Puku Ridge Camp

South Luangwa, Zambia

About Puku Ridge Camp

Resting high on the edge of an escarpment in the South Luangwa National Park, overlooking an epic floodplain that is regularly frequented by an assortment of fascinating creatures, Puku Ridge Camp offers some of the best game viewing opportunities in Zambia.

With only seven tents, each of which includes a private viewing deck for guests to gaze out at the landscape below, this Zambian resort promises a truly private stay perfect for a couple.

This, teamed with the camp’s remote location, sees Puku Ridge Camp offer a very special, ultra-exclusive experience with the African bush.

Why We Love Puku Ridge Camp

  • Puku Ridge Camp is named after the Puku antelope that commonly frequents the region. Guests can enjoy seeing these beautiful creatures graze in the floodplains just before the camp.
  • Thanks to its great location on top of an escarpment, Puku Ridge Camp boasts some of the best game-rich scenic vistas in all of Zambia.
  • Heralded as one of the world’s top birding destinations, South Luangwa is famed for its varied, thriving bird populations. With this, bird tours are popular excursions, particularly for birding enthusiasts.

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Activities at Puku Ridge Camp

  Safari game drives

  Night drives

  Walking safaris

  Birding tours

Highlights from Puku Ridge Camp

  Hearing the Puku antelope sound an alarm call in the dead of night.

  Sitting around the fire hearing the rangers share their best stories.

  Relaxing in the swinging chairs, watching the animals move across the plains.

Walking safari through South Luangwa National Park
Sundowners on the riverbank in the South Luangwa National Park
Bedroom of luxury tented safari suite at Sanctuary Puku Ridge Camp
Bathroom of luxury tented safari suite at Sanctuary Puku Ridge Camp
Woman looking at South Luangwa National Park from private deck of safari tent at Sanctuary Puku Ridge Camp

Enjoy your stay at Puku Ridge Camp

As well as thrilling game drives, night drives, walking safaris and bird watching expeditions, guests at this exclusive Zambian resort can also enjoy simply relaxing at the camp, lazily gazing at the landscape from either the main area or from the privacy of the rooms.

Safari game drive through elephant herd in South Luangwa National Park

Safari Game Drives

Home to an impressive array of big game species, guests can enjoy guided safari game drives through an expansive traversing area. Game drives take place both in the early morning and late afternoon until sunset.
Walking safari in South Luangwa National Park

Walking Safaris

Explore lands that are totally inaccessible by road during an incredibly informative walking safari around this one-of-a-kind Zambian accommodation. Accompanied by experienced guides, guests can learn a number of enthralling facts during a walking safari.
Candlelit dining at Sanctuary Puku Ridge Camp

Five-Star Dining

Meal times at Puku Ridge Camp are a grand affair, with gourmet meals served in the beautiful dining area. For a more private engagement, guests can enjoy dinner on their own private deck beneath the stars.

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