Flatdogs Camp is a down to earth and affordable safari camp situated just outside the South Luangwa National Park, in Zambia. It is in fact very close to the Mfuwe Main Gate, and the camp has been built to appreciate the views across the Luangwa River into the park. At Flatdogs Camp children are not just accepted - they are welcomed!! - and the family friendliness extends to the menu, the nanny service and the camp’s facilities that offers lots of free space and a swimming pool.
Facilities at Flatdogs Camp
The facilities to help make your stay at Flatdogs more pleasureable include an a la carte menu at the restaurant, a well stocked bar, internet cafÃƒÂ©, curio shop, satellite TV with selected channels - However the emphasis at Flatdog Camp is the African bush and safaris and to this end every effort is made to ensure that this is what you get - there is plenty of peace, quiet and opportunity to sit by the Luangwa River and enjoy the birds, game viewing and signature sounds of the African bush!
Accommodation at Flatdogs Camp
The accommodation at Flatdogs Camp competes with some of the more expensive camps but asks a very reasonable rate. Luxury chalets and ensuite safari tents make up the main accommodation options at Flatdogs. The luxury en suite safari tents are spacious and house 2 beds, space for clothing and bags, bedside tables, as well as hot & cold running water in the form of a shower, flush toilet and basin. The luxury tents also have mosquito nets as well as fans and fully-gauzed windows to ensure a peaceful nights sleep. The standard en suite safari tents are basically the same as the luxury, just smaller and don’t have mosquitoe nets - just the guazed windows.
Safaris at Flatdogs Camp
Safaris are the main attraction at Flatdogs Camp, and the safari activities take place in the same safari areas as other lodges. An abundance of game occurs in the area, including lion, leopard, buffalo, elephant as well as a host of other game species. Each game drive or game walk is accompanied safari guide. The game drives are conducted in 4x4 Toyota Landcruisers. In the afternoon game drives become night drives, which make for added excitement on an African safari. During the dry season (June - Oct) walking safaris are offered instead of game drive, or as part of the game drive. These are conducted during the morning activity as the coller temperatures make it far more enjoyable.