Somalisa Expeditions is set in the heart of Hwange National Park , and is known as the land of the giants for its big elephant herds. As an exact replica of the original Somalisa Camp, Somalisa Expeditions offers one of the most authentic ways to experience this exceptional wildlife haven. Nestled under an incredible grove of Acacias, along the edge of a seasonal flood plain.
Somalisa Expeditions’ main area includes a lounge and dining area on raised decking which overlooks a small pool, which elephants have become habituated to drinking out of. Add to this, the water hole is frequently used as a ‘mud-bath’ and a popular rendezvous for the elephants. The up-close encounters and photographic opportunities with these majestic animals is endless.
Consisting of 6 elegantly furnished Meru Style Tents, each tent has en suite bathroom facilities including flush toilets and an bucket showers. The rooms also consist of a fireplace, mosquito nets and outside showers.
Activities include guided walks lead by qualified and passionate guides who will share their knowledge and love of the bush with you, game drives and night drives. Wildlife sighting include elephant, kudu, sable antelope, zebra, wildebeest, gemsbok, the rare and endangered roan antelope, buffalo, giraffe, lion, leopard, hyena and many other wildlife species.
The open land cruisers will accommodate 6passengers on tiered seating so that views are not blocked and photographic opportunities are enhanced. Each of the vehicles are fitted with permanent canvas roofing to protect you from the varying weather elements, whilst still allowing an optimised up close and personal experience of wildlife.
Guests who have booked a private vehicle can request for the roofing to be removed in advance of their safari.
Activities include guided walks lead by qualified guides.
Hwange National Park is known to be one of the highest diversities of wildlife and bird-life species more than any other National Park in Southern Africa.
Here are up to over 470 bird life species in the area.
Evening Drives on our Private Concession within the Hwange National Park.
Children of 7 years and above are welcome.