Hwange National Park

Hidden Gems

Imvelo Safari Lodges, are the experts in offering unique experiential and community-based safaris in the largest and most diverse national park in Zimbabwe. Their vision was to build a very different circuit of camps in and around Hwange National Park, and it has blossomed into a showpiece and model for actual successful community-based ecotourism while simultaneously offering guests the opportunity to safari in totally unique ways, such as their one-of-a-kind rail safaris, mountain bike safaris, underground blind safaris and now walking with rhino!

Explore their portfolio of camps and lodges – each one offering next level safaris due to the unique topography, wildlife concentration and activities. A must visit for a true authentic, purposeful safari led by a team who have dedicated themselves to the preservation of Hwange National Park’s wildlife and communities for the past 40 years.

View their experiences to see why we feel they are a hidden gem.

Imvelo Safari Lodges - Camelthorn - Thuza and Kusasa
Camelthorn Lodge
Camelthorn’s bespoke eight forest villas are nestled in the woodlands on the southern edge of Hwange’s famed Ngamo Plains. One of only three lodges in Zimbabwe built on community land,...
Bomani Tented Lodge
Bomani’s location is its unique selling point. Situated on the vast and game rich Ngamo Plains, it truly is a bush lovers paradise. Bomani offers nine tented accommodations plus a...
Cheetah's resting on the grass
Elephants drinking water from a swimming pool
Nehimba Lodge
Situated in a huge private concession in northern Hwange, Nehimba’s nine spacious canvas-under-thatch solar tents overlook the magnificent lodge waterhole which is frequented by huge numbers of elephants and other game,...
Jozibanini Camp
Truly wild!’ ‘Private!’ – Jozibanini Camp takes these overworked words to a whole new level.  ‘Luxury?’  No; but certainly ‘the luxury of exclusivity.’  Guests of Jozi have hundreds of square...
Jozi image
To walk in nature is to witness a thousand miracles
Mary Davis

Thank You

Thank you to Imvelo Safari Lodges, Mark Butcher, Hauke Dressler, Logan Carter, Duncan Watson, Amy Olivier, Brendan Judge, Will Whitford, Gemma Catlin, Victoria Falls River Lodge, Golden Africa Safaris, David Dugmore for their incredible imagery. For any information on these photographers please contact Africa Hidden Gems.