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South Luangwa National Park, Zambia
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Tafika Camp
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A fabulous camp where we enjoyed 3 wonderful days/nights. The family unit was perfect for my wife & I together with our 2 daughters (12 & 10). As well as the wonderful, fresh food, the camp hammocks were a big hit with all 3 of them! I highly recommend taking the opportunity to do the micro-light flight at dawn with... More

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boston
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111 reviews 111 reviews
40 hotel reviews
167 helpful votes 167 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Tafika is the place for those who are looking for something different than the typical game drive safari experience. The location is perfect along the river edge about 20 minutes from the air strip. The view of the plains across the river are spectacular and we arrived to what I refer to as "Noah's arc" with hippos crocs zebra elephants... More

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Earth
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119 reviews 119 reviews
45 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Getting to Tafika was an unexpected adventure. Our camp the night before Tafika was on the other side of the river. Our choice was to either drive back to the Park entrance and around, which could take hours or arrange for a camp to camp transfer. The morning of our transfer we, our driver and all our luggage was stuffed... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
38 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This is a great place, it is in a fantastic setting on the luanga river and the sights are great. Within the camp you often see impala, monkeys and elephants and of course viewing hippos and crocodiles from the bank (safely) There is a central charging point for all your cameras etc as no mains power in the room but... More

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The Coppinger family owns and runs this camp and the entire staff is a friendly reflection of their philosophy. You feel like you are more like a member of the family rather than a guest. Food was excellent, the guiding and game viewing great and the location of the camp along the river was beautiful. This little corner of the... More

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Cherry Hill, NJ
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71 reviews 71 reviews
18 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Delightful! The staff was the best. The people were genuine as well as friendly. Their guides are very knowledgeable and had great eyesight. They spotted animals that we certainly would have missed. We saw so many more animals than we expected. The supporting staff made us feel welcome and comfortable. The food was on par with some of the best... More

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exeter
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Everything about this place is lovely. We arrived as some of the first guests this season and were treated royally. It feels as if you are welcome guests of the family and although our hosts had to leave on a business trip their daughter Jennie took over with Heather, Rhona, Gareth and all the rest of the staff. Our guide,... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Tafika was one of the camps we just had to go back to after our first visit to Africa last year. We thought last year was so good, cant believe how much better this year was!!! After a very hot and heart stopping, exciting walk from Crocodile camp where we saw so much, we crossed the river and were taken... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

The location of the camp is beautiful, the cabins are spacious, the food delicious. The owners and staff were great and the wildlife was spectacular. We combined this camp with its bush camp Chikoko where we did walking safaris which was unforgettable. The guides are extremely knowledgeable and well trained. We did the microlight flight and it was worth it.... More

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Glenwood Springs, Colorado
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Tafika is a welcoming, comfortable and beautiful camp set on the banks of the Luangwa river. The owners and staff made our stay an absolute treat and the wildlife was spectacular. We split our safari time between long walks in the bush in the mornings and afternoon/night drives. The walks were a great way to learn about the flora and... More

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Address: South Luangwa National Park, Zambia
Location: Zambia > South Luangwa National Park
Also Known As:
Tafika Camp Hotel South Luangwa National Park
Tafika Camp Zambia/South Luangwa National Park

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