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Chikwenya Camp

Reviews of Chikwenya Camp

Wildlife sightings and reviews

1 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Chikwenya Camp and kindly agreed to share their thoughts. They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa

Wildlife sightings by our travellers
Starting in Aug-2022, 1 of our travellers have recorded their wildlife sightings at Chikwenya Camp.
Lion

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Eland

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Elephant

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Hippo

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Zebra

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Mr & Mrs H
UK

"Chikwenya Camp review"

3 nights Arrived 15 Aug 2022
"Chikwenya is a beautiful, relatively new, camp located on the eastern side of the Mana Pools National Park on the banks of the Zambezi. It has 9 tents each with a private outlook over the Zambezi. Our tent was extremely comfortable and well equipped. The tents are accessed by an elevated wooden walkway and ours was the furthest from the main camp (about a 5 minute walk).

The main area comprises a large lounge/dining tent, a bar tent and a good sized pool arranged around a camp fire area shaded by large trees overlooking the river. The food and service was top notch with the food being probably the best of the four camps that we visited on this trip.

When we arrived the camp was full as we joined a family party of twelve from the US. When they left we had the whole camp to ourselves which was great in some ways but not in others.

The area is stunningly beautiful, we particularly liked the riverside forest to the east of the camp especially when the sun was low in the sky and filtered through the trees, a place where a landscape photographer could spend a lot of time. The camp offers a good range of activities: game drives, canoeing and boat trips on the Zambezi and guided walking. The water based activities were very enjoyable and provided a nice change from the two game drives a day from our previous camps.

The variety of activities does mean that there are fewer vehicles out on game drives at any given time. This is compounded by being the only camp in the area meaning that there may not be many pairs of human eyes in the bush. In three days we had one predator sighting, a pair of mating Lions, but many sightings of Elephants, Hippo, Zebra, Eland and other antelopes. The highlight was probably Elephants reaching up into the trees for food. The range of birds was very good." See all these reviews: 10n in Zimbabwe; 4n in Botswana
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Sightings Report

Eland

5 sightings

Elephant

10 sightings

Hippo

10 sightings

Lion

1 sighting

Zebra

5 sightings

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