Mana Pools National Park

9 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  95%
(26 reviews)

We had a 3 night safari at Vundu Camp 2 weeks ago and loved our experience. It was our favorite camp. The family feel and welcoming environment is amazing. Our guide, Alex, ... 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  91%
(11 reviews)

After a seamless transfer from the airstrip, we received a very warm welcome from camp manager, Karen. From then on the service and support in the camp was first class (as ... Ruckomechi Camp reviews...

Goliath Safaris

Goliath Safaris

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Goliath Safaris is one of the most established safari operators in Mana Pools National Park, with nearly 30 years' experience ...More about Goliath Safaris

Excellent  96%
(10 reviews)

We decided to start our safari to Zimbabwe at Goliath as we were interested in a more walking based safari and had heard and read great reports on the charismatic Stretch ... Goliath 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

Good  90%
(4 reviews)

There was an issue with the guiding which has now been addressed by Expert Africa with African Bush Camps 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%
(2 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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Named after renowned safari guide John Stevens, John's Camp is the newest camp in Zimbabwe's Mana Pools National Park, due for ...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...

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

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