Camelthorn

Zimbabwe

  • Get upclose with the wildlife at the underground blind.
  • Enjoy this more remote area of Hwange National Park.
  • Dine under the stars, and enjoy the romance.
  • Spend the afternoon relaxing on your private balcony.
  • See nocturnal animals on a night drive.

Open: Camelthorn is open all year round. 

Location: Hwange National Park on the southern edge of Ngamo Plains.Camelthorn can be reached in four hours by road from Victoria Falls, or by a road and rail combination via Dete and the Elephant Express, again an overall journey time of around four hours. 

Rooms: Eight villas, all en-suite with private decks, lounge area. A spiral staircase gives access to the balcony with a hammock and daybed. The rooms have ceiling fans, fireplace, minibar, hair dryer, coffee and tea making facilities and bathrobes.

Facilities: There is a comfy lounge and bar area set on a low deck, and open to the front.  There is an enclosed dining area and also ample room to dine outdoors on the patio. The lodge has a pop-up spa.

Activities:  Game drives are offered in the park and night drives and guided walks are offered in the private reserve around the lodge. Horse riding can be arranged. It is also possible to enjoy a visit to a local village and school, see the wildlife from an underground blind and enjoy the 'pump run', delivering fuel and supplies to the waterpump attendents. 

Dining: Meals are served communally both indoors and outdoors. 

Children: The camp welcomes children seven years and over.

Health: This is a malarial area. 

Communication: Wi-Fi is available in the main areas at Camelthorn and you may get mobile signal some of the time.

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