Set on the banks of the Luangwa River, Kafunta River Lodge has 8 attractive thatched chalets and 2 luxury suites overlooking the South Luangwa National Park.
Kafunta River Lodge is set in riverside forest on the banks of the Luangwa River, overlooking the South Luangwa National Park. Kafunta River Lodge’s accommodation is of the highest standard in the valley.
Relax on the private veranda and allow your senses to appreciate the surroundings. Observe Elephant crossing the river and Giraffe browsing.
Kafunta River Lodge offers game drives, walking safaris and night drives to discover the abundant wildlife; accompanied by guides.
South Luangwa National Park is set in an area that offers superb game viewing in specialised safari vehicles are the ideal way to discover the National Park during your Zambia safari. An early morning game drive will give you the chance to experience the awakening of the African bush with its great diversity. The cooler morning hours are a good time to see the animals’ morning activities. Enjoy refreshments as you witness the African sunset on your late afternoon drive. As you continue your excursion, observe the activities of the nocturnal animals.
The walking trails are a great opportunity to be at one with nature. Your qualified, experienced safari guides and armed National Park rangers will escort you safely into the wild African Bush, where you will have unforgettable wildlife encounters.
The Luangwa Valley is one of the few places in Africa where it is possible to walk amongst wildlife in true wilderness. During the walking safaris the guides will have a chance to explain the little details of the bush, spoor, vegetation and the ecology, which will be an unmatched wildlife experience.
During your stay you have the chance to visit the local community to find out more about their way of life and culture. The Kuanda people are a friendly and proud people who welcome visitors and are happy to share their culture and traditions.
Guests can also enjoy relaxing spa treatments at Kafunta Natural Touch Wellness Hideout. This little hut is tucked away in a private corner of Kafunta River Lodge and offers guests stunning views of the plain.
Kafunta River Lodge has its own pontoon 5 minutes from the lodge. The adventurous crossing takes you into the more remote areas of the Park – an alternative to the main gate 10km (game driving) north of the Lodge.