Somalisa Acacia Camp, Hwange National Park
Sail tents, savannah views and a nightly show of elephant and other game coming to the waterhole each evening – just in time for sundowners. Stargazing and marshmallows around a firepit – the camp is in the heart of Hwange and is fabulous for a family safari experience.
In an area known as the Land of the Giants due to its large elephant population, the camp is in the heart of Hwange National Park Zimbabwe in a superb location on an acacia island along the edge of an ancient seasonal flood plain with breathtaking views of the savannah plains across the famous Kennedy Vlei line.
Your Room + Facilities
With only seven elegantly furnished sail tents including two family units with inter-leading walkways between the parents’ and children’s rooms. Each tent has an ensuite bathroom including flush toilets, indoor/outdoor shower as well as an old-style copper slipper bathtub. Floor fans will keep you cool in summer and a woodburner fireplace can be lit for cool evenings. There is a split levelmain deck area with separate lounge and dining, a splash pool for guests and an “Elephant Pool” and natural waterhole for the elephant and other game that seem to congregate at dusk – just in time for you to watch the show with a sundowner. Activities include guided walks with qualified guides, game drives and night drives. Special activities are organized for children taking into consideration the age of each child and includes a bush walk around the camp, cooking classes and slushy stations, storytelling, play acting, arts and crafts and fireside stargazing with hot chocolate and marshmallows.
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