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Hwange National Park – Best places to stay in Hwange National Park

Hwange National Park – Where to stay

For such a huge park, Hwange has great concerntrations of wildlife as in the dry season the lack of main water source means the waterholes are packed with thirsty animals. The landscape is varying and interesting, with a dense teak forest in one direction and the classic African picture of acacia dotted plains to the other, which also means a more diverse spectrum of species. 

Hwange National Park – Best Places To Stay In Hwange National Park


Wilderness Safari’s newly opened Linkwasha Camp, built on the private Linkwasha concession in the south west of Hwange National Park, close to the famed Ngamo Plains and overlooking a waterhole, which offers fantastic all year game viewing.
This new camp has a modern, fresh design with contemporary interiors but still keeping with the original spirit of a safari lodge. The eight luxury tents look out towards the waterhole and ever present game, with the main area having multiple decks, a pool and a winter lounge complete with library.

Little Makalolo

The highlights here are the large open plains and the fantastic views of the nearby watering hole. The camp is raised on stilted teak wood platforms and has ten luxury, private rooms surrounding an imposing main area with a large dining room and seating area.  A small pool is to the right of the property and all rooms look over the waterhole

The Hide

The Hide has consistently been voted “Best Tented Safari Camp in Zimbabwe”, and in our view it remains the best lodge in Hwange. It is also one of the few lodges actually inside the Park, with just 10 tents and now beautifully renovated.

Davisons Camp

This camp is rather rustic and lacks many of the mod cons. The water hole is a hive of game activity which most of the tents overlook. There are few camps that you can watch such an abundance of game right from your tent veranda.

Davisons Camp lies deep in Hwange National Park, in the south-eastern Linkwasha Concession - one of the best game viewing areas of the entire Park. It is a classic African tented camp, with the units tastefully hidden beneath a grove of false mopane trees, overlooking a waterhole and open plain.

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