Robin Pope Safaris - Luangwa River Camp

South Luangwa

Luangwa River Camp sits nestled under an ancient ebony grove on the banks of the Luangwa River overlooking the game rich area known as the Luangwa Wafwa.

This small and intimate camp with just five bush suites, along with its setting and location creates a real “wow” factor and a romantic feeling simply flows through the camp.


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Robin Pope Safaris - Luangwa River Camp

On the banks of the Luangwa River overlooking the Game Rich Waffa Area in the central part of the park. 1 hour drive from Mfuwe Airport.

Access into Mfuwe Airport is either via scheduled flight from Lusaka on Proflight, direct flight from Jeki or Royal during the peak season or via scheduled flight on Ulendo Air from Lilongwe. Charter flights can also be organised.


5 Bush Suites with brick walls and thatch roof each have ensuite bathrooms with sunken bathtubs looking out onto your own private corner of Africa. Room features include: 

En-suite bathrooms with double basins and a bath
Mosquito net
Private Verandah

Room Interior Room Interior Bathroom Room Exterior

Plunge pool in the main area with a large deck for relaxing on during the day
Lounge, Dining area and Bar

Swimming Pool Lounge Service with a smile Outdoor Dining

Daily morning and afternoon walking safaris or game drives, cultural/village tour, visit to Chimpembele, visit local market and Tribal Textiles

Walking Safari Game Drive Birding Walking Safari

Children aged 7 years and older are welcome at the camp

There are no family rooms available at Luangwa River Camp but an extra bed can be added to rooms.

The camp is open from the 22nd January until 30th November each year.

Giving Back: Operating lodges and camps in protected ecosystems in Africa alongside local indigenous communities and wildlife comes with a great deal of responsibility. Robin Pope Safaris is committed to responsible tourism and conducts their business in a manner that benefits the environment and wildlife conservation, the people who work for them, and their neighboring communities. In this way their tourism operations, and the presence of their guests, has the capacity to protect natural wildlife areas, alleviate poverty through good employment practices and contribute positively to the local community. For further information on their projects please follow this link:

Football in the Villages Clean Water Education Conservation

The camp is run on solar electricity with a backup generator.

There is no WiFi but there is cellular reception

Additionally, all water is from a well but is safe for drinking; bottled water is also provided at the camp free of charge.

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