Hwange Safari Lodge is situated just outside the borders of the well-known Hwange National Park, and essentially forms part of the Park. Hwange Safari Lodge in Zimbabwe is only an hour’s drive from the Victoria Falls on the road from Bulawayo.
At Hwange Safari Lodge guests are accommodated in 100 tastefully decorated rooms and suites, all en-suite and with air-conditioning, fan and heating. All rooms overlook either the waterhole, savanna bush or swimming pool. Guests shouldn’t be too surprised if they can spot a curious elephant from their window…
The Hwange Safari Lodge caters for guests with diverse needs – from families, to couples, to singles, to tour groups. Guests can choose between spacious suites or standard rooms, with double or twin beds. Only a limited number of rooms have TV to ensure peace and quiet. Mosquito nets, tea/coffee-making facilities, coffee table and lounge chairs, hairdryer, telephone and a writing desk are standard in all rooms and suites.
The Hwange Safari Lodge has two restaurants: the Dingani Restaurant (seating for 150 persons) and the open air pool area (seating for 200 persons). The Dingani Restaurant offers an a la carte menu and has a splendid view of the surrounding bush through the glass windows and sliding doors. The pool area offers snacks and light meals, buffet breakfasts, lunch and dinners, and a bonfire is made every night. If you really want to experience Hwange Safari Lodge at its best, ask for a bush dinner. Here, long tables are set up alongside sparkling bonfires and a sumptious bush buffet is served.
The Tusker Cocktail Bar can accommodate 50 people (and a 100 more, if the lounge is also taken into account). The Waterhole Bar is situated on the viewing deck, and is usually closed during the low season. However, the Waterhole Bar will be opened for guests on request. This is the ideal place to watch the animals coming for a drink while you are sipping a cool sundowner.
The highlights at Hwange Safari Lodge are the guided night or daytime game drives. If you don’t feel like venturing into the bush, you can simply enjoy the parade of animals visiting the waterhole. A nearby pottery village offers unique gifts to take home. While staying at Hwange Safari Lodge, you can also visit the nearby Dete, to visit their animal sanctuary for the well-known “painted dogs”.
The conference facilities at Hwange Safari Lodge are of an international standard and cater for up to 100 delegates. The facilities include all electronic equipment necessary for conferencing, the staff at Hwange Safari Lodge will also be very accommodating should you need extra equipment.
After your visit to Hwange Safari Lodge your next stop will clearly be Victoria Falls. victoria Falls is one of the wonders of the world but it is much more than just a waterfall. The town is regarded as the adventure capital of Africa with activities ranging from Booze cruises to class 5 White water rafting and from elephant back safaris to walking with lions. Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe is famous for its excellent hotels and lodges, among them the Victoria Falls Hotel, The Kingdom and Elephant Hills. All of these hotels are part of the same chain as Hwange Safari Lodge.
The Great Zimbabwe Monument is within a days drive from Hwange Safari Lodge. among the many hotels and lodges at this world heritage site is Norma Jeane's Lakeview Resort our favourite. They offer both self-catering accommodation and hotel rooms.
If you plan to visit Botswana the best would be to contact Temba Botswana We specialises in tailormade safaris to Botswana. If you plan to enter zimbabwe through the Pandamatenga gate you will be very near Hwange Safari lodge. Nata Lodge might then be a good overnight stop before you cross into Zimbabwe.
Kambro self-catering ( self contained ) accommodation offers accommodation on a farm north of Britstown.
Grunau Country House is an award winning hotel in Grunau Namibia. It offers excellent accommodation and meals in Grunau, a small town in the south of Namibia.Mariental River Chalets is next to the main road in Mariental in Namibia. They offers self-catering ( self contained ) accommodation in Mariental.