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Wilderness Safaris Shumba Camp

Kafue National Park, Zambia
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Mukambi Safari Lodge
172 reviews
#3 of 28 Speciality lodging in Kafue National Park
 
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a privilege to visit a legendry area of Kafue National Park. Although Busanga Plains are known for the magnificent animal sightings in the dry months the wet months offer sightings of large flocks of birds too many to mention although the Crowned & Wattled...More

Thank ebensandie
Response from WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Shumba CampResponded 1 week ago

Dear ebensandie, Thank you for your beautiful review, we are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us in the magical Kafue and how much fun you had with all our great staff in camp. We will be sure to pass on...More

Reviewed 31 October 2016

The staff could not be better at this delightful camp. Everyone we met was extremely friendly and kind. We had an issue with one of our flights further into the holiday and as there is no internet access at Shumba, Ondyne and Mwamba our camp...More

Thank christinebeehive
Response from WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Shumba CampResponded 8 November 2016

Dear Christinebeehive, Thank you for your wonderful review, we thoroughly enjoyed reading about all your wonderful adventures with Idos, and will be sure to pass along your kind words to Ondyne, Mwamba and the entire team in camp. We are thrilled to see you had...More

Reviewed 6 October 2016

This place is the best safari camp we have ever been to . The 1 1/2 hr flight in a small pklane from Lusaka is the greatest challenge but having done that you are in a flood plane with large amounts of wild life ....More

Thank Flooktroop
Response from WildernessSafaris, Manager at Wilderness Safaris Shumba CampResponded 11 October 2016

Dear Flooktroop, We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay at Shumba! It is one of our most remote camps but that is what makes it so special - you truly feel you are in the wilderness, far away from civilisation - yet every...More

Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Really nice, well run camp. The staff are super friendly and fun to be around. Food was also amazing and the management really flexible and helpful with guests wherever they could be, very impressive. The game is not as prolific as elsewhere in Africa perhaps,...More

Thank Meohmy68
Response from WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Shumba CampResponded 6 October 2016

Dear Meohmy68, Thank you for the wonderful review, we are delighted to see how much you enjoyed your stay with us and hope that the brilliant memories you made will stay with you for many years to come. The game viewing, as you mention, may...More

Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

I provided a road transfer in August and saw lots of game along the way. Shumba lodge has excellent facilities and the warm hospitality of the staff is second to none. It was well worth the long drive. Driving on the plains may be a...More

Thank Stephen M
Response from WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Shumba CampResponded 26 September 2016

Dear Stephen M, Thank you for the wonderful review, we are thrilled to read that the long drive was all worth it in the end, and that you were given good directions on the best route to drive. We will be sure to share your...More

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172 reviews
#3 of 28 Speciality lodging in Kafue National Park
 
Mawimbi Bush Camp
30 reviews
#17 of 28 Speciality lodging in Kafue National Park
 
Sanctuary Puku Ridge Camp
96 reviews
#15 of 44 Speciality lodging in South Luangwa National Park
 
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12 reviews
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Herce
4 September 2014|
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Response from WildernessSafaris | Property representative |
Dear Herce, Thank you for your question. Although it is possible to drive between Lusaka and Shumba camp we do not recommend this to guests and suggest you rather fly into camp, for easier efficient access. The driving... More
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"All the rooms have amazing views!"
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"Lions like to visit room number four at night. Can be at any room at any time,though."
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"Any room is fantastic with amazing views of the plains"
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"All tents are very similar."
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