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Kafue National Park

Kafue National Park safari allows you to watch antelope being hunted by predators. It is one of the biggest parks on the globe. It is a wildlife-rich area, thanks to its sheer size. All the rare species in Kafue await your discovery. The park occupies an area of 22,500 Km square. It compromises diverse flora and fauna. Moreover, there are also more areas to explore. The adventure paradise lies on a flat horizontal landscape. The flora found at the park is miombo woodland and savanna grasslands.

There is periodic flooding in various areas, which results in wetland and lake formation. Busanga Plain busts at the seams with wildlife. Multiple grazing creatures feed on the green plains as the predators hunt them. There are numerous luxury camps and lodges at Kafue National Park.

The dry seasons are ideal for game viewing at Kafue River. Kafue Safari comes with breathtaking wildlife. There are 158 mammal breeds. These include; lions, leopards, cheetahs, hyena, elephants, hippopotamuses, buffalo, zebra, crocodile, and various categories of antelopes.

The large area of Kafue grants an exciting peaceful safari. It is ideal for a private safari. You will hardly encounter several tourists thanks to the vast size. Unfortunately, there are no giraffes and rhinos here. The camps and lodges are unfenced. Hence, you get to experience the wild lifestyle.

Bird lovers at Kafue National Park can watch African Finfoot, Bohm’s bee-eater, Pel’s fishing owl, vultures, hornbills, rollers, among others. Some of the activities you can do are; walking safaris, game drives, night drives, fishing, boating, and canoeing. Another fun activity is taking a hot air balloon over the Busunga Plain.

Animals at Kafue National Park

There are plenty of antelope species in Kafue National Park. Like sitatunga, red lechwe, roan, sable, hartebeest, blue duiker, and plenty more. There are many mammals in the park as well. They are – Cape Buffaloes, Elephants, the rare pangolin, warthogs, bushpigs and bush babies, aardvarks, spring hares, etc. Predators like leopards, civets, honey badgers, cheetahs, servals, etc. can also be witnessed in Kafue National Park.

Activities at Kafue National Park

There are many activities that you can take part in at Kafue National Park. Many of the Zambia Accommodations around the park also offer plenty of activities for visitors. You can expect to go on day and night game drives, canoeing, guided nature walks in the African Bush, and Boating adventures.

Highlights of Kafue National Park

  • One of the best places in Africa to observe leopards.
  • The Busanga Plains landscapes offer some of the best photographic chances.
  • Relaxing canoe rides and boating safaris.
  • A dream destination for every birding enthusiast.
  • A Hot Air Balloon Safari over the savannahs provides a memorable experience.

Kafue National Park is a rich wildlife area and will give a remarkable safari experience.

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