Choosing your safari activities and flexible dining options is what staying at KuKaya is all about – the ultimate alfresco safari lifestyle. The safari villas are set in pristine bush overlooking permanent water holes, a short 2.5 kilometres from the main gate of the South Luangwa. From game drives, walking safaris, visits to the hide or relaxing by your private pool, watching the wildlife go by…the decision is yours! 

Boasting 6 spacious units (5 double and 1 single safari villas, each with its own outdoor en-suite bathroom, a comfortable living and dining area, kitchen and private deck. The deck is kit out with an alfresco dining area, a private plunge pool, fire pit, pizza oven and barbeque area.

Pop on over to the Deli and choose from a selection of delicious ready-made meals, fresh salads and snacks for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Prepare it yourself or make use of a private chef and waiter – spoiled for choice.

6 x stand alone safari villas:

5 x double units (250m.sq): 2 bedrooms with en-suite in- and outdoor bathrooms. Minimum 4 guests.

1 x single unit (190m.sq): 1 bedroom with en-suite in- and outdoor bathroom. Minimum 2 guests.

Each villa has a private sitting area, a kitchen where the chef prepares meals, outdoor deck and dining area with a private plunge pool, fire pit and an outdoor pizza oven.

Each bedroom has space for 2 extra kids on single beds.

The villas have a dedicated host (manages housekeeping and plans your day), a chef (prepares meals), a guide and safari vehicle.

Between the villas there is a Deli, a boma, and two sunken hides for maximizing game viewing and wildlife photographic opportunities. 

Game Drives

The game-viewing potential at Kukaya and the surrounding area is second-to-none. Drives are led by our experienced team of guides, setting out at first light, and then again in the late afternoon when the wildlife is at its most active. After sundowners, spotlights are used to pick out a new cast of nocturnal creatures.

Walking Safaris

Walking safaris can be arranged on request, allowing guests to explore as much of this prolific region of the Luangwa Valley as possible.

Cultural Visits

Cultural visits to the local village, school and textiles/handicraft market.
Discover the beautiful birds of the area.


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