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Chaminuka Game Reserve

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Nice for a day out

Although I am not a fan of the food at Chaminuka the actual place itself and the activities it has... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Beautiful game drive

I arrived at the lodge just in time for lunch, the food was fantastic. Very fresh. I was in the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lusaka, Zambia
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  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“game reserve”(30 reviews)
“cheetah walk”(19 reviews)
“day trip”(35 reviews)
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Latitude 15'10'' South And Longitude 28'30'' East, Lusaka 10100, Zambia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are going to be in Lusaka then try Chaminuka. There is great food and afterwards you see all the lovely animals.

Thank Eric A
Reviewed 5 days ago

Although I am not a fan of the food at Chaminuka the actual place itself and the activities it has to offer is amazing. It's a place for you and your friends or you and your family to go to if you want to go...More

Thank slp_11
Reviewed 1 week ago

I arrived at the lodge just in time for lunch, the food was fantastic. Very fresh. I was in the company of 3 of my workmates, after lunch we went straight for the game drive. I great experience, with a very knowledgeable guide who provided...More

Thank ZackAlikipo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited Chaminuka the last week of October 2018 alone. Although I came way earlier than the check in time, they allowed me to check in and also book me for different activities I can do in the two days of my visit. Lunch was...More

Thank Mobile08799505284
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Get there early (we left Lusaka at 6:30 am) - to be first for the game drive. Guides are very knowledgeable. Boat ride was fun (lots of birds). Lunch was ok (need more vegetarian options). All in all, a lovely experience!

Thank Kriss B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have stayed here a few times over the last 12 years and have watched the standard and service deteriorate. On this latest visit I was allocated a room in the self catering house Litapi. The room's shower head was blocked by calcium and ants,...More

Thank yizam2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Firstly, when we arrived at Chamunika and walk through the Lodge I realized that what I saw on the website and the reality is not exactly the same. The facility lacks something...I was on a day trip with a good friend from the UK. We...More

Thank Cobus C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was a great spot about 40mns drive from Lusaka and 20 to the airport. Saw lions and was up close feeding the elephants and got to walk the cheetahs as well. The lodge is nice, great pool, great food and a nice open air bar.

Thank Derrick D
Reviewed 3 October 2018

A good place to see the big five and escape from the City. Cheetahs are tamed and you can take a walk with the wild cats and the guide.

Thank Inspire820391
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Great place to go for a relaxed and adventurous time. Very close to the airport and the road is accessible. The scenery is gorgeous and the staff are so welcoming, don't even get me started with the food, the food is so amazing. I have...More

Thank Cynthia M
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12 August 2018|
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Response from Kaluba M | Reviewed this property |
at your earliest convenience. but you need to be mindful of the holiday seasons as they tend to be quite booked
7 May 2018|
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Response from NatashaLegacy | Reviewed this property |
For a days visit at chaminuka a payment of k500 per person is required, this includes game drive, boat cruise and buffet lunch. Cheetah Walk is k250 per person. Reservations must be made in advance.
7 May 2018|
Response from Julenissen2017 | Reviewed this property |
You have to pay for the tour that you go on with the off -road vehicle and game guide. I can’t remember how much the cost was - but I do know it was reasonable. The cheetah walk is an extra cost but I did not go on that... More