The shady lounge area is the focal point of the camp, with comfortable chairs while attentive camp staff. This is just the perfect place to relax with binoculars at hand to take a closer look at any of the passers by on 'bush TV'. The fireplace right at the river front is the ideal place to watch the sun rise and fall. Here you marvel at the galaxy of stars and spend the evening listing to the sounds of the wild or to the many bush tales the guides like to share with their guests.
The bush camp kitchen provides fantastic meals cooked on the wood burning stove and served in the dining area or under the Zambian night sky. Early morning tea is taken around the campfire during sunrise where the bread is freshly toasted over the fire. There is no better way to start the day in the bush!
Walking safaris are our main activity in this heavenly place. This is your chance to explore the bush on a different level. You walk in small groups and will be escorted by an armed official wildlife scout and our experienced guides. This ensures your safety and gives you an exciting and educational view of the bush at ground level.
You will find that your senses are heightened to the sights and sounds of your surroundings. Encounters can vary from a chance meeting with elephants to sitting and watching a cloud of Carmine bee eaters coming and going from their seasonal colonies on the high sand banks of the Luangwa River.
Although the main activity at Island Bush Camp is walking safaris,you can also use a safari vehicle to get into a variety of walking areas or return from a walk after dark to discover some of the nocturnal wildlife in the area.
Island Bush Camp is seasonal and is open from 20 May to 1 November.