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Wilderness Safaris Shumba Camp

Kafue National Park, Zambia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Shunba staff is more then only People who are working, no, they work with enthusiasm and a geniality to make us as guest happy^. a big thank to all members like Mutale, Fred, Charles, Newton, Bonface, Chrispie ,,,, for they great hospitality, humor and...More

Thank michelbosshard
Response from WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Shumba CampResponded 1 week ago

Dear Michelbosshard, Thank you for your wonderful review and amazingly kind words for Mutale, Fred, Charles and the entire Shumba Family. Shumba Camp is situated in the middle of the Busanga Plains in the midst of various lion pride territories and is said to provide...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Shumba camp was simply incredible. From the moment we arrived and greeted by all the stuff with hot towels you could tell this was going to be a surreal place. All the staff knew our names and treated us like one of them. Fred the...More

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Response from WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Shumba CampResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Will, Thank you for your amazing review and glowing recommendation. We will be sure to pass on your wonderfully kind words to Ondunne, Tsekai, Crispin and the whole Shumba Family - not forgetting the fabulous Fred who always makes sure you have a full...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

An amazing three nights at Shumba Camp - the experience of the four seater flight from Lusaka, the hot air balloon ride over the Plains, the excellent service and such warmth and personality from all at the Camp, the lion sighting with the buffalo and...More

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Response from WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Shumba CampResponded 15 August 2017

Meaning ‘lion’, Shumba is aptly named after the prides of lion seen in the area - we are delighted to see you were able to see many of our feline neighbours and hope you were able to get some wonderful photos as you glided over...More

Reviewed 7 August 2017

The most amazing wilderness, wide open spaces, loads of game and birds, great guide and staff, comfy accommodation with views of the plains, animals and sunrises, great food.....a special trip that should be on the bucket list of those who love wild Africa.More

Thank Philip R
Response from WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Shumba CampResponded 15 August 2017

Dear Philip, Thank you for the fabulous feedback we are thrilled to see how much you enjoyed your stay with us and couldnt agree with you more about Shumba and the Kafue National Park being the ideal bucket list destination. Kafue epitomises all the remote,...More

Reviewed 30 July 2017

This lodge located in Busanga Plains in northern Kafue is just remarkable. Getting to it can be an ordeal if the waters have not receded - both jeeps and macorros are required to get from the airstrip to the lodge. The lodge has a marvelous...More

Thank Leonard K
Response from WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Shumba CampResponded 15 August 2017

Dear Leonard, Thank you for your wonderful review, we are thrilled to see how much you enjoyed your stay with us and how much you enjoyed all the activities on offer in camp. Activities at Shumba Camp include day and night game drives, led by...More

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Herce
4 September 2014|
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Response from WildernessSafaris | Property representative |
Dear Herce, Thank you for your question. Although it is possible to drive between Lusaka and Shumba camp we do not recommend this to guests and suggest you rather fly into camp, for easier efficient access. The driving... More
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"All the rooms have amazing views!"
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"Lions like to visit room number four at night. Can be at any room at any time,though."
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"Any room is fantastic with amazing views of the plains"
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"All tents are very similar."
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