Camelthorn Lodge overlooks small waterholes where guests can observe wildlife, feed birds and attract smaller woodland creatures such as bushbuck, duiker, mongoose and squirrel.
Camelthorn Lodge Highlights
Hwange National Park is the largest game park in Zimbabwe. The park is well known for its large elephant populations. The park offers a huge diversity of both flora and fauna due to the vast size of the park. Guests can look forward to great game viewing opportunities where they can spot big game as well as smaller woodland creatures such as bushbuck, duiker, mongoose and squirrel.
- Camelthorn Lodge is located in Hwange National Park.
- The lodge overlooks a waterhole offering game viewing opportunities.
- Activities at the lodge include morning and night game drives, walking trails in the plains and visits to the local community.
- Hwange National Park is renowned for its elephants.
Camelthorn Lodge Game Viewing and Activities
Game viewing opportunities at Camelthorn Lodge takes place from vehicle and foot. Guides accompany guests on game viewings and are experienced and knowledgeable about the fauna and flora within the area. Each guest has their own guide who will join them on all activitie for the duration of their stay at Camelthorn Lodge. Driving through Hwange National park, guests are guaranteed to see a variety of wildlife such as the grazing wildebeest and roaming predators including lion, spotted hyena, cheetah and leopard. The bat-eared fox and jackal are common within Hwange National Park. Lion kills are the ultimate highlight for guests to see whilst out on a game drive. Some of the less-seen nocturnal creatures can be spotted while going on a night game drive. Red light filters are used to better the chances of seeing animals, but also to lessen the disturbance of spotting antbears, porcupines, genets, bushbabies and springhares. Experience a herd of bull elephant and a flange of baboons while enjoying a walking safari or visit one of the tribal areas such as Vozheka, Ngamo and Ngunyana. Guests have the chance of gaining insight of the Ndebele peoples’ cultures and lives.
The Hide's emphasis is on high quality guiding, comfortable accommodation and gourmet cuisine in a relaxed environment. Hwange National Park is one of southern Africa's finest game parks and offers guests 14 650 km² of prime wilderness.
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Elephant's Eye, Hwange
Elephant's Eye, Hwange is situated 13 km from the entrance to Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe, on a private concession of 2500 hectares. The lodge is a truly eco-style lodge offering a unique barefoot luxury experience.
Explore the highlights of Zimbabwe when you book this luxurious and intimate 8-night itinerary. Spend your time exploring the world-renowned Hwange National Park, the beautiful Mana Pools National Park and the awe-inspiring Victoria Falls. This itinerary allows you to experience both land and water based safaris.
Hwange & Vic Falls Adventure
Spend 6 nights in an adventure filled holiday to Victoria Falls and Zimbabwe's Hwanga National Park. Expect open 4x4 game drives discovering the Big 5, sunset cruises with hippos & crocs and a choice of adrenalin activities at Vic Falls.