Overview

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Miombo Safari Camp

and 

Little Miombo Camp

HWANGE NATIONAL PARK IN ZIMBABWE 

Come and experience a relaxed and charming safari destination at an amazing rates.

Miombo Presentation:

Miombo Safari Lodge is nestled amongst trees on the edge of the world-renowned Hwange National Park, Miombo Elephant Camp & Little Miombo (a sister Camp) provide a relaxed & charming safari destination less than 2 hours’ drive from Victoria Falls. Miombo is the closest lodge to the private tour operator access gate into Hwange National Park.

The name stems from the regular nightly visits by elephant to the waterhole, often within metres of the platform suites & popular viewing deck.

Little Miombo is adjacent to Miombo Safari Camp & can be used as an independent self-catering camp or in conjunction with Elephant Camp.  The two camps share facilities such as the swimming pool & viewing deck.

Miombo Camp Site

is an area for overland tourist trucks & campers with simple facilities & ablutions. Campers are welcome to have meals at Miombo Safari Camp.

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  • Location

    Miombo Safari Camp is nestled amongst trees on the edge of the world-renowned Hwange National Park,

    The Camp is located just outside the Hwange National Park, on the tar road between the local town Dete and the Main park entrance. It is only a few kilometres from the National Park boundary and as Hwange has no boundary fences, wildlife moves in and out of the park freely.

    Miombo being positioned so close to the boundary means that game can and does move through their private concession, with elephants, buffalo and on occasion the resident lion pride coming to drink at the waterhole in front of the camp.

  • Accommodation

     

    Accommodation at Miombo Elephant Camp

    7 Elevated en-suite tented suites overlooking the private waterhole
    1 Elevated en-suite tree-house overlooking the private waterhole
    1 Family unit which is part of the main building
    2 Family chalets with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, lounge & verandah
    Thatched main lounge/dining area
    Viewing deck overlooking the private waterhole

     

    Accommodation at Little Miombo Camp

    8 identical spacious en-suite tents ideal for small groups
    A large, tented lounge/dining-room & bar
    Private waterhole

     

    All rooms have:

    • En-suite bathrooms with flush toilet and shower
    • Wardrobe or storage space
    • Veranda with chairs and table (elevated suites only)
    • Mosquito nets

     

     

    Main Tent

     

    Tent Interior

     

    en suite

     

    Camp site.

    Miombo Camp Site is an area for overland tourist trucks & campers with simple facilities & ablutions. Campers are welcome to have meals at Miombo Safari Camp.

     

  • Facilities

     

    The Camp has a thatched main lounge, dining area, bar, social firepit, swimming pool & a raised viewing deck overlooking a private waterhole.

     

    Facilities and Services

    • 240V Electricity supply
    • Hair dryer
    • Swimming pool
    • Main lodge with reception and guest lounge, dining area and bar
    • Little Miombo has tented lounge and dining area and bar
    • Fire pit
    • Water hole (at both camps)
    • Laundry
    • Barbeque facilities in central area

     

     

    Fire Pit

     

    Water Hole

     

    Little Miombo

  • Activities

     

    Game Drives

    Morning and afternoon game drives in Hwange National Park, night and day drives on Miombo’s private concession

     

    Birding

     

    Guided nature walks

     

    Visit to a local village.

    2 Unique Hwange National Park Cultural Experiences & Village Visits for 2024-2025

     

    Visit to Painted Dog Centre

    Painted Dog Conservation

     

    Horseback Safari

  • Why stay there

    It is the most accessible of all the safari camps in Hwange

    It is rates are cheaper than many of the other camps

  • Getting there

     

    • Self-drive: 300kms from Bulawayo or 200kms from Victoria Falls

    • Fly-in: Hwange Airport is 10 minutes from Miombo Safari Camp and is accessible via road transfer.

  • General Information

     

    Inclusive and Exclusive during your stay

     

    Fully Inclusive Rates Include

    • Accommodation
    • All meals and local drinks
    • 2 Game activities per day
    • Laundry
    • A donation for Wild Dog conservation

     

    Fully Inclusive Rates Exclude

    • Hwange National Park fees
    • Transfers
    • Guided walking activities and horse back safaris

     

    Children

    • Children are welcome.
    • Children 3 years and under stay free. Children 4 to 11 pay 30%, and children 12 to 16 pay 50% of the adult rate. 17 years olds and older are considered adults.
    • Only 1 child sharing with an adult permitted in each room.

     

    Status

    Miombo Safari Camp and its sister Little Miombo rates are cheaper than many of the other camps which makes it a perfect choice for people on a tighter budget. The trade-off is that it is not in a prime location and one has to travel into the Park for a full safari experience.

     

    Hence this camp for clients on a tighter budget who are not concerned with the bells and whistles but to still want to get to see and experience Hwange. The camp does offer game drives in its own safari vehicles but this camp is ideal for self-drive tourists – half- and full-board options are available.

     

    Advantages

    • Close to main road, Hwange Main Camp, and Hwange Airport – easily accessible
    • A range of accommodation available from cheap thatched chalets to more expensive elevated     tents
    • An easy drive from either Bulawayo or Victoria Falls

     

    Disadvantages

    • Not in a prime location – a full safari experience can only be had by driving into Hwange National Park, although the entrance to the park is only 20 kilometres from Miombo Camp

  • Combination Safari Itinerary

    Victoria Falls & Hwange National Park & Chobe National Park Safari combination, in all of the amazing value-for-money glory – click on the link here:

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    This combination safari itinerary can commence on any day of any week from July 01st 2022, until March 31st, 2023, it is priced based on two guests travelling together, sharing the same room. 

  • Hwange National Park

    Hwange Climate

    Winter Months – Mid May, June, July, early August, although the days are warm with beautiful blue skies, the evenings can get extremely cold and temperatures below freezing are not uncommon, so definitely bring warm clothing. It’s cold I promise you!

    Summer months – September through to May. Hot to extremely hot days and warm evenings.

    Rainy season – Generally between late November and April although the occasional rain can occur out of these dates.

     

    Best Game Viewing Months
    August, September, October and early November are by far the best months for game viewing in this park. Water becomes extremely scarce and the animals congregate around the few pumped waterholes. Sitting patiently and quietly at one of these water holes will reward you with very good game viewing.

    During the rainy season from late November through to April, a completely different park emerges to that of the dry season. Parched savannahs turn into lush fields with an abundance of grazing. The animals disperse and game viewing becomes limited. It’s called the green season and has it’s own magic as this is when the park and all the animals rejuvenate themselves, feeding like crazy on the abundance of food. Newly born animals can be seen everywhere and the birdlife is absolutely prolific.

    It is situated in the southwest of Zimbabwe between Bulawayo and Victoria Falls.

    Credit Victoria Falls Guide

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