Enjoy a relaxed safari at the Baines’ River Camp. An oasis of colonial luxury in a tranquil, riverside setting. With no set meal times, you have the liberty to dictate the pace of your experience. Request a packed meal and head out for a full-day of non-stop wildlife viewing. Partake in some specialized graphic workshops and master your fishing skills at the fly fishing clinics. Internationally acclaimed expert guides will take you on a magical exploration of the bush, sharing insight into the lives of elephants and other amazing creatures.

Baines’ River Camp is a true safari lodge named after the famous artist and explorer John Thomas Baines. It offers a wide variety of activities in and around the Lower Zambezi National ParkSet amongst giant Tamarind and Jackal-Berry trees, Baines’ River Camp currently offers six colonial style bush suites. The Baines Explorer Suites offer every comfort and luxury: they are individual structures, each commanding its own unique view over the river, and finished with ceiling fans, mini-bars, personal safes, king-size beds (two of the suites have twin beds for those who prefer), pure down, rich fabrics, leather, natural hardwood timbers, granite and oriental rugs,. Two additional, ultra-luxurious suites with outdoor showers, colonial style cast-iron baths and private plunge pools are under construction. For professional guides and pilots we offer two East African style Bush Tents, based on a solid floor, with en-suite bathroom facilities and carpeting throughout.

In the heart of the African subcontinent lies a destination known as “real Africa”. This is Zambia, where you will find remote wilderness areas, breathtaking scenery, wildlife in abundance and a kindhearted people.

In the middle of the unspoiled African bush, on the northern banks of the Zambezi River and directly opposite Mana Pools in Zimabwe, you will discover Baines’ River Camp.

This true safari lodge named after the famous artist and explorer John Thomas Baines, offers a wide variety of land and river based safari activities in and around the Lower Zambezi National Park

The tranquil setting, the intimate atmosphere of the camp, the luxurious Explorer Suites and the dedicated pilot accommodation make the camp the ideal location for corporate incentives or an unforgettable holiday.

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Baines River Camp is positioned amid Tamarind and Jackleberry trees just outside the Lower Zambezi National Park, in the midst of the untouched African bush on the northern banks of the Zambezi River, directly opposite Zimbabwe’s Mana Pools Heritage Site. It is a luxurious and intimate Lower Zambezi safari camp set in a pristine wilderness area teeming with wildlife. The camp offers great Zambia holiday packages with enthralling safari excursions.
Baines River Camp is a true colonial-style Lower Zambezi lodge named after the famous artist and explorer, boasting elegant accommodation in 8 luxury suites. The suites feature classical fabrics, natural hardwood timbers and leather. Amenities in each room include a complementary mini-bar, air conditioning, walk-in showers and a ceiling fan. Two of the suites feature an additional outdoor shower.
An ideal Zambia safari holiday destination, Baines Camp exudes an aura exuberance, relaxation and superfluity. Pamper yourself with a massage or beauty treatment in the privacy of your suite, or alternatively select a book from the library and relax on the pool-side or veranda. Lower Zambezi safaris available comprise safari game drives, canoeing; boat trips and fishing clinics are on offer.
There are no set meal times. Breakfast, brunches and lunches are prepared and served to suite your activities and preferences. Delectable snacks and picnic meals can be prepared and packed for you early in the morning. There is an option to dine with other guests on the veranda, under the stars or if you prefer, dinner can be served in the intimacy of your own private veranda.
Baines River Camp offers a range of activities in and around the Lower Zambezi National Park, including specialized graphic workshops, fly fishing clinics, elephant studies and birding weeks, each hosted by internationally acclaimed expert guides who are passionate about the African bush and their subjects.

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