Chizarira Wilderness Lodge

Chizarira Wilderness Lodge: Our full report

8 chalets
All year

Balanced on a rocky outcrop, Chizarira Wilderness Lodge (also known as Chizarira Lodge) is the only safari lodge in Chizarira National Park.

Chizarira Wilderness Lodge blends seamlessly in to the surroundings with eight chalets built out of stone and thatch. Each chalet has a balcony over the valley, giving spectacular views from your own room. You can even take your morning tea on your balcony as you look out over the forest below.

The communal area of the camp is all under one roof and includes a dining room, cosy relaxation areas with views of the valley, and a bar that serves a variety of drinks, including South African wines. There is also a swimming pool and a campfire for unwinding in the evenings.

The food cooked at Chizarira Wilderness Lodge depends on the weather, but food generally consists of hearty breakfasts, light lunches and gourmet dinners. Picnics are valuable on request, so you can take you lunch with you as you explore the local area.

Chizarira Wilderness Lodge has its own private park which you can explore on foot. The lodge regards game walks as the best way to see wildlife. These can be conducted in the morning or afternoon. Expert professional guards help you to learn more about the game. You can also participate in a braai or take sundowners in this area.

Chizarira Wilderness Lodge also offers game drives and camping expeditions, as well as trips to visit a local village. The popular village trips allow guests to experience truly rural African life.


Location: Chizarira National Park, Zimbabwe

Accessible by: Self-drive or Fly-and-Transfer

Food & drink

Usual board basis: Room Only


Attitude towards children: Children are allowed at the camp.

Notes: As this is a very open safari camp, with big game passing through regularly, all children must be supervised by their parents at all times.


Health & safety

Malarial protection recommended: Yes

Dangerous animals: High Risk


Laundry facilities: Full Laundry Service - Included