Reviews of Camelthorn
Wildlife sightings and reviews
3 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Camelthorn and kindly agreed to share their thoughts. They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa
"deserves its description as a "flagship lodge"
Super staff and excellent food. Had quite the best cheetah experience I've ever had -- two brother setting off on the hunt and later that day devouring a waterbuck calf.
Also enjoyed a delightful 2 hour walk through beautiful country." See all these reviews: 9n in Zimbabwe
"See elephants really close at Camelthorn"
We had only limited experience of food :-(
Activities potentially, but not actually, limited by guide availability. The elephant hide is brilliant." See all these reviews: 11n in Zimbabwe; 6n in South Africa
One of the members of this party in particular was struck down by a stomach bug which was affecting people in the area at this time. We were very sorry to hear this but also very happy to read that the camp staff did all they could to help, themselves often not feeling very well and affected by the same bug.
"Lions and elephants"
The 'heartbeat of Hwange' is the drum-drum-drum of diesel powered pumps, but without them in the dry season there would be few animals in the area. At the lodge itself there is no noise only the kind of food that would make the cook a rich man if he were serving it at a restaurant in London!" See all these reviews: 10n in Zimbabwe
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