Our Kala Bay cruise and walk is our most popular activity into Nsumbu National Park. This is because its great for animal sightings, namely elephants, hippos, warthogs, antelopes and various birds, as well as the gorgeous landscapes and calm reflective waters in the bay. This is always done late afternoon so that visitors can view... Continue Reading →
Yesterdays fun and games at sunset with a game of beach soccer followed by a star lit dinner on the beach. What a wonderful day at Ndole Bay!
When most people think of Africa it summons images of deserts and dry savannas but in Zambia, it is far from the truth. Zambia is the southern end of Lake Tanganyika the longest and second deepest lake in the world. It has a myriad of stunning waterfalls from Victoria Falls (world famous) to the 2nd... Continue Reading →
Here are a few images I have collected over the last few weeks to show the Lake and wildlife through my eyes. Often the best way to describe the beauty of something to to show pictures. Lake Tanganyika and Nsumbu National Park is still absolutely pristine and if you want to see the "real" Africa.... Continue Reading →
As a lodge owner we are inundated with a million questions from keen tourists who are terrified of wild animals and other sticky situations. In all fairness most of them are decent questions but others are either amusing or impossible and I have to fight the urge to just make something up. But in response... Continue Reading →
Did you know they are the only pigs able to live in areas without water for several months of the year? No? How about that the warthog has poor vision (though better than most other African wild pigs), but its senses of smell and hearing are good? Neither graceful nor beautiful, warthogs are nonetheless remarkable... Continue Reading →
Exploring the blue depths of Lake Tanganyika, Africa's deepest lake..
The name Lake Tanganyika alone inspires visions of intrepid explorers and ancient trade routes through the heart of Africa. At 640 kilometers in length and over 1,400 metres at its deepest point; almost 1/6th of all the surface fresh water on earth is contained in this astounding lake. Lake Tanganyika is bounded by 4 countries:... Continue Reading →
Just when you think you've seen all the types of people to come to your door, well, we havent had the feathered kind yet. And no, he didn't pay his bill... Hoot, as we affectionately named him, is a Spotted Eagle Owl. After accidentally headbutting a cement wall and landing in a swimming pool, he... Continue Reading →