. Hwange self catering accommodation

Self Catering Accommodation in Hwange

Tented Private Camp and Parks Board provide self-catering family cottages, bungalows & chalets

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Main Camp - parks board H,Q:

The turn-off to Main Camp is at the 264,5 kilometre peg on the Bulawayo-Victoria Falls Road. From here a tar road (15 kilometres) leads to the Park boundary at the railway crossing, a short distance from the Camp.

Robins Camp:

A gravel road turns off the main Bulawyo – Victoria Falls Road 48 kilometres south of Victoria Falls. From the junction it is approximately 70 kilometres to Robins Camp and en route there is a turn off to Matetsi Safari Area headquarters and to Pandamatenga. Robins Camp can also be reached by road through the Park from Main Camp and Sinamatella during the dry season. If proceeding through one of these camps obtain information about the route from the relevant camp.

Sinamatella :

A tar then gravel road branches off the main Bulawayo – Victoria Falls Road near the town of Hwange. The Camp is reached 45 kilometres further on via Mbala lodge in the Deka Safari Area

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How to get to Hwange Game Reserve

Access to the Park may be made by:

Air
An unlicensed airstrip exists at Main Camp for private/ charter aircraft. Prior permission to land must be obtained at Main Camp. Please note there are no hangars.
Hwange National Airport is situated nearby.

Road
It is usually possible from May to October to enter the Park by any designated access road and to drive to any of the camps. During the wet season though, advice should be sought as to the best routes. The visitor reception at each camp will provide advice on the many game-viewing drives of the 480 kilometres of the Park’s road system. Please note that the camps are interconnected by a road network, however, the roads are not always in the best of conditions

Hwange self catering accommodation

Lodges - Hwange self catering accommodation
Lodges in Hwange National Park are units with one or two bedrooms, bathroom, fully equipped kitchen with refrigerator and stove, lounge and verandah.

Cooking utensils, cutlery and crockery are provided.

Cottages - Hwange self catering accommodation
Cottages are units with 1 or 2 bedrooms, bathroom and verandah. Cooking facilities are communal, with electric hot plates provided.

The cottages have a centrally located thatched, open dining area with refrigerators available for communal use. Normally no cutlery or crockery is provided.

Chalets - Hwange self catering accommodation
These are units with 1 or 2 bedrooms, and a verandah. Cooking facilities are available on wood or charcoal braais.

Electric refrigerator and sink are provided in each unit. Ablution and toilet facilites are provided in a communal block.

Camping and Caravan sites
Camping and caravan sites have piped water to each stand. Cooking facilities are available on wood or charcoal braais.

Ablution and toilet facilities are provided in communal blocks. Visitors should note that tent and camping equipment are not available for hire.


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The Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Authority (ZimParks) is responsible for conserving Zimbabwe's wildlife and wilderness resources, in National Parks, Protected Areas and on other state-owned land.

A vast area of Zimbabwe's Zambezi Valley falls under such protection, with the most well-known areas being the  Zambezi NP; Victoria Falls NP; Chizarira NP; Matusadona NP; Lake Kariba Recreational Park and Mana Pools National Park.

ZimParks has self-catering tourism lodges/cottages and campsite facilities for visitors in its properties throughout Zimbabwe.  All of these are situated in prime scenic and wildlife areas.  In the Victoria Falls, Kariba and Zambezi area facilities are as follows: 

Zambezi National Park (Vic Falls): 4-bed lodges, fishing camps, campsites and picnic sites

Kariba Nyanyana: campsite and 6-bed lodge (Direct bookings e-mail: chararasafari@gmail.com )

Matusadona National Park : campsite and two 9-bed exclusive lodges 

Chizarira National Park: campsites

Marongora: campsite

Chinhoyi Caves: campsite and 24-bed Chinhoyi Caves Motel  www.chinhoyicavesmotel.org

Mana Pools National Park: public campsite; two 8-bed lodges, three 4-bed cottages, exclusive camps (see maps)

Chewore North Safari Area: campsite

BOOKINGS:  
Reservations for Parks facilities are opened one year in advance to all clients, including Zimbabwe residents. Clients are treated on a first come first serve basis, with payment being demanded up front. 

NOTE THAT  A NEW ONLINE BOOKING SYSTEM IS BEING INTRODUCED WHICH WILL ALLOW FOR CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS.

THIS SYSTEM IS BEING PHASED IN FROM DECEMBER 2015.

UNDER THE NEW SYSTEM, PAYMENT  FOR BOOKINGS WILL BE REQUIRED WITHIN 48 HOURS OR THE BOOKING WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE REMOVED.  

UNTIL THE NEW ONLINE SYSTEM IS OPERATIONAL, ALL BOOKINGS WILL BE MANUALLY PROCESSED VIA E-MAIL (SEE BELOW).

The correct e-mail address for National Park reservations is: bookings@zimparks.co.zw  

Tel:  +263 4 706077/8   or  +263 4 707624-9