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Chaminuka Game Reserve

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latitude 15'10'' South and longitude 28'30'' East, Lusaka, Zambia
+260 21 1254140
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Good day trip from Lusaka

Everyone at Chaminuka is very nice and friendly. The lodge is very large - amazing art collection... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Arlington, Virginia
Best Game Drive

Enjoyed the all inclusive package of lunch, game driving, fishing and safari walking. It is value... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lusaka, Zambia
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latitude 15'10'' South and longitude 28'30'' East, Lusaka, Zambia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Everyone at Chaminuka is very nice and friendly. The lodge is very large - amazing art collection, walk through all the rooms to look at everything. The lunch was delicious - way more than we were expecting. It was a good place to go for...More

Thank MonaB1980
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed the all inclusive package of lunch, game driving, fishing and safari walking. It is value for money for the services provided. Has a lovely pool and eating area in a tranquil environment. Particularly, the game drive experience was the highlight of my visit. Had...More

Thank gchilembo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here at the end of a business trip. All I can say is wow! The guides were fantastic and ensured we learned plenty about all of the many animals that we saw. Can you say Elephants, Zebra, Lions, and so many more? My highlight...More

Thank Dan W
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit on Lusaka. I got to see all the great African animals; from the big 5 to everything in between. I definitely recommend Chaminuka yo others.

Thank Rita B
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Our older son was entering teens and we wanted an experience which he remembers.So we went to Chamulika which is around 40 km from Lusaka.The road three quarters of way is tarred and rest is dirt.It was quite hot but we managed to find the...More

Thank pragati9
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Friday afternoon Safari with him tonic at the poolside afterwards. Great break from hot Lusaka in October

Thank Sander D
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

This is a place for safari but u wel not find any animals except 0ne elephant even that is looked after by a game ranger 24 hours. The best part is the buffet lunch as you can eat as much as u want from many...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

If you love the outdoors and getting close to nature, then Chaminuka is the place for you. If you enjoy game drives, boat rides and cheese tasting, then this is definitely the place for you. Spent my christmas holiday here and there was no shortage...More

2  Thank _lukonde_kapambwe
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Driver was late for Pick Up but this was compensated by the beautiful and breath-taking Wildlife and landscape. The staff are professional and courteous and made sure that all our needs were met. Sadly the Horse Riding and Fishing activities were cancelled without explanation. Despite...More

Thank Mubanga12
Reviewed 23 July 2017

It is amazing that Chaminuka is so close to Lusaka City and yet offers an experience to rival some of Zambia's finest National Parks. The game reserve is peaceful and serene only interrupted by the beautiful sound of the African Lion roar. The accommodation is...More

Thank Chipili C
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15 November 2017|
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Response from Francis M | Reviewed this property |
Please check with them on current rates. Tel: +260 (211) 254146 or 840884 up to 840 883 Fax: +260 (211) 254190. last time I was there it cost me around US$150 per night. Thanks. Francis Mwape
Vera R
11 October 2017|
Response from Chipili C | Reviewed this property |
In my view it’s good for either a day excursion or stay over. January is in the rainy season so outdoor activities will be impacted by rain
17 March 2017|
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Response from BonaventureMbewe | Reviewed this property |
The leopard walk is only about K150 per person. They have a day trip package of about K500 which includes 3 activities. Leopard walk has to be paid for separately from the other activities but is worth every minute. The... More