Baines River Camp

★ ★ ★ ★
US $770.00

The Baines River Camp enjoys an extraordinary wilderness setting with breath-taking scenery and wildlife in abundance in the Lower Zambezi National Park of Zambia, Southern Africa. Set in heart of the unspoiled African bush, on the scenic northern banks of the Zambezi River, is where Baines River Camp welcomes travellers to explore the extraordinary wildlife in their natural habitat.

This beautiful colonial style safari lodge was named after the famous artist and explorer Mr Thomas Baines. It offers a great choice of land and water based safari activities in and around the Lower Zambezi National Park.


The six spacious Explorer Suites provide King-size beds which can be converted to twin beds. Two of the Explorer Suites offer an additional outdoor shower. The two Junior Suites offer twin beds and are popular amongst single travellers and teenagers.

The private Baines’ Cottage provides two bedrooms, one king and one twin, each with its own bathrooms. This cottage features an open plan dining room, a lounge and kitchen area which is complemented by a deep veranda with an outdoor dining area and private lawn overlooking the river. The cottage is suitable for young families or friends travelling together. It can be nooked with the option of a private guide and chef.

Room types:

  • Explorer Suite
  • Family Cottage
  • Junior Suite.

The rooms are well appointed, provide space for comfort and offer convenient facilities and amenities. Ceiling fans, as well as air conditioning, are provided for the warm summer days. Pure goose-down pillows and duvets ensure a good nights rest after exciting wildlife activities.

  • Air-conditioning
  • Ceiling fans
  • Cotton percale linen
  • Pure goose-down pillows and duvets
  • Spacious dressing area
  • Walk-in showers
  • Coffee and tea making facilities
  • Safe for valuables
  • Hair dryer.


In addition to the great choice of wildlife activities, Baines River Camp provides travellers to take part in specialized photographic workshops, fly fishing clinics as well as elephant studies, all of which are led by a passionate specialist of international acclaim.


  • Safari drives
  • River safaris
  • River canoe
  • Walking safaris
  • Sport angling
  • Bird watching
  • Fly fishing trips
  • Sunset cruise.


The Baines River Camp is located on the Zambian banks of the Zambezi River in the unfenced wilderness of the Lower Zambezi Valley. Zambia / Southern Africa.

Set within the Chiawa Game Management Area next to the Lower Zambezi National Park, and enjoying traversing rights of over 5,500 square kilometres, this magnificent safari camp offers magnificent views across the broad expanse of the Zambezi River to the Unesco World Heritage site of Mana Pools in neighbouring Zimbabwe.

  • Nearest Airports: Lusaka - 125 km by air / 0h30
  • Livingstone: 438 km by air / 1h30
  • Nearest Airstrip: Royal Airstrip - 9 km from Baines.


  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Housekeeping
  • Viewing Deck

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