A small thatched chalet at Nanzhila Plains CampA small thatched chalet at Nanzhila Plains Camp

Nanzhila Plains Camp

From: $450.00

Nanzhila Plains Camp sits on the edge of a waterhole in the Southern section of Kafue National Park. The camp is shaded by many trees’ and views across the plains are fantastic. Elephants often wander through the camp and the bird life is diverse. Game viewing in this area is excellent.


Nanzhila Plains Camp

Kafue National Park

Nanzhila Plains Camp is the only camp in the very remote Southern section of Kafue National Park. Built on the edge of a waterhole or “dambo” views stretch across to the tree line, sunsets here are especially beautiful. Both bird and mammal sightings within the camp are excellent.


Nanzhila Plains camp has three en suite safari tents as well as three en suite chalets. The chalets can each accommodate two guests and are situated along the tree line, giving guests an unobstructed view of the waterhole. The chalet’s en suite facilities include a hot and cold shower, toilet and double basins.

Gauze mosquito net windows keep a cool air circulating during the hotter nights while still providing protection.

The meru-style safari tents can accommodate up to six people. They have separate en suite toilets, single basins and hot-and-cold shower areas for greater privacy and their walk-in structures provide fantastic views of the bush and the dambo. They are lit with solar power and hot water is provided by donkey boilers.

Safari Activities

While some parks in Zambia offer excellent wildlife sightings there is sometimes little variety. This is not true for Nanzhila and the Southern area of Kafue. Nanzhila guests enjoy morning and afternoon game drives, night drives and walking safaris.

The area is riddled with tracks that are very exciting to explore. Sightings included Elephant, Lion, Wild Dog, Cheetah, Serval, Leopard, Sable and Roan antelope and many rare bird species.

Read our Country Information for travel advice to Zambia.

If you are looking for a safari to the Busanga Plains then have a look at Shumba Bush Camp, Ntemwa Busanga, Busanga Bush Camp or Musekese Camp.

In South Luangwa Flatdogs Camp, Mfuwe Lodge, Kafunta River Lodge or for the more adventurous perhaps Bilimungwe Bush Camp.

In Lower Zambezi National Park there is Old Mondoro or Chiawa Camp. Or why not explore Liuwa Plains and King Lewanika Lodge?

If you would like to know more about the conservation efforts in the Kafue then visit Game Rangers International and discover the work they are doing with orphaned baby Elephants.

How to Get There

Fly In

Fly in to Lusaka or Livingstone with British Airways, Kenya Airways, Emirates or Ethiopian Airlines.

On your arrival at the airport you will be met by your safari representative and assisted onto a light aircraft for the flight to Ngoma airstrip.


Road transfers can be arranged from Lusaka or Livingstone and self drive is also possible.

Please get in touch with us for flights or road transfer arrangements.



  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • Morning and afternoon game drives
  • Night drives
  • Walking safaris
  • Local brand drinks
  • Laundry


  • Domestic flights
  • Certain road transfers
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Travel insurance
  • Emergency medical evacuation insurance
  • Premium brand drinks

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