Nkwali Camp
Nkwali Camp

Nkwali Camp

Nkwali Camp is a small bush camp in Zambia on the edge of the South Luangwa National Park and known to offer incredible game viewing. Guests can expect to see leopard, lion and occasionally wild dog; the leopard viewing is especially good.

USD 450 - 600 per person sharing per night
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Nkwali Camp Highlights

Nkwali Camp offers a remote and private location overlooking the South Luangwa National Park. Nkwali is known to offer incredible game viewing and the area is characterized by ebony woodland and open grasslands. Guests can expect to see leopard, lion and occasionally African wild dog. The area is particularly good for elephants and Thornicroft giraffe are frequently seen from the camp as they gravitate towards the nearby waterhole to drink. The guiding at Nkwali Camp is superb; experienced and professional guides accompany guests on all wildlife activities including walking safaris, day game drives and night game drives, as well as boating in the Emerald season. Nkwali Camp is open all year round, offering unique experiences, both in the dry season and the Emerald season.

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Useful Information
  • High ceilings and flagstone floors help to keep these spacious rooms cool in the summer and warm during winter.
  • Nkwali Camp has a swimming pool around which comfortable sun loungers offer a welcoming spot to relax.
  • A trip to Nkwali combines naturally well with its sister-camps, Nsefu Campand Tena Tena Camp.
  • Robin Pope has a private pontoon over the river which enables its vehicles to swiftly enter the park for game viewing.

Nkwali Camp Game Viewing and Activities

The South Luangwa National Park is one of the finest wildlife reserves in Zambia. The South Luangwa National Park lives up to its promise and provides a wild and exclusive safari experience. The Luangwa Valley is enormous and remote and home to a remarkable array of animals. The South Luangwa National Park consists of 9050 square km with the river being the focus of the wildlife viewing. The park is characterized by lagoons, woodlands, ebony groves, grassland and thickets playing host to an abundance of wildlife. The birdlife in the South Luangwa National Park is fantastic with approximately 450 species. The Luangwa River remains one of the last untouched major river systems in the world. Boating safaris are superb and offered during the high water months. Nkwali Camp is open all year round and each season offers a different experience altogether. The South Luangwa National Park is famous for offering some of the best walking safaris in Zambia and all camps offer guided bush walks and the guiding is fantastic. The Luangwa is famous for offering good leopard viewing, although this is not guaranteed. The Luangwa is home to two endemic species, the Thornicroft giraffe and the Cookson's wildebeest. Activities include game drives, night drives, walking safaris and boating in the Emerald Season.

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