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Davison's Camp Zimbabwe

Davison's Camp is located in the heart of Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe. Managed by Wilderness Safaris, this camp offers a chance to experience the African wilderness up close. Named after Ted Davison, the first warden of Hwange, the camp is deeply connected to conservation efforts and the natural environment.

Hwange National Park is one of Africa's largest game reserves, covering over 14,600 square kilometers. The park is renowned for its diverse wildlife, hosting over 100 mammal species and 400 bird species. It is particularly famous for its large elephant population. The landscape varies from teak forests to open savannas, providing a stunning backdrop for wildlife viewing.

Davison's Camp provides several unique experiences that enhance the overall stay. Bush dinners allow guests to enjoy meals under the stars, surrounded by the sounds of the African bush. The camp's main deck overlooks a busy waterhole frequented by wildlife, offering an ideal spot for waterhole viewing. There are also opportunities for cultural interactions, allowing guests to learn about local cultures and traditions.

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Davison's Camp offers authentic yet comfortable accommodations with nine en-suite tents, including a family tent. Each tent features private verandas that offer views of the surrounding bush and the camp's waterhole, en-suite bathrooms with hot showers and flush toilets, and solar power to ensure a minimal environmental footprint.

Davison's Camp blends comfort with immersion in nature. The camp includes a swimming pool, providing a refreshing retreat after a day of safari activities. The lounge area offers a communal space with comfortable seating and a small library. A laundry service is also available to all guests for added convenience.

The dining experience at Davison's Camp combines local flavors with international cuisine, ensuring a variety of options for all guests. Meals are served in the main dining area, which offers fantastic waterhole views. Breakfast is buffet-style with a range of hot and cold options; lunch consists of light meals often served picnic-style during game drives, and dinner features multi-course meals with fresh, local ingredients. The bar area offers a selection of wines, beers, and spirits.

Davison's Camp Zimbabwe
Davison's Camp Zimbabwe
Davison's Camp Zimbabwe
Davison's Camp Zimbabwe
Davison's Camp Zimbabwe

One of Davison's Camp's main attractions is its exceptional wildlife viewing opportunities. The camp is in the Linkwasha Concession, a private area within Hwange National Park. This location offers guests exclusive access to one of the best wildlife regions in the park. Frequent sightings at the camp's waterhole include elephant herds, big cats such as lions, leopards, and cheetahs, and a diverse array of bird species, especially during the rainy season.

Davison's Camp offers a variety of safari activities led by highly experienced guides. These activities are meticulously designed to maximize wildlife viewing and provide a deeper understanding of the park’s ecosystem. Game drives are conducted in open 4x4 vehicles, with both morning and evening drives available.

Walking safaris offer a closer look at the park's flora and smaller fauna, while night drives allow visitors to see nocturnal animals.

Staying at Davison's Camp offers a unique experience and supports ongoing conservation efforts in Zimbabwe's famed Hwange National Park. The camp operates with a strong focus on sustainability and wildlife preservation. Guests are encouraged to learn about these efforts through guided tours that explore the camp's eco-friendly practices and community visits that allow interaction with local communities involved in conservation projects.


Property Details

Private Concession in south-eastern Hwange National Park
8 twin-bedded and one family meru-style safari tents. En-suite
Guest Room Facilities
Fan, Charging Points, Writing Desk, Small Verandah
Camp Facilities
Pool, Bar
Family Policy
Children 6 years and older. One family tent accomodates 4 people in total. Private vehicle is required if children under 13
Safari, Walking Safari, Bird Watching, Night Drives, Cultural Tours
Available Services
Credit Card, Laundry Service (Complimentary), Private Vehicle
Guided Safaris, All Meals and Drinks (excluding French Champagne), Laundry
Not Included
Curio Purchases, Gratuities, Cultural Tours
Why Davisons Camp?
Access to the Linkwasha Concession ensures less crowded game viewing, while your stay contributes to vital conservation and community projects.

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