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Lower Zambezi National Park

Rufunsa, Zambia

Updated 9 months ago
The Lower Zambezi National Park offers a unique economic opportunity for Zambia and the rest of the region. With its vast array of wildlife, bird life, and stunning scenery along the river banks, it is an ideal destination for safari lovers from around the world. Visitors to the park can expect a truly magical experience, with many opportunities to get up close to the wildlife and take in some of Africa's most spectacular landscapes. It boasts one of the highest concentrations of big game, including elephants, buffalo and lion, as well as an extensive variety of bird species. The park is also home to a thriving population of hippos and crocodiles that can be seen up close in the river. In recent years, conservation efforts have been made to preserve the park's delicate ecology and ensure that its natural resources remain intact for generations to come. The park provides a lucrative source of income through tourism, allowing Zambia to benefit economically without disturbing its natural resources. It is an essential part of Zambia's economy and its protection is paramount for ensuring the future prosperity of the country. The Lower Zambezi National Park is a true symbol of Zambia's natural beauty and its importance to the country's economic well-being should not be underestimated. As more people come to appreciate what this area has to offer, it is likely that the number of visitors will continue to rise, bringing with it further benefits for local communities and the wider economy. With the right support, it has the potential to become an even greater source of economic opportunity for Zambia.
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Conservation Lower Zambezi (CLZ)
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Conservation Lower Zambezi (CLZ) is a non-profit organisation committed to the protection of wildlife and the sustainable use of natural resources in the Lower Zambezi in Zambia. Established in 1994, CLZ is centred around three main pillars of support: Wildlife Protection, Environmental Education, and Community Empowerment—actively working towards a vision of a valued, protected and thriving Lower Zambezi landscape. The organization works in collaboration with Zambia’s local wildlife authority, the Department of National Parks and Wildlife (DNPW), to ensure the sustainability of wildlife in the Lower Zambezi Valley and their ecosystems.
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Royal Zambezi Lodge is an award-winning luxury safari lodge on the Zambezi River in Zambia. This is Zambian safari accommodation at its best, where you can drink in the unforgettable Zambezi sunrise and be lulled to sleep with memorable bush sounds. The lodge offers walking, driving and river safaris and is just 5 minutes from the Lower Zambezi National Park. Fly to the lodge from Lusaka or Livingstone using their airline, Royal Air Charters.
+260979486618, +260966748249, +260970010124
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Mvuu Lodge Zambia
Safari lodge
Tucked away in the Chiawa area, next to the Zambezi National Park, Mvuu Lodge Zambia is a typical African safari lodge that offers luxury tented camps, and self-catering and bush camp accommodation. Friendly staff make you feel welcome, there is a restaurant with passionate chefs who create superb meals, informed guides ensure your safari experience is utterly unforgettable. Mvuu Lodge has a small shop that stocks fishing tackle, basic toiletries and local curios.
+27 79 524 8709

Natural resource

Lower Zambezi National Park is a hidden gem of Zambia, boasting stunning views of the Zambezi River and abundant wildlife. It is an important economic asset to its neighbouring communities, providing valuable jobs in tourism and conservation. For visitors, Lower Zambezi National Park offers something special – a chance to get up close with nature through game viewing or boat cruises on the Zambezi River. The tranquillity and serenity of the area are unparalleled, with its breathtaking sunsets providing a fitting finale to a perfect day. Whether you're looking for a relaxing escape or an adventure-filled holiday, Lower Zambezi National Park has something for everyone – so come visit and experience it!
Elephants, buffalo, antelope and crocodiles
450 bird species recorded here
Ecotourism to sustain local businesses and create employment
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The Lower Zambezi National Park in Zambia is a must-visit destination for any adventurous traveller. Offering spectacular scenery, its the perfect place to get away from it all and relax in unspoiled natural surroundings. There are numerous safari houses, lodges and bush camps available to choose from so you can experience life as close to nature as possible. Take a boat cruise on the Zambezi River, go game viewing in the national park or simply relax in your private lodge and marvel at the beauty of this amazing setting - it's the perfect getaway! So if you're looking for somewhere special to stay, then Lower Zambezi National Park is definitely worth considering.
You can experience life as close to nature as possible
Luxury in the heart of the wild at the Lower Zambezi National Park!
Spectacular safari houses, lodges, bush camps a home amidst nature
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Tourist attraction

The Lower Zambezi National Park is a magnificent park to visit for its stunning landscape and array of wildlife. The Zambezi river runs through the park, providing visitors with an unparalleled opportunity to witness the big game in their natural habitat up close and personal. Lions, elephants, giraffes, zebras - these are only some of the incredible creatures you can see as you wander through the park. The Lower Zambezi is a paradise for animal lovers and nature enthusiasts alike. So don't miss out - come take in the wonders of this beautiful park, and enjoy a truly unforgettable experience.
A destination for anyone looking to experience the beauty of Africa
The majestic wonders of wildlife in their natural habitat
Breathtaking terrains
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The Lower Zambezi National Park provides the perfect adventure for travellers and nature lovers alike. With its stunning landscapes, diverse wildlife and vibrant culture, it offers something to suit every taste. There is no better way to explore this beautiful park than by taking part in one of the many safaris available. From game drives and walking safaris to canoeing and fishing trips, there is an excursion to suit every visitor. And with plenty of time to relax and recover in between, you can take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and visit the park in your own time. Whether you're looking for an exciting adventure or a relaxing getaway, Lower Zambezi National Park has something for everyone! So go ahead and explore - you won't regret it.
The chance to capture stunning images of the wildlife in their natural habitat
From guided walks to nature trails, with unique flora and fauna
With unforgettable days out on the water
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