Somalisa Camp is located inside the Hwange National Park, in a private concession, on the Somalisa floodplains, along the Kennedy vlei-line. Access is possible via a scheduled 4.5 hour road transfer from Victoria Falls or from Bulawayo, or by charter flight into Hwange or Manga airstrip. Self-drive guests should have a 4x4 vehicle.
Somalisa is a small tented camp, set under the shade of acacia trees on an ancient river system. With only twelve beds, the camp has been designed for low environment impact whilst not detracting from offering a luxurious experience to its guests. The use of solar lighting ensures your comfort without interfering with the environment and the area’s natural surrounds. Hot
water bottles will be provided for the cooler nights. Somalisa Camp is an authentic bush camp, a blend of old African charm from bygone safari days, and modern conveniences with understated elegance.
The camp’s main area includes a library, a sitting area, dining table, a swimming pool, and a platform overlooking a pan 3km from camp. The views are unsurpassed. Hwange being the largest reserve in Zimbabwe offers huge game concentrations, with over 100 animal species and more than 400 bird species. Known as the ‘Land of the Giants’, the elephant
population tips 30 000 individuals. Somalisa bush walks and game drives will allow you the opportunity to observe elephant, kudu and sable antelope, zebra, wildebeest, gemsbok, the rare and endangered roan antelope, buffalo, giraffe, white rhino, lion, leopard, hyena, and many other wildlife species. The Kennedy Vlei has something to offer during each season – either the large herds during the dry season, or the wild flowers once the rains arrive. Activities include guided walks, game drives and night drives with spot lighting as well as game viewing from hides. All are lead by passionate guides amongst the best qualified in Zimbabwe.