Musekese is a small, authentic bush camp set overlooking a seasonal lagoon close to the Kafue River in the exclusive north-east section of Kafue National Park.

Musekese Camp has a lovely location overlooking a lagoon (which dries up towards the end of the dry season and often has game grazing around it) close to the Kafue River. The camp is owned and run by professional guides Phil Jeffery and Tyrone McKeith of Classic Zambia, and is one of the few camps left in Africa that is genuinely owner run and on the most part, owner guided. Phil and Tyrone are both full of enthusiasm, and they offer a very personal hosted experience as well as super guiding. The accommodation is comfortable but fairly simple and adventurous, with open fronted chalets, and the emphasis of the camp is more about the close to nature wilderness experience and exclusive game viewing activities. This camp is ideal for guests who have been on safari before and love small, quiet bush camps in the middle of the bush, with personal hosting, great guiding, varied activities and some slightly more specialist game viewing. Although it is not essential that guests are keen to walk, we feel that walking is an integral part of a stay at Musekese.


The camp accommodates up to ten guests in five stretched canvas chalets, all with views overlooking the lagoon. The chalets have either twin or double beds under walk in mosquito nets, bedside tables, a luggage rack and…


The Kafue National Park is one of the largest parks in Africa, covering an area of nearly 22500 sq.kms. The north-eastern and southern sectors of the park are essentially covered by miombo woodland, whereas the north-western sector…


For families with children 12 years and older who are active and adventurous, Musekese is an amazing family option which would be great fun, exclusive and varied in terms of activities. Musekese is not however so suitable…

Conservation & community

Musekese Conservation works closely with Zambia’s Department of National Parks & Wildlife, Panthera, the Zambian Carnivore Programme and Game Rangers International to build capacity for law enforcement and conservation…

Location Kafue National Park
Access Charter flight into Lufupa (1 hr boat/road) or Road from Lusaka (5-6 hours)
Open May to early December
Pricing £££££
Camp Style Bush camp
Focus Walking / Big game / Birding / Wilderness
Children 12 years + (younger on exclusive camp basis)
Activities Game drives (day and night) / Boating / Fishing / Walking (min. 14yrs old)
Vehicles Open
Maximum Guests on Vehicle 6
Private Vehicle Options Yes
Off-road Driving Yes (for certain sightings)
Number of Rooms 5 stretched canvas chalets
Family Accommodation No
Bathroom Flush toilet / Plumbed basin / Bucket shower
Power for charging Communal / USB points in rooms
Lighting Solar lanterns
Hairdryer Not possible
Heating/Cooling No
Room Safe No (office safe)
Laundry Service Complimentary
Communication in room Whistles and radios
Wi-Fi No
Mobile Reception No
Swimming No
Wellness No
Dining Style Communal / Private on request
Drinks Included House drinks
Credit Cards Not accepted