Davison’s Camp

Hwange National Park

A classic tented camp nestled in the shade of mopane trees, in one of the most prolific wildlife areas of the park.

 

Location

In a grove of mopane tree in the Linkwasha Concession, in the south-eastern corner of Hwange National Park.

Accommodation

9 classic African-style tents, among them one for families, that all have en-suite bathroom. Facilities include a swimming pool.

Activities

Day and night game drives in 4×4 open vehicles, walking safaris and visit to the local village.

Wildlife

The park is renowned for the big herds of elephants, that gather in hundreds around waterholes, and for the healthy populations of lion, cheetah and African wild dog. Predators include leopard and spotted hyaena. Buffalo, giraffe and several species of antelope, including the rare sable antelope and roan antilope, can also be observed. More than 400 bird species have been identified.

Why

It is one of the first camps opened in Hwange National Park and it is named after Ted Davison, the first warden of the park. The extraordinary biodiversity of Hwange, with more than 100 mammal species identified. The Linkwasha Concession is one of the most prolific game viewing areas of the park and the waterhole in front of the camp is a magnet for wildlife, great and small.