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Kafue River, Kafue National Park

A tented bush camp on the Kafue River 

Mawimbi Bush Camp is situated on the riverbank of the beautiful Kafue River in the Kafue National Park in west Zambia. There are four large luxury tents, all with a private en-suite bathroom. Each tent has a comprehensive mosquito protective netting with a covered veranda overlooking the river for perfect game viewing and relaxing. The main activities offered are canoeing, game walks and game drives through an amazing variety of habitats and breathtaking scenery. You choose if you want a fast and exciting adventure, or a lazy and leisurely experience.

“Highly recommended to anyone looking for a get away from city life. Thank you to Patrick for an amazing tour all around. Will definitely be coming back. We thoroughly enjoyed canoeing on the Kafue River and watching the sun set.”
 – Nareen F

3 reasons you should visit Mawimbi Bushcamp

Three unique elements which you will love about Mawimbi:

The riverside accommodation is stunning with constant bird activity and the sounds of the wild in the background. These well appointed safari tents are beautiful comfortable and perfectly positioned


The section of the Kafue River around Mawimbi  is stunning and the canoe trips are an absolute must on this trip to complement a bush walk experience.


As Mawimbi is river-based, it offers a different perspective to the game viewing experience to Nanzhila making the  camps a superb and complimentary combination.

Camp Facts, Features & Amenities

Key information about Mawimbi Bushcamp
Open April – Nov
4 Canvas tents
Open air bathrooms
No Wifi 
All ages
No Credit Cards
24hr / Solar
No Fans
Plug points
Mosquito nets
“This is a perfect getaway for those needing to take a break from the city life and have a complete re-charge of ones batteries! Personally we love the bush and this camp fits all our expectations, from the camp itself to the canoeing on the river…hospitality and service very good!”
– Lindsay Taylor

Activities on offer at Mawimbi Bushcamp

Mawimbi offers both land and water based activities
Wilderness Walks
Canoe Trails
Outdoor Dining
Game Viewing
Rest & Relaxation

Mawimbi Bushcamp location and travel logistics 

Mawimbi is situated at the riverbank of the beautiful Kafue River in the Kafue National Park.

*Please note that this map is designed for reference purposes only and is not to scale

A multi-camp package featuring Mawimbi Bushcamp

You will get the most out of the Kafue by booking the following package:

9 night Kafue Adventure Safari featuring featuring 3 camps 

A brilliant way to see the full beauty of the Southern Kafue. This safari allows you to experience the remoteness of the Nanzhila Plains, the wildlife abundance of Lake Itezhi-tezhi’s shoreline and the beauty of the Kafue River at Mawimbi Bush Camp.

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