- Walking safari options
- Game drives
- Fishing and sunset cruises
- Birding and wildlife photography
- The large tented suites
- Views, views and views
- Lodge type; Safari Camp
- Location; Mana Pools
- Lodge size; 7 Tented Suites
- Recommended stay; 3-7 nights
Chikwenya Camp is located at the confluence of the Sapi River and the Zambezi River, on the eastern border of the world heritage Mana Pools National Park. One of the more remote safari camps that we have on offer not only in Zimbabwe but Southern Africa as a whole.
Chikwenya is located within a private 7000-acre concession, offers guest access to 5km of Zambezi River frontage all to themselves.
Mana Pools National Park is famed for her wildlife including; Lion, leopard, elephant, and buffalo are abundant as well as eland, nyala, zebra, kudu, impala, baboon, waterbuck and warthog.
Birdlife is also nothing short of spectacular.
Hands down, between Mana Pool and the Lower Zambezi National Park, two of the best parks in South Africa.
NOTE: Chikwenya is open seasonally between April and mid/late November - depending on the rains.
Chikwenya Camp is one of the most luxurious establishments found on banks the Zambezi River in Mana Pools, comprising of 7 tented suites (including two family options). All suites offer large bedrooms, en-suite bathrooms with shower and freestanding bath and a private wooden viewing deck.
The two family suites offer en-suite two bedrooms, a large viewing deck and private plunge pool; these are perfect for small families or a couple that wants space.
Suite facilities included;
- Electrical Outlets
- Laundry Service (Complimentary)
- Mosquito Nets
- Tea / Coffee
Whether it be breakfast, brunch, lunch, high tea or dinner, one is in for a delightful treat. Fresh ingredients all prepared by a competent team in the kitchen, all meals are taken in either indoor or outdoor locations, depending on weather and time of day.
Should one have dietary requests, please advise so when booking.
With both the central guest area and the tented suites being located on the Zambezi River banks in a dense Albida and Natal mahogany forest, Chikwenya offers amazing views from almost any angle.
The thatched central guest area offers up indoor and outdoor dining areas, a small lounge and outdoor seating area, a bar area with a view, and a swimming pool with loungers.
Activities on offer at Chikwenya Camp include;
- Morning and afternoon game drives
- Night drives
- Walking safari options (a must)
- Boat cruises
- Bird watching
- Fishing on the Zambezi for the world-famous tigerfish
All activities are led by some of Zimbabwe's most experienced and high trained guides and trackers.
Chikwenya does welcome families with suitable family accommodation options on offer, children though need to be on the older side of the coin, 12 years and older (8 years and older if a private safari vehicle is booked).
This is one of the wildest areas in Africa, Chikwenya is unfenced and malaria is present.
Rates from US$1 352.00 pp
Per person per night sharing
Rates are in US Dollar
*Rates may vary according to season
- All meals
- Twice daily scheduled camp activities
- Park fees
- All local drinks
- Premium imported brands and champagne
- All flights
- Transfers, unless stated
- Optional activities
- Travel insurance
- Items of a personal nature