Other Activities


Relax and Let the Wildlife Come to You

The new Kafunta hide offers guests great photo opportunities right at the lodge. Located under the deck, it’s a great place to relax during the day and watch the game at the lodge and waterhole.



Take on a Bird’s Eye View

Walk down the path at the lodge and climb up the steps to our tree viewing deck to enjoy a higher view of the flood plains and the Luangwa River, excellent for general game and bird viewing or just to relax in the breeze.


Swimming Pool

Plunge & Indulge in Relaxing Waters

Located near the bar, our infinity pool is hard to resist after a filling lunch and lounge chairs invite you to relax while observing what is happening on the floodplains. 

Hot Tub

Enjoy the Natural Hot Tub

Only natural hot tub in the Luangwa Valley, fed from a completely natural geothermal source on Kafunta’s grounds.

 Wellness Spa

Freshen Up After a Day in the Bush

Tucked away in a quiet corner at Kafunta River Lodge, we have designed a special treat for all our guests. We now offer massages and treatments, just the right thing to freshen up after a day in the bush. This is a unique possibility to experience some of Zambia’s rich heritage in traditional healing combined with a range of conventional and professional spa techniques.

At Kafunta, we offer wellness therapies that use local African ingredients in a sustainable way and we ensure a high quality of professional treatments for our guests.



Cultural Tour


Learn About Life in the Village

During your stay you also get the opportunity to visit the local community to find out more about their way of life and culture if you wish. The Kuanda people are friendly and proud people who welcome visitors and are happy to share their culture and traditions.

Our guides will join you on these excursions and will advise you about correct behavior and courtesy. During your 3 hour visit to the village you will learn about the daily life of the people as well as their traditions, an amazing way to get in touch with the people who’s country you are in.

Inquire with your guide or one of our managers to schedule a village tour.

Gym Hut 

Stay Fit on Safari

In need of exercise or some stretching? We propose a little Gym Hut, where guests can pick up some weights or a yoga mat and enjoy a bit of fitness in the African bush. 

Bush Brunch


Enjoy Your Brunch in the Wild

After starting out at first light on your morning game drive, the welcome sight of a lavish bush brunch is sure to make your mouth water. Step out of your vehicle and take pleasure in another perspective of the Zambian landscape. Sit back, relax and enjoy the mixture of sights, smells and sounds that only brunch in the bush can offer.