Little Makalolo Camp

Intimate Little Makalolo Camp lies in one of the most prolific wildlife areas in Zimbabwe’s magnificent Hwange National Park, surrounded by a diversity of habitats that attract an endless stream of wildlife all year round. Accommodation is offered in just 6 tented suites – including a family unit – to preserve the exclusive atmosphere, whilst the camp’s location within a private concession ensures personalised wilderness experiences,

Inside every guest tent is a generously sized bed, writing desk and chair with a rustic wooden partition separating the bedroom from the ensuite bathroom, fitted with twin copper hand basins as well as indoor and outdoor showers. Wooden walkways link all guest tents to the main area, which houses a contemporary lounge and dining area, large timber deck, plunge pool and fire pit.

Things to do at Little Makalolo Camp include game drives in the early morning and late evening in search of the many, many creatures that inhabit Hwange’s unspoilt terrain, walking safaris accompanied by a knowledgeable guide and visits to a rural local village, usually touring the school. Little Makalolo also boasts a delightful log-pile hide located next to a busy waterhole, so you can spend your afternoon here watching elephants splash. Should you wish to spend an unforgettable night out in the bush, a ‘star bed’ can be set up for you on a raised platform next to a natural pan.

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How to get to Little Makalolo Camp

Air transfers can be arranged into Little Makalolo’s private airstrip from Victoria Falls Airport, a journey of about one hour.

 

Activities at Little Makalolo Camp

  • Game drives by day and night
  • Walking safaris
  • Star bed sleepouts
  • Village visits
  • Wildlife hide

Little Makalolo Camp Highlights

  • A fabulous luxury safari camp set in one of Zimbabwe’s most productive gameviewing areas
  • Exclusive, personalised wildlife experiences
  • Just six beautiful tented suites to guarantee privacy and intimacy
  • Game drives, walking safaris and sleepouts
  • A magnificent log-pile hide near a waterhole favoured by elephants

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Below are some of our preferred tented camps and lodges in the Hwange region. Please contact us to tailor accommodation options to suit the style of your trip and your budget.

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Linkwasha Camp

Linkwasha Camp nestles in an exclusive private concession in Hwange National Park’s remote southwest, next to a pan that attracts prolific game all year round.

Little Makalolo Camp

Intimate Little Makalolo Camp lies in one of the most prolific gameviewing areas in Zimbabwe’s magnificent Hwange National Park, with wildlife in abundance all year round.

Somalisa Camp

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The Hide

The Hide is a family-run classic safari camp in Zimbabwe's fantastic Hwange National Park that has remained hugely popular for over 25 years.

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Zimbabwe Overview

Why should I travel to Zimbabwe? Zimbabwe offers amazing wildlife experiences, from the safari parks and reserves along the mighty Zambezi River and Lake Kariba to the vast wilderness of Hwange National Park. The jewel in the country’s crown is the spectacular Victoria Falls. The country has a long history and the ancient stone city of Great Zimbabwe gave the country its name.

When is the best time to go to Zimbabwe?The dry season (May-Oct) is the best time for gameviewing as the bush dries out and game congregates at the precious remaining waterholes. Late in the dry season, there will be much less water going over the Victoria Falls, whilst at the height of summer there will be a lot of spray and it may be more difficult to see the falls.

What is the culture of Zimbabwe? Zimbabweans are known for their rich culture, dance and music traditions. They are also recognised for their fine art and craft including basketware, pottery and the famous Shona stone sculptures. The two main tribes are the Shona and the Matabele.

What is the climate in Zimbabwe? Moderate climate (22°-29°C) though hotter in the Zambezi Valley and around the Victoria Falls where temperatures can reach 40°C. The dry season is from May-Oct when almost no rain falls and the days are warm and sunny. Nights can be very cold with sub-zero temperatures from Jun-Aug. Oct is the hottest month. Rain falls regularly in the summer (Nov-Mar/Apr) turning the bush lush and green.

What can I combine Zimbabwe with? Zambia, Botswana or South Africa. Chobe National Park in Botswana is just across the border and can be easily reached by road from Victoria Falls. Zambia and the town of Livingstone is across the river from Victoria Falls.

How to get to Zimbabwe? Fly from Johannesburg to Victoria Falls. Alternatively you can easily take a road transfer from Livingstone in Zambia or from Botswana. For an Edwardian-style, luxury rail experience travel by Rovos Rail from Pretoria in South Africa to Victoria Falls.

Do I need a Visa for Zimbabwe? Please call us on 1300 363 302 or visit or FAQ page

Do I need vaccinations for Zimbabwe? Please call us on 1300 363 302 or visit or FAQ page

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