Select Your Home Region
Europe, Middle East & Africa
Australia, NZ and Southeast Asia
Potato Bush Camp
Why we like it
- Sister camp to the world famous Sausage Tree Camp
- A stunning panoramic view overlooking the Zambezi River
- Activities available include daily game drives, scenic canoeing and boat trips, walking safaris, fishing and day and night game drives in open vehicles
- Large canvas and rosewood safari tents complete with private terrace with plunge pool
- An excellent camp for safari enthusiasts looking for an exclusive slice of the immense Lower Zambezi
All activities are on a private basis ensuring that you get the best out of your safari experience.
We had a wonderful holiday. Everything worked excellently. Charlotte Wells looked after us brilliantly.
- TC, London
Potato Bush Camp lies adjacent to its sister camp, the world-renowned Sausage Tree Camp. With a stunning panoramic view overlooking the Zambezi River and escarpment, this site is nestled under Mahogany, Sausage, Winter Thorn and Acacia Tortillas Trees, which provide excellent shade. To complement the accommodation there is an open plan dining, bar and lounge area, which is accessed by all four tents by way of raised timber boardwalks. This also enables the camp to stay open when the heavy rains really start. The camp hugely benefits from the nearby strong foundations, infrastructure and service levels that have been built up over the past 17 years by Sausage Tree Camp. Potato Bush Camp offers professionally guided game drives and activities with fishing still being one of the favourite activities on the mighty Zambezi River.
Livingstone (Zambia) or Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe) via Johannesburg
12 hours 15 minutes
GMT +2 hours
Required for UK passport holders
Yellow fever certificate required if travelling from an endemic area
Best time to travel
April - June, when the water levels are at their greatest
The best time to travel is between April and June, there is little to no rain rainfall and the Falls are at their fullest. These are the winter months therefore temperatures will only peak at around 20°C, although days are clear and bright.
Create a brochure
Suggested itineraries in Zambia
Luxury Small Group Journeys - Botswana: Safari in Style 2017
Nights: 9 | from £7,515pp
Discover the magical Okavango Delta combined with the mighty Victoria Falls, making this trip an unforgettable experience
Nights: 11 | from £6,185pp
With huge reserves, relatively few tourists, excellent guides and varied activity options, Zambia offers an extremely special safari experience, plus the chance to marvel at one of the world’s greatest cascades.
Highlights of Zambia
Nights: 8 | from £3,145pp
Zambia is the experienced Africa hand’s best-kept secret – and South Luangwa National Park is the jewel in its crown, home to profuse wildlife and the continent’s finest guides. Experience the thrill of a walking safari among lion and elephant, spot leopard on a night-drive and view the thundering Victoria Falls.
Africa: Across a Continent by Private Jet
Nights: 20 | from £77,080pp
Experience the highlights of Africa on one amazing journey. Africa Revealed: A Journey by Private Jet takes you to seven countries in 21 days, revealing Africa's wildlife, culture and history at their most authentic. Travel in style on board our chartered Boeing 757, equipped with first-class, fully lie-flat seats.
Nights: 10 | from £3,745pp
This special Classic Zambia is an incredible opportunity to discover the heart of Zambia for families and couples alike.
Nights: 12 | from £8,995pp
Perfect if you like adventure and action, this itinerary allows you to experience the best of Zambia encompassing classic safari in South Luangwa National Park, river safari on the Zambezi and the natural wonder that is the mighty Victoria Falls.
A True Family Adventure to Zambia
Nights: 10 | from £4,975pp
Learn to track big cats, canoe through rivers with hippos and elephants, meet local children and enjoy 11 days of quality family time in Zambia.