Chada Katavi

Chada Katavi

Mobile Camp


Be adventurous and spend the night out in the bush on an exhilarating fly camp adventure.
Get up-close to the wildlife of Katavi on an informative walking safari.

About the Property

Perched under the serene shade of acacia and tamarind trees, Chada Katavi welcomes guests to a classic safari haven overlooking the wildlife-rich Chada floodplain in the heart of Katavi National Park. Six elegantly furnished tents, exuding an old school safari charm, open up to panoramic vistas best enjoyed from private verandas or the tastefully designed dining area. Whether embarking on an open 4x4 safari adventure, strolling with an armed guide through untouched bush, or fly camping amidst Katavi's raw wilderness, Chada Katavi offers an authentic and intimate bush experience, seamlessly blending nature's wild heart with understated sophistication.


Lounge & BarLounge & Bar

Food & Drink

Dine in style at Chada Katavi amidst nature's grandeur. Start your day with a robust breakfast in our open-air mess tent, offering panoramic views of the sweeping plains. Relish a variety of offerings, from delectable porridge to personalized fry-ups. As midday approaches, savor fresh salads, stir-fried vegetables, gourmet quiches, and a selection of cheeses paired with cold meats or fish. But the experience doesn't stop there. Immerse yourself in a one-of-a-kind picnic under palm trees or beside a tranquil riverbank, with plush rugs, cushions, and deckchairs setting the scene for a relaxed afternoon of lounging, reading, or birdwatching. As the sun sets, gather in our canvas mess tent for vibrant conversations and delectable dinners curated by our UK-trained chef, Mara. Indulge in mouthwatering dishes like mustard-glazed roast leg of lamb followed by a silky crème brûlée. From pre-dawn tea and coffee to sunset gin and tonics, every moment here becomes a cherished ritual, capped off with fine wines that accompany your evening feast. At Chada Katavi, dining isn't just a meal; it's an experience.

Getting There



Experience an intimate connection with nature at Chada Katavi's exclusive tents, each uniquely positioned on elevated wooden decks offering unparalleled views of the expansive Katavi plains. With only six tents, privacy and serenity are guaranteed. Step onto your personal veranda, furnished with comfortable chairs and a table, making it the perfect sanctuary to witness wildlife roaming freely. Each tent boasts either a plush double bed or twin beds, adorned with ambient lighting and flanked by handy bedside tables. Thoughtful amenities include luggage racks, a writing desk, and a storage unit, all complemented by vibrant rugs that add a touch of warmth to the canvas flooring. Feel the gentle breeze drift in through the wide netted windows, ensuring comfort while keeping nature's critters at bay. To elevate your stay, each tent comes with an en-suite bathroom equipped with an eco-friendly flush toilet, washbasin, and a unique outdoor bucket shower for a refreshing open-air rinse under the stars. Experience a seamless blend of adventure and luxury at Chada Katavi.


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