The Bushcamp Company

In Zambia's iconic South Luangwa National Park, The Bushcamp Company operates six exclusive Bushcamps in the remote south of the park, as well as the award -winning Mfuwe Lodge just inside the main park gate. Set out from any of these secluded, intimate camps and you will be guaranteed an unrivalled wildlife experience in one of the last unspoilt wilderness regions of Africa – the very place where the African walking safari was pioneered.

"From a vehicle you see Africa. On foot you feel, hear and smell Africa"

Mfuwe Lodge

"If you want to go fast - go alone. If you want to go far - go together"

Did You Know?

Every day you stay with The Bushcamp Company, in one of our Bushcamps or Mfuwe Lodge, you are contributing to our Conservation, Education, and Community projects!

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Bushcamps Video

Each of our camps are set in glorious surroundings and has its own distinct character. A maximum of just eight guests can be accommodated at each camp, ensuring that your stay is a peaceful one and tailored to your personal needs.

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Elephants of Mfuwe Lodge Video

Every year when the wild mango fruit is ripe, a family of wild elephants visits Mfuwe Lodge. Descendants of the iconic matriarch Wonky Tusk, they carefully make their way through the Lodge's reception area and into the courtyard where the wild mango tree stands.

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Latest Fact...

May 05, 2021

Did You Know... Giraffes have 32 teeth, the same as humans? However, they have no upper front teeth and instead have a hard pad, which they use with their lower front teeth, and their very long tongue, to strip leaves from trees.

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Latest True or False...

Apr 28, 2021

True or False... Relative to their body size, Jacanas have the longest toes of any bird.

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  • 21 April 2021:
    WALK: elephants, impala, birds, hippo, waterbuck. DRIVE: elephants, giraffe, waterbuck, lion pride, night jars, leopard.
  • 20 April 2021:
    elephants, hippos, zebra, puku, lots of birds
  • 19 April 2021:
    lions, elephants, giraffes, hippos, hyena. WALK: giraffe
  • 18 April 2021:
    A male lion was across the river in front of the camp during breakfast.
  • 18 April 2021:
    lions, elephant herd, python, hyena cackle, python, giant eagle owl, rucking impala
  • 17 April 2021:
  • 17 April 2021:
    wild dogs, cackles of hyena, committee of vultures, leopard, elephants, zebra, woodland kingfisher
  • 16 April 2021:
    lions eating warthog, buffalo herd, civet, hippos, white tailed mongoose, night jars

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Guest Comments

- Merritt Barnwell, US

A truly wonderful experience. The beauty of Luangwa, the knowledge and hospitality of Babette and Phil all came together to make this the safari of a lifetime
- Jeanet & Jesper Lewche

Mfuwe Lodge
"Wow! What a place ... we had the most fanastic time .... the elephants walked through reception almost as soon as we got there. The staff are all quite amazing and we felt we were part of a huge family...the Choir sang (what voices!), Nathalie and the girls at Bush-Spa were wonderful - we went every siesta! James (our guide) was absolutely wonderful! But then I could say the same of everyone at Mfuwe."
- Judy Smetherham, Australia

Mfuwe Lodge
"Many thanks for a spectacular adventure. It touched my heart and left memories that will remain forever. I hope to return to this magical environment with my family."
- Linda Gray, USA

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