We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
{"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"]}}
30 Dec31 Dec
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 3 partner sites to see rooms from US$20.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all South Luangwa National Park hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","SHOW_DISCLAIMER_ASTERISK","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "b1e8b1a1f5654888a88df2409de404a0", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":1489479,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[101642922],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":30,"month":12,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":31,"month":12,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":20,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"b1e8b1a1f5654888a88df2409de404a0","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":20,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":null,"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":20,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"Croc Valley Camp","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImIxZThiMWExZjU2NTQ4ODhhODhkZjI0MDlkZTQwNGEwIiwiQUlLIjoiMzU3Mzk2ZDYxMWNjNDU5OTlkZWQ0MzI4OGE3OTQxOWIifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "30/12/2018", "checkOut": "31/12/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$20", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {"101642922":"OrbitzEWS"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"},"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"]}}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"]}}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"},"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","moduleList":[]}}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Certificate of Excellence
Set on the banks of the Luangwa River overlooking the South Luangwa National Park nestled under shady Mahogany trees lies the picturesque Croc Valley Camp. “Your camp with personality” We offer a variety of varied accommodation to suit everyone’s pocket, from self contained chalets on platforms, luxury en-suite tents on the river bank , ten dollar per night backpacker/dorm rooms, Family House to the campsite with thatched lapa's, electrical points and water outlets all on lush green lawns. All tastefully segregated but still part of the overall experience.Our chalets are completely environmentally friendly and in order to experience the nomadic night wonders at eye level our chalets are raised on platforms providing a fantastic safe viewpoint from which to see the wildlife that wanders through the camp. Throughout your stay, our chef's can provide delicious meals and snacks from original recipes using fresh ingredients for your meticulously prepared meals and for those that wish to self-cater or camp, full kitchen facilities are provided. Our campsite is well catered for campers and overland trucks with parking areas, fire places, power points, hot showers and ablutions.Between safaris, in the midday heat, our hippo friendly swimming pool provides the perfect place to relax and cool off. Hammocks are also scattered around the camp over-seeing the river and the swimming pool. The bar is always open and serves ice cold drinks throughout the day, whether you prefer to relax by the pool, catch up through our FREE WiFi , in a hammock or catch up with the news on our satellite TV.
Read more
Property amenities
Free Parking
Room features
Good to know
River View
Full view
Getting there
Mfuwe Airport24 km
See all nearby hotels
Nearby restaurants
See all nearby restaurants
Nearby attractions
See all nearby attractions
Reviews (285)
Filter reviews
241 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews eco tent luangwa river self catering kitchen game drives national park budget option big bar large pool rivers edge a wonderful place to stay wandering around luxury tents wild animals amazing safari amazing animals night safari morning and evening
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 241 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Croc Valley Lodge is a great lodge where you could go for the real African experience combined with luxury. The safaris they host are great and have a fair price. This is the third time we have been to Croc Valley and we love it,...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Christi T
Response from CrocValley, Owner at Croc Valley CampResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank You very much for the kind words, much appreciated. We try hard under some times difficult circumstances to make it a memorable holiday and your kind words go a long way to thanking all the staff for all their hard work

Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

We had booked a ensuite river front tent and were very happy with our choice. The tents are well appointed with a nice bathroom. The pool and bar area are fantastic and with a nice laid back feeling. Food was good, with lots of fresh...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Uta K
Response from CrocValley, Manager at Croc Valley CampResponded 6 November 2018

Dear Uta K We appreciate your positive feedback about our camp. We do take pride in catering to our guests' needs the best way we can. If you're traveling to our area again soon, don't hesitate to call us. Sincerely, Croc Valley Team

Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

I stayed both at Marula Lodge and Crocvalley during my time in South Luangwa (the two only budget options around Mfuwe), so I can compare. I would recommend everyone to stay at Marula Lodge! It is the way better option. Here is why: Crocvalley -...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank umgeschaut
Response from CrocValley, Manager at Croc Valley CampResponded 22 October 2018

Dear Jacqueline Groebel, We feel your review on our TripAdvisor is rather unfair. We received your email threatening to put a negative review on TripAdvisor unless we refunded you, and we responded immediately as there were some inconsistencies in your story and we wanted to...More

Reviewed 21 October 2018

I and a friend of mine spent 5 nights at Croc Valley Camp this August. I just wanted to see if there is a way to have a top notch safari experience in South Luangwa NP at a budget price. Yes, it is possible if...More

Date of stay: August 2018
3  Thank FlyTraveler
Response from CrocValley, Manager at Croc Valley CampResponded 6 November 2018

Dear FlyTraveler, Wow! What a wonderful review, we truly appreciate your business and your trust in us. It's definitely a boost for us every time we hear positive reviews such as this. We are delighted to hear that we have been part of so many...More

Reviewed 17 October 2018

The camp itself is situated along the most spectacular piece of land - so you can literally spend the day watching the hippos and crocodiles try and keep cool (and full!). The staff are friendly and remarkably helpful (I know, this was tested late at...More

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Date of stay: October 2018
Thank melishannon
Response from CrocValley, Manager at Croc Valley CampResponded 6 November 2018

Dear melishannon Thank you for choosing to stay with us and we are glad to hear that your stay with us was a memorable one! We look forward to welcoming you back to the camp in the near future. Sincerely, Croc Valley Team

View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
21 December 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from nadjapilz | Property representative |
Dear Cynthia, did you try +260 2162 46074 or +260 9771 75172?
John T
22 November 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from GeorgeKratsas | Reviewed this property |
Croc Valley Camp will send a driver, if I remember correctly the cost was in the vicinity of $20
30 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from CrocValley | Property representative |
There are two options to get to us. By plane from Lusaka or by Jonda Bus.
Room Tips
"If you are booking a chalet, try to get one that is closer to the common areas."
21 Oct 2018
Read review
"Get the tents by the river front, you will hear and possible see the hippos."
16 Apr 2018
Read review
"tents 3 and 4 have the best river views and AC!"
24 Jan 2018
Read review
"All the chalets have air con which is wonderful if you are travelling in November!"
04 Dec 2017
Read review
Show More 
US$17 - US$23 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
croc valley camp hotel south luangwa national park
ZambiaSouth Luangwa National Park
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing