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Hwange National Park, located in Zimbabwe, is renowned for its vast landscapes and abundant wildlife. This magnificent park offers a diverse array of safari experiences catering to different interests and adventure levels. From hands-on conservation efforts to thrilling outdoor adventures, visitors can immerse themselves in the beauty and wonder of this remarkable destination. Being located only a 20min flight or 3 hour road transfer from Victoria Falls makes this park also easily accessible.

In this guide, we highlight key Hwange National Park safari experiences, focusing on accommodation quality and expert guiding.

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Rhino Rehabilitation at Imvelo/Bomani

Imvelo Safari Lodges at Bomani lead in rhino rehabilitation and reintroduction. They partner with local communities around Hwange. Guests staying at Bomani can engage in hands-on conservation activities. These include tracking rhinos on foot and learning about the challenges of preserving these iconic animals. This experience offers the chance to see rhinos in their natural habitat and contribute to their conservation. Furthermore, accommodations at Bomani are comfortable and eco-friendly, blending seamlessly with the environment. Guests can expect expert guiding and opportunities to meet the scouts who protect the rhinos.

Safari Hides

Imagine quietly observing wildlife just meters away from a watering hole where elephants gather at dusk, or witnessing a pride of lions approaching stealthily for a drink. These experiences are made possible by hides scattered throughout Hwange National Park.

The photographic hide at Amalinda Collections’ Sable Valley Lodge nestled in the northern part of Hwange, is a must-visit for wildlife enthusiasts. Known for frequent visits from the lodges namesake, the sable antelope, alongside elephants, zebras, and various predators, this hide offers a tranquil setting for intimate wildlife viewing.


Armchair Safaris at Somalisa Camp and Verney’s Camp

At Somalisa Camp and Verney’s Camp, you can immerse yourself in the beauty of African wildlife through armchair safaris. These experiences allow you to observe majestic animals in their natural environment from a serene and comfortable setting.

Somalisa Camp by African Bush Camps: Situated in a picturesque setting, Somalisa Camp offers a unique opportunity to witness elephants, lions, and various antelope species as they go about their daily routines. For instance, imagine elephants lumbering past, lions majestically surveying their territory, and herds of antelope gracefully navigating the landscape. Moreover, the camp ensures uninterrupted views, allowing you to enjoy these wildlife sightings at your leisure.

Verney’s Camp by Machaba Safaris: On the other hand, Verney’s Camp, located in a private concession adjacent to Hwange National Park, provides another tranquil setting for armchair safaris. Here, you can observe zebras congregating at watering holes, giraffes moving gracefully across the plains, and rare bird species adding splashes of color to the scenery. Additionally, the camp’s intimate atmosphere and exclusive access ensure a relaxed safari experience where each wildlife encounter can be savored at your own pace.

Mountain Biking in Hwange: The Jozibanini Experience

For an adrenaline rush, Hwange National Park offers mountain biking at Imvelo’s Jozibanini. This remote area of the park features rugged trails that traverse diverse landscapes, from open savannahs to dense woodlands. Cycling through this wilderness provides a unique perspective on Hwange’s rich biodiversity and a chance to see wildlife up close. The accommodation at Jozibanini is a rustic yet comfortable camp, providing an authentic bush experience. Additionally, guides are experienced and knowledgeable, ensuring a safe and adventurous journey through the park’s less-traveled paths.

Walking Safaris and Big Game Encounters

Zimbabwe is renowned for its walking safaris, especially in Hwange and Mana Pools. These guided walks offer an intimate way to experience the African bush. Participants can track big game on foot and learn about the ecosystem from expert guides. Walking safaris provide the thrilling opportunity to approach elephants and other large mammals. This makes for an educational and unforgettable adventure. Accommodations vary from luxury lodges to more basic bush camps, all offering high-quality guiding. Consequently, every guest can find an option that suits their preferences.

Horseback Safaris in Hwange

Consider a horseback safari in Hwange for a unique perspective on wildlife viewing. Viewing game while on horseback adds fun and adrenaline to any trip. It allows for closer encounters with wildlife than vehicles typically allow. Moreover, Hwange’s horseback safaris are led by experienced guides known for ensuring safe and enjoyable rides. The accommodation options range from luxury lodges to comfortable camps, all providing excellent guiding and a deep connection to the bush.

Unforgettable Safari Adventures in Hwange National Park

In conclusion, Hwange National Park offers a range of safari experiences that cater to different levels of interest. From conservation-focused activities to thrilling outdoor pursuits, visitors can enjoy high-quality accommodations and expert guiding throughout their stay. Whether you are tracking rhinos, biking through the wilderness, walking alongside big game, or riding horseback through the bush, Hwange promises an unforgettable safari adventure.


Visit Hwange National Park and embark on a journey filled with awe-inspiring wildlife encounters, breathtaking landscapes, and a deep connection to nature. Your adventure awaits! Explore our ready-made packages under the ‘Whole Enchilada’ tab: Whole Enchilada Packages


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