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Unbelievable Experience

Camping out under the stars, seeing herds of black lechwe, walking through the marshy land and over... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
Charles M
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San Francisco, California
A trip to see the Shoebill.......

This is the place to see the Shoebill. But..... we very nearly missed it!! It was 3 time lucky. We... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2016
Russell02
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London
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12 Sep 2016
“Unbelievable Experience”
5 Jul 2016
“A trip to see the Shoebill.......”
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Camping out under the stars, seeing herds of black lechwe, walking through the marshy land and over bare reed-fringed land. Then seeing the miracle of the Shoebill Bird. Well worth the 6+ hours drive from Mpika over very rough rutted roads. An adventure for sure.

2  Thank Charles M
Reviewed 5 July 2016

This is the place to see the Shoebill. But..... we very nearly missed it!! It was 3 time lucky. We had tried twice the previous day and then we made a third - early morning - hike. Over fields, fish-traps, floating vegetation and through a...More

Thank Russell02
Reviewed 21 August 2015

Driving to Shoebill is NOT easy. It takes time, fortitude, and a GPS. Once you leave the Great North Road is takes at least five hours on unmarked dusty two track roads. Large holes and sandy areas are common and you pass through many impoverished...More

4  Thank pjbphd
Reviewed 21 October 2014

Make sure the road is dry, and if you like wildlife this is an opportunity to see hundreds of black lechwe, Tssesebe and if lucky, shoebills amongst many other species. Only bush camping, nearest provisions and petrol at Mpika.

2  Thank Margot P
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