Kanga Camp

Zimbabwe

  • Armchair safaris by the waterhole
  • Big 5 sightings in Mana Pools
  • Large deck and plunge pool
  • Tents with open en-suite bathrooms
  • Dine with other guests as a group
  • Excellent wildlife photos from the hide

Open: Kanga Camp is open from the beginning of April till the end of November each year.

Location: The camp is near Kanga Pan and Chitake Springs in Mana Pools National Park. It is 15kms from the Zambezi River. The nearest airstrip is Dandawa.

Rooms: There are 6 tents. All have a screened, open air en-suite bathroom with running water, a shower, hand basin and a flush toilet, and a private deck. 2 of the tents are honeymoon or family suites and are bigger with a double bed and 2 day beds, a private dining-cum-lounge area and a large bathroom plus an outdoor bathtub.

Activities: Enjoy a mix of game drives, walking safaris in this Big 5 region, bird watching and observing wildlife at the waterhole. There's a photographic hide set beneath the main deck from which you can get excllent close up views of animals cloing to drink at the pan, water levels dependent. Fishing and canoeing on the nearby Zambezi floodplains in Mana Pools can be arranged if requested in advance of arrival and subject to availability. If staying 3 nights or more you can experience a night in the bush with the ‘Kanga Under the Stars’ programme. This consists of drinks and dinner in a remote bush setting followed by a sleep-out on a platform set high up under fig trees, with proper beds and bedding and covered by a mosquito net, with shared flush toilets and bucket showers

Facilities: Communal facilities include a covered lounge and dining area looking out over a waterhole. Outside there’s a split level deck providing ample seating, both shaded and sunny, and a camp fire area. There is also a plunge pool. Solar power is backed up by a generator and there are charging points in the central area. There is a free laundry service.

Dining: Meals are eaten as a group in the covered dining room and out on the deck. The honeymoon/family tent has its own dining area which can be used if preferred.

Children: Children aged 7 years and upwards are welcome. Younger children may sometimes be accommodated on special request. The minimum age for walking safaris and canoeing is 16 years, though younger children can accompany a guide on walks near the camp.

Health: This is a malarial area.

Communication: There is no Wi-Fi or internet access.

Notes: The camp is available for exclusive use if booked by a minimum of 10 guests.

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Client Rating for Zimbabwe 5/5 from 3 reviews

Another lovely camp in its own concession in the park continuing the feeling of having Africa to ourselves.

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