The Press

  • In 2020, Nat Geo Wild filmed Chipadzua, our resident leopard’s life as a teenager, transitioning into becoming a real hunter. Click here to watch the documentary.

  • Experience the magic of South Luangwa National Park in the BBC series ‘Mammals’ (2024), narrated by David Attenborough. Catch the first episode to witness the stunning leopard roaming the Ebony Grove near Kaingo Camp! Click here to watch the episode. 

  • Our resident leopard, Chipadzua, was featured in BBC Planet Earth III (2023). The BBC crew joined us for five months, capturing every extraordinary moment of her life in 2020 and 2021. Click here to watch her in all her glory.

  • Our Carmine Bee-Eater Hide was used for filming in the BBC Earth series “A Perfect Planet” (2021). Episode 3 features some incredible footage of the colourful migration that occurs each year between August and October. Click here to watch the series.

  • In 2017, we had the pleasure of hosting ITV’s film crew while they filmed their series “Lion Country: Night & Day”. Filmed from Kaingo Camp and our surrounding area, this series follows two prides of very special lions, as they battle to keep their cubs alive. Click here to watch the series.

  • In 2017 the legendary Brain Jackman came to visit our camps, read his article on the famous personalities of the South Luangwa here.

  • Emma Gregg, travel writer, editor and photojournalist, visited Kaingo and Mwamba. Read here her article on a candid conversation with Derek Shenton and watching wildlife from a hide. Also here her wildlife experience on her trip to the South Luangwa National Park, including our camps.

  • At the end of our 2016 season Sarah Kingdom, a travel write for Africa Geographic and adventurer, came to visit us. She had an amazing experience across the Luangwa Valley; and sums up perfectly how the South Luangwa National Park is one of the last truly raw experiences in Africa. 

  • Shenton Safaris was privileged to host Chris Haslam, travel writer for The Times, during the 2016 season. Chris was down to write a travel piece on Zambia and came to stay at Kaingo Camp to experience the photographic opportunities and hides that Shenton Safaris has become so well known for. Read here.

  • In September 2013, an independent safari expert came out once again to experience the South Luangwa. you can read this trip report on Safari Talk, describing the trip and the ‘overlooked’ Zambian experience.

  • Read Rachel Smith’s unforgettable adventure in South Luangwa National Park in the Australian tabloid newspaper The Sun-Herald

  • Discover the some behind-the-scenes tales about heart-stopping wildlife encounters and falling in love with Kaingo founder Derek Shenton, as told by Juliet Shenton in An Expat-Tale