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Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe

A Private Hwange Experience

Many people struggle to find safari camps that are unique and private. Bumbusi Wilderness Camp’s historical ruins site and secluded game viewing offers guests the chance to experience a Zimbabwean safari with a difference! The camp offers an exceptionally unique experience in a reclaimed corner of Hwange National Park where the various gorges, drainage lines and hills are perfect for safari lovers who like to explore a region on foot. The shady oasis of camp acts like a magnet for wildlife, especially the elephant as the season gets drier which makes for incredible game viewing. Added to the walking and game drive experience, the Bumbusi National Monument adds a beautiful richness to any safari and is located a short drive from camp.

“This was the first time we were ever in Africa and I couldn’t have asked for better ambassadors than all of those at Bumbusi. The entire experience was incredible and will be remembered for a lifetime.”
 – The Williamson family, USA, August 2021

3 reasons you should visit Bumbusi Wilderness Camp:

Three unique elements which you will love about Bumbusi:

The location is unusual in that it offers a really remote camp that is still easily accessed from Vic Falls


In addition to game drives, our walking safaris and historical ruins tours add lovely diversity to the standard Hwange safari experience


Unlike most of the drier and sandveld based camps, Bumbusi is always an oasis thanks to the evergreen trees and perennial springs

Camp Facts, Features & Amenities

Key information about Bumbusi Wilderness camp
Open Mar – December
7x brick chalets
Ensuite bathrooms
Wifi in Main Area
No Credit Cards
24hr / Solar
Mosquito nets
“We cannot heap enough praise on our experience. The camp was my favourite! There is nothing cloned about it. It has charm and quiet elegance. It is not pretentious  It has the rare combination of just being able to belong, and it has every comfort anyone could ask for. Even the pool, which is more like a farm reservoir, fits perfectly.”
– Paul Connelly, September 2020

Activities on offer at Bumbusi Wilderness Camp

Bumbusi offers a range of unique safari activities including the following:
Big 5 Game Viewing
Gorge Walks

Rock Carvings

Game Drives

Visits to the Bumbusi Ruins

‘Armchair’ Safaris

Bumbusi Wilderness Camp location and travel logistics 

Bumbusi is located in the Hwange National Park, only 1.5 hour drive from the Robin’s Airstrip.

*Please note that this map is designed for reference purposes only and is not to scale

Multi-camp packages featuring Bumbusi Wilderness Camp

You will get the most out of Hwange by booking the following packages:

8 night Rivers and Ruins Safari package

Explore two of Zimbabwe’s most incredible wilderness areas – Hwange National Park and Mana Pools National Park.

See the full itinerary

7 night Classic Hwange Safari Package

A classic Hwange safari combination of 3 nights at Camp Hwange with 4 nights at Bumbusi Wilderness Camp (Optional extension at Mpala Jena)

SEe the full itinerary

Long Stay Special: Stay for 4 nights, pay for 3.5

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