One of the best camps which is set in the heart of Hwange National Park Zimbabwe. Nestled in a stunning location tucked away on an acacia island along the edge of an ancient seasonal flood plain, Somalisa provides guests with breath-taking views of the savannah plains across. Recently re-built, Somalisa Camp has upgraded its level of accommodation to that of complete comfort and luxury whilst still maintaining its focus on the guiding and hosting of guests to ensure the ultimate guest experience.
Facilities include flush toilets, an indoor and outdoor showers, lounge and dining area, as well 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.
Activities include guided walks lead by qualified and passionate guides who will share their knowledge and love of the bush with you, game drives and night drives. Wildlife sightings include elephant, kudu, sable antelope, zebra, wildebeest, gemsbok, the rare and endangered roan antelope, buffalo, giraffe, lion, leopard, hyena, and many other wildlife species.
An Iconic Lake Kariba Experience…
From its position on a range of remote hills, Bumi Hills Safari Lodge is afforded breath taking panoramic views over the great inland sea of Lake Kariba. Ten stylishly appointed lake view rooms are nested in the mountains overlooking the endless blue waters of the lake and the game-rich shoreline below. The uninterrupted view from the bar and dining deck gazes out over paradise beyond and the brilliant pink-to-red-to-golden sunsets that Lake Kariba is famous for.
Bumi Hills offers a multitude of ways for you to explore Lake Kariba and its surroundings. Enjoy the local cruises, fishing. Go on a scenic lakeside walking safari or a walking adventure deeper into the bush to search for fossilized dinosaur footprints or go on a game drive in search of the Big 5 game.
Bumi Hills Safari Lodge is unique- a secret Riviera in the heart of Africa and a place of outstanding beauty. It is utterly captivating in its splendor, the echoes of ancient African legend are woven into the essence of this quintessential and iconic Zimbabwean destination. Bumi Hills Safari Lodge is the perfect pit-stop on a safari circuit- a place to unwind and reenergize in the wilds of Zimbabwe.
Bomani Tented Camp
This is an authentic, characterful safari camp, located in the eastern parts of the Hwange National Park. The camp offers an intimate safari experience with knowledgeable and enthusiastic guiding, comfortable accommodation. Activities on offer include full day drives, night drives and walking. Fantastic game viewing can also be done from the comfort of your tent’s veranda.
Frequently seen animals include huge elephants, lion, cheetah, hippo, zebra, wildebeest and wild dog and the Sable antelope. Our main lodge overlooks Bomani Pan and comprises of an open dining room, bar area and lounge, built on a spectacular viewing platform. You can enjoy your breakfast whilst watching zebra and wildebeest quietly graze, or sip a sun downer as giraffe and elephant soak up the day’s final rays.
Our friendly and knowledgeable guides will take you on walks or drives in the park where you will see a plethora of different wildlife in a truly wild and remote region of the park. Whether you’re after the perfect honeymoon destination, or an adventure safari away from the crowds, you need look no further !
The Hide Safari Camp
The camp has set a bar of excellence and luxury for Hwange National Park accommodation and has of late become one the “Best Safari Lodges” in Zimbabwe. The Hide offers a life-enriching safari experience for its guests, from its fantastic game viewing right on your doorstep, to a variety of daily activities to suit everyone and the warm and welcoming staff, who make you feel like family from the second you arrive !
Hwange National park was once the royal hunting ground of Ndebele kings and has long been known for its abundant and diverse wildlife. In particular, the park is known for herds of elephant and buffalo numbering in the hundreds. This is one of the best places to see lion, leopard and African wild dog among the hundred or so other mammal and four hundred bird species. At The Hide we are passionate about nature; we have built on our superb location and extensive knowledge of the park with the best expert guides so that you can experience the true wilderness and wildlife Hwange has to offer. Whether on a drive to one of Hwange’s game-rich pans, on foot within our private concession or sleeping out in the Dove’s Nest, there is never a dull moment. In fact, the waterhole just metres from The Hide attracts such a variety of animals.