Dotted along the forested riverbanks, Chongwe River Camp is surrounded by wild beauty. Set at the confluence of the Chongwe and Zambezi Rivers against a beautiful mountainous backdrop, the camp has the best views in the Lower Zambezi.

Sit outside your tent, listening to playful vervet monkeys scampering in the winter thorn trees overhead. Before you, an elephant wades across the languid river, dwarfed by the mountainous escarpment beyond. The resident hippos bellow their displeasure at this intrusion, breaking the tranquillity. A warm breeze drifts past, carrying the earthy aroma of the river. Lean back and breathe deeply, letting the energy of this extraordinary, wild land revitalise your mind and soul.

Chongwe River Camp impressive variety of safari activities provides the ultimate exploration of this magnificent African paradise. By land, enjoy game drives and walking safaris, or take to the rivers and explore with boat cruises/canoeing safaris and fishing. Back in camp our new wildlife hide is great for photography, especially rare nocturnal creatures.

This is one of the most beautiful regions in Africa, with rivers winding through the forested valley, creating a haven for wildlife and birdlife. Lions, wild dog, elephants and hippos abound – to name just a few!


Property Facilities

  • 24-hour Security
  • Bar
  • Battery Charging Facilities
  • Communal Dining
  • Eco Friendly
  • Internet Access (Complimentary)
  • Laundry Service (Complimentary)
  • Meal on Request
  • Pool
  • Private Vehicle Available
  • Restaurant

Activities on Site

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Catch-and-release Fishing
  • Fine Dining
  • Fishing
  • Game Drives
  • Game Viewing
  • Game Viewing Hide
  • Game Walks
  • Gourmet Picnic
  • High Tea
  • Night Drives
  • Safaris Sleep Outs
  • Walks (Guided)
  • Wildlife Tours
  • Activities nearby include –
  • Animal Encounters
  • Boat Cruises
  • Cultural Tours
  • Fly Fishing
  • Game Walks
  • River Cruises

Room Types


9 safari tents with en suite bathrooms Open air showers. Outdoor seating area with river views Double or twin configuration. Generator power with British three pin plugs in tents. Limited wifi in the main area and no phone signal. Main lodge – dining areas, lounge, bar, campfire and pool


6 Nov 2020 – 31 Mar 2021CLOSED
1 Apr – 31 May 2021All InclusiveUS$ 730
1 Jun – 31 Oct 2021All InclusiveUS$ 895
1 Nov – 15 Nov 2021All InclusiveUS$ 730

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently. Please treat all pricing as a guide only:


Fully Inclusive (All meals, standard beverages, two daily activities game drives (day & night), walking safaris, fishing, canoeing and cultural visits( a transfer fee applicable), transfers to/ from Royal Airstrip, laundry)


Premium brand drinks, gratuities and fully comprehensive personal travel insurance is not included in the price.

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