Located an hour’s drive from Kasanka National Park, Lake Waka-Waka is a secluded campsite ideal an overnight stop or tranquil getaway. It is good for walking and a conveniently located on your way to the Bangweulu Wetlands.
The local name of the site is ‘Chibakabaka‘ which refers to the moonlight shimmering on the lake’s surface. The spring fed lake’s crystalline waters are said to be crocodile free and wonderful for a refreshing swim. The area is surrounded by mature Miombo woodland and offers scenic walks in the rocky hills behind the lake. Wildlife includes roan and sable antelope, sitatunga, warthog, but can be hard to spot.
Two simple chalets are available for those not geared for camping. The campsite has long drop toilets and no other facilities. A small fee is payable to the attendant.
Activities include village tours and fishing.