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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Visited the first week of April with friends and loved this place. The staff is all friendly and completely accommodating. My friend and I stayed in the Aardvark cabin and the room was clean and any issues that arose during our stay were quickly resolved....More

Thank DoGoodBeGood
Response from Isabelle D, Director of Sales at Kafunta River LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear "DoGoodBeGood"! Thank you very much for your detailed review of your recent stay at Kafunta River Lodge! I'm very happy that you have enjoyed your visit despite the few African critters sneaking in your room, and the excess of food. I've taken note of...More

Reviewed 4 February 2018

We stayed here in November just before the rains, however the rains were a little early and din't see as much as we had hoped - but this is of no fault of the Lodge. Very friendly and helpful staff - great food and a...More

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Response from Isabelle D, Manager at Kafunta River LodgeResponded 26 February 2018

Dear Paula, Thank you very much for your review after your November visit to Kafunta River Lodge! Yes you are right, the rains were early and actually started late October. They do have an immediate effect on the game scattering further from the river. Sadly...More

Reviewed 29 November 2017

My sister, brother and a friend recently spent three nights at Kafunta. This was the third stop and second safari lodge of the trip. We were nervous as the first safari lodge that we visited was so spectacular, we thought we may be disappointed. We...More

Thank ChicagoJillo
Response from Isabelle D, Manager at Kafunta River LodgeResponded 30 November 2017

Dear ChicagoJillo! Thank you very much for your review on TripAdvisor following your September visit to Kafunta River Lodge. I'm so happy to hear that we have surpassed what seems to have been a great experience at another lodge in Zambia, it is wonderful that...More

Reviewed 28 November 2017

Kafunta River Lodge, situated in the South Luangwa National Park, is the perfect place for a one stop safari. Kafunta comprises 10 two bed lodges, all of which are amazingly comfortable with bathrooms en suite and spacious verandahs. the setting is amazing overlooking the Luangwa...More

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Response from Isabelle D, Manager at Kafunta River LodgeResponded 30 November 2017

Dear "Gillbarb", Thank you so much for your kind review on Kafunta River Lodge following your visit in November. I'm delighted to hear that you have had a great time, and it is wonderful to hear that you saw plenty of wildlife, including the wild...More

Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Outstanding. Who wouldn't be blown away to see an elephant in the in the dining hall at breakfast? Food and accommodation far exceeded our expectations. Staff were lovely, friendly and good fun. Safari guides found something new to show us every day. Highlights? Too many...More

Thank helenlizbeth
Response from Isabelle D, Manager at Kafunta River LodgeResponded 27 November 2017

Dear Helenlisbeth! Thank you very much for your kind review following your stay at Kafunta River Lodge! I'm really glad that you have enjoyed your stay, and most especially the wildlife roaming around camp! We love it when elephants join us for meals! I hope...More

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Lynda M
26 March 2018|
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When we stayed here in the past we paid with Visa. They did not accept MasterCard. We are staying here again in early May.
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sakshiabc
9 December 2016|
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Hi there Sakshiabc. I'm Izzy, the reservations manager at Kafunta River Lodge. To give you an idea many lodges close from January until March, while the more remote bush camps close from November until May. This is due to... More
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Salpal61
6 November 2015|
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Dear Salpal61! Thank you for your question, and my apologies for the late response on Trip Advisor, I hadn't received a notification for it. I did however receive your separate email to which I responded, so hopefully you... More
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"ask for room with a mezzanine - great to sleep out and amazing views of the plains"
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"The lodges are all the same, and all are in view of the wondrous plain."
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"All rooms have wonderful views"
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"Excellent value quality safari experience with amazing rooms"
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