Time + Tide Luwi

South Luangwa

Situated deep in the national park on the ephemeral Luwi River, Time + Tide Luwi is wonderfully remote, with no other camps or people for miles around.

Tranquillity envelops this camp, creating a wilderness haven that allows guests to reconnect with nature in a meaningful way.

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Time + Tide Luwi

Nestled under huge mahogany trees on the banks of a permanent lagoon in the heart of the National Park.  Approximately two and a half hour’s road transfer 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 chalets that are made of grass and thatch with polished mud floors

Each room is designed differently utilizing trees and natural vegetation wherever possible. Room features include:

En suite open air bathroom with shower, flushing toilet and hot water
Private Deck

Bedroom Room View Open Air Bathroom Private Deck

Wildlife hide overlooking a permanent lagoon
Central dining area, Bar, Lounge
Fireplace for early morning tea and coffee and pre dinner drinks

Central Campfire Lounge Outdoor Dining Hippo Hide

Inclusive game drives and walking safaris. Due to its remote location there are not many roads in the area so activities are more focussed on walking safaris.

A walking safari can be done from Luwi to Nsolo Camp 

Extra – private guide and sleep outs

Walking Safari Hippo Leopard Kill Sleep out in the Dry Luwi Riverbed Dining Under the Stars Walking Safari with Elephant Game Drive Walking Safari Zebra

Children 12 years and older  are welcome at Luwi (younger have to be done though on request)

Private guide might be needed depending on ages

No Family Rooms

20th May to 31st October

Time + Tide support various community projects with the main areas of focus on female empowerment, home based education, student sponsorship, wildlife conservation and health and hygiene. They support Kapani school.

Time + Tide also support Conservation South Luangwa

For more information and details on their projects please visit https://timeandtidefoundation.org/

Kapani School Project Kapani School Project Health Support Health Support

Luwi Camp is run on solar power. There is a central charging unit in the Main area.  

No Wifi or network coverage  

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