New conservation to reinforce Zambia’s conservation efforts

Wildlife conservation is not only saving endangered species from extinction but allowing a thriving future for humanity. Kafue National Park (KNP) is celebrating the launch of the game-changing Musekese Conservation. Exciting news and a step forward for conservation efforts, thanks to numerous donations and fundraising initiatives. The newly formed organisation …

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2018 – Your Safari Awaits

Whether it’s your first safari or one of many memorable adventures, Zambia is a wonderful destination for everyone! It is a beautiful country with so much to offer, as well as the variety of game species and birds, it is also rich with a vibrant culture and friendly people, stunning …

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Lions join safari guest for lunch

Most safari camps rely on activities such as game drives and walking safaris to view Africa’s majestic wildlife up close. Not in Zambia’s Kafue National Park. At Jeffery & McKeith Safari’s new Musekese Camp, their resident pride of lions has been walking through camp on a regular basis and recently …

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Dreams become reality in the Central Kafue

“If your dreams don’t scare you they aren’t big enough”.  We have reminded ourselves of these words so many times over the last five years or so since we began our journey to open a Bush Camp in Zambia. Rather than investing in one of the established and developed National …

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When a Warthog Attacks in the Kafue

It was whilst on an afternoon drive from Musekese Camp, Jeffery & McKeith Safaris in north central Kafue National Park, Zambia that we witnessed the most unexpected and, as far a we know, as yet photographically un-documented sighting ever… We had just had the first brief rainstorm of the season …

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Why you should visit Kafue National Park

Here is why you should safari in Kafue National Park Pristine wilderness The Kafue National Park is underrated by so many, but now, tourists are starting to see what the fuss is all about and justifiably so. Kafue is vast, covering c.22, 400kmsq making it one of the largest parks …

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Going Green in Kafue National Park

By Sarah Davies Eco-tourism – we hear it all the time but what does it really mean? We read about “green” safari camps who “contribute” to their local communities and “empower” staff but how can we really be sure that such lofty declarations aren’t just another clever marketing tool? Recently …

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Extremely rare melanistic genet sighted in Kafue

Jeffery & McKeith Safaris, Musekese Camp The afternoon game drive started out like most in the Kafue, with the hope and expectation of something interesting and unusual ahead, heightened by the incessant alarm calls of the baboon troop along the river. It was still light when we set off, in …

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Proflight flys to Kafue

The wonders of Zambia’s largest national park – Kafue – will be more accessible thanks to the new route being launched by Proflight Zambia from July 1. News of the new service to the remote Busanga Plains was enthusiastically received on Proflight’s Facebook and Twitter pages – @proflightzambia – with …

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Music festival to Support Zambia’s Wildlife

CACTUS Agony, Kapiri Mposhi Top Rank Suite, a reggae band from South Africa and guest disc jockeys from the United Kingdom are some of the attractions at this year’s EleFest, a musical initiative that is meant to support Zambia’s country’s wildlife. This year’s EleFest, described as Zambia’s wildest music and …

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Why the Kafue?

The Kafue National Park, we are always being told, is unknown and not on people’s radar.  Agents and destination management companies tell us that it is far easier to sell South Luangwa and that Kafue is just “too hard”. We are all hoping that in 2015 to a certain extent …

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Putting Conservation into Practice at Game Rangers International

Ever thought of spending a night in a national park, surrounded by wild animals and scary but often funny sounds? Have you ever imagined how wild animals like elephants feed and play around? These were some of my many amazing experiences with Game Rangers International! Three months of so many …

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On the Road with Zambia Tourism V: Kafue and Mayukuyuku Camp

After a brief stopover in Kasanka National Park for the start of the bat migration and a few days in the city of Ndola to refuel, restock, recuperate, send some teammates home and collect some others flying in to join the trip, we gradually made our way towards Kafue National …

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52 Buffalo Dead After Stampede in Kafue

52 buffalo have been found dead by Zambian Wildlife Authority (ZAWA) officers during their tour along the Musa River in the southern part of Kafue National Park. At a vast 22,400km2, Kafue is Zambia’s largest game reserve and is found in the Itezhi Tezhi district of Central Province. Most of …

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Two Elephants successfully translocated to KNP

The Zambia Wildlife Authority (ZAWA) and Game Rangers International (GRI) would like to announce the successful translocation of two elephant orphans, Maramba and Kavalamanja, which were being kept at Lilayi Elephant Nursery, to Kafue Release Facility in Kafue National Park(KNP). This is the first step on their journey to being …

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Male Elephant Successfully Relocated to Kafue National Park

On Saturday 10th May, Game Rangers International (GRI) and the Zambia Wildlife Authority (ZAWA) successfully relocated an adult male elephant from the Nega Nega area of Mazabuka District to the Kafue National Park. The operation was supported by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and generous members of the …

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Strange Hippo behaviour in Kafue

We were on a safari in Zambia, Kafue National Park, the sunset was beautiful when we stopped near a dam to look around if animals would appear. Everything was quiet; there was nothing special until one hippo strolling around decided to go into the water. Its bath was then quite …

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Anti-Poaching Initiative in Kafue

Wilderness Safaris Joins Forces with PUMA and Panthera to Bolster Anti-Poaching Initiative in Kafue, Zambia October 2013 – Wilderness Safaris and the Wilderness Wildlife Trust have facilitated the generous funding of USD360 000 from global sports lifestyle brand PUMA to the world’s leading wild cat conservation organisation, Panthera. A small portion …

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A Visitor’s Guide to Kafue National Park

Small enough to put in your pocket, this new guide is your ideal safari companion to Kafue National Park! Known as one of Zambia’s best kept secrets, the huge Kafue National Park can be daunting for the first time visitor. But now the new ‘Visitor’s Guide to Kafue National Park’ …

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