Located approximately 3 hours south of Kafunta River Lodge, this small rustic bush camp features 5 guest rooms built of grass on elevated platforms. The rooms are open-sided offering unlimited views of the Luangwa River. They are equipped with bucket showers for hot water, along with running cold water at the sink and flushing toilets. A combination with the main lodge is highly recommended to experience both environments and atmosphere with the bush camp being the ultimate in wilderness immersion. Bush walks are the main focus but are complemented with short drives as well.

Accommodation at Island Bush Camp:

  • 5 reed chalets built on elevated platforms.

  • Open sides and open bathroom (bucket shower). Running cold water at the sink, and flushing toilet.

  • No electricity.

  • Communal dining and sitting area. 


  • International rates are all inclusive (accommodation, all meals and snacks, standard drinks, Mfuwe airport transfers, two game-viewing activities per day, laundry, daily park fees and Luangwa Conservation and Community Fund.

  • Excluded are premium brand drinks. 


Child Policy

  • No children under the age of 12 are allowed.

access Details:

  • Closest airport is Mfuwe, about 45 minutes from Kafunta River Lodge. Road access is possible from Lusaka or Lilongwe. Island Bush Camp is located around 3 hours South of Kafunta River Lodge. 


Bush Camp

Remote and exclusive bush camp offering perfect immersion in the African bush. This authentic Zambia bush camp is set under the cool shade of old mahogany trees on the banks of the Luangwa River.

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