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Mana Pools Accommodation

Access is difficult and therefore restricted to long drives or charter flights, because of this there is not a great deal of choice when it comes to finding a place to stay

Mana Pools National Park is situated in the middle Zambezi Valley on the northern most border of Zimbabwe. This iconic national park is well known for its large concentrations of wildlife, especially in the dry season, and its outstanding scenery.

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Accommodation is limited to a few luxury safari camps, a couple of mobile safaris camps or the National Parks facilities.

The National Parks have several campsites available for the self drive tourist and two lodges which are in dire need of repair.

Luxury safari camps include, Ruckomechi, Vundu, Goliath Safaris and Chikwenya all situated along the river. Kanga camp is situated deep inland and offers a quite different experience. A couple of safari operators have access to sites designated for mobile tented camps. These camps are not permanent and are taken down and re-erected every couple of weeks.

Canoeing safaris are a very popular activity in Mana Pools, as this is an extremely beautiful stretch of river, rich in wildlife. Canoeing is an idyllic way to really experience this park but suited to the more adventurous, as dodging hippos and crocodiles is a daily pastime. There are few different options available which include luxury and not so luxurious canoe trips.

Mana Pools Accommodation

Guests at Ruckomechi Camp - Mana Pools, Zimbabwe

Ruckomechi Camp
Location: Mana Pools National Park - western edge, 50 kilometres from Chirundu
Approximate International Fully Inclusive Prices: Low season - $702, High Season - $906 pppns.
Size: 10 en-suite tented rooms - twin, double and family suites
Star Rating: N/A - Luxury safari camp
Advantages: Beautiful location, on the banks of the Zambezi, Great game viewing and bird watching, Professional guides, Luxury rooms, with great views, Premiere Private Concession, Various game viewing activities- including game drives, night drives, walks, boat cruises, fishing and canoeing.

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Front view of Kanga Camp - Mana Pools, Zimbabwe

Kanga Camp
Location: Mana Pools National Park - along the old Ruckomechi River
Approximate International Fully Inclusive Prices: Shoulder season - $477, High Season - $684 pppns.
Size: 6 en-suite tented rooms
Star Rating: N/A - Luxury tented camp
Advantages: Unique Mana Pools experience since it is not along the Zambezi River; Plenty of game and birds around camp and in the national park; Can be packaged with sister camps in Hwange and/or Botswana; Various activities including canoeing, fishing, game drives and game walks

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Guests set up on the Zambezi shorelone at Zambezi Life Styles - Mana Pools, Zimbabwe

Zambezi Life Styles
Location: Mana Pools National Park
Approximate International Fully Inclusive Prices: Low season - $477, High Season - $684 pppns.
Size: 5 en-suite tents
Star Rating: N/A - Luxury mobile camp
Advantages: Privately located camps along the Zambezi River shoreline; Plenty of animal and bird species to be seen in the area; Various fun activities such as canoeing, fishing, game walks and game drives in Mana Pools National Park; Can be packaged with sister camps in Mana Pools, Hwange, and Botswana

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