Project Description

On the banks of the Zambezi River, at the meeting point of the Sapi River, sits the glorious Chikwenya Safari Lodge. This homely yet extremely luxurious holiday destination is host to a number of fun activities, top-class facilities and top-notch service all cumulating in a wonderful safari experience. Enjoy a game drive, a night drive or even a bush walk in the remote area of the Zambezi National Park. Or go fishing and on a sunset cruise on the grand Zambezi River.

Open grassland floodplains, riverine forests, Jesse bush and wooded islands all surround the lodge, making for guests to gaze upon one of Africa’s best wildlife sanctuaries. The Chikwenya Safari Lodge prides themselves on creating the ultimate safari experience for all its guests, with activities not being regulated to certain times. This allows guests to enjoy uninterrupted sunsets and year round game.

The 8 standard lodges are equipped with en-suite bathrooms, outdoor showers and colonial bath as well as private decks. The honeymoon suite offers the same facilities, but additional has a private seated deck overlooking the Flood Plains and thus offers an amazing view. The presidential suite also has an en-suite bathroom, an outdoor shower and a colonial bath. With its private deck with pool and lounge with fire place it is ultra-luxurious. The main area has a dining room, a lounge and a bar with entertainment area. The outside deck offers dining facilities as well as a viewing deck, a swimming pool and a fire pit. There is also a cultural research centre and a small memoir shop at the guests’ disposal.

Game drives
Night drives
Bush walks
Sunset cruises
Fishing (catch and release)
Bird and tree identification tours
Wildlife photography expeditions


  • Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe
  • 8 standard lodges with en-suite bathrooms, outdoor showers and private decks
  • 1 honeymoon suite with en-suite bathroom, outdoor shower and private deck with Flood Plains view
  • 1 luxury presidential suite with en-suite bathroom, outdoor shower, private pool and lounge
  • Swimming pool
  • Air-conditioning
  • WiFi at the reception


Map of Mana Pools National Park, Chikwenya Camp and Ruckomechi Camp, Zambezi River, Ruckomechi River, Sapi River, Zimbabwe

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