Sausage Tree Camp
Cool off in the heat of the day in the 25m la Get up close and personal with the locals!
Cool off in the heat of the day in the 25m la
Get up close and personal with the locals!

Sausage Tree Camp

Sausage Tree Camp is set in the most stunning location on the banks of the Zambezi River in the heart of the Lower Zambezi National Park's best game viewing area.  Awarded Bronze "Most Romantic Safari Property in Africa" 2017 and "Best Location in Africa" 2016 other Accolades have been from Harpers Abroad, for 'Best for Style' and BBC's choice of Ten Most Luxurious Resorts of the World.

The camp overlooks an expanse of narrow channels and low set reed islands teeming with game, with the magnificent Zambezi escarpment as the backdrop.

Guaranteed private guiding, activities include day and night game drives, walking safaris, canoeing, boating and fishing.

With a maximum of 16 guests accommodated in 5 signature "bedouin - style" tents each with uniquely open-air bathroom and serviced by its own private Muchinda (Butler). The 2 ultra luxurious honeymoon suites consist of indoor and outdoor bathrooms, large teak deck and private plunge pool. The Kigelia family tent is made up of 2 ensuite bedrooms joined together by an open plan dining and lounge area with its own private plunge pool.

The recently rebuilt Front of House Tent houses the Dining, Lounge and Bar areas and connects to a large 25m lap pool which is idyllically situated overlooking the mighty Zambezi River.  

 

 

Country

Zambia

Highlights

Sausage Tree Camp is the epitome of ‘bush chic’, offering all of the game, all of the luxury, but without all of the people. Set on the banks of the Zambezi River overlooking the hippos, elephant and buffalo usually seen grazing the Chifungulu channel. 

Highlights include dinging with your toes in the Zambezi River or in the bush under the twinkling African stars. 

Need to Know

Guaranteed private guiding allows guest the flexibility to be able to experience any activity at any time, including day & night game drives, walking safaris, canoeing, boat cruises and fishing. Guest are also treated to our signautre water lunch and bush dinner experiences. 


SafarisSafaris


Day & Night game Drives, walking, canoeing, boat cruises and fishing (tiger fish). All of the Sausage Tree activities are guided by fully qualified, experienced and licensed safari guides. Much pride is taken in being able to offer any activity, at any time, to all guests.


Wildlife HighlightsWildlife Highlights

Guests commonly spot porcupine, honey badger, genet, civet and bush baby, as well as lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo, zebra, kudu, impala and waterbuck. The park boasts 378 bird species and the river is teeming with crocodile, hippo, and tiger fish.

Local ActivitiesLocal Activities

Local community village visits
Island sundowner drinks by boat
Fly fishing

FacilitiesFacilities

25m Swimming pool, bar, lounge, laundry service, room service, electricity, room fans, mosquito nets

AccommodationAccommodation

Total 8 rooms: 

  • Each of the five 'Signature Tents' has a unique open-air en-suite bathroom, a distinct Sausage Tree Camp trademark, and sliding teak doors opening onto private decks with Zambezi River views. 
  • The two enormous 'Honeymoon Suites' each boast indoor and outdoor bathrooms, dining area, bar and a king size bed overlooking the private pool set into the expansive teak deck.
  • Kigelia House' is the perfect choice for small groups or families, with two en-suite bedrooms separated by an open plan living area leading onto the private deck and pool.

Each tent has its own personal Muchinda (butler) to attend to your every whim. All tents have 24 hour power and plentiful hot and cold treated water. 

 

AccoladesAccolades

Good Safari Guide Awards 2017 - Bronze "Most Romantic Safari Property" Africa

Good Safari Guide Awards 2016 - Gold "Best Location" Africa 

BBC Holiday Program – “Ten Best Series”:
No. 1 – BBC’s choice of the Ten Most Luxurious Resorts of the World
The Independent Traveller:
“The Five Best Hotels for Wildlife”
Harpers Abroad:
“The 150 Best Places on Earth” – Sausage Tree Camp won “Best for Style”

SeasonSeason

Low Season: April – May

Shoulder Season: June & November

High Season: July – October

Closed: January – March, December

Average StayAverage Stay

4+ nights

Average PriceAverage Room Prices

(per person per night unless otherwise stated)

US$775

Children PolicyChild Policy

Sausage Tree Camp welcomes children 8 years or older

Contact and Social Media

To find out more call us on +44 (0)1865 982290 or email us at enquiries at safariawards.com.

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Safari Awards Results History - Africa

Year Category W RU 3rd HC F N
2017 Best Community Focused Safari Property Nominee
2017 Best Design Finalist Nominee
2017 Best Ecologically Responsible Safari Property Nominee
2017 Best Family Safari Experience Nominee
2017 Best Location Finalist Nominee
2017 Best Safari Cuisine Finalist Nominee
2017 Best Safari Guiding Team Nominee
2017 Best Service Nominee
2017 Best Value Safari Property Nominee
2017 Best Walking Safari Nominee
2017 Most Romantic Safari Property Third Place Finalist Nominee
2016 Best Location Winner Finalist Nominee
2016 Best Safari Cuisine Finalist Nominee
2016 Best Safari Guiding Team Finalist Nominee
2016 Best Value Safari Property Nominee
2016 Best Walking Safari Nominee
2015 Best Community Focused Safari Property Nominee
2015 Best Ecologically Responsible Safari Property Nominee
2015 Best Family Safari Experience Nominee
2015 Best Safari Cuisine Finalist Nominee
2015 Best Value Safari Property Nominee
2014 Best Safari Cuisine Highly Commended Finalist Nominee
2014 Best Safari House Finalist Nominee
2014 Best Safari Property Runner Up Finalist Nominee
2014 Best Value Safari Property Finalist Nominee
2014 Most Romantic Safari Property Finalist Nominee
2013 Best Safari Cuisine Nominee
2011 Best Safari Cuisine Finalist Nominee
2011 Best Safari Property Southern Africa Finalist Nominee
2010 Best Safari Property Southern Africa Finalist Nominee

Safari Awards Results History - Zambia

Year Category W RU 3rd HC F N
2017 Best Community Focused Safari Property
2017 Best Design
2017 Best Ecologically Responsible Safari Property
2017 Best Family Safari Experience
2017 Best Location
2017 Best Safari Cuisine
2017 Best Safari Guiding Team
2017 Best Service
2017 Best Value Safari Property
2017 Best Walking Safari
2017 Most Romantic Safari Property
2016 Best Location
2016 Best Safari Cuisine
2016 Best Safari Guiding Team
2016 Best Value Safari Property
2016 Best Walking Safari
2015 Best Community Focused Safari Property
2015 Best Ecologically Responsible Safari Property
2015 Best Family Safari Experience
2015 Best Safari Cuisine
2015 Best Value Safari Property
2014 Best Safari Cuisine
2014 Best Safari House
2014 Best Safari Property
2014 Best Value Safari Property
2014 Most Romantic Safari Property
2013 Best Safari Cuisine
2011 Best Safari Cuisine
2011 Best Safari Property Southern Africa
2010 Best Safari Property Southern Africa

- Winner (W)   - Runner Up (RU)   - Third Place (3rd)   - Highly Commended (HC)  
- Finalist (F)