Chirundu Safari Lodge & Tamarind Camp


Chirundu Safari Lodge is situated on a private 2700 hectare wildlife estate on the Zambezi River, 5km downstream from Chirundu.

It is a wildlife paradise surrounded by the Nyakasanga Safari area. The estate boasts a 10km stretch of virgin Zambezi River frontage.

The main Safari Lodge is located on a ridge overlooking the Zambezi valley with the river about 1km away. The lodge overlooks a natural waterhole on one side and has a dam on the other side teeming with birdlife and fish. The lodge has a perimeter wildlife fence making it safe to watch and enjoy the wildlife that frequent both water sources all day and night. The lodge has 10 en-suite air conditioned bedrooms, a swimming pool and secure parking for vehicles.

The more intimage Tamarind Tented Camp is located on the banks of the Zambezi River in a grove of wild Tamarind trees on a stretch of virgin riverside forest frequented by a variety of wildlife. The camp has 5 twin bedroom en-suite tents, a central living/cooking area and a large deck over-looking the river. There is secure parking for vehicles and boats.

The Pump House Campsites
This consists of 9 riverside camping sites located near the Chirundu Estates Pump House, which is a famous local landmark on the banks of the Zambezi River.  Each spaciously-positioned site consists of a braai (barbeque) stand, electricity socket, private ablutions with hot and cold water and a washing up/laundry area.  Ice, water and wood can be bought from Chirundu Safari Lodge.  Camping is charged on a per person per night rate. Minimum 2 people staying, maximum 8. Free mooring is provided for boats. 

The estate has a private airfield with 24 hour security and limited hangerage, and a safe boat launch site and security for boat mooring at the Pump House on the Zambezi River.

Activities include game-drives (boat and vehicle), canoeing on the Zambezi River, fishing trips, scenic Zambezi Valley or Kariba Dam Wall aircraft flights, conservation/anti-poaching aircraft flights, crocodile farm tours, Paul V Mission historic site tour, Mana Pools day-trips.  Other tailor-made training and educational group activities (including Anti Poaching Educational Safaris (A.P.E.S) are available on request.


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New campsite at Chirundu (May 2018)

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Sue Christian - Bell, Zimbabwe 2 July 2018
Thank you Chirundu Safari Lodge team for a wonderful stay. The food was excellent and the staff very helpful especially when my car broke down, I was very grateful for all the help and advice. The tented camp is stunning with breathtaking views of the river and amazing birdlife.
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