Riverside safari camp

Lower Zambezi, Zambia, Africa


Based along Chongwe and Zambezi Rivers Time+Tide Chongwe Camp is a great location for a group of travellers or multi-generational family seeking for a totally immersive safari experience. The area is best known for its impressive variety of activities—enjoy game drives and walking safaris on land, take a boat cruise along the rivers or try canoeing safari. Here travellers also can have sleepouts admiring elephant’s life as it is and hunt for tiger fish as a true adventurer.

Rooms: 8

Opening year: 2018

Last renovation: 2022


  • Using the latest eco-friendly technology called evening breeze, this innovative system cools inside the mosquito net without comprising comfort
  • Camps are built using local techniques and local materials and are run on solar power, leaving minimal impact on the surrounding environment
  • Supporting local conservation management organisations with anti-poaching, environmental education, human-wildlife conflict and wildlife rehabilitation efforts

Community interactions:

  • In Zambia, the 2019 Human Development Report states that 63% of births are attended by skilled health personnel. The maternal mortality ratios are 224 per 100,000 live births. Only 26% of the population have access to basic sanitation facilities. To support locals the property provides medical treatment for children who require hospitalization and consultations with specialists. Over the course of 2021, these medical professionals provided close to 2,300 free consultations to residents, sparing them an estimated collective total of $88,000 USD in medical fees and associated travel costs
  • Partnered with a new private boarding school in Livingstone as a destination for female sponsored students as there are no female only schools in the district; 100% of girls in programme passed their primary school exams and successfully continued to secondary school, outperforming girls who were not in the programme by on average 10%

Certifications: in process of applying

Management: local owner, local management