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Ruckomechi Camp
Ruckomechi Camp
Ruckomechi Camp
Ruckomechi Camp
Ruckomechi Camp
Ruckomechi Camp

Ruckomechi Camp: Information from the owner

General information

Type
Safari Lodge
No. of rooms
10

About this information

All the information on this page is supplied to us directly from the lodge owner and reflects their view, not ours.

For Expert Africa's view, see our own full report on Ruckomechi Camp, which contains our own observations and views.


Last updated by Owner
24 Jan 2023
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Facilities at Ruckomechi Camp

Property facilities
Bar, Pool, Private Vehicle Available
Room facilities
Electrical Outlets, En-Suite, Fan, Laundry Service (Complimentary), Mosquito Nets, Safe, Tea / Coffee, Verandah
Activities on site
Bird Watching, Boating, Canoeing, Catch-and-release Fishing, Game Drives, Night Drives, Sleep Outs, Walks (Guided)

Room types at Ruckomechi Camp

Family Accommodation

The two stylish and generous tented family rooms are built on low wooden decks offering a veranda with broad vistas of the Zambezi River. With the same comforts as the standard tents, each comprise two en-suite bedrooms.

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Standard Twin/Double Tent(s)

Shaded by a gloriously broad canopy of albida trees, the sublimely spacious tents are thoughtfully positioned along the iconic Zambezi’s banks, each offering views across the river to the evocative Rift Valley Escarpment on the Zambian side.

Activities at Ruckomechi Camp

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Wilderness Ruckomechi – Birding

The multiplicity of fantastic birdlife in the area includes three-banded courser, western banded snake-eagle, Arnot's chat, green-capped eremomela, African golden oriole, Lilian’s lovebird, Böhm's spinetail and Meve's starling.

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Wilderness Ruckomechi – Canoeing *

For the more adventurous, there is the thrilling experience of canoeing along this famous river, allowing for a different perspective of the area.

* Water levels permitting.

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Wilderness Ruckomechi – Fishing

Bream (tilapia), barbel (catfish) and tigerfish are some of the more common fish found at Mana Pools. Catch and release is practised at all Wilderness camps and keen fishermen are always encouraged to bring their own equipment as we only carry basic fishing tackle.

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Wilderness Ruckomechi – Game Drives

One of the many things we are most proud to share with our guests are the wide open spaces and amazing viewing encounters with wild animals in their natural habitat. Explore the varying habitats within our private concession, as well as the National Park, accessing a diversity of habitats, and therefore a wide range of wildlife which resides in each one.

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Wilderness Ruckomechi – Guided Nature Walks

Mana Pools National Park is a remote, astonishing place that is best experienced on foot. Learn to listen for alarm calls as you venture through the wilderness led by a professional guide. This fantastic way of exploring the surrounding bush, looking out for the spoor and tracks of animals, often heralds many exciting sightings.

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Wilderness Ruckomechi – River Cruise *

Enjoy a magical sunset while cruising this amazing stretch of the Zambezi River in search of hippo, crocodile, elephants and colourful birdlife.

* Water levels permitting.

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Wilderness Ruckomechi – Star Bed At Parachute Pan *

There is no better way of falling asleep than being serenaded by the sounds of nature while you gaze up at the starry skies of Africa.

* Weather permitting and operated subject to the discretion of the Camp Manager.

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