Impact MegaFam 2023: Zambia & South Africa

12 nights fam trip + 3 nights workshop

The Bushcamp Company | Chiawa Safaris |
Coot Club | Escape + Explore

Start & End Dates


Wednesday, 27 September 2023


Monday, 9 October 2023


Thursday, 12 October 2023


Impact MegaFam 2023: Zambia & South Africa

Wednesday, 27 Sept:

Meet at Lusaka Airport before flying with Proflight to Mfuwe Airport (16:35 – 17:45).  Once at Mfuwe Airport, you will be welcomed by The Bushcamp Company team and transferred via road (45 mins) to KuKaya where you will begin your exploration of the South Luangwa National Park.

27 Sept: Stay: Kukaya

Thursday, 28 Sept:

Head out into the private and exclusive locations of the Bushcamps in the South Luangwa Park. You’ll depart Kukaya by road (2 hrs, 45 mins) to your first camp, Bilimungwe Bushcamp. Between the walking safaris and game drives, pull up a chair, grab a drink, and watch what wildlife appears amongst the three permanent waterholes in front of camp.

28 – 30 Sept: Stay: Bilimungwe Bushcamp

Saturday, 30 Sept:

Today you get to experience the real magic of the Bushcamps: heading out on a walking safari (approx 3 hrs) as you move from one camp to the next!

When you arrive at Kapamba Bushcamp, get ready to literally sink into your new camp, with your feet in the Kapamba River. 

30 Sept – 2 Oct: Stay: Kapamba Bushcamp

Monday, 2 Oct:

You’ll have a more relaxed transfer day, with a 35 min road transfer from Kapamaba to Chindeni Bushcamp.

Enjoy your last night in the Bushcamps in this sublime tented camp with the stunning N’Chindeni Hills as your backdrop. 

2 – 3 Oct: Stay: Chindeni Bushcamp

Tuesday, 3 Oct:

Jump back in the game vehicle for the 2.5 hr transfer back to Mfuwe Airport in time to catch your scheduled flight with Proflight to Jeki Airstrip (10:40 – 12:10).

Once at Jeki Airstrip in the Lower Zambezi National Park, the Chiawa Safaris team will be ready to welcome you and expertly guide you via game drive (15 mins) through the park and then along the river by boat (40 mins) to the spectacular Chiawa Camp.

Walk, drive, boat, fish, canoe, sleep, eat, immerse, and share while at Chiawa Camp. 

3 – 5 Oct: Stay: Chiawa Camp

Thursday, 5 Oct:

To really know what Chiawa Safaris is about, you will get to experience the best of boths camps along the Lower Zambezi River. Today you will make your way down river to Old Mondoro by way of boat (1.5 hrs). 

An authentic and truly Zambian camp, Old Mondoro is a real bucket-list camp with a sort of magnetic draw that even the wildlife can’t avoid.

5 – 7 Oct: Stay: Old Mondoro

Saturday, 7 Oct:

Enjoy a quick 45 minute road transfer from Old Mondoro to Jeki, where you will connect with your onwards Proflight flight to Lusaka Airport (08:50 – 09:50).

From Lusaka Airport fly to Cape Town Airport via Johannesburg Airport. Flights to be booked by the agent:

4Z163 LUN – JNB (14:15 – 16:30)

4Z929 JNB – CPT (18:10 – 20:20)

At Cape Town Airport, you will be collected by Coot Club and transferred via a scenic 2.5 hr road transfer, to Coot Club in Stanford for 2 days of biking, sailing, and beaching.

7 – 9 Oct: Stay: Coot Club

Monday, 9 Oct:

Today you will make your way to Boschendal, but via a fun filled day with Escape + Explore. You’ll explore the Overberg region complete with wine tasting and lunch at Beaumont Wines, before arriving at Boschendal. Once here, you’ll have some personal downtime on the farm.

9 – 12 Oct: Stay: Boschendal Farm

→ IMPACT Workshop: 3 nights / 2 full days

Thursday, 12 Oct:

There are no workshop plans for this day, so you can enjoy breakfast at your leisure and carry on with your onward travel arrangements.  Check-out is at 10am. 

Leave room for innovative & delicious meals, from build-your-own burgers to Budda bowls and fresh salads from Andy's sustainable veg garden

Signature sundowners with your feet in the Kapamba River is surely one of life’s greatest experiences

Did you know that Chiawa Safaris, led by Grant and Lynsey Cummings, showcases on the hit HGTV Renovation Wild series, taking you along the process of rebuilding and refurbishing safari lodges

Bare feet, salty hair, G&Ts in the evening sun, lagoon swims, beach walks - and all in the most dramatic of settings

An iconic Bushcamp that will seduce you with its charms and exceptional game viewing

Looking over the Chindeni Lagoon, this camp is all about location – and the cherry on top is the gorgeous, newly-refurbed interiors and deck

A quintessential bushcamp with a focus on the things that matter: the wildlife, the wilderness, and a crisp G&T and a hot shower to return to

Experience the Winelands in ways you never thought possible with the team in the know


Impact MegaFam 2023: Zambia & South Africa

Packing List

To wear

Please pack only neutral colored clothes: khaki, brown, green, and grey.  Blue and black can attract tsetse flies, and bright colors, especially white, can stand out to animals.

  • Light-weight T-shirts, shorts, and long pants in neutral colors 
  • A warm jumper or fleece for the cool mornings and evenings
  • Comfortable, closed walking shoes
  • Hat, sunglasses, & swimming costume

Tech, Health & Other

  • Camera with spare batteries and memory cards
  • Binoculars
  • Chargers
  • SA adaptors
  • Torch / flashlight / head-lamp
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent 


  • Passport with visa
  • Yellow Fever Certificate (if you have recently been through a yellow fever area)
  • USD is accepted in Zambia; ZAR for South Africa
  • Comprehensive travel and medical insurance are essential


All bush flights will be operated by Proflight Zambia.

  • Amongst any number of pieces, the total weight of all bags put together can not exceed 23kgs per person.
  • Due to limited space in some of the aircraft cabins, hand baggage must be placed in the floor space under the seat in front of you and is strictly limited to 5 kgs.