Ila Safari Lodge


LOCATION: Central Kafue National Park.

SETTING: Right on banks of Kafue River, offering direct river access and sweeping views.

ACCOMMODATION: Ten Luxury Tents, each in a private setting on it's own deck perched on the banks of the Kafue River. Six of the Luxury Tents have outdoor showers, while two have bathtubs on their decks. Two 2-bedroom family tents can each sleep four, while an extra bed can be added.

HIGHLIGHTS: Excellent access to the game-rich Kafue National Park and adjoining game management area. Cruising on the Kafue and spotting wildlife from the uniquely silent E-Boat, powered by solar energy. All meals, drinks, laundry and many activities included.


  • Morning and evening Game Drives in GMA and Kafue National Park - both fossil-fueled and on our electric game viewers.

  • Walking Safaris. Maximum 6 people per walking safari and minimum age for children is 12.

  • Fishing and Boating, fossil-fueled and on electric pontoon boat.

  • Visit the Chunga community & school as well as our Agricultural Community Farming Project.

  • Bush breakfasts and lunches including lunch on the E-Boat while silently drift down the Kafue!


  • Children of all ages are welcome. Children 4 years and under stay free of charge.

  • Children aged 5 – 14 years pay 50% when sharing with 2 full paying adults.

  • Children aged 15 years and older are charged adult rates.

  • Cots/cribs are available for children aged 0 – 2 years.

  • Individual extra beds for children aged 3 – 14 can be provided in the same room. Maximum 1 extra bed per tent.

  • Regretfully, only children 6 years and older are allowed on game drives and 12 years and older on walking safaris.

  • Should a vehicle be available, then a private vehicle can be booked for families with children younger than 6. This can be arranged at the lodge but cannot be guaranteed.

GETTING THERE: Road transfers (3hrs) are available from Lusaka, as are flights from Lusaka & Livingstone to Chunga (CHG).

OPEN: Year round except for February.


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