“The setting on the edge of a dambo is breathtaking. Chalets are very well appointed and perfectly comfortable. Food is simple but delicious and most importantly, the game drives are fantastic with plenty of wildlife!” - Ximunbtz, Paris
Why choose to visit Nanzhila Plains?
Our park gate is only 3 hours from Livingstone
Although Nanzhila is remote, it’s not hard to get to! We have a road transfer agent based in Livingstone who can get you to the park gate in about 3 hours. Alternatively, we can fly you into the park with a charter flight from Livingstone or Lusaka. It is a 1.5 - 2hr game drive into camp from either the Ngoma airstrip (for charters) or the Dundumwezi gate (past the Black-cheeked Lovebirds).
The lodge GPS co-ordinates for Nanzhila Plains are: S16°16’ 45” E25°56’04”
Explore the Southern Kafue National Park
Nanzhila Plains is located in the southern section of Kafue National Park and is home to a staggering array of wildlife and bird species. A visitor can expect to see up to 10 different antelope species during a typical stay. The southern Kafue has stable and increasing numbers of 4 out of the Big 5 species (lion, leopard, elephant and buffalo) along with cheetah, wild dog and many more. However, a real highlight of a visit to Nanzhila would be the abundance of smaller game and birdlife such as serval, honey badgers and over 450 species of birds including the southern Kafue flagship - the Black-cheeked lovebirds.