Kafunta Safari Map


Mfuwe International Airport caters for charters and scheduled flights that connect with major international carriers from Lusaka (the capital of Zambia) and Lilongwe (Malawi’s capital).

  • Kafunta River Lodge is 45 minutes drive from the airport
  • Three Rivers Camp and Island Bush Camp are another 2 1/2 to 3 hours from Kafunta River Lodge (further south)
  • Transfers are included in our prices
  • We are happy to help you with flight arrangements within Zambia or with Malawi

BY Road

South Luangwa National Park is approximately 5 hours from Lilongwe or 8 to 10 hours drive from Lusaka. Kafunta River Lodge is well signposted from Chipata.

GPS Details

  • Kafunta River Lodge: -13.162776, 31.738933
  • Island Bush Camp: -13.432117, 31.472074
  • Three Rivers Camp -13.411365, 31.556418

For more up to date details on road conditions please Contact Us .

Safari Packing List

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Casual lightweight clothing in neutral colours

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Warm clothing for winter months (May/June/July)

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Raincoat for April, November, December

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A pair of walking shoes & a pair of relaxing shoes

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Power plug adapter (we use UK style plugs)

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Torch if you stay at the bush camps

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Binoculars and camera

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Anti-malaria tablets are essential year round

We provide daily complimentary laundry so you can pack light. Check the luggage allowance of domestic airlines as it may be limited to 15kg in some instances.