Frequently Asked Questions

What airport do I fly into?

You'll fly into Mfuwe International Airport. We also operate a private airstrip near our Bushcamps that is available for charter flights. Most international guests arrive via Lusaka, Zambia. It is also possible to fly via Lilongwe, Malawi.

What do I do about bringing cash?

There are ATM/Cash Points at both Lusaka and Mfuwe airports; they all dispense Zambian kwacha. US dollars and Kwacha are generally both accepted in Zambia.

What facilities are at the Lusaka airport?

Lusaka has two cafes in the main area, as well as a small cafe in the international departure lounge. There are also a few small sundries shops. There is free WiFi at the Lusaka airport.

Is there WiFi?

We have limited WiFi at Mfuwe Lodge; we have a computer available for guest usage for a small hourly fee. There is cell coverage at the Lodge, so guests may access the internet via their phone lines. There is no internet available at any of the Bushcamps, and VERY minimal cell coverage at any of the Bushcamps.

How long does it take to get to Mfuwe Lodge from the Mfuwe Airport?

It takes approximately 45 minutes to get to the Lodge from the airport.

Can you accommodate specific dietary requirements?

All of our properties are able to accommodate specific dietary requirements. We do ask that you let us know as far in advance as possible, so that we can ensure that we have appropriate items on hand, as it is often difficult to source certain products.

What other activities can I do?

In addition to game drives and walking safaris, we can arrange visits to local schools, a village visit, as well as excursions to Tribal Textiles for shopping or to take part in an Art Safari.

What donations can I bring?

Donations for the schools we support are always greatly appreciated. Click here to see what you can bring.

Is there a doctor there?

There is a doctor available for emergency medical care for guests. There is a fee for the doctor's services.

Should I take anti-malarial medication?

We recommend that you contact a medical practitioner that specializes in travel medicine regarding this issue.

What vaccinations/inoculations should I get?

We recommend that you contact a medical practitioner that specializes in travel medicine regarding this issue.

What amenities are provided in the rooms?

  • Hairdryer at Mfuwe Lodge – not possible at Bushcamps
  • Shampoo, conditioner, soap, lotion

Is the water at the Lodge and Bushcamps drinkable?

Most of our properties are served by very deep boreholes, and the water from the tap tastes great and is perfectly safe to drink. We have drinking water available in the rooms at all of our properties.