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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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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 1 week 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 1 week ago

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Monnickendam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

great place at the river, staff goes out of their way to please you, surpise lunch and dinner at special sites on river or in bush. Lots of game, very experienced guides, excellent food and perfect tents, with heated bed when you go to sleep. Many people come back and I understand why! I will for sure! Louise

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Boston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The whole experience was like a dream. Arriving via boat down the Zambezi River with Elephants and Hippos showing us the way. Upbeat, friendly and skilled staff including guides, kitchen, etc. They really bent over backwards to make sure each guest had a good time. The meals were fantastic. Also, we had no allergies or issues, but we saw the... More 

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Shepparton, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

After the African bussle of Lusaka we transferred to the contrasting tranquility of Camp Chiawa. The journey built the anticipation; plane, 4WD, boat; we arrived to a memorably warm Camp Chiawa welcome. This Camp Chiawa embrace has since never left us, even now back home in Australia; our memories are that strong. The natural wonders of the Lower Zambezi are... More 

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Miami
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

All the previous descriptions and reviews of this camp are true. Special thanks to Tess and her magnificent talent for making you feel welcome. Anita and Peter were marvelous hosts. Hint; always have your camera with you whenever your out of your tent. It seems there were Hippos and Elephants always wandering through the camp. Do not miss the offered... More 

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Rockford, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

What a wonderful experience we had at Chiawa Camp in Zambia. The staff was incredibly kind, helpful, and friendly, and so attentive to our every need. They made us feel so welcome and even surprised us with stunning locations for dinner and sundowners that we didn't expect. They really went above and beyond to make our trip a special experience... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

It is a shame TripAdvisor doesn't permit 6-star ratings, or give we reviewers a limited number of these to dish out. Because if anyone ever deserved one, it is Chiawa Camp. The facilities are excellent, and the staff great, guides superb. But what makes any place in my book is service. And here it is beyond any reasonable expectation. Our... More 

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