Kafue National Park is Zambia's oldest and largest national park. It was established in 1924 and is made up of a vast, undulating plateau. A few hills are found along the mid-reaches of the Kafue River and the area is mainly made up of vast areas of Kalahari sand.
The rushing waters of the Lunga and Lufupa rivers sustain the area. The vegetation is grassland as well as riverine woodland and there is also teak growing in most parts of the park.
Kafue National Park is home to the Leopard and many other predators. Mammals also Kafue their home these mammals include elephants, hippos, buffalo, sable, roan, Lichtenstein's hartebeest, puku, red lechwe on the Busanga Plains, lion, spotted hyena, and wild dog. The Kafue River and its flood plain are particularly well-known for their rich birdlife, which is home to over 450 species.
Operators in Kafue National Park can offer you several tours and packages to suit your needs when visiting the park:
Since 2005, the protected area is considered a lion 'conservation unit', together with South Luangwa National Park.