Kakuli Bush Camp
Kakuli Bush Camp

Kakuli Bush Camp

Kakuli Bush Camp is a small tented camp offering guests a traditional safari experience with incredible walking safaris in the South Luangwa. Kakuli Bush Camp offers five spacious safari tents with cool thatched roofs and en-suite open-air bathrooms.

USD 450 - 600 per person sharing per night
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Kakuli Bush Camp Highlights

Kakuli Bush Camp is situated in the South Luangwa National Park in Zambia where the Luwi and Luangwa rivers meet. Kakuli is a seasonal bush camp and offers some of the best walking safaris in Zambia. Guests can enjoy guided bush walks as well as night drives; one of the highlights in the Luangwa Valley is the opportunity to see nocturnal animals especially leopard. Kakuli Bush Camp is one of the few bush camps in Zambia that are open in February and March; the river is high this time of year and access is via boat; activities are either on the river or on foot. Kakuli Bush Camp offers 5 traditional safari tents with open-air bathrooms. This part of the South Luangwa National Park is renowned for offering guests some of the best game viewing in Zambia.

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Useful Information
  • This area of the Park is renowned for offering guests some of the best gameviewing opportunities in Zambia.
  • This is the camp used for Norman Carr's Green Season boating safari initiative, Rivers and Rainbows.
  • The openness of this site combined with the small lagoon in front of the main area attracts a variety of wildlife.

Kakuli Bush Camp Game Viewing and Activities

The South Luangwa National Park is one of Africa's finest wildlife sanctuaries. The Luangwa Valley offers extraordinary wildlife and birdlife and the highest concentration of wildlife in the park is found around the Luangwa River with its rich vegetation. Wildlife includes huge herds of elephants, buffalo and hippo. Sightings of lion and leopard are common. Night drives are one of the highlights of the Luangwa Valley, providing the opportunity of seeing nocturnal animals, particularly leopard. Hyenas are fairly common. The Luangwa River also has a high number of crocodiles. The Park's dominant antelope species are impala and puku, with other antelope seen including the common waterbuck, bushbuck, eland, kudu, grysbok, oribi, reedbuck, Lichtenstein's hartebeest, sable and roan. Unique species such as Thornicroft's giraffe and Cookson's wildebeest can also be seen. South Luangwa National Park is a bird watcher's paradise with over 400 hundred species of birds recorded in the Luangwa. Towards the end of the dry season, hundreds of large water birds can be seen. Red faced yellow billed storks, pelicans, the striking 1.6m saddle bill stork, the marabou stork, great white egrets, black headed herons, open billed storks and the stately goliath heron. One of the most magnificent birds is the elegant crowned crane, with its golden tufts congregating in large flocks at the salt pans.

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