Busanga Bush Camp, Kafue, Zambia

Busanga Bush Camp is an Adventures Camp

Things to do at Busanga Bush Camp

Activities at Busanga Bush Camp include day and night game drives, led by qualified guides who are extremely knowledgeable about the area and its wildlife, as well as boating during the early part of the season while hot air balloon safaris run from August to October.

Game drives

Interpretive game drives in open vehicles allow guests to view large numbers of plains game such as puku, red lechwe, buffalo and wildebeest and even the rare roan antelope. The famous lions of Kafue, cheetah and wild dog are also to be seen.

Guided night drives

Led by a highly trained and knowledgeable guide, night drives offer a glimpse into Busanga Plains’ unique, nocturnal world. A diverse range of species may be seen at night, including genet, civet, owls and occasionally the elusive leopard.

Hot Air Balloon Safari

The most exclusive wildlife ballooning in all of Africa, this activity allows you to take to the skies in style. Gaze over scenic splendour, watch hippo playing far below and fly eye-to-eye with an eagle. This experience (complimentary for guests who stay three nights or more) ends with a champagne breakfast. (August to October)

Boating

Early on in the season, the Busanga Plains are still covered in much water. A boating excursion during this time allows for exploration of the channels and their life.

Specialist birding safari

Boasting 491 species, including the endemic Chaplin's barbet, birding enthusiasts will be spoilt for choice on a specialist birding safari. The area is also alive with rollers, bee-eaters, kingfishers, herons and large flocks of storks, to name a few.

Walking Safaris

Experiencing Kafue on foot is a remarkable way to enjoy the small wonders of the Park and to view general game and a variety of bird species. Walking safaris are always done with a Department Of National Parks And Wildlife Scout (DNPW) Scout. *Seasonal and subject to availability of a DNPW scout and qualified walking guide.

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    Aug 7, 2017

    The sighting of a Ross’s turaco was a thrilling experience for Busanga Bush Camp guests as it is not commonly seen in southern Africa.

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  • Busanga Bush Camp - July 2017
    Jul 5, 2017

    Busanga Bush Camp guests saw a leopard making her kill, which was then stolen by a lion…

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    Oct 9, 2016

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Reviewed by: Margotsmortgage, 05 September 2016