The Ensuite Tents

4 Tents: Comfortable for 2 adults (3/4 beds) & 1 other single bed or 1 bunk bed (children only)

1 Tent: Comfortable for 2 persons (single beds only)

Mapunga is home to 5 authentic ensuite riverside tents each with a river facing verandah:

  • Each bathroom has a shower, toilet, and basin.

  • Generator power available all-day

  • Solar lights at night

  • Laundry service available

Mapunga offers guests staying in tents the option of self-catering or full board. Should you choose to self-cater, your tent fees include the assistance of our chef & team.

Should you opt for full board, we offer 3 meals a day. An English breakfast, a light lunch, and a 3-course dinner. Please ensure you send us your dietary requirements prior to your stay.

Mapunga Tent Views
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Mapunga Tent from front
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Mapunga River Frontate
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Mapunga Tent Interior
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Tent from Front
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Mapunga Bathroom
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Mapunga Sunset Views
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Mapunga Views from River
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Mapunga View into Room
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Kitchen & Dining
  • Kitchen is really well equipped

  • Comfortably caters for up to 80 people

  • 1 electric, 1 gas, 2 wooden stoves & braais

  • 2 fridges, 1 cooler & 7 deep freezers

  • Dining room caters for 40 people seated

  • 3 chefs, 3 waiters & 1 scullery staff

The Lapa & Campfire

Mapunga's Lapa area is the perfect place to relax after a day in the wild and share stories around the campfire.

Mapunga Campsite
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Mapunga Campsite River Views
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Shady Mapunga Campsite
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Tents in Shade
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Chairs in shade
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Campsite with Boat
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Campsite Sunrise Views
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Bushbuck on campsite riverfront
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Hippo in front of Mapunga Campsite
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The Campsite

The beautiful shady campsite is the ideal space to explore the Kafue.

  • 8 Campsites

    • 5 riverside, 3 further back (best for children)​

  • Each campsite is equipped with its own water point, overhead light & braai stand. We have unlimited wood available for campers

  • Ablutions

    • 3 Ablution Blocks​

    • 10 toilets

    • Showers with hot and cold water​​

  • 3 campsite attendants to ensure your site is safe when you leave

  • Meals can be provided for campers on request

  • Swimming pool in camping area

What to pack

During the winter (May to July):

Game drives and generally being outdoors can get fairly cold in the Kafue in winter. What to pack?:

  • Winter Clothes

  • Jacket / Jersey

  • Gloves

  • Long Trousers

  • Good Hat / Cap

  • Good Closed Shoes

During the dry season (August to November):

The Kafue is known to get extremely hot, aside from drinking water you need to ensure you have the right attire. What to pack?:

  • Summer Clothes

  • Swimming costume

  • Good hat / Cap

  • Jacket / Jersey incase

  • Good Closed Shoes

Essential Items you can't be without on a safari:

  • Torch & Spare Batteries

  • Binoculars

  • Camera

  • Camera Charger

  • Spare Batteries

Essential Toiletries:

  • Suncream

  • Mosquito Repellent & Tabard

  • Personal Medication (Including any anti-malaria)

  • Antihistamine (Assists with tetsi or mosquito stings)