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Concession
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Game Viewing on Our Concession Continues to Impress Guests

In December we had one of our best game drives on the concession where our lodge is located. Guests were excited to see quite a thrilling elephant charge, some might even say a “very scary” one, when they came across a large herd of elephants. They also spotted an incredible journey of giraffes, with 21

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Grow Africa
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“To Be the Bridge Between Challenges & Solutions, Goodwill & Action” – Grow Africa Vision and Mission Redefined

2017 was a successful year for Grow Africa, our responsible tourism partner. It was a year of growth and the achievement of significant goals, such as receiving the full amount of funds needed for Project Penya through donations. We are proud of our successes and look forward to impacting further positive change in the community close to our lodge.

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Community Upliftment
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Our New Community Upliftment Experience

Hideaways has introduced a new transformative experience for guests at Elephant’s Eye, Hwange – the Community Upliftment Experience, which is an excellent opportunity for guests to learn more about rural Zimbabwe life and to meet and interact with local Zimbabweans. The new activity is designed in collaboration with the Grow Africa Foundation’s redefined vision and mission

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Achievements
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Celebrating Dingani Primary School’s Achievements

Dingani Primary School is the school close to Elephant’s Eye, Hwange that Hideaways has partnered with to assist with the sustainable development of the local community’s children. Guests at our lodge play a part in contributing to this initiative just by staying there. They are also able to contribute further by supporting Project Penya and Pack for a

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Two Wheels
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Explore Victoria Falls on Two Wheels

Victoria Falls is one of Africa’s most popular attractions and people flock from far and wide to see one of the Seven Wonders of the World. It is only 3 hours away from Elephant’s Eye, Hwange and many guests combine a visit to the Falls with their safari trip. Victoria Falls used to be a sleepy

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Project Penya
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Project Penya Has Reached Its Goal and is Ready for the Next Steps

We are absolutely thrilled to let you know that Project Penya has reached its goal of raising enough money for a set of Subz reusable pads and panties for each Grade 6 and 7 girls at Dingani Primary School. This would not have been possible without the generous contributions of our guests at Elephant’s Eye,

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Julius
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Meet Julius, Another One of our Amazing Hideaway’s Guides

We have a great team of guides at our lodge Elephant’s Eye, Hwange whose passion and expertise is evident in all that they do. A guide is such an important part of a guests’ safari experience and we are proud to say that we only get glowing reports for ours. Guests are constantly blown away

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Pack for a Purpose
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Making a Positive Impact with Pack for a Purpose

We are proud members of Pack for a Purpose, a global initiative that provides guidelines for travellers who would like to make a positive contribution on their trip. Our clients receive a Pack for a Purpose list before they leave on their holiday which explains what needed items they can bring for Dingani Primary School in

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Celebrate a Green Bushveld Christmas

Christmas in the African bush is a wondrously unique experience, very different from what most people in the Northern hemisphere are used to. Instead of chestnuts roasting on an open fire, it’s ‘braai vleis’, eggnog is replaced by Amarula (a delicious African drink served with ice), woolly jumpers by khaki, and reindeer by impala and

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Global March for Elephants and Rhinos
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Marching for Elephants and Rhinos at Elephants Eye

On Saturday the 7th October, guests staying at Elephant’s Eye, Hwange took part in the Global March for Elephants and Rhinos (GMFER) to raise awareness and contribute to the global voice to demand an end to the trade in ivory, rhino horns, and lion bones in Africa. This special game walk at Elephant’s Eye, Hwange

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