Wilderness Linkwasha is undoubtedly the most exclusive and luxurious safari camp in the Hwange National Park, owing to its superb location, outstanding service, dramatic scenery and incredible wildlife viewing, all combined with some of the best guiding in Africa. Home to one of the densest concentrations of game in Africa, Hwange National Park is a wonderful year-round destination for safari goers. The camp is close to the renowned Ngama Plains, which offers fantastic summer game viewing and excellent winter viewing from the camp itself.
Hwange National Park at 14,651km² is Zimbabwe’s largest, most popular game reserve, and its mix of different veld and landscape types allows for productive year-round game viewing. Wilderness Linkwasha’s location within a private concession. means that sightings of the abundant wildlife are exclusive and private. Activities include day and night game drives as well as guided nature walks throughout the concession, where encounters can be had with large herds of elephant and buffalo, prides of lion, leopard, spotted hyena, giraffe, sable, blue wildebeest, Burchell’s zebra, waterbuck and reedbuck. Hwange National Park is similarly a hotspot for birders, with more than 400 species found in the area.
The fresh, modern yet luxurious design of Wilderness Linkwasha Camp is complemented by an eclectic mix of contemporary interiors retaining the original spirit and essence of safari. This open and airy camp blends in with the surroundings perfectly with seven twin/double tents and two family tents. The main communal area has multi-level decks ensuring wonderful views, and the dining room, bar and lounge overlooks the plains. There is a swimming pool in the main area, essential for those hot summer months, and a cosy snug with a warm fireplace, great for the cold winter evenings. The waterhole in front of camp draws wildlife from across the area; many guests at Linkwasha Camp choose to spend an afternoon sitting on the deck watching the wildlife coming to drink; great herds of elephant, buffalo and often lion and hyena come to drink at dusk. At night the more adventurous guests can enjoy a thrilling sleep out on the specially built sleep-out deck, the ‘star bed’, dozing off under the stars surrounded by the sights and sounds of Africa.