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Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe

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DAVISON'S CAMP


Description

Nestled discreetly beneath a grove of false mopane trees, Davison's is located in the private Linkwasha Concession – one of the most prolific wildlife areas in Hwange National Park.

Hidden within a treeline, this classic African safari camp, with eight light and airy tents and one family unit, overlooks an open plain and a waterhole that is a favourite drinking spot for elephant and buffalo.

The main area comprises a spacious lounge and dining area, leading onto an expansive deck with an open campfire area, perfect for convivial evening musings or star gazing.

The refreshing pool and its loungers are beautifully positioned for relaxation, while a small upper deck is an ideal location from which to watch wildlife at the waterhole.

Hwange’s mix of different veld and landscape types means that game viewing is productive year round. Wildlife frequently encountered in our area includes lion, large herds of elephant, buffalo, cheetah leopard, spotted hyaena, cheetah, giraffe, sable, roan, blue wildebeest, impala, waterbuck and reedbuck.

In summer, wildebeest, zebra and eland are found in abundance on the open plains, while in winter elephant congregate in enormous numbers around the waterholes. Birdlife in the area is prolific (400+) and varied.

Game drives take place in open Land Rovers and are led by highly experienced guides through the most productive area of Hwange National Park. The varied habitats and vegetation types as well as countless waterholes mean that drives are exciting with diverse species to be seen.

Over and above having access to profesional walking guides which allow you to explore some of the densest concentrations of game in Africa, you also have access to the Hwange ‘night act’, which includes nocturnal species such as lesser bushbaby, spotted hyaena, leopard, lion, Selous mongoose, pangolin, caracal, porcupine, scrub hare, springhare and even honey badger.

As the concessionaire of the private Linkwasha and Makalolo areas in south-eastern Hwange National Park, Wilderness Safaris have created solid partnerships with Zimbabwe’s Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (ZPWMA) and other conservation entities, as well as the local community, in order to protect the wildlife and support the people that live in surrounding villages.

Property details
Location Private Concession in south-eastern Hwange National Park
Accommodation 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
Activities Safari, Walking Safari, Bird Watching, Night Drives, Cultural Tours
Available Services Credit Card, Laundry Service (Complimentary), Private Vehicle
Included Guided Safaris, All Meals and Drinks (excluding French Champagne), Laundry
Not Included Curio Purchases, Gratuities, Cultural Tours
Why Davisons Camp? Affordability and access to some of the best game viewing areas; Ngoma Plains
Pricing on Request (Peak 1 June 2019 to 31 October 2019)
Errors and Omissions Excepted (E&OE)

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