Potato Bush Camp
Set in the Lower Zambezi National Park, Potato Bush Camp overlooks the mighty Zambezi River which fans out into a mosaic of densely forested islands and channels.
Set in the game-rich Lower Zambezi National Park, stylish Potato Bush Camp overlooks the mighty Zambezi River which fans out into a spellbinding mosaic of densely forested islands and channels. Set deep within the reserve, the camp’s closest neighbour is its sister – the celebrated Sausage Tree Camp, so gameviewing experiences in the area feel delightfully exclusive.
The 4 beautifully appointed guest tents nestle beneath spreading shade trees, with a two-bedroom unit designed specifically to accommodate families. Raised boardwalks connect accommodations to the central dining, bar and lounge where meals are served and excursions depart.
Activities at Potato Bush Camp include game drives led by personable, professional guides with the opportunity to explore the park after dark to witness nocturnal species such as pangolin, genet and honey badger. You might even spot lions hunting! The Lower Zambezi is renowned for canoeing so don’t miss this opportunity to drift along admiring birdlife and animals around the water. Walking safaris are also possible – a thrill – whilst boat cruises are a very relaxing means of appreciating a blazing African sunset.
- Game drives day and night
- Walking safaris
- Boat cruises
*Some activities available at extra cost.
- An exclusive luxury safari camp that epitomises bush chic
- Deep inside the game-rich Lower Zambezi National Park
- Where families with children are welcome
- Exciting game drives by day and by night
- Canoeing and cruises on the mighty Zambezi River
Guests can fly into Lusaka, Livingstone or Mfuwe airports to access Potato Bush Camp. From each terminal, light aircraft can be arranged to Jeki airstrip, in the heart of the Lower Zambezi National Park. From there, guests embark on a 15 minute game drive followed by a 25 minute cruise to the campsite.
Accommodation in the Zambezi National Park
Below are some of our preferred tented camps and lodges in the Lower Zambezi National Park region. Please contact us to tailor accommodation options to suit the style of your trip and your budget.
Operated by a well-respected local family, outstanding Chiawa Camp is located in a prime gameviewing location deep within Zambia's scenic Lower Zambezi National Park.
One of the most reputable operators in Zambia, Chongwe Safaris owns and manages three acclaimed properties in the Lower Zambezi, the most famous being Chongwe River Camp.
Old Mondoro Camp
Family-run Old Mondoro Camp offers authentic yet luxurious safari experiences deep in the heart of Zambia's Lower Zambezi National Park.
Potato Bush Camp
Set in the game-rich Lower Zambezi National Park, stylish Potato Bush Camp overlooks the mighty Zambezi River which fans out into a spellbinding mosaic of densely forested islands and channels.
Sausage Tree Camp
Lavish Sausage Tree Camp in the Lower Zambezi National Park offers some of Zambia’s best gameviewing along with the highest standards in luxury and service.
The following tours are private, independent and can be easily customised to suit your personal travelling requirements. Please contact us to begin designing your personalised Zambia experience.
Discover classic Zambia, combining walking safaris in the wildlife-rich South Luangwa National Park, with the spectacular Victoria Falls.
Highlights of Botswana and Zambia
This trip combines Zambia's wild South Luangwa National Park and iconic Victoria Falls with Botswana's magnificent Okavango Delta and elephant-rich Chobe National Park.
Discover the very best of wild Zambia on this sensational safari which combines the unspoilt South Luangwa with the lush, lovely Lower Zambezi.
Why should I travel to Zambia?
Apart from being the site of the magnificent Victoria Falls, Zambia also offers game-rich wildlife parks that are relatively unspoiled by mass tourism. For the more adventurous, there are walking safaris and canoeing trips along the Zambezi River.
What is the climate like in Zambia?
There are 3 distinct seasons – cool and dry from May-July (23°-25°C) but cold at night, hot and dry from August-October (30°-40°C), and warm and wet from November-April (28°-35°C).
What can I combine Zambia with?
Zambia is best combined with its closest neighbours such as Botswana and Zimbabwe – which both offer amazing scenery and wildlife. South Africa is another option, where you can explore picturesque Cape Town, Table Mountain and the Cape Winelands.
How to get to Zambia?
There are regular flights daily from Johannesburg in South Africa to the Zambian capital of Lusaka, where you can board connecting flights to a range of safari camps. There are also regular flights from Johannesburg into Livingstone, a large town close to the Victoria Falls.
USA – There are no direct flights to Lusaka from the United States. The best connections are via Johannesburg, UAE or Nairobi.
UK/EU – Again there are no direct flights into Lusaka from anywhere in Europe. The best connections are via Johannesburg, UAE or Nairobi.
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