Zambezi Lifestyles - Mana Pools
Zambezi Expeditions - Mana Pools National Park
Zambezi Expeditions - Mana Pools National Park
Zambezi Expeditions - Mana Pools National Park
Zambezi Expeditions - Mana Pools National Park
Zambezi Expeditions - Mana Pools National Park
Zambezi Expeditions - Mana Pools National Park
Zambezi Expeditions - Mana Pools National Park

ZAMBEZI EXPEDITIONS CAMP - MANA POOLS NATIONAL PARK

Zambezi Expeditions Camp is a small, semi-mobile camp situated at the Nkupi camping site right on the banks of the Zambezi River and offers you the chance to explore and experience both Mana Pools and the river.

Mana Pools is known for its wildlife rich flood plains and magnificent views of the Zambezi River with the Zambian escarpment as a backdrop. The river boasts some of Africa’s most amazing adventure canoeing safaris and sport fishing creating a combination of adventure in a stunning location.

The six mini Meru style tents are set along the river on the open flood plains wildlife wanders through the camp. The tents have ensuite bathroom facilities with hot water bucket showers and comfortable beds looking out over the Zambezi.

Activities include adventurous canoeing safaris, tracking game along the shorelines by foot, fishing for the iconic tiger fish and game drives in open 4 x 4 vehicles along the flood plains and into the heart of the Mana Pools UNESCO World Heritage Site.

LOCATION

Zambezi Expeditions Camp is located on the banks of the Zambezi River in the Mana Pools National Park.  Access is via a 2.5 hour light aircraft flight from Victoria Falls or a 1.5 hour light aircraft flight from Harare to Mana Main Airstrip where you are met and transferred by game drive to camp which takes around 40 minutes.

CAMP

There are just 6 comfortable mini Meru style tents with proper beds and ensuite bathrooms with bucket showers.

The main area is open with a canvas roof and there is a comfortable lounge area and indoor dining area.  The camp has a fire pit to enjoy sundowners overlooking the river and often dinner is served outside under the stars.

The camp is powered by a generator and there are communal charging facilities available in main area.

ACTIVITIES AND WILDLIFE

Situated in the northern region of Zimbabwe on the southern banks of the Zambezi River Mana Pools National Park is a wildlife rich, biodiverse wilderness and is a paradise for walking and canoeing safaris.

You can expect to spot hippopotamus, crocodile, elephants and a wonderful array of aquatic birds within this UNESCO World Heritage Site and there’s a good chance of seeing packs of wild dog and lions hunting around waterholes where prey are seemingly easy pickings.

The landscapes are beautiful too, dotted with acacia trees whose shade becomes vital to the parks more than 12,000-strong elephant population in the dry season.  The park offers the feeling of remoteness and extreme wilderness and if you visit in winter you’ll find yourself exploring amongst the highest concentration of wildlife in Africa. 

Game Drives – safaris in this game-rich region offer the chance to get close to wildlife such as eland, elephant, African wild dogs, water buck, big herds of buffalo, kudu, lion and leopard. 

Walking Safaris - walking in Mana Pools is one of the closest experiences of being in the complete wilderness and often walks are along the riverbank of the Zambezi. The area is one of the best to experience wild dog encounters on foot.

Canoeing - the Lower Zambezi River is the perfect setting for an adventurous canoeing safari. Paddle along the tranquil waters of the Zambezi River and enjoy the pristine scenery of Mana Pools National Park from a unique angle. On your canoeing safari you’ll get the chance to see wildlife such as hippos, crocodiles, elephants, and incredible birdlife.

Fishing - the Zambezi River is well-known for some of the best tiger fishing in Africa. The slow flow of the Zambezi allows for great catch-and-release tiger fishing with your guide.

GIVING BACK

African Bush Camps are committed to sustainable development through creating opportunities that empower rural communities located in vulnerable wildlife areas in Zimbabwe, Botswana and Zambia. They work to create these opportunities through Education, Community Empowerment, Community Infrastructure and Conservation.

ZAMBEZI EXPEDITIONS CAMP IS CLOSED FROM DECEMBER THROUGH TO MARCH EVERY YEAR

THE CAMP WELCOME FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN AGED 16 YEARS AND OLDER WHO CAN TAKE ADVANTAGE OF WALKING SAFARIS ONCE THEY ARE 16

Call +44 1386 830264 or Email [email protected]

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