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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the great privilege of staying here in November. Ruth is an excellent host and my room was great. I had a little frog who would watch me brush my teeth and then promptly hop in the sink for a little shower. He came out at night, too, when I came back from dinner which reminds me of the...

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St. Petersburg, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

Travelling Solo is often a "hit or miss" thing. My experience at Nsefu was a highlight of my trip to S. Luangwa. Staff were not only capable and attentive, but very genuine as well. The camp is located at a bend in the river and attracts a considerable amount of wildlife - day & night. Game drives and wildlife walks...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stunning camp, brilliant staff, delicious food. Quality of guiding is superb and the we had some amazing game sightings, both walking and driving. Rooms are fantastic and the beds have the "Evening Breeze" air conditioning system built into the mosquito net which keeps you nice and cool at night. Highly recommended

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Chertsey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Nsefu as part of a Robin Pope safari. We loved it. We were very well looked after by all the staff. Sebastian, our guide, found wild dogs and Pell's Fishing Owls - sights we did not expect to see. One of the best thing about this camp is the view, which is stunning, with a constant procession...

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Reviewed September 24, 2016

We stayed here for 3 nights in an amazing round lodge with air conditioning! The accomodation was lovely and could not be faulted. Again as per all Robin Pope lodges, the staff were fantastic and could not do enough for you. We had a great guide, Kanga who really looked after us. It was so peaceful here although we had...

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Thank Ardy2012
Occidental, California
Reviewed August 9, 2016

We arrived at Nsefu Camp after a leasurely drive from the airport. En route we saw lions, hippos, elephants, lots of birds and other animals. The rooms are traditional boma like design. Separate for privacy and clean with en suite bath. From the porch you can see the river with the hippos and crocadiles lounging during the day. We went...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

A recent visit to Nsefu left me wishing I could stay a little longer . Nsefu is a traditional safari camp . It is set on the river bank with views too die for . The rooms are comfortable , the en suite bathroom is attached to the outside of the room and is partially open . There is electricity...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed July 30, 2016

We stayed at 3 different camps while on safari in Zambia, and while all were outstanding, this was in many ways, my favorite. The setting is stunning, sitting on a lagoon where herds of elephant cross daily, and it's just mesmerizing to watch them. The hippos lounge in the water, hoot and fight. Crocs get warm in the sun. In...

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Reviewed July 26, 2016

We stayed at 4 lodges whilst on safari and this was the lowest ranked on our trip. The other lodges we stayed at exceeded our expectations, this lodge was disappointing. The accommodation fits its surroundings and was as it said, small/clean and in keeping with the camp. The staff were nice, the host seemed very new and we did not...

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Leics. UK
Reviewed June 21, 2016

I don't really need to write anything as the other reviewers have said it all. Like Madzuko we also stayed at Nkwali, Nsefu and Tena Tena and prior to arriving I thought Nsefu would be the one I'd like least - not the case - it was my favourite (the others are also amazing). Our host was Ruth who couldn't...

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In the heart of the South Luangwa, Nsefu Camp has history – it was the first camp in Zambia (1951). The original rondavels, each with a view of the river, have been renovated with an “old fashioned” feel. The lagoon near the bar attracts many animals, including family groups of elephants. The area is fantastic for leopard viewing. Nsefu is open June-October for the dry season but also Jan-March for boating safaris in the Emerald Season. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Nsefu Camp

Address: Nsefu sector of the park | Overlooking the Luangwa River, South Luangwa National Park, Zambia
Location: Zambia > South Luangwa National Park
Price Range: $260 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Nsefu Camp 3*
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Nsefu Camp Zambia/South Luangwa National Park
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“All rooms have wonderful views of the lagoon”
 of 5 bubbles 421nancya, Jul 30, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles JaneB948, Nov 29, 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles madzuko, Oct 21, 2015 | Read review
“All 6 rooms are the same and there is really nothing to choose between them.”
 of 5 bubbles TonyNorwich, Oct 10, 2015 | Read review
“All 6 rooms have amazing views”
 of 5 bubbles Longdistancecyclist, Jul 7, 2015 | Read review
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