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Honeymoons in Zimbabwe
Honeymoons in Zimbabwe
Honeymoons in Zimbabwe
Honeymoons in Zimbabwe
Honeymoons in Zimbabwe
Honeymoons in Zimbabwe
Honeymoons in Zimbabwe

Honeymoon in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe honeymoons: the best camps & lodges

If you want to experience the ultimate in romantic honeymoons including candle-lit dinners and sleeping under the African sky, consider a lovely getaway to Zimbabwe. Our lodges offer a delightful balance between a true safari experience and an exclusive escape – perfect for a remote honeymoon with an authentic feeling.

Somalisa Camp

Somalisa Camp's spacious tents combine old-world, explorer chic with modern comforts. Yet this is still a bushcamp at heart, with excellent guiding and superb wildlife-watching opportunities, making it a perfect place to spoil yourself on a Zimbabwe honeymoon.

Bumi Hills Safari Lodge

The view, the spa, the food and zipping across the lake waters for sundowners make Bumi Hills Safari Lodge an unforgettable stop with a splash of luxury on your Zimbabwean Honeymoon.

Nyamatusi Camp

Perhaps the most luxurious lodge in the Mana Pools area, Nyamatusi is the perfect place to indulge on your honeymoon. Large air-conditioned suites with spectacular views of the Zambezi are set well apart, giving guests their own slice of one of Africa’s premier parks.


Ruckomechi Camp

Ruckomechi Camp combines luxurious tented rooms with attentive service and good guiding to give a modern take on a classic safari. It adds up to a wonderful location from which to explore the iconic Mana Pools on your African honeymoon.


Amalinda Lodge

Nestled among the granite boulders of the Matobo Hills, Amalinda’s unique and luxurious rooms offer the perfect bolthole to escape the world, relax and soak in the majesty of the lodge’s surroundings on your African honeymoon.


Amalinda Lodge

Nestled among the granite boulders of the Matobo Hills, Amalinda’s unique and luxurious rooms offer the perfect bolthole to escape the world, relax and soak in the majesty of the lodge’s surroundings on your African honeymoon.


Victoria Falls Hotel

An outpost dating from the turn of the 19th century, the Victoria Falls Hotel has a gracious air and period-style furnishings, but also modern facilities and attentive service. Take a suite here for a very romantic few days as part of a honeymoon in Zimbabwe or the surrounding area.


Am Weinberg

With couples’ packages at the Soulstice Spa, a choice of five restaurants within the estate’s grounds, and the option of private dining, Am Weinberg would make an excellent start or end to a honeymoon in Namibia.

Sossusvlei Desert Lodge

The red dunes of the NamibRand and Sossusvlei are very romantic. For a memorable honeymoon to Namibia, Sossusvlei Desert Lodge is a perfect choice; enjoy a romantic sleep out under the stars or massages your room for an extra treat.

Omaanda

Omaanda is located on a private reserve but wildlife isn’t the sole focus here. The lodge has an on-site spa and a stunning pool, and the food is some of the best we’ve ever had on safari. Where better to start or end a Namibian honeymoon?


Cape Grace

In the heart of Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront, the Cape Grace is a traditional and romantic hotel for your honeymoon in South Africa. The staff will make a real effort to make your time special - expect little gifts and nice touches, and make time to visit the relaxing spa!


Victoria Falls Hotel

An outpost dating from the turn of the 19th century, the Victoria Falls Hotel has a gracious air and period-style furnishings, but also modern facilities and attentive service. Take a suite here for a very romantic few days as part of a honeymoon in Zimbabwe or the surrounding area.

Little Governors'

Little Governors’ Camp is a comfortable bush camp with a great location for a safari honeymoon in the Maasai Mara National Reserve. Stay in Tent #17 – the most private tent furthest from the central area – which has wonderful views across the marsh.


Victoria Falls Hotel

An outpost dating from the turn of the 19th century, the Victoria Falls Hotel has a gracious air and period-style furnishings, but also modern facilities and attentive service. Take a suite here for a very romantic few days as part of a honeymoon in Zimbabwe or the surrounding area.

Honeymoons elsewhere in Africa

Our top ideas and inspiration for Honeymoons in other countries.


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Mozambique

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Namibia

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Rwanda

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Seychelles

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South Africa

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Where to see wildlife species in Africa

Maximise the chances of seeing your favourite African animals based on traveller sightings reports from the field.


Lion

Lion

Panthera leo

Lions are at the top of the food chain and also most safari wish-lists, but with their numbers falling fast, any encounter with these majestic apex predators always feels like a privilege.

79% SUCCESS

1,424 sightings from 1,792 observations

Where to see lion in Africa

Leopard

Leopard

Panthera pardus

The most numerous of Africa’s big cats, leopard occur across many habitats, from wild tracts to populated areas. Their grace and their elusive nature make them a unique safari drawcard.

45% SUCCESS

917 sightings from 2,031 observations

Where to see leopard in Africa

Cheetah

Cheetah

Acinonyx jubatus

The cheetah is the fastest land animal and the only cat that hunts by pure speed. Found largely in open grasslands, its slim, elegant form is today an increasingly rare sight.

29% SUCCESS

458 sightings from 1,567 observations

Where to see cheetah in Africa

Wild dog

Wild dog

Lycaon pictus

African wild dogs are among the continent’s most compelling animals. Much misunderstood, these rare, tie-dyed canids are amazingly efficient hunters with a fascinating social life.

31% SUCCESS

412 sightings from 1,318 observations

Where to see wild dog in Africa

Elephant

Elephant

Loxodonta africana

By far the biggest of the so-called Big Five – indeed, the largest land animal on the planet – the elephant shapes the very landscape it inhabits and is a defining presence on any safari.

90% SUCCESS

1,728 sightings from 1,910 observations

Where to see elephant in Africa

White Rhino

White Rhino

Ceratotherium simum

The white rhino is the largest and most numerous of the world’s five rhinoceros species. They are larger, easier to see and generally more approachable than the black rhino.

42% SUCCESS

232 sightings from 550 observations

Where to see white rhino in Africa

Spotted Hyena

Spotted Hyena

Crocuta crocuta

The spotted hyena may be thought of as ‘ugly’ and ‘cowardly’. In fact, this versatile and intelligent carnivore is one of Africa’s most fascinating and warrants attention on any safari.

51% SUCCESS

995 sightings from 1,951 observations

Where to see spotted hyena in Africa

Black Rhino

Black Rhino

Diceros bicornis

The black rhino is the smaller and rarer of Africa’s two rhino species but has the more fearsome reputation. Shy and heavily persecuted, it tends to stick to cover.

29% SUCCESS

283 sightings from 973 observations

Where to see black rhino in Africa

Buffalo

Buffalo

Syncerus caffer

One of the ‘Big Five’, buffalo earned a fearsome reputation in hunters’ tales. By contrast, big herds of these sociable bovids are placid, but mount formidable defences against predators.

83% SUCCESS

1,217 sightings from 1,459 observations

Where to see buffalo in Africa

Eland

Eland

Taurotragus oryx

Africa’s largest antelope, eland are culturally important from prehistoric rock art to modern game farms. Though widespread, they are also shy so sightings are uncommon and often fleeting.

45% SUCCESS

664 sightings from 1,474 observations

Where to see eland in Africa

Giraffe

Giraffe

Giraffa camelopardalis

The world’s tallest land mammal, giraffes are herbivores which have evolved many unique adaptations. Their iconic outlines tower above the bush in many of Africa’s wildlife areas.

83% SUCCESS

1,647 sightings from 1,978 observations

Where to see giraffe in Africa

Hippo

Hippo

Hippopotamus amphibius

The territorial calls of the hippo create a signature soundtrack to Africa’s rivers & wetlands. Despite an endearing smile, this aquatic herbivore has a notoriously aggressive disposition.

89% SUCCESS

1,265 sightings from 1,421 observations

Where to see hippo in Africa

Oryx

Oryx

Oryx sp.

Oryx are impressive antelopes, with a powerful physique and elegant markings set off by rapier-like horns. They cut a distinctive dash in some of Africa’s harshest landscapes.

70% SUCCESS

695 sightings from 996 observations

Where to see oryx in Africa

Roan antelope

Roan antelope

Hippotragus equinus

Africa’s second largest antelope and one of its most handsome, with a powerful build and distinctive markings, roan are wary of people, but renowned for their bravery against predators.

24% SUCCESS

252 sightings from 1,041 observations

Where to see roan antelope in Africa

Sable antelope

Sable antelope

Hippotragus niger

Perhaps Africa’s most beautiful antelope, sable are renowned for their combative nature, even holding off lions. Shy and restricted in range, sightings of sable are always special.

21% SUCCESS

217 sightings from 1,028 observations

Where to see sable antelope in Africa

Wildebeest

Wildebeest

Connochaetes sp.

Superficially bovine in appearance, wildebeests are known for their spectacular migrations sometimes in huge numbers. These resilient animals are some of Africa’s most successful herbivores.

64% SUCCESS

1,152 sightings from 1,806 observations

Where to see wildebeest in Africa

Zebra

Zebra

Equus sp.

The zebra is a quintessential African animal: the horse in stripy pyjamas at the end of every child’s A–Z. There are three species, of which the plains zebra is much the most common.

83% SUCCESS

1,861 sightings from 2,231 observations

Where to see zebra in Africa

Aardvark

Aardvark

Orycteropus afer

The aardvark is one of Africa’s most bizarre and enigmatic animals. A shy, nocturnal termite-eater, signs of its presence may be scattered about the bush whilst sightings remain elusive.

3% SUCCESS

48 sightings from 1,695 observations

Where to see aardvark in Africa

Pangolin

Pangolin

Smutsia sp.

Pangolins appear to be more pine cone than animal in their unique armoury of scales. These nocturnal, ant-eating oddities are not only highly elusive but also increasingly rare.

2% SUCCESS

31 sightings from 1,610 observations

Where to see pangolin in Africa

Brown Hyena

Brown Hyena

Parahyaena brunnea

This largely solitary scavenger is one of the more elusive and little-known of Africa’s carnivores. Shaggier than its spotted cousin, it occurs only in the arid southwest of the continent.

16% SUCCESS

122 sightings from 761 observations

Where to see brown hyena in Africa

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