Shumba Camp, Kafue, Zambia

Shumba Camp is a Classic Camp

Wildlife at Shumba Camp

Shumba Camp is situated in the middle of the Busanga Plains in the midst of various lion pride territories. It is also perfectly situated to see large numbers of plains game such as puku, red lechwe, Lichtenstein’s hartebeest, oribi, buffalo and wildebeest. Cheetah and wild dog may also be seen, while a special treat is the resident herd of rare roan antelope. For birding enthusiasts, the park boasts 491 species, including endemics such as Chaplin's barbet.


What You Could See at Shumba Camp

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Latest News From Shumba Camp

  • Shumba Camp - September 2014
    Sep 30, 2014

    Shumba, which means ‘lion’ in the vernacular, lives up to its name with no fewer than 21 lions seen on one morning game drive from camp…

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  • Shumba Camp - August 2014
    Aug 31, 2014

    The highlight on game drives at Shumba Camp this month has to be the martial eagle that our guests watched hunting a warthog…

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  • Shumba Camp - October 2013
    Oct 31, 2013

    In October, the day temperatures could rise to 41 degrees Celsius, but the evenings and mornings were very comfortable with temperatures around 15 degrees Celsius. The storms that built up in the afternoons towards the end of the month...

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A Quote From Our Guests

“ We had some brilliant wildlife sightings while we were at Shumba. In our three days we had really good sightings of a pack of wild dogs, a group of 3 cheetahs, 2 leopard cubs, several groups of lions, about 5 different servals, elephants , hippos, water monitor and roan antelope. ”
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Reviewed by: WildlifeFan01, 2012.11.23