Kalamu Lagoon Camp
Kalamu Lagoon Camp is situated in the private Luamfwa Concession in the southern sector of the South Luangwa National Park; a private and exclusive area visited by few people. Kalamu Lagoon Camp promises a personal and intimate safari experience.
Kalamu Lagoon Camp Highlights
Kalamu Lagoon Camp offers a pristine location on a permanent lagoon in the remote Luamfwa region in the southern section of South Luangwa National Park in Zambia. The South Luangwa National Park offers an abundance of wildlife and is one of the most incredible conservation areas in all Africa; renowned as one of the best areas in Zambia for walking safaris. Kalamu Lagoon Camp in South Luangwa National Park is known to offer a private and exclusive safari experience as it caters for only 16 guests. The safari tents as well as the main area at Kalamu Lagoon Camp offer magnificent views and magical sunsets. South Luangwa National Park is characterized by lush riverine vegetation and hippos are found in abundance here. South Luangwa National Park offers the ideal habitat for birdlife and guests can enjoy incredible bird-watching in the park including species like the African Fish Eagle and bee-eaters. The emphasis at Kalamu Lagoon Camp is on guided bush walks, however a popular activity is a bush walk combined with a game drive.
- Kalamu Lagoon Camp is very much a remote wilderness destination for experienced Africa travellers.
- Typical of South Luangwa, with open grasslands, mopane woodlands and riverine forest where gigantic jackalberry and wild fig trees grow.
- Small shallow lagoons, open grasslands and wooded islands mean that this is an excellent area for walking.
Kalamu Lagoon Camp Game Viewing and Activities
The South Luangwa National Park is a famous walking destination in Africa; guests visiting Kalamu Lagoon Camp have the choice to explore the Luangwa riverine vegetation and adjacent dambos on guided walks. Other activities include day-and-night wildlife-viewing drives. The highest concentration of wildlife is found along the Luangwa River and its lush vegetation creates the ideal habitat for wildlife and birdlife. There are herds of elephant and buffalo, as well as dominant antelope species such as impala and puku. Other antelope include common waterbuck, bushbuck, eland, kudu, grysbok, oribi, reedbuck, Lichtenstein's hartebeest, sable and roan. Species such as Thornicroft's giraffe and Cookson's wildebeest occur nowhere else on the planet and the area's leopard viewing is legendary. The major predators are lion, leopard, spotted hyena and wild dogs. High-density hippo populations can be found along the riverbanks while yellow baboon and Defassa waterbuck provide a contrast to their southern cousins.