Mana Pools National Park

15 of our best lodges and safari camps in Mana Pools National Park

Mana Pools is deservedly one of Zimbabwe’s most popular wildlife destinations and the park facilities can become stretched in the main winter season. All of the accommodations listed below offer wonderful wildlife viewing experience coupled with a level of personal service and catering that few people would associate with ‘camping’.
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Vundu Camp

Vundu Camp

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Vundu is a small camp with a long-standing reputation. It sits on the banks of the Zambezi River in the heart of Zimbabwe’s Mana ...More about Vundu Camp

Excellent  96%
(36 reviews)

First Class guiding and sightings Authentic bush camp atmosphere Food was too copious in quantity and needs a little more refinement and imagination. Vundu Camp reviews...

Kanga Bush Camp

Kanga Bush Camp

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Situated in one of the most remote parts of Mana Pools National Park, Kanga Camp lies next to the isolated Kanga Pan. Unlike ...More about Kanga Bush Camp

Excellent  93%
(14 reviews)

From the hustle and bustle of the main part of the park, it was nice to end the trip in a concession to avoid all of the other traffic. Game viewing is entirely depend ... Kanga Bush Camp reviews...

Ruckomechi Camp

Ruckomechi Camp

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Refurbished in 2016, the smart Ruckomechi Camp spans nearly a kilometre of riverfront in a private concession just beside the ...More about Ruckomechi Camp

Excellent  93%
(14 reviews)

Terrific food and service Excellent guiding and sightings Beautifully appointed room Ruckomechi Camp reviews...

Stretch Ferreira Safaris Camp

Stretch Ferreira Safaris Camp

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Stretch Ferreira Safaris, formerly Goliath Safaris, is one of the most established safari operators in Mana Pools National Park, ...More about Stretch Ferreira Safaris

Excellent  94%
(14 reviews)

A visit to Goliath is worthwhile just to experience Stretch and his wealth of knowledge and quirky sense of humour. When we were there the 2 safari vehicles travelled round ... Stretch Ferreira Safaris reviews...

Zambezi Expeditions

Zambezi Expeditions

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Zambezi Expeditions (formerly known as Zambezi Lifestyles) offers simple accommodation in Mana Pools National Park. The camp ...More about Zambezi Expeditions

Excellent  95%
(8 reviews)

This is a fantastic simple camp on the banks of the Zambezi run by a truly wonderful team. The tents are not luxurious but are clean and very comfortable, looking out ... Zambezi Expeditions reviews...

Mana Pools Canoe Trail

Mana Pools Canoe Trail

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Canoeing is a superb way to see the Zambezi Valley, and particularly Mana Pools National Park. Floating down the river, between ...More about Mana Canoe Trail

Excellent  100%
(3 reviews)

Canoe safari was excellent. Was expecting to "rough-it", but the camps were incredibly luxurious. Being on the water gave a whole new perspective. Water ... Mana Canoe Trail reviews...

John's Camp

John's Camp

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Opened in April 2017, the small, semi-permanent John's Camp is set up at the beginning of each safari season in one of Mana Pools ...More about John's Camp

Excellent  100%
(1 reviews)

A very special little camp. It felt like a proper bush camp which we loved, but also had a luxury feel to it. The tents were really lovely with great views. The food was ... John's Camp reviews...

Little Vundu

Little Vundu

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A small camp based on the banks of the Zambezi River, Little Vundu is an intimate semi-permanent camp often privately reserved ...More about Little Vundu

Good  80%
(1 reviews)

The location of the camp by the river is really good, with lots of elephants visiting day and night. It is comfortable with no "frills", expect a real bush experience. I ... Little Vundu reviews...

Chikwenya Camp

Chikwenya Camp

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For many years Chikwwenya has sat in a private concession on Mana Pool's eastern boundary, overlooking the vast floodplains of ...More about Chikwenya Camp

Kavinga Safari Camp

Kavinga Safari Camp

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Kavinga Safari Camp is one of the few properties in Zimbabwe’s Mana Pools National Park not based on the banks of the Zambezi River...More about Kavinga Safari Camp

Little Ruckomechi

Little Ruckomechi

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Opened in July 2016, Little Ruckomechi is situated in a private concession connected to the western boundary of Mana Pools National ...More about Little Ruckomechi

Nyamatusi Camp

Nyamatusi Camp

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Located on the eastern side of Zimbabwe’s Mana Pools National Park, overlooking the Zambezi River, Nyamatusi Camp opened in April ...More about Nyamatusi Camp

Nyamatusi Mahogany

Nyamatusi Mahogany

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Located in in the Zambezi Valley within Zimbabwe’s Mana Pools National Park, Nyamatusi Mahogany camp is a laid-back, family-orient...More about Nyamatusi Mahogany

Sapi Explorers Camp

Sapi Explorers Camp

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Located in the 1,200 km2 Sapi Concession on the banks of the Zambezi River Sapi Explorers Camp is an exciting new camp in the ...More about Sapi Explorers Camp

Sapi Springs Camp

Sapi Springs Camp

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Sapi Springs Camp is an exciting new property in the 1,200 km2, Sapi Concession. Built beside the seasonal Sapi River, away from ...More about Sapi Springs Camp

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