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Flatdogs Camp

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Luangwa Valley, South Luangwa National Park, Zambia
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Brookline, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Flatdogs Camp is a true African gem, providing a perfect visit which will not be forgotten. For an memorable African safari experience, Flatdogs cannot be topped. The camp, set on the Luangwa River, at the entry to the South Luangwa National Park, provides a variety of comfortable accommodations, delicious food, some of the best and most expert safari guides, and... More 

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London
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to stay at Flatdogs camp in December with our 2 children (6 and 8yrs) for 8 nights and had the most amazing time. The camp itself is beautiful, with animals always wondering around camp. The staff are fantastic and very welcoming, the food is amazing, and the safari viewing second to none! We stayed in a... More 

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Brookline, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Flatdogs is the real deal if you are looking for an authentic safari experience in unspoiled territory, lots of animals (some endemic to S. Luwanga park) birds, and a camp whose delightful owners, Ade and Jess, are very attentive to your needs and interests whether you are a child or a grandparent. We had been on a safari with with... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having been to the South Luangwa before, I was truly surprised that our stay at Flatdogs managed to far exceed our expectations. The management team, especially Paolo, Jess and Ade were exceptionally attentive, welcoming and made the whole safari experience a lot more personal. The other staff at the camp were also very warm, always willing to help and keen... More 

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London
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25 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm lucky enough to have gone on safari in various lodges and Parks throughout Africa. Both South Luangwa and Flat Dogs are right up there with the very best. Service: All the staff - from management, the guides, kitchen staff, cleaners are incredibly friendly and seem to genuinely enjoy their jobs. As a result the atmosphere around the camp is... More 

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Helmdon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

We stayed at Flatdogs with friends and children in Dec 2015. We had an amazing time in a stunning location supported by fantastic hospitality led by Ade and Jess. We saw amazing animals in their natural surroundings on our four safari drives.....crocodiles, elephants, leopards, lions, hippos and giraffes to name just a few. The changeable weather conditions made the safari... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

We had a lovely holiday and the location was fantastic. Only things I think need attention was a roof on the game view vehicles as we got saturated on the game drive the poncho helps but we still got wet to the bone. I would also recommend stepping blocks from the tents to the dinning area as the mud was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

We had come from Mfuwi Lodge where we had spent a week going on safari and glorying in the constant parade of animals seen from the porches of the chalets facing the stream bed, and we wanted to rest a few days without having to pay for salaries we were' going to go on. Flatdogs cCamp is "a la carte",... More 

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washington dc
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

We visited Flatdog the first 2nd weekend in December and stayed at the Chalet. We drove from Lilongwe to South Luangwa. It was a fairly easy 4 hour drive with great roads (especially after you cross the border into Zambia). Jessie and Andre greated us with a warm smile. We stayed at chalet #4. Loved it. It has 2 spacious... More 

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San Diego, California
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16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

From the moment we met our Flatdogs Camp guide at the Mfume Airport, my husband and I knew that we were in for a special treat. Within two minutes of arriving we met someone with whom we have a colleague in common. Serendipity. We stayed at Flatdogs Camp for three nights in a large tent with an attached, but private... More 

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