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 - October 2013
    Oct 31, 2013

    Weather and LandscapeIn 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...

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  • Shumba Camp - September 2013
    Oct 16, 2013

    Weather and LandscapeThe temperatures really climbed up during this month, with the average daytime high reaching a sweltering high of 40 °C. The mornings and evenings were still quite comfy however. We did receive temporary respite...

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  • Shumba Camp - August 2013
    Sep 11, 2013

    Unfortunately we experienced some serious bushfires in the Busanga Plains in August. With a combined team effort we managed to secure the camps and control the fires. Although a part of the Busanga Plains, south of Shumba, is burned, the...

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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