Timeless Elegance and Tiger Fishing

Timeless Elegance and Tiger Fishing

Nestled in the heart of the African bush, Baines’ River Camp brings you a luxury getaway with the untamed wilderness of the Zambezi ecosystem. Our mission is simple: to create an unforgettable adventure for every guest, amidst a landscape where ecological diversity meets the authentic African safari experience.

Why choose the Lower Zambezi Valley for your next Safari?

Few places on Earth offer the enchanting combination of land and river safari experiences quite like the Lower Zambezi Valley. Imagine embarking on boat trips, canoeing adventures, game drives, and the exhilarating pursuit of tiger fishing – all in one location. This region is a seamless extension of the South Luangwa National Park, a haven for walking safaris and a paradise for those who seek to tread lightly on the Earth while exploring its wonders.

The Tiger Fishing Experience at Baines’ River Camp

Tiger fishing is one of the most exhilarating activities we offer. Known for its vigorous fight and awe-inspiring agility, the Tiger Fish (Hydrocynus vittatus) draws anglers from all corners of the globe. Here’s what makes fishing at Baines’ River Camp a must-do:

  • Expert Guidance: Our seasoned guides will enhance your fishing adventure, whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned angler.
  • Superior Gear: Equip yourself with a 9wt rod, a large Arbor Reel with Gel Spun Braid backing, and both sinking and floating lines suitable for the tropics to battle the legendary Tiger Fish.

A Full Spectrum of Safari Activities

Beyond fishing, the Lower Zambezi is perfect for those who wish to experience diverse safari activities:

  • Boat Trips and Canoeing: Glide along the Zambezi River, observing wildlife from a unique vantage point.
  • Game Drives: Explore the rich fauna of the valley, where every turn brings a new discovery.
  • Walking Safaris: Connect with the African bush in the most intimate way possible, guided by experts from our Thornicroft’s Safari package.

Convenience and Accessibility

Just a 30-minute flight from Lusaka International Airport, accessing the Lower Zambezi is straightforward for both domestic and international travellers. With visa exemptions for most countries where our guests hail from, your journey to Baines’ River Camp is as smooth as it is exciting.

Sustainable Luxury

At Baines’ River Camp, we are committed to sustainability. We believe in providing luxury that respects the delicate balance of our unique ecosystem. Our camp is not just a place to stay; it’s a way to experience the pristine beauty of the Zambezi without leaving a footprint.

Concluding your Adventure in Livingstone

Complete your African safari with a visit to Livingstone, home to one of the seven wonders of the world. The majestic Victoria Falls offers a breathtaking finale to your unforgettable adventure in the Lower Zambezi.

Join us for an Unforgettable Journey

At Baines’ River Camp, every visit is more than a trip – it’s an expedition into the heart of Africa. From the adrenaline of tiger fishing to the serene beauty of a sunset over the Zambezi, we offer an experience that beckons to the soul of every adventurer. Come, find your adventure with us in the wild, elegant embrace of the Lower Zambezi.

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.