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 - October 2017
    Oct 5, 2017

    What an absolute cracker of a month at Shumba in terms of wildlife sightings and in particular, lion activity… it was a fittingly dramatic close to arguably our best season to date…

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  • Shumba Camp - September 2017
    Sep 11, 2017

    Between failed hunts, an enthralling encounter with a huge buffalo herd and tiny cubs heard in a thicket, our Papyrus Pride gave us plenty of entertainment at Shumba this month…

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  • Shumba Camp - July 2017
    Jul 2, 2017

    At the beginning of the month we met up with two new male lions around Shumba…

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As recommended on TripAdvisor

“ We had a delightful time in Shumba, and the wildlife was spectacular. Lions were at our tent for three days. ”
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Reviewed by: IdahoTimber, 05 November 2017