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ZIMBABWE SAFARIS

"The trip was fantastic. Saw all the animals except leopard; got nice and close with lions, cheetah and wild dogs. The camp team looked after us really well (we fattened up on chef’s amazing food) and our guide Paul was outstanding." ~Pearson Family

"Some of the most magnificent elephant interactions I have ever experienced" ~Guru Traveller

An elephant grazes peacefully under the awnings of a guest tent at Mana Pools Zimbabwe.

Mana Pools

Remote Wilderness

Come and Explore
A traveller takes images of an elephant as close quarters from a hide in Hwange National Park Zimbabwe while on safari with Deon De Villiers.

Hwange National Park

Elephant Delight

Purpose of Life
The beautiful Victoria Falls photographed from a helicopter in Zimbabwe.

Victoria Falls

Mosi-oa-Tunya

Smoke That Thunders
An aerial view of Lake Kariba photographed by Deon De Villiers while on safari in Zimbabwe.

Lake Kariba

Largest Man-made Lake

220 km Long

VICTORIA FALLS AND AFRICAN WILDLIFE SAFARIS...


Zimbabwe is a beautiful country, with diverse safari areas, friendly people and remarkable wildlife. Zimbabwe boasts one of the stunning wonders of the world in the Victoria Falls. Additionally, Zimbabwe boasts the mighty Zambezi river and various wildlife-rich and beautiful national parks. The activities available in Zimbabwe are as diverse as its wildlife, with among the best professional guides on the continent you can walk close to predators and elephants in safety, canoe waterways filled with crocs and hippos, enjoy fishing and much much more.

Two of the most popular area of Zimbabwe is Hwange National Park almost in the centre of the country and Mana Pools which is an all-time favourite for experienced travellers up on the northern "Zambezi River' boundary to Zambia's Lower Zambezi National Park.

Hwange National Park comprises 14,500 square kilometres, boasting large elephant numbers as well as general game and predators. Once the home to infamous Cecil the lion which was carelessly and brutally hunted in 2015 by a bloodthirsty moron, Hwange still proves an excellent location to witness these animals go about the natural activities on vast open plains and wooded savannah.

Mana Pools National Park is situated along the mighty Zambezi River which flows from Botswana's northern area, Linyanti all the way through to Lake Kariba and on to Kabasa bora. Definitely an experiential location; offering incredible game viewing, walking safaris, canoeing and fishing for the adventurous family. Be prepared to cast amongst crocodiles and hippos for the elusive and cunning tigerfish as Southern Africa is known for!

No trip to Zimbabwe is complete without a visit to the Victoria Falls in the town of Victoria Falls. Most Zimbabwe itineraries would include Victoria Falls as a stopover for a night or two to allow for a scenic falls visit and cultural immersion as you take on and practice your trading techniques with the ever so creative Zimbabwe community.

Zimbabwe offers daily international flights from both Victoria Falls and Harare and is considered a convenient entry or exit location for many sub-Saharan safari itineraries. Victoria Falls also has quick and easy access by road to both Kasane, Botswana and Livingstone, Zambia.

We only share a very small selection of preferred properties in each country we operate; mainly those in which we have ultimate confidence and first-hand knowledge of providing our clients with intimate bush experiences. Enquire for rates and availability, and further insight into additional preferred properties which might be more suited to your style of travel and adventure.

Featured Properties


A guest tent at Ruckomechi Camp nestled under a giant tree.
Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe
  • 13 Rooms
  • Seasonal
  • Water Activities

Ruckomechi Camp rises along the banks of the Zambezi River, gazing out towards Zambia’s evocative escarpment. Its broad-canopied ana trees create glorious shade throughout the camp and are much loved by the elephants for their rich, nutritious seeds.

Activities include vehicle or on foot safari, and boating and canoeing offering a different perspective of the area.

Mana Pools offers the experienced safari goer superb safari experiences and is considered a top photographic destination for elephant and Africa's predators.


Elephants and giraffe gather at a water hole at Linkwasher Camp photographed by Safari Guru Deon.
Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe
  • 9 Rooms
  • Luxury
  • Wildlife Zone

Situated in a private concession in the best location in Hwange National Park, Linkwasha is located very near the famed Ngamo Plains, where wildlife gathers in numbers during summer. This only adds to the excellent year-round viewing from the camp itself; Linkwasha overlooks a pan that is a magnet for wildlife seeking to quench its thirst.

Accommodation: The camp is an eclectic mix of contemporary interiors and Ndebele culture, its nine luxurious tents (eight twin and one family) overlooking the scenic plain.

The main area includes various multi-level decks, amongst them, a cosy library complete with fireplace and shaded salas surrounding an inviting pool.


An elephant feeds and drinks at the dam in front of Little Makalolo Camp photographed by Deon De Villiers while on safari in Zimbabwe
Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe
  • 6 Tents
  • Elephant Hide
  • Cosy

Little Makalolo lies in one of Hwange’s most ecologically-diverse areas, where a large number of solar driven waterholes attracts game from far and wide, and with one in front of camp, wildlife activity can even be enjoyed from the pool or your breakfast table.

Little Makalolo is an intimate and cosy bush camp without the frills and spills, allowing visitors to intimately enjoy the nature and its surrounds.

Six tents (including a family unit), are connected to the main area by teak walkways, where a towering false mopane tree shades a separate dining and living area with views of the much-frequented waterhole.


Victoria Falls Safari Lodge with a beautiful sunset in the background.
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
  • 72 Rooms
  • Adventure
  • Tours

Victoria Falls Safari Lodge, the flagship of the Africa Albida Tourism hospitality group, was acclaimed, in the Conde Nast Traveler 2012 Gold List, as one of Africa’s finest safari lodges. Few lodges can surpass its sublime location.

Spectacular views of pristine bushveld and a central waterhole attracting buffalo, elephant, hyena and other wildlife and various bird species.

Just 4km (2.5miles) from the majestic Victoria Falls.

Your safaris perfect starting point.

Hwange Bush Camp lit up with warm lighting for the arrival of guests for dinner.
Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe
  • 6 Tents
  • Walking
  • Game Drive

Nestled under a canopy of trees, this Bush Camp caters for a maximum of twelve guests in six spacious and tastefully decorated twin bedded Meru tents, each with private en-suite facilities including flush toilets and a bush shower.

The activities are very fluid and consist of a mix between game drives, walks and spending time at game watering holes.

Each day presents new and exciting experiences as you awaken your senses to the sights and sounds of the African bush whilst exploring this remote and achingly beautiful National Park.


Davison's Camp beautifully decorated and lit up for dinner services.
Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe
  • 9 Tents
  • Log-Pile Hide
  • Walking

Situated in a remote, wildlife-rich corner of Hwange National Park, the camp overlooks an extremely productive waterhole that attracts a variety of plains game and predators.

Game drives and nature walks explore the private concession, with easy access to the famed Ngamo Plains, a haven for wildlife.

The varied habitats and vegetation types as well as countless waterholes mean that drives are exciting with diverse species to be seen.

A man overlooks a picturesque gorge and lake from his pool at Pamushana Lodge in Zimbabwe.
Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve, Zimbabwe
  • 8 Suites
  • Super Luxurious
  • Big 5

The majestic architecture of this intimate lodge has always been a signature of the property. The detailed stonework and imposing proportions of Great Zimbabwe form the main reference point for the lodge design. Interiors of the lodge reflect original references to the local Shangaan culture, artfully combined with contemporary forms and styles inspired by these African patterns and shapes.

With eight luxury suites, each with its own luxury plunge pool, Singita Pamushana Lodge makes for an unforgettable luxury safari in the 130,000-acre wildlife reserve. Pamushana sets a new benchmark for meaningful travel experiences.

The beautiful doors entering a guest room at Mpala Jena Camp Zimbabwe
Zambezi National Park, Zimbabwe
  • 5 Suites
  • Super Luxurious
  • Water Views

Mpala Jena Camp has been created to be the most environmentally innovative camp within the Zambezi National Park. An exquisite and exclusive canvas tented camp, located on a private concession within the Zambezi National Park, and overlooking a beautiful stretch of the Zambezi River shoreline.

The Zambezi National Park has a healthy and ever-increasing number of wildlife species, with higher concentrations of buffalo and elephant during the months June through to October.

The property is conveniently located 16 kilometres inside the Zambezi National Park which makes for easy access to Victoria Falls, but is far enough away from the hustle and bustle!

A stunning view taken from the water in front of Somalisa Camp, Zimbabwe.
Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe
  • 7 Stylish Tents
  • Great Wildlife
  • Child-Friendly

Recently re-built, Somalisa Camp offers complete comfort and luxury whilst still maintaining its focus on the guiding and hosting of guests to ensure the ultimate guest experience.

The main decking area includes split level decking with a separate lounge and dining area, as well as a small splash pool for guests overlooking the “Elephant Pool” and a natural waterhole where herds of game congregate to drink and where guests can relax whilst soaking in the African bush.

Somalisa has seven elegantly furnished sail tents with gauze sliding doors, a glass wood-burner fireplace for the cold winter nights, and a floor fan for the hot summer days, each tent has en suite bathroom with an indoor and outdoor shower, as well as a copper slipper-style bathtub.

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