Somalisa Expeditions


  • In the heart of Hwange National Park
  • Morning, afternoon and night game drives
  • Experienced guides for walks and birdwatching
  • Local village cultural tours
  • Watch elephants at the waterhole
  • Traditional bush camp

Open: Somalisa Expeditions is open all year. 

Location: The camp is in a private concession in the south-eastern section of Hwange National Park. The nearest airstrip is Manga, a half hours' drive from the camp. 

Rooms: 6 traditional meru-style tents set on elevated decks, all en-suite with running water, flush toilet, copper hand basin and outdoor safari (bucket) shower. Each tent has a fan and mosquito nets. The camp accommodates a maximum of 12 guests.

Facilities: There is a comfy lounge-bar and a tented dining area. The viewing deck faces a waterhole frequented by elephants. There is a plunge pool for guests, though the elephants also like to use this! There are battery charging points in the central area. The camp provides a complimentary laundry service. 

Activities:  The camp offers game drives including night drives and guided walks are offered in the private concession and also in the main areas of the park. These drives use open-sided 4x4 vehicles with canvas roofs providing shade. You can observe wildlife from hides, enjoy bird watching and visit a local village with a guide from the camp. 

Dining: Meals are served communally on the main deck. 

Children: Children over 7 years of age are welcome and children under 16 cannot partake in walking safaris, but nature walks around camp are on offer.

Health: This is a malarial area. 

Communication: There no WiFi or mobile signal at Somalisa Expeditions.

Notes: Somalisa Expeditions has been built as a replica of the original, pre-furbishment, Somalisa Camp, 
The camp is available for exclusive use when booked for a minimum of 10 guests. 

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Client Rating for Zimbabwe 5/5 from 3 reviews

A lovely camp in its own concession in the park so we were able to experience Africa on our own.

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