects of the bush.

Hippo Lodge Game Viewing and Activities

Kafue National Park is one of Africa's prime game parks and it hosts 158 species of mammal, 481 species of bird and 58 species of fish; it is a nature lovers' paradise. The area offers prolific birding as well as fishing opportunities. The wide range of habitats in Kafue National Park, including riverine forests, miombo woodlands, flood plains and grassy dambos, park-like savannah and almost impenetrable thickets, provide the most beautiful African backdrops to a wide diversity of animal and bird life. Guests can expect to see a variety of wildlife, including hippo, crocodile, warthog, impala, puku, bushbuck, kudu, hartebeest, sable, waterbuck, buffalo, elephant, lion, leopard, cheetah, hyena, and wild dog, plus many smaller species. The bird life is abundant with almost 300 species recorded in the Hippo area. A constantly growing Hippo Lodge bird list is available. Recorded within the area are unusual species such as the African Finfoot, African Skimmer, Rock Pratincole, Crowned and Wattle Crane, Saddle-bill Stork, Racket-tailed Roller, Sharlow's Turaco, Ross's Turaco, Pel's Fishing Owl, Crowned Eagle (which are nesting in camp) and the ubiquitous African Fish Eagle.

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