Overview of Kukaya

Kukaya Safari Lodge is a hidden gem in the heart of South Luangwa National Park, Zambia’s premier safari destination. This intimate and exclusive lodge offers an unparalleled wildlife experience, with the opportunity to see a wide variety of wildlife, including leopards, lions, elephants, and more.

The lodge features luxurious and spacious suites, each with a private deck overlooking the Luangwa River, providing a perfect vantage point for watching the daily wildlife activity. You can also relax in the comfortable lounge area, take a dip in the pool, or enjoy a soothing spa treatment at the on-site wellness center. The lodge’s experienced guides lead daily game drives and guided bush walks, providing guests with an unforgettable safari adventure.

Kukaya Safari Lodge is known for its exceptional hospitality and personalized service. The lodge’s warm and friendly staff are dedicated to ensuring that every guest feels at home and has an unforgettable stay. The lodge’s cuisine is a highlight, with delicious meals made from locally sourced ingredients, served in a variety of settings, from al fresco dining on the riverbank to romantic candlelit dinners in the bush. Kukaya Safari Lodge is the perfect choice for those looking for a unique and authentic African safari experience in one of Zambia’s most stunning national parks.

Highlights & Activities

What's on offer whilst on this itinerary?
  • Unparalleled wildlife sightings, including leopards, lions, and elephants
  • Luxurious and spacious suites with a private deck overlooking the Luangwa River
  • Personalized service & warm hospitality
  • Soothing spa treatments at the on-site wellness center
  • Game drives & guided bush walks
Conservation projects

Conservation projects

Game drives

Game drives

Night drives

Night drives

Photographic safaris

Photographic safaris

Private vehicle with driver

Private vehicle with driver

Sundowners

Sundowners

Walking safaris

Walking safaris

Rooms at Kukaya

Unwind and relax, in your own private luxury
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    Single Unit

    Kukaya offers spacious and luxurious suites, each featuring elegant furnishings and décor, designed to provide the ultimate in comfort and relaxation. The suites boast large windows that offer stunning views of the Luangwa River, and each has a private deck where you can sit back and enjoy the sights and sounds of the African bush.

    The suites feature en-suite bathrooms with double vanities, indoor and outdoor showers, and a deep soaking tub, a private sanctuary where you can unwind after a day of safari adventure. Each suite also has a separate sitting area, a mini-bar, and tea and coffee-making facilities.

    General Facilities

    Kukaya offers several ways to unwind and relax in the heart of the South Luangwa National Park. You can take a dip in the lodge’s sparkling swimming pool while enjoying the views of the Luangwa River. The lodge’s spa offers a variety of treatments, including massages, facials, and body scrubs, using natural and locally sourced ingredients.

    For those seeking a more active form of relaxation, Kukaya offers yoga and meditation sessions in a serene bush setting, led by experienced instructors. In addition, you can simply sit back and take in the sights and sounds of the African bush from their private verandas or in the lodge’s comfortable lounge area. Whatever your preference, Kukaya is the perfect environment to unwind and recharge in the midst of nature.

    Barbeque facilities

    Barbeque facilities

    Deck area

    Deck area

    Fire pit

    Fire pit

    Kitchen

    Kitchen

    Private pool

    Private pool

    Spa

    Spa

    Dining

    Kukaya offers an exceptional dining. You can enjoy delicious and freshly prepared meals, with a focus on local and seasonal ingredients. The lodge’s experienced chefs create a variety of dishes, from traditional Zambian cuisine to international favorites, catering to different dietary requirements and preferences.

    You can enjoy meals in the elegant dining area, which offers spectacular views of the Luangwa River and the surrounding wilderness. For a more intimate experience, private dinners can be arranged in the comfort of the suites or at a secluded location in the bush. Additionally, Kukaya offers a well-stocked bar and a selection of fine wines, perfect for a sundowner after a day of exploring the park.

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