Lower Zambezi National Park

The Lower Zambezi National Park in southern Zambia, on the Zimbabwean border offers a rich diversity of fauna and flora against the backdrop of the Zambezi River. 

The Zambezi River, A Lifeline of the African Wilderness

The spectacular Lower Zambezi National Park spans 4,092 square kilometres. Situated adjacent to Zimbabwe’s Mana Pools Reserve, creating a giant expanse of protected wilderness and lush riverine surrounds. The Zambezi River is the lifeblood of the park, attracting a wealth of wildlife and providing a stunning backdrop for your safari adventures. In the south, the river valley is known for abundant wildlife, including buffalo, fish eagles and herds of elephants. In the east, the river passes past the striking red cliffs of Mupata Gorge. From thrilling game drives to leisurely canoe safaris, Lower Zambezi National Park invites you to immerse yourself in the wonders of nature and discover the raw beauty of the area. Explore the park’s vast floodplains, woodlands, and riverbanks on exciting game drives led by knowledgeable guides. Witness elephants grazing on the riverbanks, herds of buffalo moving in unison, and lions lazing in the shade. You’ll be equally captivated by the symphony of birdlife, with over 400 species found in the reserve.

Conservation and Preserving a Pristine Ecosystem

The Lower Zambezi National Park is carefully managed to ensure the long-term sustainability of its wildlife and habitats. Local communities play a vital role in this conservation effort, as their involvement supports the protection of the park’s biodiversity and contributes to the well-being of both wildlife and people. Embark on a magical canoe safari along the river’s meandering channels, guided by experienced paddlers who will introduce you to the wonders of this aquatic ecosystem. Drift silently past elephants bathing, hippos wallowing, and crocodiles sunning themselves on the riverbanks. The Zambezi River is renowned for its excellent fishing opportunities, with tigerfish being a prized catch for anglers. As you explore this pristine waterway, you’ll see first-hand the unique connection between wildlife, community and the river, while creating unforgettable memories in the heart of the African wilderness.


Lower Zambezi National Park offers accommodation options that include luxury lodges with riverside views, rustic tented camps hidden in the bush, and immersive safari tents that offer stunning views of the surrounding landscapes.