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Chiawa Camp

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Lower Zambezi National Park, Zambia
Chiawa Camp
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The location of Chiawa Camp is truly breathtaking and beautiful. The mighty Zambezi is memorable whether you are on it, canoeing or fishing, or looking at it from the luxurious comfort of your tents. Genuine warmth and professional attitude of all management and staff put us in a relaxed state of mind throughout our stay. This was just as well... More 

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chiawa camp knows how to impress from the minute you land at the tiny airport and are whisked riverside to hop aboard the short boat ride to camp. It is an entrance that is unsurpassed by any camp I have been to and from the river gave me a taste of just how beautiful Lower Zambezi NP is. Being family... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I arrived at Chiawa, via the Royal airport. Chiawa had been highly recommended to me, so I was anxious to arrive at the lodge, to see if it was as good as I had heard. Well, it met my expectations and then some! Upon arrival, after settling in, I was treated to a lovely lunch on board a pontoon boat.... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family spent three days at Chiawa Camp and it was one of the finest experiences that we have enjoyed anywhere in the world. From the moment we arrived until we departed the level of service was extraordinary. We experienced all we could in three days and will be back for sure in the future. The location provided the ability... More 

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Cat Spring, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were here 3 years ago and returned in June -We love being on the magical Zambezi and being able to view game from trucks as well as boats and canoes. The staff at both Chiawa and the Cummings family other camp- Old Mondoro-are the best--friendly and helpful. Guides and trackers have the most astounding ability to spot game. These... More 

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Ruille en Champagne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived at Chiawa after a few night staying at Old Mondoro. The two camps share the same high standards of hospitality and cuisine, and similar beautiful settings on the banks of the Zambezi (with a night-time chorus of hippos!). Our 'tent' was luxurious, spacious and comfortable, and we welcomed the early morning tea with our wake-up call! The guides... More 

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Standing on the banks of the majestic Zambezi River, Chiawa Camp is an experience never to be forgotten. Every last detail thought about and realised, every need taken care of by an incredible team, from the reception to 5 star meals, luxury accommodation, many activities and extras that take one by surprise. The beauty of the Lower Zambezi takes ones... More 

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just returned from four nights at Chiawa after first visiting Old Mondero. Had a great time and celebrated my birthday in style. The camp has an excellent position on the banks of the Zambezi with top class service, accommodation, food and staff who excel at making sure you have the best experience possible. I have been on a number of... More 

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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Our stay in Chiawa Camp on the Lower Zambezi was the Trip of a Lifetime and was way beyond our expectations. We appreciated the hospitality of everyone, were impressed by the smooth running of the camp and were amazed by the attention to detail. The food was delicious and everyone's individual needs were catered for (we asked for copies of... 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 Chiawa, and we LOVED it as always! The rooms are elegant, comfortable, and sumptuous; the food fabulous; the choir always brought tears to my eyes. We had several "private" special meals (up in a tree house; out on a boat in the middle of the Zambezi River at night!!) and we LOVED them (yes,... More 

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