Chiawa Camp - Location
Chiawa Camp rests peacefully on the river
bank, in a grove of mahogany and acacia trees, the lodge is constructed
essentially of natural materials, and is designed to ensure its idyllic
setting can be fully appreciated.
Chiawa Camp - One
of Africaís Top Ten safari camps
( Conde Nastís Best of the Best Series
Constructed mainly of
natural materials Chiawa Camp blends in effortlessly with its idyllic
surroundings and it is here where guests receive the very best Africa
has to offer. A stunning thatched lounge/bar area with upstairs viewing
deck provides one of the best views of the Zambezi.
Chiawa Camp - Accommodation
All tents at
Chiawa Camp are
under thatch, have en-suite facilities with hot & cold running
water, twin or double beds, insect screens and solar powered lighting. 16
guests can be accommodated in 8 well- appointed safari tents, each on a
raised timber deck with private veranda. Access paths to the tents run
through a grove of Mahogany trees behind them, maximizing privacy.
Chiawa Camp - Food
At Chiawa Camp you
can enjoy barbeques under
the stars on our al-fresco dining veranda, while your hosts oversee your
comfort and the preparation of Chiawa's renowned cuisine. After
dinner, retire to the campfire and enjoy a cocktail or two while taking
in the sounds and magic of the African night.
Chiawa Camp Activities
A viewing platform
has been constructed in the quietest corner of the lodge, overlooking
the confluence of the Chiawa & Zambezi rivers to ensure premium game
Pioneered in Zambia, bush walks are
essentially a "micro-safari".
One of the great aspects of a visit
to Chiawa Camp are the activities offered by virtue of their presence on
the Zambezi river. Chiawa Camp is one of the few lodges permitted to
conduct waterborne safaris within the National Park, and their 8m
motorised pontoon is ideal to take advantage of this.
Enjoy midday cruises through
numerous channels, viewing hippo, buffalo, elephant and prolific bird
Also on offer are sunset cruises, or
breakfast served on board, anchored in the middle of the Zambezi.
Expert guides are on hand to assist
you in finding the notorious tigerfish (camp record 10.1kg, average 2kg)
and other species that abound in the Zambezi River. Chiawa Camp is
currently the only lodge offering professionally guided sport fishing
inside the Lower Zambezi National Park.
At Chiawa Camp in the lower Zambezi you
can sip a cup of tea or a Pimm's while
watching nature move at nature's pace and savour the tranquillity of Real
Africa. Alternatively you can relan and enjoy relaxing Indian head massages, facials, manicures and