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Elephant's Eye, Hwange, Zimbabwe

Elephant’s Eye Hwange

Where to stay

Below you can see some of the wonderful places we have recommended for this journey.

Camp Hwange £££££

  • Zimbabwe
  • Safari and Wildlife Lodge

Situated in a private concession inside the Hwange National Park, just three hours by road from Victoria Falls, is Camp Hwange. The camp consists of eight comfortable chalet-tents. Each spacious and airy thatched chalet-tent is furnished with stylish simplicity and has private en-suite bathroom facilities. The main lodge is made up of a big lounge and a beautiful restaurant where you will savour dinners. Camp Hwange reverts back to the concept of the original safari, where activities are centred on being immersed in the wild, with game walks being the main activity.

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Somalisa Camp £££££

  • Zimbabwe
  • Safari and Wildlife Lodge

Somalisa is an authentic bush camp, a blend of old African charm and exclusive safari experience. Its location tucked away on an acacia island along the edge of an ancient seasonal flood plain ensures breathtaking views over the savannah plains of the famous Kennedy Vlei line. The camp comprises just six elegantly furnished canvas tents with en suite bathrooms, flush toilets and alfresco bush showers. The main area and pool overlook the pan where game congregates in large herds.

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Camelthorn Lodge £££££

  • Zimbabwe
  • Safari and Wildlife Lodge

Camelthorn Lodge is tucked into the shaded ebony and acacia woodland in a remote corner of Hwange. Phenomenal game viewing is a short drive from camp and its brilliant sunken hide allows close-ups of huge herds of elephants frequenting the waterholes. Accommodation consists of eight large, split level private villas, each with private upstairs deck, perfect for a sleep out. Main areas are contemporary and welcoming and meals are often served around the lodge’s central feature, a huge Camelthorn tree. Imvelo Safaris Lodges have built each of its properties on local community-owned land, so have been able to develop villages from the grassroots up.

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