- Lodge type; Bush Camp
- Location; South Luangwa
- Lodge size; 6 Chalets
- Recommended stay; 3-7 nights
- A rustic safari experience
- Walking safaris
- Views from the chalets
- Nothing quite like a bucket shower
- Tour the camp kitchen
- Guides and staff are amazing
- Again, those walking safaris
Kafunta Island Bush Camp located on the banks of the Luangwa River under the shade of mahogany trees, a rustic and authentic safari camp awaits those who are seeking to escape the modern world whilst experiencing some of the best wildlife Africa has to offer.
With walking safaris being the main safari activity on offer, Island Bush Camp offers a pure wilderness experience like very few can. It truly feels like one has the entire South Luangwa National Park to one's self when staying here.;
Every day offers new and unique wildlife and birdlife experiences.
Kafunta Island Bush Camp offers up five rustic bush chalets set high up on raised platforms all with viewing decks, beds under mosquito nets and open-air en-suite bathrooms with running water, bucket shower and flushing toilets.
This is where the magic of camp cooking is perfected into a fine art, with minimum equipment and a variety of ingredients, watch how the team in the kitchen turn out delicious cuisine no matter the time of day.
Guests are most welcome to tour the kitchen; this is termed a "kitchen safari".
Kafunta Island Bush Camp is a rustic classic safari like in every way possible. The thatched central guest area is small and offers guests a lounge, bar and indoor dining area. Outdoors on the banks of the Luangwa River is a firepit where one sits and relaxes with a beer in hand.
Island Bush Camp is not for those looking for a luxury safari experience but for those seeking a wild and authentic safari experience far away from the modern world, this is the camp for you.
Safaris activities on offer at Kafunta Island Bush Camp are based more around the walking safari experience than anything else; it is on a walking safari that one has the chance to explore the bushveld at a different level.
All walking safaris are led by professional guides and escorted by an armed park scout to ensure the best in guiding, wildlife and birdlife sightings, and safety.
Other safaris activities available;
- Game drives
- Excellent birding
- Wildlife photographic hide
Rates from US$600.00 pp
Per person per night sharing
Rates are in US Dollar
*Rates may vary according to season
- Two game-viewing activities per day
- all meals and snacks
- Local drinks
- VAT, national park entry fees and bed levies
- Luangwa Conservation and Community Levy
- Transfers from and to Mfuwe Airport and between camps
- All flights
- Additional transfers
- Premium branded drinks
- Travel insurance
- Items of a personal nature