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 and is said to provide some of the best lion viewing in Africa. These lion are often seen in and around camp. The area 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 - June 2015
    Jul 27, 2015

    The lion pride dynamics here at Shumba Camp are as intriguing as a political thriller while overall the wildlife and birding has heralded an excellent start to our Kafue safari season…

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  • Shumba Camp - October 2014
    Nov 21, 2014

    Two previously unseen cheetah were found around Kapinga and 22 wild dogs pass through the Shumba area!

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  • 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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As recommended on TripAdvisor

“ Shumba did not dissappoint! Wonderful staff attentive to your every wish. The managers, Daniel and Laura went out of their way to make sure that everything was perfect. ”
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Reviewed by: Nabglow, 2014.09.25