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Reviewed 6 days ago

From the moment you land at Royal Airstrip, greeted with a big smile and a chilled wet towel, till the time you leave you will be treated as a very special guest. The location on the banks of the majestic Lower Zambezi right in the...More

Thank TravelForFood57
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am always amazed at how wonderful the Chiawa experience can be. I was so happy to share this with my two grandsons (16 and 20). The food was first class along with the guides,vehicles ,tents ,and boats for cruising and fishing. I haven’t even...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2018

We have a small group of 6 photographers so our visit here was for four nights on a photo safari. From our perspective the camp met and exceeded our needs. The staff and Owner (who was visiting there with his family) was incredibly attentive and...More

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Reviewed 5 November 2017

Chiawa was our last camp on a 17 day trip, and was lovely. The staff was top notch and so warm and welcoming. It felt like a family environment...in a family that gets along. The tents were very hospitable. We had an outbreak of ants...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2017

We stayed for two nights at the end of a 12 night Zambian safari. Whilst it was the largest of the camps we stayed at, it retained that ‘small camp’ feel. The tents, staff and food were all fantastic. Game viewing was excellent and slightly...More

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1 October 2017|
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Yes they do, for use when genset runs only though, from 12pm to 3pm and 6pm to 8pm. Thanks.
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Thanks for your interest in what is the key ingredient to any successful safari. Chiawa has an excellent guiding team, achieving a successful balance between safety, conservation and guest enjoyment. Unlike at many other... More
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29 March 2017|
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Thanks for your questions. TIX (the new Safari Suite which opens June 1st 2017) will appeal primarily to couples (and families with younger kids) wanting more luxury, privacy and space. My recommendation is that for families... More
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"Rooms 3-6 are very similar location fronting the River. Rooms 1 & 2 are closer to the Restaurant etc."
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"All of the tents have s view of the Zambezi river."
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"all tent rooms we think are basically the same prototype."
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"tent 8 was great"
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