Puku Ridge Camp
Puku Ridge Camp in South Luangwa National Park offers visitors a traditional safari experience in one of the most magnificent parks in Zambia renowned for game viewing and bird watching, home to over 400 species of bird.
Puku Ridge Camp Highlights
Puku Ridge Camp offers a superb location in a remote part of the South Luangwa National Park in Zambia. The camp is renowned for the Puku antelope which the camp is named after. Puku Ridge Camp overlooks a beautiful floodplain and offers spectacular views. Puku Ridge Camp offers a unique location in the South Luangwa National Park and the area is teeming with wildlife. Puku Ridge Camp offers visitors a traditional tented safari experience in an intimate and relaxed environment with only 7 tents available. The tents are spacious and offer private wooden balconies with magnificent views. South Luangwa National Park is renowned for offering some of the best walking safaris in Zambia and Africa and guests can enjoy guided bush walks as well as nature drives accompanied by experienced and professional guides.
- Puku Ridge Camp overlooks a plain that is noted for its particularly nutritious grasses, which attracts a wide variety of wildlife.
- In each suite, a door leads outside to an open-air shower which has no front wall, giving a spectacular view across the plain.
- Waterholes overlooked by the main lodge are floodlit at night, providing an opportunity for guests to see nocturnal wildlife in action.
- Puku Ridge activities include day and night safari drives and sometimes also guided walks, although drives are the norm.
Puku Ridge Camp Game Viewing and Activities
The South Luangwa National Park offers fantastic game viewing and guests can expect to see elephant, hippo, lion, wild dog, buffalo and a wide variety of antelope in addition to endemic species such as the Thornicroft's giraffe. The area offers superb leopard viewing. Activities include game drives and night drives in the South Luangwa National in open 4X4 vehicles. The park is renowned for walking safaris and offers guests close up encounters with wildlife. All wildlife activities are accompanied by experienced and professional guides. The area is home to 60 mammals and over 400 bird species, making it one of the top birding destinations in the world. Lions and leopards are often seen in the area around Puku Ridge Camp, as are buffalo and elephant. Hyena and leopard are also frequently seen in the early evenings. Herds of antelope can regularly be seen on the floodplains in front of the camp as well as predators following closely.