Recently, our Lodge Manager at Kafunta Safaris in South Luangwa, Lisa Peake, joined in on a guest game drive. She was fortunate enough to see a leopard relaxing in a tree – what she reckons was her best sighting ever.
Imagine the excitement when guests at Robin Pope Safaris’ Nsefu camp in Zambia were able to watch a spotted hyena giving birth.
When it comes to unforgettable family holidays, it’s hard to beat a safari in South Luangwa. For parents, a safari is a chance to reconnect with nature. For children, it’s a chance to get to know it.
Anna van Doorn and Ludovic Wilmart managed to take some excellent photographs of a harmless spotted bush snake (Philothamnus semivariegatus) who had caught quite a large frog and was in the process of devouring it whole.
For those moments when you just can’t get out of the office and into a game vehicle, Robin Pope Safaris launched a YouTube video series: Safari Diaries. Every Monday, a new 60-second video is released and takes you on a virtual safari through the Zambian, Zimbabwean and Malawian wilderness.
In South Luangwa National Park in Zambia, live two ferocious lions named Ginger and Garlic. These two brothers are the symbol of strength, ranking among the most powerful of all.
Spanning over 1km in width, the mighty Victoria Falls is the widest waterfall in the world and one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. The falls are so popular with tourists that one of the most common reasons for travelling to Livingstone, Zambia, is to witness Victoria Falls first-hand.
Although castles most commonly fill the pages of our favourite storybooks, these remarkable dwellings do exist in real life. Would you believe us if we told you there’s one in the middle of the African bush?
Brent, our guide, and Lazarus, our scout, took the lead. Special, our tea bearer and the extra set of sharp eyes, brought up the rear. With final instructions ringing in our ears – “No loud noises, pay attention, DO NOT wander off!” – we set out in single file. I’ve been going on safari in Africa […]
Whether you’re popping the question, planning a honeymoon, or just treating your loved one to a well-deserved getaway; it’s hard to beat the romance of Africa.
A new pride of tree-climbing lions spotted in South Luangwa!
A photographic river journey down the Luangwa River that is the highlight of David Rodger’s year!
Sitting on a private island in the middle of the Zambezi River, looking out over Zimbabwe, I sip rich Zambian coffee while playing a game of Scrabble with my sister. I pause for a moment to collect my thoughts and marvel at my surroundings. It’s mid-December, I’ve just woken up on Sindabezi Island, and the […]
“Turn left. Continue along the road, through a dry riverbed. When the road forks, keep to the left.” We were 371km from home, six hours into our journey, and at the bottom of page two of a three-page printout of detailed instructions describing how to get to South Luangwa National Park in Zambia. We weren’t […]
I have always wanted to meet Lady Liuwa so I must admit to a touch of celebrity fever as we approached her and 4 other lions sheltering in the scant shade offered by a patch of shrubs. She’s clearly an older lady now, what with that gaunt face and sunken eyes, but she still has […]