Somalisa Acacia Camp

Zimbabwe, Africa

In rating
Price from
430,00€ night

Price from

Low season: 430,00€ night

High season: 0,00€ night

Family Friendly Safari Camp

  • Type: Tent structures
  • Setting: Safari

Somalisa Acacia​ is the perfect ​Hwange safari lodge​ experience for families with younger children or, for smaller private groups of safari-goers. This ​family safari​ camp, located slightly to the west of sister camp Somalisa sits on the edge of a seasonal floodplain in Hwange National Park, the largest natural reserve in Zimbabwe, famous for its rich diversity of wildlife. This intimate camp comprises of only two family tents as well as two additional stand-alone canvas guest tents and can accommodate a maximum of twelve guests. Somalisa Acacia​ is tucked away beneath the dappled shade of an Acacia grove. A place where meeting an elephant in your backyard is not at all a fanciful notion. Somalisa Acacia offers a variety of activities for guests to experience the area through, which are all complimentary including guided walking safaris, game drives and cultural visits. Here you will be accompanied by knowledgeable guides who will share their knowledge and genuine love of the bush with you. You can access to this lodge from Victoria Falls International Airport via a 45-minute light aircraft flight landing at Manga Airstrip with a 30-minute game drive transfer to camp or by an easy 4-hour drive from Victoria Falls. 

4 Luxury Tents

Swimming Pool

Restaurant & Bar

All Inclusive

Family Friendly

Children Ngwana Club

Max. Capacity 12 people

Services & Facilities
  • Solar powered & back-up generators
  • 2 x family rooms
  • Elephant pool
  • Fireplace in room
  • Guide tent
  • Swimming pool
  • Full bar facilities
  • Activities: Morning & Afternoon Game Drives, Walking Safaris (guides are armed when walking), Bird Watching,
    Cultural Tour to local Villages)
  • Children's Ngwana Club
  • All ages (There is no age restriction at Somalisa Acacia. Walking safaris are restricted to children over the age of 16)
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Somalisa Acacia Camp

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Why is this place so special for ...

  • Set in the largest natural reserve in Zimbabwe, famous for its rich diversity of wildlife 
  • Family friendly safari camp specialised in children on safari
  • Small intimate camp which can accommodate maximum twelve guests
  • The splash pool borders the wild elephant waterholes which are visited by these peaceful, magnificent animals
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Accommodations

Luxury Safari Tent

up to 2
1
m2

This intimate camp comprises besides two family tents as well two additional stand-alone canvas guest tents. Each tent includes gauze sliding doors to a private deck offering panoramic 180-degree views of the surrounding bush. Your tent is replete with modern appointments such as a fan, a battery charging station, wood-burning fireplace and bathroom that features a roll-top bath, indoor/outdoor bathroom, Copper Slipper-Style bathtub, private deck, mosquito nets & repellent in every room.

Price from
430,00€ night

Low season: 430,00€ / night

High season: 0,00€ / night

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Accommodation per night
  • All meals
  • Tea, coffee, soft drinks, and alcoholic beverages, except premium imported spirits and champagne
  • Laundry
  • Morning & afternoon game drives, walking safaris
  • Hwange Main Camp village visits, Mambanje Village visit (private vehicle required at associated costs for Mambanje Village Visit).

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Visa Fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Staff Gratuities

NOTICE:

  • There is no age restriction. However, walking safaris are restricted to children over the age of 16.

Luxury Safari Family Tent

up to 4
2
m2

This intimate camp comprises two family tents with inter-leading walkways between the parents and children’s rooms which are both en-suite. Each tent includes gauze sliding doors to a private deck offering panoramic 180-degree views of the surrounding bush. Your tent is replete with modern appointments such as a fan, a battery charging station, wood-burning fireplace and bathroom that features a roll-top bath, indoor/outdoor bathroom, Copper Slipper-Style bathtub, private deck, mosquito nets & repellent in every room.

Price from
520,00€ night

Low season: 520,00€ / night

High season: 0,00€ / night

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Accommodation per night
  • All meals
  • Tea, coffee, soft drinks, and alcoholic beverages, except premium imported spirits and champagne
  • Laundry
  • Morning & afternoon game drives, walking safaris
  • Hwange Main Camp village visits, Mambanje Village visit (private vehicle required at associated costs for Mambanje Village Visit).

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Visa Fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Staff Gratuities

NOTICE:

  • There is no age restriction. However, walking safaris are restricted to children over the age of 16.

Why choose Somalisa Acacia Camp
Included in price
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Swimming Pool

Swimming Pool

The splash pool at Somalisa Acacia​ borders the wild elephant waterholes which are visited by these peaceful, magnificent animals.

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Elephant Drinking Pool

Elephant Drinking Pool

The camp comprises of its own elephant drinking pool. Watch enthralled as the mystical gentle giants bathe, drink and communicate in their unique way. The particular vantage of the camp versus that of the waterhole provides infinite possibilities for up-close encounters and incredible photographic opportunities with elephants.

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Game Drives

Game Drives

Lead by one experienced guides, you’ll see magnificent wildlife indigenous to the area. Your guide will show you the hidden spots best for game viewing and give you an insider’s knowledge. With years of experience African Bush Camps guides are known for being some of the best in the business.

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The Ngwana Club

The Ngwana Club

From nature walks around camp and storytelling to cultural arts and crafts and cub club cooking classes, the African Bush Camps’ children focused Ngwana Club, specialised in children on safari, creates a fun and educational environment for children on safari.

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Walking Safaris

Walking Safaris

Awaken your senses and discover all that the bush has to offer on a walking safari. Accompanied by one of experienced walking guides, explore the wild for one to two hours. Children under 16 can experience nature walks around the camp led by child-certified walking guides as part of the Cub Club.

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Birding Experience

Birding Experience

Somalisa is home to a wide array of exotic birds. Delight in the call of the racket-tailed roller or the Kori bustard, or photograph the majestic Martial eagle. Or simply sit back and enjoy their beautiful songs.

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Conservation & Wildlife Fund

Conservation & Wildlife Fund

The African Bush Camps Foundation identifies needs, skills and resources within communities and forges meaningful partnerships amongst stakeholders, creating opportunities to empower the communities and their members to become self-sustaining and independent, whilst also promoting conservation and community spirit.

Location

Resort Address

Along the Kennedy Vlei Line, Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe

GPS: -18.910558,27.121666

Transport from airport

Closest international airport - Victoria Falls International Airport: km

Closest airstrip - Manga (Airstrip to camp - 30 mins): km

Guest reviews
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Somalisa Main Camp was Amazing and our guide was Amazing!

onawhimtravel, United States - January 2020

We stayed at Somalisa Main Camp. We arrived to a dancing welcome after we stopped on our way in to see a Cheetah and her babies. Ronald was an amazing host, always dancing and upbeat! The camp was luxurious! Food was amazing the chef Philan never disappointed! I had fresh coffee delivered with my morning wake up knock at 5 am which was a nice way to get ready for the morning game drive. Our guide, Clement, was very knowledgeable. He made everything interesting. We laughed as he taught us about e...

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The land of Cecil the lion king

Alex Koi, Singapore - March 2020

Cecil was a lion who lived primarily in the Hwange National Park in Matabeleland North, Zimbabwe. He was a major attraction in the park and was being studied and tracked by a research team of the University of Oxford as part of a long-term study. However, Cecil was killed by an American dentist during a hunt Now you can still find Cecil pride near Somalia camp.

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Bush Retreat!

Fotini T, Zimbabwe - October 2020

After 7 long months of Covid-19 nervousness and strict social-distancing, my husband and I made the decision to return to the African bush. We chose Somalisa Camp for our 5 night stay and we couldn't have made a better choice! Everything, from the moment we arrived, until the moment of our departure, was absolute perfection! The manager on site during our stay was Ronald and he and the entire Somalisa team warmly welcomed us and made us feel completely at ease. Despite us being the only two gues...

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