Elephant Rescue – Update

By: Tigger Scott, Fundraising Coordinator Dear friends and supporters of the Kasanka Trust We cannot thank you enough for your incredible generosity which enabled us to save the life of one snared elephant here at Kasanka National Park. We put the call out on Thursday last week for your help and by Sunday we were […]

Halloween, Bats and Wildlife sightings in Kasanka

Written by: Tigger Scott, Wasa Lodge Manager The hyenas are hooting, the hippos are thundering and the bats are screeching – about nine million of them! Yep, the great migration is in full swing and Kasanka has entered it’s busiest month of the year. One of our first visitors to witness this amazing spectacle was […]

Charging Elephant & Python Prey: August Week 1 & 2

There have been some amazing animal sightings and fantastic ground work going on at Kasanka over the last 2 weeks! Recent guests were lucky enough to discover a python halfway through ingesting a puku on a walk around Wasa Lake. Unfortunately we don’t have any photographs due to the snake retreating into long grass, but […]

Winter Wildlife Fashion Fundraiser

As the days tick by and next month approaches, excitement is growing at both Kasanka and Lavushi Manda National Parks! We’re looking forward to a very special event, to be held at the Lusaka Museum, which is not only going to raise money for a great cause, but also allow some of Zambia’s finest fashion […]

End of Operations at Shoebill Island Camp

It is with regret that Kasanka Trust Limited announces that as of the 31st July 2016, KTL will no longer be managing, operating and marketing Shoebill Island Camp. After various extensions, in April 2016 Kasanka Trust was advised by African Parks that their lease of Shoebill Island Camp would end on the 31st of July […]

Experience more at Kasanka

Kasanka is thrilled to announce that we have put together 6 brand new and exciting experiences for our guests to enjoy. These activities are designed to allow our guests to enjoy the park to the full while experiencing something unique and special. Our first experience on offer is Sunrise, Sitatungas and Swamps. Enjoy an early game drive to […]

Building bridges and relationships

Dion and Tigger had a joyous experience with Chief Chitambo opening a bridge at the park and strengthening relationships with the local villagers. Read Tigger’s heartwarming account of this occasion below. “It has been a busy week for us here at Kasanka, with one huge highlight.  Last Thursday we hosted Chief Chitambo IV and 30 […]

Fires and Feedback!

Hi All, As if the challenges of running 2 lodges, 5 campsites and a National Park during our peak visitor season of the magnificent Bat Season aren’t enough, last week Chris and his team were confronted with an even bigger challenge – FIRES. It would appear that these were deliberately set by poachers and were […]

A day in the life of Kasanka!

Saturday the 14 November proved to be quite an exciting, jam-packed day for everyone visiting Kasanka! Wasa Lodge manager Chris Meyer sent through the following report of the day’s events. All photos © Chris Meyer ·  The morning started with 14 guests in the BBC hide mesmerized by the return of nearly 8 million bats from […]