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Hippo Lodge

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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We stayed in the honeymoon cottage which is perched right above the river. It has an amazing setting. Great birding with about 40 species spotted from just sitting on the patio. Game viewing and fishing was excellent. We spotted wild dog, leopard, sable and much...More

2  Thank GarethAllman9
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent staff catering to every need unobtrusively. Relaxing environment in a perfect setting by the gentle Kafue River. Very knowledgeable guides. Lions, elephants, hippos, and baboons wandering through the camp! Breathtaking

1  Thank ewandvalerie
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful week there. Accommodation is spectacular romantic and all thatched. Wild dogs lions etc and great food and fishing There are also hot springs for a real relaxing evening with full bar and catering services. A must do

1  Thank Dylan C
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Our family and friends made a trip this month to Hippo Lodge in Kafue National park. We were a large group of almost 30 and booked the whole lodge out for 4 nights. We had a memorable time fishing, game viewing, boat cruising and just...More

2  Thank Ruka99
Reviewed 8 July 2016

We were privileged to be the only guests when we stayed here for 3 nights. A beautiful chalet right near the river bank, we enjoyed the rock-pool bath! Our hosts were warm and welcoming, and the food was excellent. Our guide, John and his colleagues...More

4  Thank kadmatti
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US$108 - US$259 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"'Honeymoon Cottage' is closest to the river, great for hippo and bird watching."
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"For great river views pick a chalet."
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"The A frame is definitely the pick of the rooms."
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"Rooms are all good. Some are longer distance from lodge than others spread along the river bank."
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