Unique Safari Camps in Zimbabwe

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Unique Safari Camps in Zimbabwe

Safari camps offer an unparalleled opportunity to connect with nature and immerse yourself in the wild. In this article, we’ll recommend some of unique safari camps in Zimbabwe that provide exceptional service, comfort, and unforgettable experiences. Whether you’re a seasoned safari-goer or a first-time visitor, these safari camps are sure to exceed your expectations and leave you with memories to last a lifetime. To make the most of your Zimbabwe safari adventure, it’s important to choose the right accommodation.

Zimbabwe is a dream destination for anyone seeking an authentic African safari experience. With its rich and diverse wildlife, breathtaking landscapes, and unique cultural offerings, it’s no wonder that Zimbabwe has become a top destination for travelers. The country’s charm spans from end to end, boasting UNESCO World Heritage Sites like Victoria Falls, Mana Pools National Park, and Hwange National Park, all of which make for unforgettable excursions. Zimbabwe’s national parks, home to the Big 5 and magnificent elephant herds, offer a wildlife experience like no other.

Visitors should also not miss the chance to explore Zimbabwe’s waterways, which are bordered by the Zambezi and Limpopo Rivers. Victoria Falls, also known as “The Smoke That Thunders,” is the perfect starting point for water-based activities like white-water rafting, sundowner cruises, helicopter flights, and bungee jumping.

If you’re considering a safari in Zimbabwe, here are some of our unique safari camps in Zimbabwe:

Elephants Eye Tented Camp, Zimbabwe
Elephants Eye Tented Camp, Zimbabwe

Elephant’s Eye Tented Camp

Hwange National Park

The Elephant’s Eye Tented Camp in Hwange is an exceptional choice among the vast array of Zimbabwe safari camps. The camp’s unique location on a private concession adjacent to the renowned Hwange National Park provides unparalleled opportunities for birding and game-viewing, particularly the majestic elephants and African wild dogs that roam the area in large numbers. Guests can enjoy their stay in the camp’s tented thatched chalets, which are built on stilts and overlook a waterhole, creating an unforgettable experience amidst the Zimbabwe wilderness. This all-inclusive safari experience in Hwange strikes the perfect balance between style and comfort, while immersing guests in the natural world and offering ample opportunities for exploration and discovery.

Highlights:

  • Game drives
  • Outside showers
  • Mosquito netting
  • Wireless internet at the main lodge building
  • Communal Boma area
  • Dining area
  • Eco Spa
  • Bar
  • Swimming pool
  • Solar power electricity
  • Sleep-out deck / Starbed
Somalisa Camp, Hwange National Park
Somalisa Camp, Hwange National Park

Somalisa Camp

Hwange National Park

Somalisa Camp in Hwange National Park is a breathtakingly unique safari camp that provides guests with spectacular views of the golden savannah plains. Here, you can sip on your gin and tonic while listening to the distant baritone roar of a lion coalition on the hunt, or gaze at a congregation of elephants sharing a sundowner with you just meters away. It has been awarded the first GOLD Green Tourism Certification in Zimbabwe for its full solar power farm and water purity system, which recycles 80% of the water used. The camp has seven tastefully furnished sailcloth tents set on a private concession in the heart of Hwange National Park, where nature and luxury seamlessly entwine. Your tent comes replete with modern appointments such as a fan, a battery charging station, wood-burning fireplace, and a private viewing deck. Explore legendary Hwange National Park through a variety of pursuits, including walking safaris, game drives, birding, and cultural visits, all included in your stay and led by qualified and passionate guides.

Highlights:

  • Game drives
  • Night drives
  • Outside showers
  • Swimming pool
  • Fireplaces
Camp Mana, Mana Pools, Zimbabwe
Camp Mana, Mana Pools, Zimbabwe

Camp Mana

Mana Pools

Camp Mana is a seasonal tented safari camp located on the banks of the Zambezi River in Mana Pools, Zimbabwe. It is part of a UNESCO world heritage site and is routinely recognized as one of Africa’s greatest safari sites. This is, without a doubt, the ideal spot for a walking safari. It is also well-known among wildlife photographers and is regarded as the greatest spot in Africa for canoe safaris. Our rate is fully inclusive of meals and locally available drinks. Premium drinks can be provided on request at an extra charge, but we will require advance notice. Purified drinking water is provided free of charge. River water is used for showers and laundry.

Highlights:

  • Game drives
  • Walking safaris
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Bush breakfasts and lunches
  • Multi-day excursions to Chitake Springs can be arranged
Camp Hwange, Zimbabwe
Camp Hwange, Zimbabwe

Camp Hwange

Hwange National Park

Camp Hwange is situated approximately 180 km from Victoria Falls and is ideally located on a private concession in the Sinamatella area, in the northern part of Hwange National Park. Camp Hwange offers 8 spacious tented chalets, each with a private ground level deck, overlooking a permanent waterhole. All rooms have charging points for phones and cameras, and mosquito nets are standard.

Highlights:

  • Morning & Evening Game Drives
  • Guided Game Walks
  • Gourmet Picnic
  • Bird Watching
Elephant Camp
Elephant Camp

Elephant Camp Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls

Elephant Camp is situated just 20-min outside of Victoria Falls town in a private concession within the Victoria Falls National Park. The camp is nestled on a ridge between the Masuwe River and the Zambezi gorges, providing guests a perfect view of the Victoria Falls spray. Elephant Camp consists of two camps. The Elephant Camp Main which consists of 12 luxury suites and The Elephant Camp West consisting of only 4 suites. With an array of activities, gourmet meals, and ultimate comfort, the guest’s experience is nothing short of remarkable.

Highlights:

  • Bird Watching
  • Guided Tour of the Falls
  • Meet the Elephants
  • Lunch at the Lookout Cafe
  • Cocktails & Canapes at the Batoka Gorge
  • Visiting the Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust
  • Village Tour
  • Birding & Nature Walks on the concession
  • Victoria Falls Canopy Tour
  • Mountain Bike Rides through the Victoria Falls National Park
  • Cycling through town (unguided)
  • Selected Spa Treatments
  • Chobe Day Trip
  • Elephant Art Safari
  • Game Drives
  • White Water Rafting
  • Zambezi Royal Sunset Cruise

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