Situated on the banks of the Kafue River in a game management area surrounded by the Kafue National Park.
The lodge literally overlooks the Kafue River. With the advantage of their wonderful viewing platform, guests have the perfect spot to take in their surroundings, whether it be the bush on the opposite banks, the hills behind (with their incredible views) or the Kafue River and all it’s wildlife.
Leopard Lodge consists of five elegant, individually thatched, brick-built chalets, a restaurant and bar.
Open 01 Apr – 04 Jan
Days here can be filled with a variety of activities including rewarding game-drives, river cruises, visits to the natural hot springs or simply relaxing around the very comfortable lodge.
Kafue National Park sustains vast herds of antelope which roam the plains and woodlands – Red Lechwe, the ubiquitous Puku, the stately Sable and Roan Antelopes, Waterbuck, Tsessebe, Hartebeest, as well as Oribi and Duiker.
Large prides of lion, solitary leopards, cheetah, hyena and Wild Dog are the prime predators.
Smaller predator groups include Jackal, Civet, Genet, Serval and various Mongooses.
Other mammal species that can be found in the Kafue National Park include the Kudu, Warthog, Zebra, Cape Buffalo, Yellow-Backed Duiker, Common Duiker, Grysbok, Bushpig, Baboon, Vervet Monkey, Porcupine and Pangolin.
The bird life in this area of Zambia is incredibly special! The blend of open savannah, riverine forest and dombo’s allows for a large range of species.
Over 400 species of birds have been recorded throughout the Kafue National Park and notable species include the Wattled Crane, Purple Crested Loerie and Pel’s Fishing Owl.