Somalisa Expeditions is set in the heart of Hwange National Park and is known as the land of the giants for its big elephant herds. As an exact replica of the original Somalisa Camp, Somalisa Expeditions offers one of the most authentic ways to experience this exceptional wildlife haven. Nestled under an incredible grove of Acacias, along with the edge of a seasonal floodplain, and situated in the heart of Zimbabwe’s largest and ‘most loved’ national park. Somalisa Expeditions is an experience of the original, authentic safari experience in this part of the continent.
Somalisa Expeditions’ main area includes a lounge and dining area on raised decking which overlooks a small pool, which elephants have become habituated to drinking out of. Add to this, the waterhole is frequently used as a ‘mud-bath’ and a popular rendezvous for the elephants. The up-close elephant encounters and photographic opportunities with these majestic animals is endless.
Consisting of six elegantly furnished, pristine Serengeti-style tents, each tent has en-suite bathroom facilities including flush toilets and running water. Activities include guided walks lead by qualified and passionate guides who will share their knowledge and love of the bush with you, game drives and night drives. Wildlife sighting includes elephant, kudu, sable antelope, zebra, wildebeest, gemsbok, the rare and endangered roan antelope, buffalo, giraffe, lion, leopard, hyena and many other wildlife species.
Manga airstrip, Road transfer from Hwange Main Camp, Self-drive
30 - 40 minutes from Victoria Falls with 30 minute game drive to camp
4 – 5 hour drive from Victoria Falls
6 authentic Serengeti-style safari tents, sleeping a total of 12
En-suite bathroom facilities including flush toilets and running water
Solar and Generator power, battery-charging facilities available in main area
Game drives, walking, bird watching, game viewing from hides, night drives and cultural tours of local villages
Not recommended for children below 7 years (see child policy) but can be accommodated on special request
Children under the age of 16 are not able to do walking safaris however nature walks around camp are on offer
Minimum 10 pax requirement
All year round