Close to Lusaka..

Stay and experience the true spirit of the continent in a historic and renowned African mansion. With breathtaking sunsets on the fringes of Lusaka, Chaminuka started out as the stately home of historian and author, Andrew Sardanis. The lodge’s design draws inspiration from a Zambian village and numerous guests including revered artists and historical figures have called it home, giving the lodge a rich history. Just a short drive from Kenneth Kaunda International Airport, Chaminuka is a luxury getaway with a 24-hour front desk and friendly staff to ensure you enjoy your experience. Complimentary Wi-Fi also means you stay connected during your stay.

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Reservation Hotline +260 (973) 736 865 Reservation assistance available 24 hours

The Chaminuka Way of Life

Explore our unique ecosystem on an exhilarating game drive.
Ever taken a stroll with a cheetah? You can now. Go sightseeing with, Kachele our resident elephant and her three calves. Experience the thrill of lion feeding. Discover the wonders of the bush on a walking safari or on horseback. Skirt the lake’s water on a boat and witness the magical Chaminuka sunsets. Say cheese! Enjoy our award winning locally made cheese on our cheese tasting tour, and enjoy a glass of wine. Walk through the footsteps of Zambian history through its bold art, meticulously collected and displayed at Chaminuka.

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A culinary adventure awaits you. What makes our food unique and tasty is that most of the organic ingredients are made and processed on the property. From milk to meat, veggies to fruits, cheese to sauces; you will experience the most exquisite cuisine that will have you asking for seconds.

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Elephant interaction

Elephant interaction

New at Chaminuka - get close to nature's masterpiece in our Elephant Interaction! Our fascinating…

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Art App Launch

Art App Launch

Chaminuka's vast art collection is going online. We are proud to announce that we are…

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Get the latest from Chaminuka and other group companies such as Kaposhi Cheese, Kaposhi water and Chaminuka Wildlife Estates right here. Stay up to date with developments at Chaminuka.


Set in an estate and nature reserve of 40 square kilometres and once listed on Forbes’ World’s Most Expensive Home. View some of the finest selection of photos selected from our archives.


We offer seasonal specials for our Local and International guests throughout the year. Watch this space for all the latest specials happening at Chaminuka.

Chaminuka Wildlife Estates

Imagine nature at your doorstep and the convenience of management from the lodge… You can now own a piece of the Chaminuka life with a home on the estate. Whether you want to live at Chaminuka or own a holiday home, this is a unique opportunity and a lifetime investment. It is also a chance to play your part in wildlife conservation.

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