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.


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Latest Shumba Camp Album

Submitted by: Prabha Sinha, Oct 3, 2016

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Latest News From Shumba Camp

  • Shumba Camp - October 2015
    Oct 30, 2015

    In this calm at the end of the season at Shumba Camp it is time for reflection, not only on what an awesome month it was but also what an incredible season we had…

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  • Shumba Camp - September 2015
    Sep 23, 2015

    Never being a camp to miss a rare event, Shumba pulled out all the stops to mark the final supermoon event in the recent cycle of four…

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  • Shumba Camp - August 2015
    Aug 1, 2015

    An amazing hippo-lion encounter enthralled guests at Shumba this month, while cheetah and leopard sightings were even more special…

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“ This incredible team has such a positive attitude and work together as one. They love to laugh which is so special. Just everything went perfectly, there was not one aspect of the trip that wasn't excellent. ”
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Reviewed by: Sue B, 28 October 2015