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Somalisa Expeditions

An authentic, original safari experience in Hwange National Park.
Hwange, Matabeleland North Province, Zimbabwe
Rates from $350

Somalisa Expeditions Details 


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, and situated in the heart of Zimbabwe’s largest and ‘most loved’ national park. Somalisa Expeditions is an experience of the original, authentic safari experience in this part of the continent.
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 elephant encounters and photographic opportunities with these majestic animals is endless.
Consisting of six elegantly furnished, pristine Serengeti-style tents, each tent has en suite bathroom facilities including flush toilets and running water. 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.


Somalisa Expeditions has 6 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms featuring pure luxury throughout.


En suite bathroom facilities including flush toilets and running water
Solar and Generator power
Battery-charging facilities available in main area

Checking In & Out

Check-in from 2pm and check-out by 11am


Green Season (January, February, March & December): US$350 per person per night
Shoulder Season (April, May, June & November): US$400 per person per night
High Season (July, August, September & October): US$500 per person per night
Checking In & Out
$350 / per night



The area offers some fantastic food options sourcing the region’s best produce and catering to a range of budgets, see some of the best below:
Zimbawe Parks and Wildlife Managment Authority
Gwango Gobelo Bar & Grill
Make sure you book in advance if you plan to eat at any of the above restaurants as they are very popular and easily fill for the weekend.
We also offer a concierge service on this property if you would like us to arrange any bookings.



Getting There and Distances

Somalisa Expeditions is 63 Kms from Hwange

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