Where Classic Luxury
meets Secluded Serenity

In a land where simplicity could have sufficed, Tim Featherby pursued grandeur. Sparing no expense in crafting Baines’ to perfection. The resplendent suites and refined yet spacious central enclave stand as the pinnacle of your sojourn – a sanctuary to rejuvenate and unwind after each day.

Where Classic Luxury
meets Secluded Serenity

Elegantly Appointed Havens

Eight idyllic suites and a two-bedroom family haven await at Baines’ River Camp, ready to host a total of 20 discerning guests

Each chalet is an ode to beauty, exquisitely decorated and outfitted with every amenity to ensure your stay is both lavish and tranquil.


Indulgent Grandeur in the Heart of Wilderness

As you step into the embrace of Baines’ River Camp, the central domain radiates expansiveness and luxury

Boasting twin lounges and paired dining spaces, the living area blends with the outdoors. Sheltered within, a private enclave is perfect for gatherings and the bar spills its charm into the poolside vista overlooking the river. Here, luxury meets untamed beauty, forging an unforgettable chapter in your journey.

“From start to finish we couldn’t have been made to feel more welcome.”

Eight beautifully decorated & well-equipped suites

Baines’ River Camp can accommodate 20 guests in eight individual suites and a two-bedroom family unit. Each of the chalets have been beautifully decorated, equipped with everything you would need to ensure a comfortable and relaxing stay.

Room Types

8 suites
1 family suite




Solar Power


Ceiling fans

Please Note: The ceiling fans in all of the rooms can be used 24/7. The air-conditioning units will only operate until 10 pm. 

Exclusive Extras

Here for work? 

Remote working spaces &
Boardroom facility

Here for pleasure?

Indoor & outdoor lounges,
Bar area,
Fire pit,
Swimming pool

Idyllic Setting

Exceptional views from the camp of the Zambezi

Armchair Safari

Expect constant visits from local wildlife

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
More options


  • Accommodation
  • meals
  • non-premium drinks
  • twice daily safari activities
  • internal road transfers from Royal Airstrip
  • SES
  • Wi-Fi
  • VAT
  • tourism levies
  • and laundry


  • Park fees and levies
  • airstrip access fees
  • private guiding
  • gratuities and items or services of a personal nature
  • and external transfers or flights

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

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 reservations@bainesrivercamp.com for more information.