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Ruckomechi Camp
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Ruckomechi Camp
Ruckomechi Camp
Ruckomechi Camp
Ruckomechi Camp

Reviews of Ruckomechi Camp

Wildlife sightings and reviews

14 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Ruckomechi 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 Apr-2019, 3 of our travellers have recorded their wildlife sightings at Ruckomechi Camp.
Lion

100% success

Leopard

0% success

Cheetah

0% success

Wild dog

0% success

Buffalo

100% success

Elephant

100% success

Hippo

100% success

Spotted Hyena

100% success

Zebra

100% success

Sable antelope

67% success

Eland

33% success

Roan antelope

33% success

Wildebeest

33% success

Aardvark

0% success

Pangolin

0% success

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New Mexico

"Ruckomechi Camp review"

1 night Arrived 18 Jul 2012
"We stayed here just one night as a transfer stop and loved the place. Beautiful location and wonderful staff.

As I recall there were no guides qualified to do walking safaris at the time we visited. It was good to be back on the Zambezi." See all these reviews: 11n in Zimbabwe; 6n in Malawi; 1n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mrs M
Luxembourg

"A Zambezi dream"

3 nights Arrived 14 Sep 2011
"If I had a wish free I would return to Ruckomechi right now. The last three days of my safari will stay in my memory for ever. The camp has everything a guest could wish. The location breathtaking, the tents spacious and beautifully furnished, the main area inviting and, the most important point, the people who work here.

Game viewing was excellent with the highlight of wild dog sightings. Elephants, my favourites, were in camp all the time, I loved it. The afternoon pontoon boat cruise with a visit of the carmine beeaters colony and the river crossing of an elephant family just in front of the boat will for ever stay in my heart.

Thank you, Carel, Juju, Belle, Gus, Gadrick and, above all, Rachel and Jeff to having made this safari one of my best ones" See all these reviews: 10n in Zimbabwe
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr & Mrs L
Battersea

"Ruckomechi Camp review"

3 nights Arrived 26 May 2011
"Beautiful setting by the Zambezi. We arrived at camp via an hours boat ride from the Churundi crossing. No better way to leave your busy world behind and settle into your holiday.

Accommodation and food up to a good standard.
Staff were very helpful, professional and with good senses of humour.

We saw 3 wild dogs a number of times. Elephant plentiful and relaxed,close up of eland, lots of birds and the mixture of different enviroments made it most enjoyable for the 3 nights we stayed" See all these reviews: 13n in Zimbabwe
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Good
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Good
Mr T & Mr L
London

"Lacklustre experience at Ruckomechi"

4 nights Arrived 28 Jun 2010
"In an nice setting on riverbank with great views across to Zambia. The game was OK although lots of water meant that parts of the concession were shut off (not the camp's fault of course). But we saw the usual stuff and some nice eland herds. Lion a couple of times at night.

Overall though we were very disappointed with the camp which had an odd, tense atmosphere. It felt poorly run versus other Wilderness camps we have stayed in and not a patch on Somalisa down at Hwange. Lots of niggly stuff and the guides / camp were very inflexible in the way they treated and interacted with guests.

In summary by no means terrible but much better places to go in Zimbabwe in our experience." See all these reviews: 8n in Zimbabwe
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Poor

Location:
Good
Service:
Average
Activities:
Poor
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Average
Facilities:
Average
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