McBrides Camp has been rated by many guests and photographers as one of the best African wilderness experiences on the planet. This remote, wild and untouched corner of the Kafue National Park in Zambia promises to offer a unique and personal safari experience.
McBrides Camp Highlights
McBrides' Camp is located inside the enormous and spectacular Kafue National Park in Zambia and offers a peaceful, wild and rustic wildlife experience. The area around the camp is very remote with no roads and just about no signs of humans. The wildlife viewing is incredible, the views simply magnificent and the service and hospitality is from a bygone era; with only 7 chalets the safari experience is bound to be private and personal. The emphasis here is on walking and walking safaris accompanied by expert guides.
- Ride on the river in the famous double decker Fish Eagle; an ideal way to enjoy the river and its sights.
- New, official bush or satellite camp near the river, 14 kilometres downstream from our present camp.
- There is a healthy pride of golden lions in the area.
McBrides Camp Game Viewing and Activities
Kafue National Park is 22 400 square kilometers in size and offers exceptional opportunities to view wildlife. Leopard Lodge is situated in a game management area surrounded by the Kafue National Park. To the extreme north of the Kafue lie the Busanga Plains, one of Zambia's most prominent wetland resources and one of the few areas in the world that remain untouched by development and human activity. The Kafue River plays host to a large variety of bird and plant life and the rolling grass plains and forests offer the ideal habitat. Large herds of antelope roam the plains including red lechwe, puku, sable and roan antelopes, waterbuck, tsessebe, hartebeest, as well as oribi and duiker. Large prides of lion, leopards and cheetah are the prime predators. Over 400 species of birds have been recorded throughout the park. The Kafue and Lunga Rivers offer superb fishing opportunities, especially bream, barbel and fresh water pike. The waters of the Kafue River are home to large numbers of hippopotamus and crocodile. The best game viewing is during the dry season from April to October; however the beauty of the park is at its best after the rains during the first half of the year. Many of the parks internal roads are inaccessible between November and April. The emphasis at McBrides' Camp is on walking and walking safaris however other activities include day and night game drives, game viewing by boat, fishing as well as birding trips.
Leopard Lodge offers a unique location in the Kafue National Park in Zambia. Zambia offers some of the wildest and most remote game areas on the continent; the Lodge is a small and intimate and offers a tranquil setting on the banks of the Kafue River.
Mukambi Safari Lodge
Mukambi Safari Lodge is a family-friendly lodge offering a superb location on the banks of the Kafue River in Zambia. Guests can enjoy fantastic game viewing from the comfort of the lodge and the large viewing decks are a highlight here.
Vic Falls & Botswana Romance
Spend your honeymoon exploring all of the wonders of Botswana and the majestic Victoria Falls while staying at "romantic" safari lodges. Visit the Makgadikgadi Pans, the Okavango Delta, Moremi Game Reserve, Chobe and Vic Falls.
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.
Lufupa Tented Camp
Lufupa Tented Camp offers visitors an intimate and personal safari experience. Lufupa Tented Camp provides a spectacular setting in the Kafue National Park overlooking the Kafue River in an unspoiled and remote corner of Zambia.