Robin Pope Safaris - Luangwa Safari House

South Luangwa

Designed by Neil Rocher this impressive private house sits gracefully on the edge of a lagoon system frequented by large herds of elephants, impalas, giraffes and countless other species which use the lagoon as a source of water and food throughout the year. 

During your stay at Luangwa House you will be looked after by a team dedicated solely to you. Your private guide who will tailor each and every activity around your personal preferences and requirements, whilst the chef and house manager will ensure that everything is as you want it for when you are back in the house


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Robin Pope Safaris - Luangwa Safari House

Located on private land outside of the Park, overlooking a lagoon. About 40 Minutes road transfer from Mfuwe Airport.

Access into Mfuwe Airport is either via scheduled flight from Lusaka on Proflight, direct flight from Jeki or Royal during the peak season or via scheduled flight on Ulendo Air from Lilongwe. Charter flights can also be organised.


4 x En suite bedrooms with double or twin beds

Room features include :
En-suite bathrooms with double basins and showers. The ‘copper’ room has a bath too.
Evening Breeze air conditioning units have been installed in all rooms. It is designed to cool the air within your mosquito net and not the entire room.
Rooms also have a safe, fan and hairdryer
Each bedroom opens out onto a private deck

Upon entering through the huge pivoting door you are welcomed by a large airy main area, the front of which is completely open affording incredible views of the landscape and countless animals as they stroll past the house. This room, the ceiling of which reaches up to twelve meters in height, is dominated by enticing sofas, two floating staircases on either side leading to the upstairs bedrooms and a large wrought iron and marble dining table. The open front of the main area leads on to a tiled terrace with a refreshing plunge pool on one side and a decked walkway through the ebony trees on the other. There is also a viewing hide on site.

The House comes with its own private house staff, chef and guide and is ideal for families and friends groups wanting a totally private and intimate experience

Dining Area Lounge Main Area Swimming Pool and Deck

Daily morning and afternoon walking safaris or game drives, cultural/village tour, visit to Chimpembele, visit local market and Tribal Textiles. All activities are privately guided.

Game Drive Walking Safari Family Drive Family Sundowners

Children aged 7 years and older are welcome at Luangwa Safari House (the house is very open and is therefore not ideal for younger children).

There is lots on offer to keep kids busy and happy - both whilst out on Safari and back at the house.

Pool Fun Boat Games Fun on a Game Drive Family Sundowners

Open mid-March to mid-January

Giving Back: Operating lodges and camps in protected ecosystems in Africa alongside local indigenous communities and wildlife comes with a great deal of responsibility. Robin Pope Safaris is committed to responsible tourism and conducts their business in a manner that benefits the environment and wildlife conservation, the people who work for them, and their neighboring communities. In this way their tourism operations, and the presence of their guests, has the capacity to protect natural wildlife areas, alleviate poverty through good employment practices and contribute positively to the local community. For further information on their projects please follow this link:

Kawaza Village Kawaza Village Supporting Education Supporting Conservation

The House is run on mains electricity with a backup generator.

There is no WiFi but there is cellular reception

Additionally, all water is from a well but is safe for drinking; bottled water is also provided at the house free of charge.

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