Hwange National Park is home to over 100 species of animal and 400 species of bird.
The Game Reserve is about the size of Wales and has one of the largest elephant populations in Africa. During the dry season you may be fortunate enough to see a herd of over 100 at a waterhole.
The Hide Safari Camp - ca. 1 hour drive from Hwange airport
Rooms: ten walk-in East African style tents under thatch. All with view of water hole from large front porch.
Camp: lovely comfortable central dining area, looking out over water hole. Swimming pool.
The hide from which the camp takes its name offers game viewing at close quarters. An overnight sleepover in the ‘Dove’s Nest’ tree house for 2 people may be arranged.
This friendly and very well-run camp will not disappoint. Although The Hide is in the heart of the bush, meals are served with elegance and style. Game drives and walks available.
Sable Sands (formerly Sable Valley Lodge)
Rooms: eleven spacious thatched rondavels with fan and mosquito nets.
Camp: thatched main lodge with dining area, lounge, bar and small swimming pool. Generator power. Game drives.
The peaceful setting for this lodge, once visited by the Queen and Prince Philip, makes it a haven for those seeking a retreat from the rigours of daily life. Transfer is by 4 x 4 vehicle as the lodge is off the beaten track.