Chiawa Camp

Winner of the Best Safari Property in Africa 2011 and a host of other awards, the seasonal Chiawa Camp rests peacefully on the banks of the Zambezi River, under a grove of evergreen Mahogany trees. In the heart of Zambia's Lower Zambezi National Park the camp offers varied activities such as game drives, walking, canoeing, boating and fishing in the presence of Africa's finest guides.

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The owners say their 'tents' set a new standard for Zambia in bush-luxury whilst still retaining the rustic and unpretentious feel that Chiawa is so well loved for. All tents have timber floors and verandas looking out on either the dry riverbed or face the Zambezi directly. Comforts and conveniences include flushing loos, 24 hour lighting, hot & cold water, 220v electric power for fans and charging batteries, indoor and outdoor showers, ball & claw baths complemented by Molton Brown amenities and mosquito nets.

Renowned for its excellent cuisine the camp's speciality is Afro/Euro fusion food usually served al-fresco, sometimes in the bush or even on a boat in the middle of the Zambezi! Enjoy a cocktail in the stunning thatched lounge/bar area with upstairs viewing deck providing one of the best views of the Zambezi River.

Getting There

Chiawa Camp is a 30 minute flight to Royal airstrip from Lusaka and 1 hr 45 min flight from Livingstone, followed by a 1 hour game-drive/transfer through the park to the camp.


Day & night game drives, nature walks, game viewing by pontoon boat, canoeing, and fishing (catch & release only).

Read what our previous clients thought of Chiawa Camp

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Alison Bell

An unbelievable experience. This was our favourite camp. The managers Peter and Anita and all of the staff were phenomenal and helped make this stay a truly wonderful one.

31/07/2014 Read full trip review

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