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Fort St. James, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently spent 3 days at Remote Africa Safaris Tafika camp. Set on the bank of the Luangwa river, it is a perfect balance of comfortable amenities and rustic charm. Natural materials are used in all of the buildings and the main building is wide open to the beautiful surroundings. John and Carol Coppinger are gracious hosts and along with...

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Solihull, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 6, 2016

We had 2 nights in the main Tafika camp and then 4 nights in the 2 remote camps walking each day. Tafika is lovely and hospitable but the highlight are the bush camps. If you can stay 4 nights have 2 nights in each camp. You are truly out in the wild but with lovely accommodation and food. Stuart the...

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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 23, 2016

We stayed here for 3 days as part of a 3 location stay and I have to say that this camp definitely has a family feel. It is family run and most of the guides and staff have been at the same camp for years. Many of the staff are from the local village and the camp really does play...

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Michigan
Reviewed August 20, 2016

Tafika Lodge is beautifully situated along the Luangwa River. The accommodations are wonderfully and sturdily made of local grasses, giving a pleasantly rustic feel to plush surroundings. Our house had a lovely view of an oxbow of the river filled with hippos, crocodiles, and a wide range of bird life. The spacious room and its outdoor bathroom and shower were...

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Diablo CA
Reviewed July 6, 2016

Everything about Tafika as well as the three other Remote Africa safari camps was wonderful. Tafika is set on the Luangwa River in the South Luangwa Park and it was a pleasure to watch and listen to the many hippos from camp. The rooms are comfortable and the grounds are stunning. John and Carol as well as the rest of...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed June 19, 2016

A perfect way to enjoy Africa -but only for those who like the genuine experience. We felt so close to nature in the camp - the constant sights and sounds of hippos, the sunrises over the river, prolific bird life and hammocks to read a book if you can keep your eyes off wildlife activities. Dinner under the stars, chalets...

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RIVERVIEW, FL
Reviewed November 22, 2015

We wanted to experience a safari without a lot of Disney-like distractions so I had chosen Tafika about a year before our trip. We had a snafu though when the rainy season started not slowly but ended up having one day of continuous rain which rained us out for two days so we were relocated. John and Carol (the owners)...

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london
Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

What a pleasure to stay in this beautiful,comfortable and well run camp. The staff are very knowledgeable and friendly, the accommodation spacious and comfortable with great style. The food was excellent and plentiful. There was a choice of walking or driving and most of the time you had a maximum of 4 in a vehicle which meant the drives were...

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed September 22, 2015

This was already my second visit to Tafika Camp and again I can't stress how much I enjoyed it. Brian and Heather were managing the camp but they did a superb job. I had some great sightings of wildlife including a flight of queleas which was like a flock of locusts blackening the sky. I saw lots of bushback and...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 25, 2015

Tafika is a gem - the staff, location, guides, food...it all comes together perfectly. The atmosphere is very relaxed and homely - it was almost like being at my parent's place! The care and dedication of the staff is one of the best I've experienced. Do the walking safari - you will appreciate wildlife at a totally new level. For...

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Home to John and Carol Coppinger, the founders of Remote Africa Safaris, Tafika is a small, first-class camp standing on the banks of the Luangwa, on the remote north side of the beautiful Nsefu Sector of South Luangwa National Park, Zambia. Tafika's guides are amongst the most experienced in the Luangwa valley. 4X4 safaris (day and night drives), walking safaris, unique cycling safaris and cultural visits to a nearby village are on offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tafika Camp

Address: Mfuwe, South Luangwa National Park, Zambia
Location: Zambia > South Luangwa National Park
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Tafika Camp Hotel South Luangwa National Park
Tafika Camp Zambia/South Luangwa National Park
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“Go to both bush camps. They are awesome.”
 of 5 bubbles Tommyb265, Oct 6, 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms have river views”
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“You take what's available and they are fine”
 of 5 bubbles cassieloo, Jul 22, 2015 | Read review
“every room is a winner. They have a two bedroom if you have kids”
 of 5 bubbles 906jamest, Jul 7, 2015 | Read review
“All are good. The family lodge has the best views but there are "public areas" we views just as good.”
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