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Deka Camp
Deka Camp
Deka Camp
Deka Camp
Deka Camp
Deka Camp

Deka Camp: Our full report

Opened on the 1st June 2019 Deka Camp is located in the north-west of Hwange National Park close the the ...

... boarder with Botswana. This is a small and intimate camp in an incredibly isolated and wild area of the park.

Deka Camp has just six tents nestled on a small hill overlooking the Deka seeps, one of the only permanent water sources for miles around.

Although we are yet to visit Deka Camp we are familiar with this northern section of the park. While it can be a wildlife rich area the real draw is the isolation from other camps in the park, and on previous visits we've driven for hours without coming across any other vehicles.

Operated by Machaba Safaris Deka Camp will act as a sister property to the more luxurious Deetma Springs Camp (also being constructed in the northern section of the park), and Verney's Camp to the south. Machaba Safaris also has a range of properties in Botswana (Machaba Camp, Little Machaba and Gomoti Plains Camp) which we have visited previously and have hugely enjoyed. We fully expect Deka Camp to match the style and the quality of these Botswana properties.

The activities on offer at Deka will include game drives, walking safaris and night drives in the camps concession and further afield into the national park.


Our view

We've been thoroughly impressed with our previous experiences at Machaba Safaris properties in Botswana, and we are expecting great things from this camp.

Tom Morris

Tom Morris

Country manager: Zimbabwe

Geographics

Location
Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe
Accessible by
Fly-and-Transfer

Food & drink

Usual board basis
Full Board & Activities

Children

Attitude towards children

Our travellers’ wildlife sightings from Deka Camp

Since mid-2018, many of our travellers who stayed at Deka Camp have kindly recorded their wildlife sightings and shared them with us. The results are below. Click an animal to see more, and here to see more on our methodology.

Brown Hyena

100% success

Buffalo

100% success

Cheetah

100% success

Elephant

100% success

Giraffe

100% success

Hippo

100% success

Lion

100% success

Roan antelope

100% success

Sable antelope

100% success

Spotted Hyena

100% success

Wildebeest

100% success

Zebra

100% success

Aardvark

0% success

Black Rhino

0% success

Eland

0% success

Leopard

0% success

Oryx

0% success

Pangolin

0% success

Wild dog

0% success

Health & safety

Malarial protection recommended
Yes
Dangerous animals
High Risk
Fire safety

Activities

  • 4WD Safari

    4WD Safari

  • Birdwatching

    Birdwatching

  • Guided walking safari

    Guided walking safari

  • Night drive

    Night drive

Extras

Disabled access

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