Mushroom Lodge
Where To Enjoy Quality Adventures In The South Luangwa National Park!

Mushroom Lodge was built in the early seventies and later re-developed after some years of neglect. It is an ideal lodge from where to enjoy your wildlife safaris in the South Luangwa National Park.

From the Mushroom Lodge, you can easily get spoiled with the adventures of the South Luangwa Park such as walking safaris, birding safaris and game drives.

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The South Luangwa Park is famous for its walking safaris. There is simply no better way of viewing the untamed African wildlife than on foot. Why not start your adventure at the Mushroom Lodge?

Best Time To Be There

The dry season, which runs from April to October, is the most favorable time. Walking safaris are undertaken at the Mushroom Lodge during this period. With the shortage of water, more animals gather at the dwindling water sources. This in itself makes for a great spectacle.


The Mushroom Lodge guarantees you quality service at your disposal. On offer are comfortably furnished and luxurious guest rooms in its six thatched chalets with en-suite bathroom, indoor shower, an outside shower and a separate toilet.

Out And About

The Lodge offers a variety of activities including game viewing (guided) which can be walking Safaris, village tours, game drives (all day) and birding safaris.


The South Luangwa National Park has got an astounding concentration of wildlife. And Mushroom Lodge is there to make sure you enjoy it to the fullest!

There are the herbivores, which are the most plentiful. Their large numbers are due to the large amount and variety of vegetation. The largest land mammal, the elephant, is easy to spot and roams in herds of up to 70.

Other herbivores include the zebra, which occurs in herds of about a dozen, the buffalo, the antelope and the thornicrafts giraffe.

The other animal species are the carnivores like the lion, the elusive leopard, the cheetah, the leopard, the crocodile, the hyena, the wild dog, the caracal, the serval and the rare side striped jackal.

The park is also home to over 400 bird species. It is a birder’s paradise. Some of the spectacular birds include the wading birds such as the water fowl and the elegant crowned cranes.

Contact Details

The Mushroom Lodge
South Luangwa National Park
P.O. Box 25
Tel: +260 216 246116/ +260 216 246117
Mobile: +260 977 397 900 /+260 977 467 436

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