Camp Hwange (Hwange National
Ideally situated in a private concession inside the
Hwange National Park, just 3 hours by road from Victoria
Falls, Camp Hwange, the newest safari camp to be built in
Hwange, consists of 8 comfortable chalet-tents.
We offer the chance to have a unique experience with
excellent safaris both by vehicle or on foot, plus the
chance to do night drives. The guides, arguably considered
to be amongst the best in Africa, known for their love of
nature and the wide open spaces, offer you a chance to
discover the world where you are a part of the mosaic of
A stay at Camp Hwange is more than a great safari, it is
an experience of life.
Camp Hwange is ideally located in a perfect area, shaded
on the one side by a Teak forest, the other side overlooks a
large open plain, and close to that are vast areas of Mopane
forest which attract a variety of animals and birds, with
the diversity of fauna and flora ensuring that safaris are
fascinating and captivating.
The nearby rocky outcrops around the Masuna area add
another unique aspect to walking as the diminutive
Klipspringer and Leopard frequent this area. A thatched
observation post at the Masuna waterhole is the perfect spot
to quietly marvel at the massive herds of Elephants and
Buffalos who daily quench their thirst, peacefully sharing
this oasis with Kudu, Zebra, Wildebeest, Giraffe, Baboon and
many others. The resident hippos serenade the groups with
their characteristic grunts and snorts. Doves, Sparrows and
chatty Hornbills constantly fly in and around, under the
watchful eye of the ever present Raptors. This is a
photographer’s paradise, and a visual feast for the
Further down the road the Mandavu dam is also a popular
watering hole for the Elephants and all their drinking
mates. As the dam is so large, naturally it is home to large
numbers of crocodiles and several families of noisy hippos.
Walking around this area, game viewing is guaranteed to be a
real treat. There are several perennial waterholes (Shumba,
Dwarf Goose Pan, Mopane Pan to name a few) surrounding Camp
As the resident lions habitually walk from waterhole to
waterhole, preying on the unsuspecting creatures, whose sole
intention is drinking from these life saving waters. So the
walks in this vicinity can prove to be adventurous and
thrilling. Added to all this the wide open plains make this
area suitable for the elusive Cheetah and the endangered
Wild Dogs, and is also home to the nocturnal Serval, Black
Backed Jackal and Spotted Hyenas.
Honey Badgers make their busy presence known around camp
much to the dismay of the cooking staff, however, delightful
to the clients. The richness of the flora and fauna in this
area has something for everyone.
Camp Hwange is an 8 Chalet/Tents, 16 bedded camp
overlooking a permanent waterhole.
Each spacious and airy thatched Chalet/Tent is furnished
with stylish simplicity, with en-suite bathroom facilities
for your total comfort.
The Chalets and Tents have their own large surrounding
area at ground level with a complete vista of the waterhole
so that in the luxury and privacy of your own space you may
observe and truly appreciate the wonder of animals in
Africa, in their natural habitat.
Wanting to only leave a ‘green footprint’, conservation
was the driving force in the construction of Camp Hwange.
Solar energy provides all the hot water and power to the
camp. Building materials have been chosen to blend in with
the surrounding bush.
The main lodge is made up of a big lounge and a beautiful
restaurant where you will savor delicious dinners.
The decoration is sober and has been handled with taste,
in an African atmosphere. In the middle of bushes, the camp
is on the same level everywhere and will you have a dizzying
sensation of uniting with nature.
One of this camp’s particularities also concerns its
ecological commitment. Indeed the electricity which is
produced comes from solar energy.
Camp Hwange’s intimacy and comfort are very much
appreciated and the best service is absolutely guaranteed.
The main building is also covered by a thatched roof with
very unusual shapes. It was built there specifically to
observe the water source to which many animals come and
drink at, next to a several century-old ebony.
The Camp Fire:
This is the heart of safari life and one of the features
of Camp Hwange. Gather around the camp fire watching the
early morning sunrise, sipping cups of tea or coffee, being
warmed by the heat of the dancing flames as you listen to
the multitude of bird calls, enthralled by the gradual hues
of the skies changing colours as the bush slowly wakes to
greet a new day with all its possibilities.
Evenings around the fire side are a chance to share with
others the sightings, experiences and some of the many
emotions that have filled you with perhaps wonder, awe and
gratitude, the realization of ‘being in the real Africa’,
away from ‘the world’, the soul peace it brings to you as
you take time out, savouring a sundowner in the true sense
of the word, to then be treated to a delicious dinner.
The latter part of the evening enjoying and participating
in the tales from your guides and fellow travellers, as
laughter and camaraderie complete the perfect day, or if you
choose to sit silently and gaze at the vast expanse of the
star filled African sky.
Camp Hwange reverts back to the concept the original
safari, where activities centered on being immersed in the
wild, walking being the main activity. During walks with
well trained and experienced guides you will track and
follow some of the most feared animals of Africa, secure in
the knowledge that your guides and trackers are competent in
all aspects of this exciting adventure.
Not only will you get the chance to see the well known
dangerous animals, sightings and the habits of the smaller,
lesser known species and aspects of the African bush will be
explained you, giving you an insight into the mysteries of
how all things depend on each other.
Accommodation Rates:- From 385 per person per night
sharing. Please contact us for a quote and suggested