NDOLA HOTELS - Protea by Mariott / The Urban /Michelangelo Lodge
Nsobe Game Camp (Just before Ndola coming from Lusaka)
Game Camp Located on a pristine Miombo woodland game-farm, overlooking a beautiful dam, home to giraffes, zebras, warthogs, various nocturnal animals, monkeys and 15 species of antelope, including the rare Sitatunga, Black Lechwe and Sable. Over 300 species of bird-life have been spotted. Nsobe traces its origins to the Cape to Cairo railway.
Lodge- self catering or full board, Game drives, fishing, bushwalks,cycling, reptile park, swimming, farm tour, birding and camping.
Ndola Golf Club http://www.ndolagolfclub.org/home
"CENTENARY" Ndola Golf Club is a club at the heart of the Ndola community and celebrating the clubs Centenary in May 2021.
Copperbelt Museum - Ndola
Explore the local industry history at Copperbelt Museum,which highlights a variety of fields. Ideal for families, the museum invites you to discover the history of local mining and the copperbelt, or study the history of the local jewelry trade. Staff are eager to help with any questions, and they often deliver extra knowledge about the collection.
Polish World War II Memorial Site - Ndola
Polish refugees found asylum upon fleeing the brutality of the NAZI and Russian Forces in 1943 in Ndola. The Polish World War II Memorial Site is located at the borders of the city near the Bwana Mkubwa Mine area which was one of the main camps used to receive thousands of Polish refugees that arrived in Northern Rhodesia during World War II. During the War, 18 000 Polish asylum seekers found their way in Northern Rhodesia (now Zambia) after German Soldiers under Adolf Hitler and Russian soldiers under Joseph Stalin invaded Poland in 1943. The historical monument, depicting the Polish Flag, was erected in Ndola at the place that used to be a refugee camp for the Polish people during the war. Not far from the monument is a graveyard, where the first Europeans (including the British) who established Bwana Mkubwa Mine and some Polish refugees are buried.
Ndola Boating & Sailing Club
Please all be advised the club does NOT offer boat hire or boat rides. It is up to the individual if they want to bring their own boat, the club does not own boats. Entrance is K30 per person (non negotiable). Braai stands are offered for your use but NOT charcoal.We are open Saturday and Sunday from 12.00hrs until 20.00hrs.Bar and restaurant available. Plus braai stands. Children’s playground. For more details people can check our Facebook page
Lake Chilengwa (Ndola)
Lake Chilengwa is famously known as "Chilengwa na Lesa" (Created by God) is a National monument. Formed by the collapse of rocks into an underlying limestone cavern, and has local cultural significance. It is a sunken lake with steeply sloping sides with water level about 30 meters below the surrounding ground and is roughly circular with a diameter of some 450 meters. Lamba legend suggests that it has connection with Lake Ishuku located just next to Ndola Lime Company, according to the National Heritage Conservation Commission (NHCC).
Dag Hammarskjold Memorial (outside Ndola on the Kitwe road)
This Heritage Site is the memorial that commemorates the UN secretary-general whose plane crashed here in the 1960s during a peace mission to the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
A museum which exhibits some of the tragic accident was constructed and officially opened in 1981. The museum is also used for collecting materials and books on the life of Dag Hammarskjöld and the role of the United Nations. It's located just off the Ndola–Kitwe road. To get here, travel about 10km from Ndola on the main highway towards Kitwe and turn north (signposted), following a minor gravel road for about 7km to reach the memorial.
Makoma Dam - Luanshya - Picnic spot call +260 964629006
KITWE HOTELS - Garden Court / Mukwa Lodge
Mindolo Dam (Kitwe) https://web.facebook.com/officialmindolodam
Mindolo dam is situated between Kitwe and Kalalushi. Exceptional leisure venue offering fishing, boating, motocross, camping, game park, picnic spot & venue hire.
Nkana Golf Club (Kitwe) https://nkanagolfclub.com/contact
The original club houses (whose foundations can still be seen) were to the right of the first green midway between the men’s tee and green. The present club house was moved in the early 1940’s with various additions carried out over the years. The Clubhouse underwent a complete facelift at the end of December 2017. The clubhouse offers the following services: Pro Shop, Bar, Restaurant & Venue Hire
Lake Kashiba (Mpongwe District)
THE MYSTICAL SUNKEN LAKE! Lake Kashiba is a ‘gigantic sink hole’ and a scuba diving challenge. Many mystical stories and legends surround its existence. The lake is unique, natural and serene. It is located in an unspoiled wilderness. Lake Kashiba is situated southwest of Mpongwe District in the Copperbelt Province. It is accessible by an asphalt road most of the way and by a laterite road the rest of the way. The lake is populated by a variety of fish species while the surrounding mushitu forest is home to many birds. The beauty of the lake is further accentuated by the blueish hue of the water giving it the visual impression of a gigantic natural swimming pool, with no visible river entering or leaving it. With its dimension of 800 metres in length it has a depth of 100 metres on the sides. However, the depth at the center of the lake is unknown. According to local traditions and legends, it is believed that if a canoe were sent drifting across, it would be sucked under.
Chembe Bird Sanctuary (Kalulushi)
The sanctuary is located in Kalulushi, 27km west of Kitwe District. The site is an area of miombo woodland and grassland covering 539 hectares. The area was declared a bird sanctuary in 1973 and in 1982 was given the same protection as that accorded to a National park. Some 301 of the 704 listed birds of Zambia have been reported at the site including notable species such as Fish Eagle, Herons, Egrets, Kingfishers, Ducks And Geese, Hornbills and Vultures. Reptiles include the Nile crocodile and a variety of snakes. Chembe has been known to harbour species of migratory birds into the haven from July to October with October being the climax of this spectacular occasion. The sanctuary has a dam. There are no large mammals in the sanctuary, but do look out for the Spotted-neck Otters. The campsite has basic facilities and a picnic/braai (BBQ) area with attendant. Boats can be hired for fishing or birding. There is a track around the lake which can also be circumnavigated by car or foot. Do take some greens and carrots to feed the tortoises PLEASE.
Mufulira Boating Club - https://web.facebook.com/mufuliraboatingclub/
An outing for the whole family! Boat cruises, Camping, picnics, fishing , bird watching, swimming, football, volley ball, Restaurant and Bar. Amazing Sunsets!! Book your camping spot with power point and private ablution! Call 0968949373 during office hours. Island chalet also available.
Makwera Falls and Lake - Kitwe
Located in Kitwe near Zambia Forestry College about 28km from the Kitwe town centre. It can be reached by travelling 17km from Kitwe town centre along the Kitwe-Ndola dual carriage way, then turn off at junction to Mwekera college travel 8km up to the college and then from college travel about 3km to reach the Mwekera rapids. The Rapids are situated within the Mwekera National Forest reserve No. 06 which is about 19,777.264 hectares (197.77264sqkm) in size. Although the site is surrounded by Mwekera National Forest reserve under Forestry department, the rapids fall under National Heritage Conservation Commission (NHCC). The site lacks basic facilities such as toilets. Currently the site is visited by few tourists for day trips and camping due to the surrounding pristine environment and scenic beauty. The access road to the site is almost impassable during rainy season due to swampy terrain about 1km after the Forestry College.
CHINGOLA HOTEL - Protea Hotel by Mariott
Nchanga Golf Club - Chingola
THE HOME OF ZAMBIA OPEN 2016. Formed in 1936 as a recreational activity for the employees of KCM. Known for its beautiful trees and vervet monkeys. Restaurant and venure hire.
Kapisha Hot Spring (Chingola)
Situated in the Kapisha area of Chingola District about 10 kilometres from the centre of town. The site area covering the hot springs is approximated at 200 meters by 200 meters which would cover the immediate environments of the hot springs and the frontage of the water flow into the Kapisha stream. They are situated in a grassy and gently sloping plain, the site is a popular destination for local tourists.
Hippo Pools (Chingola)
If you are travelling between Chingola and Chililabombwe, the road crosses the Kafue River at Hippo Pools, where once many hippopotami and crocodiles used to occur freely. Sadly the site is now dilapidated and the hippos and crocs have long since left, but it makes for the stop and old memories of days gone by.
Mokorro Game Ranch (Chingola) https://www.mokorroranch.com/
Mokorro Ranch is a wonderful family environment suitable for children from 2-12 years old for a fun-packed day of excitement in nature. Bring the whole family and enjoy our petting zoo with Zebras, Impalas, Waterbucks, Bushbacks, Rabbits, Ducks and Peacocks. Animal feeding daily at 16.00 hrs. Visitors can enjoy our meal facilities with picnics, braai stands and braai packs available. Restaurant and bar is also open daily.
Ntanda Cottage on the Kafue (outside Chingola on the Solwezi road)
Rustic 2 bedroom / 1 bathroom cottage set on the banks of the Kafue River and only a 1 hour drive from Chingola Town Centre. The perfect place to unwind, great for birding, bush walks, bicycle rides, splash pool or take your own boat and try your hand at some fishing (catch and release only).
- Chimfunshi Chimpanzee Orphanage is a 15km drive from the tarmac turnoff.
- Perfect stopover on the way to the Source of the Zambezi, which is also an excellent birding area (IBA).
-Self catering - sleeps 4 ( +1 extra mattress available for a child)
RIVERBEND CAMPSITE CHAS-CELL NO. 0966990251, EMAIL email@example.com DOREEN 0963756505 Riverbend Campsite is situated along the banks of the Kafue River 35km along the Solwezi Road, outside of Chingola. We have 4kms of river frontage and the Camp is situated on the river bank amidst large shady trees. Our facilities include hot/cold showers with a kitchen area which also has hot/cold water. Firewood is provided free of charge for evening bonfires and the camp attendant will set out the bonfire for you when requested. There are braai stands and we can supply charcoal in small bags at K5 per bag. There are two fiberglass x 2 man canoes with paddles available, two concrete boat launching ramps. A small kiddies play area with climbing frame/swings etc, is situated in the campsite area. Available accommodation consists of 4 ensuite-tents with two single beds, mattresses, pillows, duvets plus covers, towels, soap and toilet tissues. Each unit has braai plus 2 bush baby chairs on the covered verandah. As ZESCO power is not available at Riverbend, the lodge tents have solar powered lighting as well as the camping area toilets, kitchen and the central lapa. CAMPSITE CHARGES : 1ST JUNE 2020 Adult Day Visitors charge – K30.00 per adult. Children – 12 to 15 years per day K15.00,(children under 12 years – no charge). Camping Fee (per family) K100.00 per night plus a day charge as indicated above. Ensuite - Tents accommodating 2 adults K500.00 per day (per tent including day fee). Visitors Domestic Staff – K40.00 per night. Launching ramp fee- K50.00 Canoes by arrangement.- K50.00/half day Tracks have been graded around the farm and we have no objection to visitors making use of these tracks for walking, cycling or quad biking along the riverside tracks and over the whole farm area. Whilst the owners of Riverbend Campsite take all possible precautions to ensure your safety we accept no liability or injuries, deaths, theft, damage to equipment or property whatsoever etc., which may occur during your stay and that your visit to this campsite is entirely at your own risk.
Chimfunshi Chimpanzee Sanctuary https://chimfunshiwildlife.org/
Chimfunshi is one of the largest and oldest chimpanzee sanctuaries of the world, with over 130 chimpanzees rescued from bushmeat/pet trade coming from all over the world. Our hundreds of acres of pristine Miombo woodland, we provide to the rescued chimpanzees with the safe and social environment they deserve. Chimfunshi works to protect the Zambian local wildlife such as vervet monkeys, yellow baboons and prey birds among others, with their rescue, rehabilitation and following release in protected areas.