- Camelthorn Lodge
- Wildlife on the Ngamo Plains
- Birdlife in summer
- Horseback safaris
- Night game drives
- Spacious villas
- Lodge type; Safari Lodge
- Location; Hwange National Park
- Lodge size; 8 Forest Villas
- Recommended stay; 3-5 nights
Camelthorn Lodge is located just outside the Hwange National Park in a pristine acacia forest near the southern edge of the famed Ngamo Plains. Ngamo Plain offers fantastic wildlife and birdlife sightings and is within easy reach of the lodge when on a game drive.
The lodge experience is all about the surrounding wildlife sightings with a whole host of safari activities in which one can partake, including day and night drives, horseback safaris and the exciting "pump run" all-day game drive.
Camelthorn Lodge comes highly recommended by us here at Uyaphi.com, if just for the wildlife alone.
Camelthorn Lodge with eight double story forest villas offers guests a ground floor lounge, bedroom and en-suite bathroom (bath and shower options) facilities. The flat roof area (perfect for a night under the stars) is accessible via a spiral staircase.
Villa amenities include;
- Ceiling fans
- Stocked minibar
- Coffee and tea
- Mosquito net and repellent
- Emergency whistle and air horn
- Electronic safes
- Mobile LED lamp
Simply delicious meals are served three times a day, all meals all prepared only from the best and freshest locally grown ingredients.
Special dietary requests are catered for with advance notice.
The central guest area is a stone structure with a high thatch roof built in a U shape around a large Acacia Camelthorn Tree. An indoor dining room with three open fireplaces, two lounges and an open-front bar all offer views out over the surrounding Hwange bushveld.
The central guest area also offers WiFi and cell phone reception for getting in touch with the outside world.
Safari activities at Camelthorn include;
- Early morning and afternoon game drives
- Night drives
- Game walks
- The Lookup Game Viewing Hide
- All-day drives and pump runs
- Village visits
- School tours
- Daily Horse Safari Rides (numerous options available)
Camelthorn Lodge welcome families with children over the age of 12 years.
Rates from US$665.00 pp
Per person per night sharing
Rates are in US Dollar
*Rates may vary according to season
- Guided game activities
- All meals
- Soft drinks, beers, wines and local spirits
- Transfers from Bomani Airstrip
- All flights
- All other transfers
- Optional wildlife and cultural activities
- Items of a personal nature
- Top shelf alcohol
- Travel insurance