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Nanzhila Plains Safari Camp

Kafue National Park, Zambia



Children on safari

Classic Safari

In brief

Nanzhila Plains Safari Camp is an intimate owner-managed lodge situated on the edge of the Nangandwe dambo (shallow floodplain) in the seldom-visited southern section of Kafue National Park, Zambia. This area has good populations of lions, leopards, wild dogs and cheetahs, and offers excellent bird-watching throughout the year.

Lodge details

Accommodation at Nanzhila Plains consists of three chalets and three meru-style safari tents (accommodating 12 guests in total), situated in the shady tree-line, and commanding views over the dambo. Each unit has an en-suite toilet, double basins and hot-and-cold showers. They are lit by paraffin lamps and hot water is provided by donkey boilers. The comfortable beds are protected by mosquito nets.

The spacious communal area is a raised insaka (grass-thatched structure), with a wooden deck in the shade of a massive jackalberry tree. Elevated above the dambo, this area features a lounge and dining area, bar and verandah. An adjoining communal open-air fireplace is a great gathering place in the evening, where stories are exchanged under the stars.


Activities offered include day and night game drives in large open 4×4 vehicles, bird-watching and guided bush walks.

" Make a real difference for African conservation - come on safari with us. We support sustainable, ethical tourism that benefits wildlife and communities. " Simon Espley, Africa Geographic CEO

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