Nestled in the most Northern Region of the South Luangwa NP, offering a diverse concentration of wildlife with very little traffic from other lodges and safari goers. Here you will find our exclusive 10 suite lodge, a private sanctuary of subtle luxury combined with authentic safari experiences. Enrich your soul in this private wilderness while enjoying unobtrusive African hospitality.
Your every need is catered for, be it a photographic safari, honeymoon, or a bucket list safari. Visit our on-site hide at the edge of the oxbow stream while relaxing in camp between activities or just lazy around on your private deck, viewing the game on the open plains in front of the lodge.
Savour our perfectly prepared African inspired meals with locally sourced ingredients and the specially selected South African wine list which is included in our rates.Back to South Luangwa
In the Northern Region of South Luangwa National Park, about 3 hours drive from Mfuwe Airport.
HONEYMOON “ SUNSET” DELUXE SUITE – Most private accommodation at Lion Camp. Outdoor star bed, private viewing deck with bathtub, stocked mini bar, coffee station & en-suite facilities
“ LAGOON” DELUXE SUITE – Private viewing deck with bath tub, stocked mini bar, coffee station & en-suite facilities
8 luxury suites, each with a private viewing deck and en suite facilities
Room features include evening breeze cooling system, gas water warming facility, 24-hour electricity, International plugs & USB ports, hairdryers, wi-fi connectivity.
Main pool in the common area
Photographic Studio with International plug points & USB ports
Private dining (no communal dining except upon request) special dining options include bush breakfasts, picnics. Off-site boma dinners at least one night of stay (this is informal communal dining only)
Inclusive activities – privately guided game drives, walking safaris. We offer 5 game drive vehicles for 10 suites thus ensuring a private safari experience with no more than 4 people per vehicle.
Inclusive is transfers between South Luangwa lodges as well as the airport transfers. Lion Camp offers a transfer from the airport in a closed air conditioned vehicle up to the Tribes Shop where guests will disembark, be offered a coffee/soft drink, and have an opportunity for a toilet stop. Thereafter they will embark a game viewer and enter the park for their game drive transfer to the camp.
Child Age- Age 10 and above accepted
Only the 1 Deluxe “Lagoon” suite can accommodate 2 parents with 1 child (under 12)
Open from 15 May to 31 October
Community Projects include support to the Mkasanga School as well as the Hope Foundation supporting orphaned girl students
Lion Camp also has several projects on the go every year to benefit their closest community – the Mwanya Chiefdom. Some of the images below show some of the more recent projects.
Supports Conservation South Luangwa
Power Source – Newly installed solar farm – 100% solar electricity 24 hours per day
Wi-Fi in suites ONLY this ensures the privacy of all guests in public areas
On-site water purifying plant, purifying borehole water to bottled water standards
On-site incinerator for waste processing. ALL glass waste is transported to the Tribal Textiles glass project where their community project processes waste glass into functional products
ALL guest suites and staff accommodation has dedicated gas geysers to supply hot water and avoid the burning of wood to generate hot water
Specific Health & Safety Protocols have been designed to ensure a Covid free and safe environment for guests while on safari at Lion Camp.
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