Best Walking Safari Accommodation

Embarking on an authentic African walking safari doesn’t necessarily mean roughing it in a dusty dome tent. These hand-selected lodges and tented camps specialise in guided walking safaris and also offer plenty of familiar luxuries and warm, personal service. Browse our collection of camps located throughout Africa’s top game reserves and private concessions, and when you’re ready to start planning send us your walking safari wish list – we’ll be happy to tailor-make an unforgettable adventure especially for you.

Walking Safaris Accommodation our experts recommend

Camp Hwange

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Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe
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Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Game drives Guided walks

Ila Safari Lodge

From $600 per person sharing
Kafue National Park, Zambia
Ila Safari Lodge domed main area with stargazing deck. Main lounge, dining area and swimming pool. Incredible game viewing and photographic opportunities. Silent electric boat safaris. Luxurious double tented suite. Bush breakfast in the Kafue. Guided walking safaris.
Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Fishing Game drives Guided walking safaris Star gazing Sunset cruises

Shawa Luangwa Camp

From $760 per person sharing
South Luangwa National Park, Zambia
Exterior view of camp Famous Carmine Bee Eaters nesting Lounge with a view Be treated to delicious food and wine Electric game drive vehicles create a 'silent' safari Upstairs lounge Sheltered under the riverside trees
Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Boat-based safaris Bush dining Game drives Guided walking safaris Private dining experience

Chisa Busanga Camp

From $1,055 per person sharing
Kafue National Park, Zambia
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Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Bush dining Cycling safaris Game drives Guided walking safaris Private dining experience

Usangu Expedition Camp

From $750 per person sharing
Ruaha, Tanzania
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Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Boat-based safaris Game drives Guided walking safaris Researcher interaction Sleep-out experience available

Tuludi Camp

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Okavango Delta, Botswana
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Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Boat-based safaris Game drives Guided walking safaris Mokoro trails

Chula Island Camp

From $580 per person sharing
Lower Zambezi, Zambia
Traverse through the waterways and see wildlife. The main mess tent. Fly camping. Wildlife may be seen from the main tent. View of the Zambezi River. A beautiful sunrise.
Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Bird watching Boat-based safaris Canoeing Fishing Game drives

Kutali Camp

From $580 per person sharing
Zambia, Zambia
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Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Bird watching Boat-based safaris Canoeing Fishing Game drives

Simbavati Trails Camp

From $390 per person sharing
Timbavati Game Reserve, South Africa
Exterior of your tented suite at Simbavati Trails Camp. Your suite is a complete off-the-grid digital detox sanctuary. Your view from your tent. meru-style tents. Hearty meals to beenjoyed. Simbavati Trails Camp has a back-to-basics atmosphere.
Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Day tours

Sentinel Mara Camp

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Masai Mara, Kenya
Camp setting on the river. View from your bed. En suite sleeper tent. View from your private veranda. Lounge. Game drives for the entire family. Sundowners after a game drive.
Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Game drives Guided walking safaris

Selous Kulinda Camp

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Nyerere, Tanzania
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Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Animal tracking experience Cultural visits Fishing Game drives Guided walking safaris

Shu’Mata Camp

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Arusha, Tanzania
Each tented suite is uniquely decorated in a tasteful fusion of Maasai, Arabic and Hemingway safari styles. Have your breakfast al fresco while enjoying superb views of the South Amboseli savannah. Have your wedding ceremony in the heart of Maasai country. Shu’Mata is a secluded camp of luxurious Hemingway-style tents set on a leopard hill. Get up close and personal with Amboseli’s elephants on private game drives. The legendary elephant herds of Amboseli roam free in this ancient Maasai land. Unwind in the communal lounge tent and gaze out over the surrounding Maasai steppe.
Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Bush dining Game drives Guided walking safaris Guided walks Local village visits

Wayo Walking Camp

From $450 per person sharing
Serengeti, Tanzania
Wayo-footprints Wayo-skelet-animal-walking-safari Wayo-view-from-rock-walking-safari Wayo-Walking-camp-view-migration The dome tents at Wayo is simple and comfortable, large enough for two people and insect-proof. Absorb all the knowledge and expertise of your guide while exploring the Serengeti on foot. Enjoy expertly guided walking safaris, accompanied by an armed park ranger.
Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Bush dining Game drives Guided walking safaris

Paraa Safari Lodge

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Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda
Cool down in the pool after a long morning game drive
Enjoy the outdoors by game drive, nature walks, chimpanzee trekking, visiting Murchison Falls, fishing, boat trip to the delta or a bush breakfast
The choice of accommodation at the lodge varies – a cottage, suites, double, twin and single
Each room has a balcony and en-suite private bathroom
Enjoy a game drive through the scenic Buligi area west of Paraa to the Delta Point
Rooms are perfectly situated to view the lodge’s swimming pool, as well as the winding River Nile beyond
Rooms have a safari atmosphere with a level of comfort that will not disappoint
Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Bird watching Boat excursions Cultural visits Fishing Game drives

Ndali Lodge

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Uganda, Uganda
Select a drink and unwind in the living room.
The bedrooms add a warming atmosphere to your stay The lodge's reception areas are connected by passageways that make the most of the views.
From the lodge's deck, you can appreciate a panoramic view of the Ugandan countryside.
Read a book on the veranda and savour the calm atmosphere.
Your private cottage is surrounded by beautiful nature.
Relax on a quite spot and enjoy the incredible vistas down to the lake.
Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Bird watching Day tours Guided walks Historical tours

Lewa Safari Camp

From $460 per person sharing
Kenya, Kenya
A luxury bedroom offers a stunning view
A romantic dinner for two can be arranged
When the sun set into the savannah and the night kicks in you can experience a beautiful starry sky
Get to know and learn about Maasai culture
Enjoy your meal in the shade of the trees in the middle of nature
Enjoy the panoramic views straight out of bed or from your private deck Have a refreshing swim in the pool while the sun sets
Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Bush dining Camel-back safaris Cultural visits Day tours Game drives