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Blue Lagoon
Isangano
Kafue
Kasanka
Lavushi Manda
Liuwa Plain
Lochinvar
Lower Zambezi
Luambe
Lukusuzi
Lusenga Plain
Mosi-o-tunya
Mweru Wantipa
North Luangwa
Nsumbu
Nyika Plateau
Sioma Ngwezi
South Luangwa
West Lunga


Game Management Areas


Bangweulu
Chambeshi
Chibwika-Ntambu
Chisomo
Bilili Springs
Chiawa
Chikwa-Chifunda
Chizela
Fulaza
Kafinda
Kafue Flats
Kaputa
Kasonso-Busanga
Luano
Lukwakwa
Lumimba
Lunga Luswishi
Lupande
Luwingu
Machiya-Fungulwe
Mansa
Mulobezi
Mumbwa
Munyamadzi
Musalangu
Musele Matebo
Namwala
Nkala
Nsefu
Rufunsa
Sandwe
Sichifulo
Tondwa
West Petauke
West Zambezi


Private Reserves


Chaminuka
Chikuni
Chisamba
Fringilla
Kafue Fisheries
Kyindu
Lilayi
Mutinondo Wilderness
Nchila Wildlife Reserve
Nkanga
Shiwa Ng'andu Estate


Sanctuaries


Chembe bird sanctuary


Other Camps and Lodges


Choma
Kabwe
Kasama
Lake Kariba
Lake Tanganyika
Livingstone
Lusaka
Mansa
Mkushi
Upstreams Victora Falls




Wildlife in Africa

The Roan is an roan-coloured antelope that is found both in West Africa, in Central Africa, in Southern Africa and in Eastern Africa.

This antelope lives on savannahs and grasslands, where water is available.

Found in: Kruger np, South Africa; Etosha np, Namibia; Qui‡ama np, Angola; Kafue np, Zambia; Kassanka np, Zambia; Chobe np, Botswana; Hwange np, Zimbabwe; Malawi; Congo; Tanzania; Kenya; Uganda; Boma np,Sudan; Ethiopia; Mali; Chad


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Mozambique spitting cobras are fairly small snakes mesuring 1 - 1,5 m and are common in savannahs throughout Africa.

Due to the aggressive behavior and venomous bite, this snake is considered to be very dangerous.

Found in: Kruger np, South Africa; Mozambique; Zimbabwe; Caprivi, Namibia; Botswana; Zambia; Malawi; Zanzibar, Tanzania;

Kafue river
Kafue River has its source near the Congo (DRC) border and flows through a wilderness of swamps, seasonal floodplains and hilly terrain before it finally joins with the Zambezi river. On the way it passes through several wildlife areas, among them the Lukanga Swamp and the Kafue Flats.

Location: Central Zambia, Length: about 970 km, Altitude: apr. 1350 m - ? m, Kafue river tributaries: Lunga river, Lufupa river

Blue Lagoon National Park

Mainly floodplain grassland.

Location: Central Zambia, Size: 450 sq. km, altitude: ?,
Hotels, B&Bs, safari lodges or wilderness camps: Blue Lagoon Lodge/Nakeenda Lodge


Kafue National Park

Kafue National park is Zambias largest and oldest park. The southern part is dominated by the grasslands of the Nanzhila Plains, the north by the floodplains of Busanga Plains. Much of Kafue is woodland and the landscape is generally flat.

Location: Central Zambia, Size: 22400 sq. km, altitude: 1300 m?,

Hotels, B&Bs, safari lodges or wilderness camps: Busanga Bush Camp (Wilderness safaris), Chunga Camp, Chunga Safari Camp, Hippo Lodge, Kafue/Moshi Tented Camp, Kafwala Camp, Kafwala Campsite, Kafwala Rapids Camp, Kapinga Camp (Wilderness safaris), Kikuji Fly Camp, Lufupa River Camp (Wilderness safaris), Lufupa Tented Camp (Wilderness safaris), Mukambi safari lodge, Musungwa Safari Lodge, Myukuyuku tented camp, Nanzhila tented camp, New Kalala Camp, Nkondo Fly Camp, Ntemwa Tented Lodge, Puku pan, Shumba Camp (Wilderness safaris)

Short history:

Before 1924: The Kafue area is the traditional hunting grounds of the Nkoya people, while the Rhodesia territory is controlled by the British South Africa Company.
1924: Kafue national park is established in Northern Rhodesia (todays Zambia).
Wildlife in Kafue

Some mammals: Elephant, lion, hyena, hippo, roan, sitatunga, blue wildebeest, sable, side-striped jackals, cheetah, leopard, african wild dog.

Some birds: Blackbreasted snake eagle, spoonbill, fish eagle, crane;
Outside the Kafue national park

Kafue is surrounded by game managment areas (GMA):

Bilili Springs, Kafue Flats, Kasonso-Busanga, Lunga Luswishi, Machiya-Fungulwe, Mulobezi, Mumbwa, Namwala, Nkala and Sichifulo GMA.

McBrides Camp

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Lochinvar National Park

Mainly floodplain grassland.

Location: Central Zambia, Size: 419 sq. km, altitude: ?,
Hotels, B&Bs, safari lodges or wilderness camps:

Lechwe Plains Tented Camp

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Bilili Springs GMA


Location: southeast of Kafue National Park, Size: 3080 sq. km, Altitude: ?,
Hotels, B&Bs, safari lodges or wilderness camps: none found


Kafue Flats GMA


Location: , Size: 5175 sq. km, Altitude: ?,
Hotels, B&Bs, safari lodges or wilderness camps: none found


Kasonso-Busanga GMA


Location: northwest of Kafue National Park, Size: 7780 sq. km, Altitude: ?,
Hotels, B&Bs, safari lodges or wilderness camps: Lunga River Lodge (Wilderness safaris)


Lunga Luswishi GMA


Location: northeast of Kafue National Park, Size: 13340 sq. km, Altitude: ?,
Hotels, B&Bs, safari lodges or wilderness camps: Chamafumbu Camp, Leopard Lodge


Machiya-Fungulwe GMA


Location: northeast of Kafue National Park, Size: 1530 sq. km, Altitude: ?,
Hotels, B&Bs, safari lodges or wilderness camps: none found


Mulobezi GMA


Location: southwest of Kafue National Park, Size: 3420 sq. km, Altitude: ?,
Hotels, B&Bs, safari lodges or wilderness camps: none found


Mumbwa GMA


Location: east of Kafue National Park, Size: 3370 sq. km, Altitude: ?,
Hotels, B&Bs, safari lodges or wilderness camps: none found


Namwala GMA


Location: east of Kafue National Park, Size: 3600 sq. km, Altitude: ?,
Hotels, B&Bs, safari lodges or wilderness camps:

Kaingu Bushcamp Campsite

Kaingu Campsite Rapids

Kaingu Riverview Luxury Tented Chalets

Kaingu Safari Lodge

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Nkala GMA


Location: east of Kafue National Park, Size: 104 sq. km, Altitude: ?,
Hotels, B&Bs, safari lodges or wilderness camps:

David Shepherd camp

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Sichifulo GMA


Location: south of Kafue National Park, Size: 3080 sq. km, Altitude: ?,
Hotels, B&Bs, safari lodges or wilderness camps: none found


Chembe bird sanctuary


Location: , Size: ?, Altitude: ?,
Hotels, B&Bs, safari lodges or wilderness camps:

Dunstan Lodge

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Kafue Fisheries Game Farm


Location: , Size: 13 sq. km, Altitude: ?,
Hotels, B&Bs, safari lodges or wilderness camps:

Lechwe Lodge

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