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Linkwasha Camp

Linkwasha Camp offers a beautiful luxury getaway, for people wanting to enjoy the wonders of an African Safari but also want a high level of luxury when they come back from their game activities and are prepared to pay for it

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Positioned overlooking one of the largest plains in Hwange National Park, this camp is perfectly situated for the ultimate game viewing experience. Roughly an hour’s flight on Wilderness Air from Victoria Falls will put you right into the heart of Hwange, then a 45-minute game drive into camp will give you a good taste of what this area has to offer.

This premier wildlife concession owned and operated by Wilderness Safaris is one of the best private concessions in Zimbabwe, the wildlife movements up and down this vlei are breath-taking. Typical open African savannas offer fantastic photographic opportunities to get that classic wildlife shot. Wilderness operates three camps in this huge concession and Linkwasha is their top of the range - classified in their classic range.

Linkwasha is a beautiful modern camp was completely rebuilt in 2015. Achieving a high standard of luxury and comfort while still keeping their carbon footprint minimal, this is a great example of an Eco-Friendly Camp. The main area is a two tiered decking with the dining room and winter lounge raised for a greater view across the savannah. The main lounge and bar opens on to a large deck completed with a splash pool overlooking the busy waterhole in front of camp. The rooms are spacious and modern, with all the luxuries you will need, including a beautiful view from the veranda.

Game drives in the Linkwasha private concession give you a chance to explore the wonders of Hwange away from general tourists. Lions, Elephant and Buffalo are all residents in this area, and often move through camp. With all the accompanying plains game being plentiful, eland, impala, wildebeest, giraffe and many more. To see the smaller things the concession has to offer take a walk with one of the professional guides and learn more about the ecology, geology and smaller life that one often misses in the vehicle, then finish off the day with the always exciting night drive.

The varying seasons in Hwange will have a huge impact on your wallet and Safari experience.

The Green season (rainy season) will see incredible bird and insect life but reduced animal sightings. However lodge prices in most cases are dramatically reduced offering really good value.

The High season (dry season) is when animals congregate in vast numbers around the waterholes and National Geographic type scenes are commonplace. This is peak season and lodge prices escalate substantially.

Please feel free to contact us with details of your preferences and allow us the opportunity to discuss which time of year is going to suit you best.

**NB** Hwange Lodges in the peak season get over booked, it is advisable to plan and book well in advance to ensure you get what you want.

Our Opinion

Linkwasha Camp is one of the most expensive safaris camps in Zimbabwe and there is reason for this. Its location is almost impossible to beat as is the safari experience one will have here. The standard of accommodation and service is amongst the best you can get in Zimbabwe. So you are paying top dollar but getting the best that money can buy.

However, Wilderness Safaris offer very good rates for SADC guests which represent extremely good value for a safari camp of this quality. To be quite honest you would be silly not to stay there.

Wilderness guides are also always of a high standard. Combinations of the Wilderness Camps in Mana Pools, Hwange and Victoria Falls area make an excellent safari getaway.


• A 1 hour flight from Victoria Falls and located in the heart of Hwange National Park
• Completely rebuilt 2015
• Lodge is on a private premier wildlife concession operated by Wilderness Safaris
• Excellent photographic opportunities
• Luxurious and spacious rooms and main area
• One of the most expensive because of its location and high quality standards
• Safari combinations with sister camps in Mana Pools, Hwange and Victoria Falls area make for an excellent safari experience

PRICE before special offers
Approximate price per person sharing per night

US$ 851  1 to 5 January
US$ 728  6 January to 31 March
US$ 867  1 April to 31 May
US$ 1603  1 June to 31 October
US$ 764  1 November to 19 December
US$ 936  20 to 31 December

US$ 426  6 January to 31 December

Accommodation at Linkwasha Camp

• Nine rooms in total at Linkwasha Camp
• One family tent - one double room and a living room converted into a bedroom with a fold-out bed for one child and a spare mattress
• Eight standard tents with twin bedrooms

All rooms have:
• Mosquito net and repellent
• Ceiling fan
• En-suite bathroom with wash basin, flushing toilet and shower. Family tent has bathtub.
• Tea/coffee making facility
• Safe
• Wide viewing deck with table and chairs


• Wilderness Safaris standards of service and facilities
• Premier location in certainly one of the absolute best game concessions of Zimbabwe
• Luxurious accommodation, service and facilities
• Private concession guarantees intimate safari experience away from general tourists
• Can combine together with other Wilderness Safari camps throughout Zimbabwe and Botswana for an ultimate safari experience and package rates
• Very good rates for SADC guests representing extremely good value


• Quite pricey
• It's remoteness, which on one hand is an advantage can be a disadvantage due to the higher cost of getting there.


• Group meals served in the dining room in the main lodge
• Outdoor dining on the main deck

Facilities and Services

• Swimming Pool and sun deck
• Lounge with fireplace and dining room in main lodge
• Laundry service
• Waterhole in front of the lodge
• 220 V Electricity with backup generator
Activities: Game drives in Hwange National Park; Walking safaris; Night drives; Visit to a local village and school

Fully Inclusive Rates Include

• Accommodation
• All meals and local drinks
• Laundry service
• National Park fees
• Two scheduled activities per day

Fully Inclusive Rates Exclude

• All premium imported brands and champagne
• Chartered flights
• Transfers to or from camp


• Children below the age of 6 allowed on special request.
• Children below 17 years must share a room with an adult at all times.
• Children 0 - 2 years stay free of charge. Children 3 - 16 years old get 65% (low season) and 35% (high season) off the adult rate. Children 17 years and older stay at the full adult rate.

How to Get to Linkwasha Camp

Fly by charter plane to Makalolo airstrip, and transfer by road to Linkwasha Camp - Discounted flight rates for stays of 3 nights or more.
Road transfer to Hwange Main Camp (+/- 2.5 hrs) where Wilderness will collect and transfer you through the game park to Linkwasha Camp (+/- 3.5 hrs)

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