Wilderness Hwange Wildlife Zebra

Zimbabwe

Hwange

Wild, vast and authentically African, immerse yourself in the abundance of Hwange National Park, where no two days are the same.


Wilderness Hwange Wildlife Lion
Wilderness Hwange Landscape Sunset

Hwange National Park

On a safari in Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park, you will explore iconic African landscapes, hosting an abundance of wildlife. Be amazed at wildlife interactions unfolding at a waterhole. Savour a sundowner as a fiery sky burns vivid orange, then quickly becomes a tapestry of stars, illuminating one of Africa’s most treasured parks.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Wild, vast Hwange

Endless grassy plains dotted with waterholes and pans stretch into mopane woodland, where predators stalk wary prey. Hwange's sweeping savannah delivers a classic African vista of elephants gathering by the thousand, and buffalos moving in dust-shrouded superherds.

Key Facts

Authentic Zimbabwean safari

Experience a classic Zimbabwean safari in a vast reserve teeming with wild animals. Hwange National Park was established in 1928, and is a haven for wildlife. It is the country’s largest protected park.

GEOGRAPHIC SIZE

14,651km²

BIRD SPECIES

+/- 400

MAMMAL SPECIES

+/- 111

BEST TIME TO VISIT

All year round

WILDERNESS CAMPS

3

Habitats

Wildlife

Weather

THINGS TO DO

A Hwange safari adventure

Thrill to hunting lions on an early evening game drive, then sleep out in a Star Bed as Hwange’s plains reverberate with their roars. Track wildlife on foot on a thrilling walk led by an experienced guide, or wait for the wildlife to come to you at a perfectly positioned hide.

MAP

Explore our camps in Hwange

Hwange National Park is situated in Western Zimbabwe. All three Wilderness camps - Linkwasha, Davison’s and Little Makololo - are located in the south-eastern section of Hwange, with all providing access to our Linkwasha-Makalolo Private Wilderness Area.

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JOURNAL

Hwange featured stories

Find out what’s happening in Hwange through our stories, featured photography, and on-the-ground conservation updates.
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Let’s plan your next journey

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When we say we’re there every step of the way, we mean it, literally. From planning the perfect circuit, to private inter-camp transfers on Wilderness Air, and easing you through Customs. We’re with you on the ground, at your side, 24-7, from start to finish. Ready to take the road less travelled? Contact our Travel Designers to plan an unforgettable journey.