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“We saw the big ones” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Kafue National Park

Kafue National Park
Kafue River | Foresta, Zambia
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Houston, Texas
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“We saw the big ones”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

On this trip we went to Botwsana, Zimbabwe, and Zambia. Each was different and gave us a great perspective.

We stayed right on the Kafue River at the Lafupa Tented Camp (a Wilderness/OAT camp) which was excellent. It was so peaceful just sitting on our porch and watching the river.

We saw lots of elephants, hippos, puku, birds, ducks and lions. It was still the dry season so it was easy for our guides to find them.

The flys are an annoyance so you need to spray yourself and wear the proper clothes. No danger, just annoying.

We had a chance for some river viewing which gave us hippos up close.

Visited September 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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“Grrrrreat”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

I have seen other national parks and game reserves in other countries and this definitely rates. I saw three leopards in one day, hippo, elephant, water buck, lots of puku, impala and other animals. Great birdlife too.
I didn't see any lions but you can't get lucky with everything all the time. The park itself is very nice and not too crowded with tourists. I stayed at Mukambi Lodge which was great and visited a few others. Be careful to avoid camps and lodges prone to tetse flies!

Visited February 2013
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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“Awesome Mobile Safari - Zambian Dawn Safaris Kafue National Park Zambia”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

What a wonderful bush experience - remote and in nature - what more can one ask for! This was a great mobile safari where we moved camp every 3rd night. Dave & Una Bowden were absolute brilliant hosts and their passion for the bush and safari company is great. Service, food and accommodation was really excellent. If you are a connoisseur of the bush, this is a must!

Visited October 2012
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