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...

Sep 15, 2021

Did You Know... We are delighted to announce that The Bushcamp Company was included in this year’s Travel + Leisure ‘World’s Best’ Awards! Mfuwe Lodge ranked #8 in “The Top 10 Safari Lodges in Africa,” and #68 in “The Top 100 Hotels Around the World,” receiving a reader-defined score of 97.33 for both.

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  • 15 September 2021:
    zebra, hyena, leopard with cub on a kill, elephants, kudu, baboons chasing a leopard cub
  • 15 September 2021:
    leopard, buffalo, giraffes, kudu, elephants, hippos, white tailed mongoose, genet
  • 15 September 2021:
    herd of buffalo, zebra, elephants, genet & hyena
  • 15 September 2021:
    lions, lots of elephants, impala, lots of kudu, bearded wood pecker, hyena, leopard, genet, white tailed mongoose, crocodiles, hippo & beautiful birds
  • 14 September 2021:
    leopard cubs in a tree with a kill, giraffe, ground hornbill, warthog chasing hyena, civet, elephants including a tiny baby, kudus, zebra, large herd buffalo, waterbuck, white tailed mongoose, leopardess with cubs, big hyena chasing cubs and mum
  • 13 September 2021:
    leopards, kudu, giraffes, warthog, buffalo, hippos, leopard with a kill, lion, elephants, kudu, lions, zebras, genet & mongoose
  • 13 September 2021:
    giraffes, buffalo herd, elephants, wild dogs with puppies, wild dog with impala leg, hyena, lion pride, leopard, giraffes, lots of birds, impala, hippo, honey badger, wild dogs on an impala kill, wild dogs chasing two hyena, hippo with baby
  • 12 September 2021:
    buffalo, kudu, elephants, giraffes

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Guest Comments

- Merritt Barnwell, US

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

You've got a pretty sublime spot here - the perfect place to spend our first wedding anniversary. It doesn't get much better than sipping champagne to the sound of hippos squelching through the mud below us - definitely one for the memory bank.
- Sam & Lizzie Matthews, UK

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Latest True or False...

Sep 22, 2021

True or False... The Crowned Eagle is considered to be Africa’s most powerful eagle when measured in terms of the weight of prey it catches.

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