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Buffalo Camp

Shiwa Safaris Ltd. - P.O. Box 1 - | Shiwa Ng'andu, North Luangwa National Park, Zambia
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  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been traveling in Africa in our own truck for 11 months, and without a doubt our stay at Buffalo Camp was a major highlight! Walking in the bush with Mark Harvey is awesome! He's a passionate and extremely knowledgeable guide - having started his...More

1  Thank JoiaNYC
Response from Mark H, Owner at Buffalo CampResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Guys Thank you very much for your great review. It was great to meet you and a real pleasure in taking you both out on the walks! Hope you enjoy the rest of your wonderful trip and I hope to see you both soon....More

Reviewed 14 July 2017

We recently returned from a trip to Zambia where we visited both South and North Luangwa. There are only two camps in North Luangwa and we opted for Buffalo Camp with a 3 night stay in Kapishya Hot Springs (Same owners). Buffalo Camp is situated...More

Thank Catherine C
Response from Mark H, Owner at Buffalo CampResponded 15 July 2017

Thank you very much Catherine for your review.! It was brilliant having the three of you at Buffalo and I am glad you enjoyed it. I was also surprised at the amount of game we saw having had such late rains but that's the bush...More

Reviewed 25 October 2016

This was our third visit to Buffalo and we always love to come back. It seems to typify what Zambia is all about. Peace, quiet, a real bush experience, away from the world, but still with that frisson of excitement that only truly wild places...More

Thank rootstogrow
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We discovered unfortunately that North Luangua does not allow self drives... We had booked camp sites at the "entrance" and "exit" of the park (arriving via Mpika). We changed our plans last minute and booked two night self catering at Buffalo. We have no regrets!

1  Thank Colleen M
Reviewed 2 October 2016

I could have watched the beautiful view from this camp all day. Buffalo Camp is set in a wild, remote area of North Luangwa where the only other people to encounter are those staying in the camp. Mark Harvey was a great host, entertaining us...More

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Best time of year for a visit is September/October although the camp is open from June till November and there is plenty to see all season. Optimum length of stay would be 4 nights which give you 3 full days there. Hope this... More
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"There are 5 chalets. Quaint and rustic go no way to describe them. You are lucky to be here. Enjoy."
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"All chalets have a view of the river"
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"All the rooms are excellent but Room 1 apparently gets visited by elephants!!"
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"Get a good spotlight to view the wildlife outside your chalet at night."
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