Set in the most remote part of the World Heritage Site in Mana Pools is the Kanga Pan. The 12-bedded tented camp has en-suite bathroom facilities with outdoor showers and basins overlooking the water hole. Pristine and undeveloped, this area gives you a pure, unspoilt, private African safari experience. Besides game drives, bird watching and walking excursions, an hour’s drive brings you to the Zambezi flood plains in Mana Pools for canoeing and fishing excursions.
Situated on the doorstep of the famed Ngamo Plains, which offers fantastic summer game viewing, Linkwasha’s camp stands sentry over a magnificent plain and a pan that is a magnet for game year-round, especially in the dry winter months. Eight en-suite luxury tents and one family tent look out over the surrounding plain, while the main area – including various multi-level decks, a pool area and a winter lounge complete with library – gazes over the abundant waterhole. The romantic Star Bed nearby is an authentic and unique way to sleep out under the crystal clear African skies.
Little Makalolo lies in the heart of one of the best game viewing areas in Hwange National Park. Overlooking a vibrant waterhole, it offers privacy for guests who enjoy small camps and a sense of remoteness. The camp’s six traditional-style tents – including a family unit – are spacious and en-suite, with indoor and outdoor showers. Activities centre on game drives in open 4×4 vehicles and guided morning walks. A sleep-out option in the Star Bed at the wildlife-rich Madison Pan completes the experience.
Offering a unique combination of rich wildlife viewing and scenic Victoria Falls experiences, Matetsi River Lodge is set on a massive concession that boasts 15km (9 miles) of private Zambezi River frontage. Nestled on an exclusive stretch of the Zambezi River, Matetsi River Lodge celebrates the region’s fascinating heritage with authentic features and effortlessly combines them with light and airy contemporary interiors. At Matetsi River Lodge life slows down to the majestic pace of the broad Zambezi River, whose waters run deep alongside two intimate camps, each with just nine river-facing suites and a family suite.
Ruckomechi Camp, situated in a private concession with access to the western areas of Mana Pools National Park, accommodates guests in ten spacious en-suite tented units, including two family units, all of which overlook the wide Zambezi River. The camp is set amongst broad-canopied Ana trees, much loved by the elephants for their rich nutritious seeds. A favourite amongst guests, the camp also boasts an outdoor “bath with a view” in a secluded, scenic spot. Wildlife viewing takes place in open 4×4 vehicles, on foot, on motorised pontoon boats or on canoes. A Star Bed is situated nearby.
Somalisa Camp is set in the heart of Hwange National Park, and is known as the land of the giants for its big elephant herds. Nestled in a stunning location tucked away on an acacia island along the edge of an ancient seasonal flood plain, Somalisa provides guests with breath-taking views of the savannah plains across the famous Kennedy Vlei line. Consisting of seven elegantly furnished Sail Tents with gauze sliding doors, each tent has en-suite bathroom facilities. Activities include guided walks lead by qualified and passionate guides who will share their knowledge and love of the bush with you, game drives and night drives.
Nestled under an incredible grove of Acacias, along the edge of a seasonal flood plain, Somalisa Expeditions offers one of the most authentic ways to experience this exceptional wildlife haven. Consisting of six elegantly furnished Meru Style Tents, each tent has en-suite bathroom facilities including flush toilets and an outdoor shower. Wildlife sightings include elephant, kudu, sable antelope, zebra, wildebeest, gemsbok, the rare and endangered roan antelope, buffalo, giraffe, lion, leopard, hyena and many other wildlife species.
The Elephant Camp is nestled on a ridge between the Masuwe River and the Zambezi gorges, giving guests an uninterrupted view of the breath-taking spray, that swells above the Victoria Falls rainforest. Each of the twelve luxury tents adorns a spacious deck, a private plunge pool and an outside shower, all of which are ideal locations for relaxation and appreciation of the surrounding landscape. The camp is situated twenty minutes out of Victoria Falls so that guests can appreciate the serenity and tranquillity of the African bush, yet remain in close range to the variety of attractions and activities that the town has to offer. The Elephant Camp strives to provide impeccable luxury accommodation and service in arguably the most beautiful location on earth.
The Hide has set a bar of excellence and luxury for Hwange National Park accommodation and is consistently voted as one of the “Best Safari Lodges” in Zimbabwe. Located in a prime position in the Park, The Hide offers a life-enriching safari experience for its guests. The Hide, an upmarket tented safari camp includes ten well-appointed en-suite deluxe tents under thatch, all overlooking a productive waterhole. The Dove’s Nest Treehouse, is a complimentary sleep out for those who are a little more adventurous.
The Victoria Falls Hotel, popularly known as “the grand old lady of the Falls”, is situated in the Victoria Falls National Park, a world heritage site, and is a member of the exclusive Leading Hotels of the World group. The Edwardian-style five-star hotel, built in 1904, combines the charm of the old with the convenience of the new and has hosted Royal Families, Statesmen and Celebrities. The ambience of the hotel is steeped in that history with all suites decorated in the gracious Edwardian style of Zimbabwe’s colonial era. Waking up to the sound of “the smoke that thunders” all the while soaking up the history and ambience of a bygone era, is more than unforgettable – it is unique.
Tucked into the banks of the Zambezi River, Victoria Falls River Lodge is close enough to the magnificent Victoria Falls to see the spray in the distance, and yet secluded in a remote corner of Zambezi National Park. Boasting panoramic views of African sunsets, thirteen spacious luxury tents are set right on banks of the mighty Zambezi. Take a trip to nearby Victoria Falls and indulge in one of a long list of thrilling adventure activities.