Shumba Camp - Zambia - Wilderness Safaris

Shumba Camp is perfectly situated to take advantage of the plains game and predator concentrations of the Busanga Plains, being situated as it is within close proximity to permanent water and having easy access to a mix of seasonal and permanent floodplains. Shumba is named after a favourite species in the area - prides of lion sometimes up to 20 strong!
Shumba is the local word for 'lion', many of which are seen around Shumba Camp while on safari in Zanmbia's Busanga Plains.

Shumba is the local word for 'lion', many of which are seen around Shumba Camp while on safari in Zanmbia's Busanga Plains.

Shumba Camp hot-air ballooning

Shumba Camp hot-air ballooning

Lion cubs at Shumba (which means lion) #KafueNP #Zambia

Lion cubs at Shumba (which means lion) #KafueNP #Zambia

The highlight of our three night stay at Busanga must be the lions of the Busanga Plains. We got to spend a lot of time with the Papyrus pride. We also had big herds of elephants, hippos out of the water, puku and red lechwe, roan antelopes, and not to mention fantastic birding. The best being the rosy-throated longclaw, crowned cranes, African spoonbills, and trumpeter hornbills...

The highlight of our three night stay at Busanga must be the lions of the Busanga Plains. We got to spend a lot of time with the Papyrus pride. We also had big herds of elephants, hippos out of the water, puku and red lechwe, roan antelopes, and not to mention fantastic birding. The best being the rosy-throated longclaw, crowned cranes, African spoonbills, and trumpeter hornbills...

Eco-tourism benefits evident in Kafue's Busanga Plains!

Eco-tourism benefits evident in Kafue's Busanga Plains!

Wilderness Safaris camp and company news updates

Wilderness Safaris camp and company news updates

As the sun and hot-air balloon rise above the waking wilderness of the Busanga Plains, another day prepares to deliver its surprises. Image courtesy Namib Sky Balloon Safaris who operate our ballooning activities in Zambia's Kafue National Park. And did you know? This is a free activity for guests who stay three or more nights at our camps!

As the sun and hot-air balloon rise above the waking wilderness of the Busanga Plains, another day prepares to deliver its surprises. Image courtesy Namib Sky Balloon Safaris who operate our ballooning activities in Zambia's Kafue National Park. And did you know? This is a free activity for guests who stay three or more nights at our camps!

He tried, but still landed in the water with a huge splash!

He tried, but still landed in the water with a huge splash!

Feasting on a puku caught by his mother #lion #cub #Zambia #safari

Feasting on a puku caught by his mother #lion #cub #Zambia #safari

"The Machine" is a highly successful hunter, despite her missing left canines!

"The Machine" is a highly successful hunter, despite her missing left canines!

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