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Tena Tena Camp

South Luangwa National Park, Zambia
Tena Tena Camp
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our group of seven stayed at Robin Pope's Tena Tena camp in South Luangwa National Park, one of two camps inside the park situated on a bend of the Luangwa river. The tented accommodations were spacious and elegant. The staff was warm, enthusiastic and couldn't do enough for our group. They even baked non-gluten breads and cakes for those with... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came up to Tena Tena from Nkwali which is also run by Robin Pope Safaris and it was a different experience yet still wonderful. The Park is a lot quieter up here and we saw some different things every day. The food was very good and the staff were wonderful - our guide Julius was very knowledgeable and manager... More 

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Nuremberg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

From 8th May 2015 till 3rd June 2015 we were on holiday in Botswana and Zambia. During our holiday we stayed at Tena Tena from 26th May till 30th May. We really enjoyed every moment of our stay at Tena Tena. It was very thrilling to be so close to nature! Tena Tena is beautifully located. The tent accommodation was... More 

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Menlo Park, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

This was our 6th trip to Tena Tena, and we LOVED it once again! The tents are large and open and delightful; the outdoor bathrooms superb. Bertram is a fantastic guide and we loved the long and lingering times we spent with wild dogs! The food was perfect, especially the brai out on the riverbank by moonlight. The hostess, Christobel,... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I came to the Tena Tena Camp after 3 nights at the Nkwali Camp, another Robin Pope Safaris camp. Great that the two camps are so different in character. The Tena Tena Camp was established in its present location only a few years ago after the river had threatened to wash away the previous camp. This is a most luxurious... More 

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Nailsworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Tena Tena provided us with a magical bush experience! We arrived from Nkwali and were transferred by boat across the river to the newly opened camp. We were met by Jacob, who was to be our guide for the next three days and his enthusiasm for everything connected to the South Luangwa National Park was completely infectious. The communal areas... More 

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Lincolnshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

A romantic tented camp with outdoor ensuite bathroom equipped with power for charging. We were undoubtably lucky but we saw leopards up trees, cavorting leopards culminating in mating, lions paddling in the river but not quite crossing, 8 tiny lion cubs, leopard growling at us from a tree before bounding down with a snarl, lost lion calling his pride, leopard... More 

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Richterswil, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This was our last stay for 3 nights in our 2 weeks holidays in this beautiful country having visited 3 different parks. It became somehow the coronation of our trip. What a very well motivated, always helpful and smiling crew around Bertram, the manager and also our fantastic guide to many unforgettable game drives and walks. We even saw the... More 

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Tel-Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We arrived at Tena Tena after nightfall, following a long and protracted journey from Livingstone; but this did not diminish a bit our sense of awe at the setting of the place, lighted by numerous little lamps, as we were led to our tented rooms; these had some wild outdoor bathroom facilities, which were surrounded by a wall reaching up... More 

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Holden, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

My wife and I spent 3 of our 9 night safari at Tena Tena Camp back in June 2014. We had chosen this camp based on its location and extremely positive reviews, both of which were spot on. We were originally thinking we'd spend 2 nights but were so glad we chose to spend the additional night. As another reviewer... More 

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