Camp Hwange is a Classic Safari Camp on a private concession deep in Sinamatella area which is in the north of Hwange National Park. This is Zimbabwe’s largest park and is truly one of its best. Our camp is a 3 hour drive from Victoria Falls. One hour being on a very good tarred road and the final two hours, through the National Park. We can accommodate 16 guests’ at one time in eight well spaced rooms. The accommodation is in large thatched Chalets with canvas and gauze sides which all over look a large water hole. On suite flush toilets and solar heated showers and lighting in the rooms is very good and run on solar power to lower our environmental foot print. The main living area includes a dinning, bar and lounge area with an open air fire pit with incredible views of the stars. Our wholesome cuisine includes a good selection of meats, vegetables and fruits. We can cater for vegetarians or anyone with food allergies. Camp Hwange is a very intimate camp, perfect for guests who want a truly wilderness experience and a wonderful feeling of being in large open areas. Our activities are centered on game drives and walks or a combination of the two. We are able to conduct these activities on our private concession and also in the park as a whole. Walks are especially exciting and our guides pride themselves on their knowledge of the big and small things that make up the environment. We also offer night drives on our concession and this can be a good time to see some of the more nocturnal species. There are a number of water holes in the area that attached a lot of animals and birdlife in to drink.
Victoria Falls River Lodge offers luxury AND fine dining in the heart of the African bush just minutes from one of the Seven Natural wonders of the World – Victoria Falls Victoria Falls River lodge is the first Private Game Lodge to be set in the Zambezi National Park. This newly built Luxury Tented Lodge is situated on the banks of the mighty Zambezi River – so close to Victoria Falls you can see the spray in the distance! Uninterrupted panoramic views of African sunsets and exceptional wildlife viewing makes this uniquely located lodge the ideal place from which to explore Victoria Falls as it combines the safari experience with one of the world’s most famous tourist destinations!
The Pride of the Zambezi is an up market houseboat berthed on the Chobe River right by the entrance to the Chobe National Park. Approximately 70km upstream of the majestic Victoria Falls, nature, wildlife, the finest sightseeing and pure luxury is merely a cruise away. Fish the Zambezi and Chobe Rivers and let your dream come true. All fishing equipment, boats, rods and lures, provided. Top Deck This deck comprises of a luxury en-suite cabin and sliding doors opening onto a large deck with African bush, river and sky on your doorstep. Also on the top deck we have loungers to offer you the opportunity to relax and soak up the sun when the Houseboat starts to cruise the famous Chobe and Zambezi Rivers. Middle Deck The Middle Deck is called the "heart" of this beautiful riverboat, with its fully equipped bar, comfortable lounge and dining area. For your enjoyment, there is a large jacuzzi and flatscreen TV. This deck also has a unique roller shutter system where the entire deck or part thereof could be shut down for protection against the elements. Bottom Deck Five well appointed en-suite cabins are situated on the bottom deck. Each can be made up as a twin or a double room. All cabins have electronic safes, fans, mosquito gauze and built-in cupboards. These spacious cabins offer superb views over the river, whilst the front cabin boasts its own private deck. • Bird Watching • Fishing (both conventional and fly) • Game drives and Boat Cruises into Chobe National Park • Mokoro trips • Canoeing on the Chobe River • Day trips to Victoria Falls and Livingstone
Airlink confirms that it will commence operating daily scheduled flights between Johannesburg (ORTIA) and Maun Botswana from Friday 15 June 2012. “Airlink is very pleased to have recently been awarded designation on this route by the South African Department of Transport and we can confirm that this has been acknowledged and accepted by the Botswana authorities. The route services a premier international African Safari market and will work in synergy with a number of other Airlink routes and touch points, notably Cape Town – Nelspruit Kruger and Livingstone, as well as those serviced by South African Airways and its Star Alliance partner airlines" said Karin Murray, Airlink’s Sales and Marketing Manager. “Flights have already been loaded in the Global Distribution Systems and are available for world-wide sales. Our franchise partner SAA will provide global sales support to the trade (outside the borders of South Africa) from their country offices, we ask Tour Operators to contact their regional SAA office for any additional information they may require, all sectors are e-ticket able and can be issued on a single ticket in conjunction with other SAA sectors" added Karin. Airlink will be operating the route with one of its fleet of 10 Embraer ERJ 137 regional jets, these are configured with 37 economy seats. Airlink’s daily flights will operate as follows: • Depart OR Tambo International JNB 11:45 arrive MUB Maun 13:15 • The return flights depart Maun at 14:00 arrive JNB 15:40 Flights are timed so as to connect with the majority of international morning arrivals, domestic and regional flights from points such as Cape Town and then the afternoon wave of Intercontinental departures as well as flights onward to Cape Town and other domestic destinations such as Nelspruit Kruger.
Closed as of 17 April till further notice. Expected to re-open for High Water runs around end of May, beginning June but this is dependent on whether the water level has dropped sufficiently for it to be safe and this can only be determined nearer the time. Do check with us prior to making a booking.
On the 22nd of January staff of Mukuni Big Five (MB5) alerted Lion Encounter that a large lion may be present in the Songwe area of Livingstone. READ THE FULL REPORT - Opens in a new window.