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Luangwa River Camp

Plot 8553 | Mfuwe, South Luangwa National Park E6, Zambia
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    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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Lewisville
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first camp during our two week safari adventure through Zambia and Botswana. Polly and her entire staff made it tough for other camps to compete, they made our entire stay very memorable. Our guides could not have been more helpful and were very knowledgeable. The staff was there when you needed them and always offered suggestions to... More 

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Lusaka
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

As a seasoned traveller in Zambia, I am always skeptical about trying new lodges preferring to stick to tried and tested and safer bets. All too often the guiding can be hit and miss, the food rolling out like something off a hospital trolley, the management scarce and run down accommodation. But this was NOT the case at this lovely... More 

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Esperance, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This was our first visit to the area, first safari and we were not disappointed! The food is absolutely magnificent! It was certainly the best food we had in Zambia. Rooms are lovely and comfortable and feel very private. All of the staff are friendly, professional and extremely knowledgeable. From the moment we arrived we felt welcomed and at home.... More 

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West Midlands, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

A true gem of zambia, it wasmy first timeinzambia and thisplace was absolutely gorgeous at night you could hear the hippos, birds and monkeys. You feel like your properly in africa. Everyone there is friendly and given the chance Iwouldgo back in a heartbeat

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Coggeshall, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

This was our first return to Luangwa for forty years so we wondered if the magic would still be there. We needn't have worried, it exceeded our expectations. The setting was pure Africa with a beauty and a sense of wildness where anything might happen. Polly, 'The Doc' and Sebastian were all great company and very well informed. The drives... More 

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West Sussex
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70 reviews 70 reviews
22 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

From the first welcome by Polly and her amazing staff, the three nights we stayed here just got better and better. Attention to detail was impeccable and something we shall never forget. The guides were so well informed and a pleasure to have as company on the game drives. Our room was great and extremely comfortable. The scenery was truly... More 

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Cambridge
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37 reviews 37 reviews
31 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

From the first view of the camp as we crossed the river to the initial welcome by Polly and Sebastian we knew we were in for a great time in this our first safari experience in Zambia. Despite being the "wet season" the weather had little impact on any of the drives whilst the slightly stormy skies in the evening... More 

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Sacramento, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

I had a particularly magical experience at the Luangwa River Camp this past October. I arrived to find that due to a last-minute cancellation, for the next 2 1/2 days I would be the only guest, so I had the run of the place with my own guide. As a serious wildlife photographer I could therefore indulge myself in spending... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

Last september we visited the Luangwa River Camp for 3 days. The welcome was very friendly, we came by car from Lusaka and were escorted from a nearby village to the camp, where a nice diner was served. The game drives and the walking safaris (a new experience for me) were excellent. Enthusiastic, friendly guides with a lot of knowledge... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2012

Wonderful and friendly service oriented staff, five star food and beverage, accomodation and amazing game veiwing. A great 'Africa' experience! Small negative is the river crossing to go on game drives - but does not detract from the overall enjoyment.

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Address: Plot 8553 | Mfuwe, South Luangwa National Park E6, Zambia
Location: Zambia > South Luangwa National Park
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Number of rooms: 5
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