The Kafue River
Smaller than the Zambezi, the Kafue River has a definite aura of peace and tranquility emphasized by the large rock formations often seen along the river (particularly around the Kaingu region) and the stunning riparian woodland that lines the banks of the Kafue River
One of the rarest and most endangered African predator, the highly sociable African Wild Dog requires a huge amount of space and is constantly on the move. As a result, sightings are infrequent and should always be viewed as special.
Viewing the fastest land mammal in the world is always a treat and the Kafue is probably the best place in Zambia to do so – particularly in the Southern and central regions.
the Big 5
The Kafue offers consistent sightings of 4 members of the Big 5, namely lion, leopard, elephant and buffalo.
Pel’s Fishing Owl
Always sought after by birders, the Pel’s Fishing Owl’s reclusive and nocturnal nature makes sightings tricky and infrequent. The slow flowing riverine habitat around the central Kafue is a prime habitat.
A beautiful, small lovebird that is endemic to this tiny corner of Zambia and is best viewed in the Southern Kafue.