Stay in Timeless Elegance,
with Wildest Africa on your doorstep

Stay in Timeless Elegance,
with Wildest Africa on your doorstep

Ultimate Experience

Amidst life’s many distractions, nature’s beckoning song is ever resonant.

We are here, serving as a sanctuary for those attuned to its melody. Set upon the banks of the mighty Zambezi, nestled perfectly near the Lower Zambezi National Park and opposite Mana Pools. Baines’ River Camp is the paragon of luxury African Safari destinations.

Baines' Accommodation

Ready to Tame the Tiger?

Your next fishing trip should be at Baines’. Stay for at least 3 nights, and we’ll give you one of them free.


Exclusive Packages and Offers

Explore our tailored packages and exceptional offers to find your perfect escape into the wild.


A timeless elegance flows through every detail and the architecture speaks of the highest taste and sophistication in safari camp design.

Wildlife Sightings

Our location in the Lower Zambezi means you are never far from exceptional wildlife experiences and safari activities.

Lower Zambezi Location

Unlike so many safari camps in Zambia, Baines’ River Camp is incredibly easy to access yet retains that sense of wilderness and isolation.

Travel and Logistics

Ideal Location

Discover your effortless escape to untamed luxury nestled in Zambia’s breathtaking wilderness.

Conveniently situated near the iconic Victoria Falls, this serene sanctuary offers an accessible retreat from the hustle of daily life. Whether you’re arriving by air, road, or river, the journey to Baines’ River Camp is as smooth as it is scenic, ensuring your adventure begins the moment you set out.

If a luxury safari in the lower Zambezi cannot set your heart ablaze, then nothing will.


If a luxury safari in the lower Zambezi cannot set your heart ablaze, then nothing will.

By day, join the world of wildlife around you and take to the Zambezi River. Let our expert guides immerse you in its magic and power. At night, return to our timelessly luxurious accommodation, where every detail has been meticulously designed to ensure you are bathed in luxury and fed to your heart’s content.

Luxurious Accommodation

Here, we share space with the life around us. Enjoy all the comforts of home, with added luxury and sophistication, in our classically designed suites, while recharging in the heart of Africa’s hidden wonderland.

Room Types

8 suites
1 family suite




Solar Power


Ceiling fans

Land & River Activities

Wildlife abounds here, and so do your chances to immerse yourself. Get face-to-face with 4 of the Big 5 from a canoe, picnic under ancient winterthorn forests, lure in and battle powerful Tiger fish from the water, or watch the sunset paint a breathtaking sky on a tranquil river cruise.


Game drives
Safari walks


River safaris
Tiger fishing


On availability

A taste of Africa

Inspired by Africa’s rich heritage, we take pride in offering meals that are not only abundant in flavour and portion but also crafted using the finest local ingredients. Our dedicated team remains committed to enhancing your experience, consistently going above and beyond to ensure a memorable stay.

Location & Travel Logistics

Everything at Baines’ River Camp is designed to make your stay effortless, including your journey to us. We are a stone’s throw from an airstrip with daily charters, and an easy drive from Lusaka for those who’d like to take in more of the scenery.

GPS Co-ords



Daily Charter Flights
Private Charter Flights
Drive In / Road Transfer

Direct flights from

South Africa
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“Everyone is right!

This is a magical place!” 

“Everyone is right!

This is a magical place!” 

We’re going back again next year. There are so many places to choose from for a great experience, and we’re quite experienced, so we would not be going back if it were not perfect. ~ Anthony M, Australia, August 2022

Suggested Safari Packages

The Thornicroft’s Safari
An 8 night Safari Package

The Thornicroft’s Safari combines two of the best wildlife destinations in Zambia.

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Zambezi Journeys
A 9 Night Safari Package

A journey that will follow the ever changing landscapes flanking Southern Africa’s most beautiful River system, the mighty Zambezi.

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Zambian Wilderness Odyssey
A 12 Night Safari Package

This curated safari itinerary combines three of Zambia’s National Parks, weaving them into a thrilling odyssey of exploration.

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Tripadvisor Reviews

star rating  This resort combines all the luxury of 5 (++++) star accommodation, superb cuisine, and a true African bush experience. Who could ask for anything better? The highlight 'cuisine-wise'... read more

2 January 2024

star rating  A simply magical place. - What a fantastic way to fully immerse yourself in the wildlife of the bush. It was a perfect way to explore using foot, jeep & boat. The guides... read more

20 December 2023

star rating  Another great visit - This was my second visit to Baines and certainly not my last. The location of the lodge is exceptional with all rooms having spectacular river views. The staff are very... read more

18 December 2023

star rating  Experience of life - What a beautiful experience. The Baines River Camp is an amazing place to visit. Very polite and helpful stuff. Big hug to Luke our park ranger guide. The food is... read more

17 December 2023

It’s time to answer
the call of Africa

It’s time to answer
the call of Africa

Bookings & Enquiries

Contact details

Contact Linda Fisher:

Tel: +27 (0)33 342 7498
Whatsapp: +27 (0)82 806 4074

Send an email

Dates & Seasons

Lodge is open:

1 March – 30 November

Green Season:

1 Mar – 30 June & 1 – 30 November

High Season:

1 July – 31 October

Secret Season Long Stay Special

November 2023, Stay 3 Nights, Pay for 2, USD1480-00 per person per package on a fully inclusive basis. Email for more information.