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Our Sustainable Initiatives at Elephant’s Eye

Hideaways remain committed to creating a bespoke African safari experience as well as ensuring the sustainable conservation of the wilderness area where we operate by developing and implementing sustainable initiatives. Our luxurious lodge, Elephant’s Eye, has been designed to touch the earth lightly, from using eco-friendly products in the kitchens and bathrooms to building the lodge

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CWF
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A Successful 2017 for the Conservation and Wildlife Fund (CWF)

2017 was a very successful year for the Conservation and Wildlife Fund (CWF). The organization, of which Hideaways is a founding member,  is a collaborative group of conservationists and stakeholders in the Hwange National Park region who take action on critical conservation issues affecting the area. In 2017 poaching was on top of that list,

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antelope
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Do You Know What Springboks Have In Common With French Fries?

We sometimes only think of antelope as food for the big cats of the bush but they are actually fascinating creatures themselves who have evolved in many different ways to survive in the wild. Black Sable antelope are incredibly rare but are found in impressive numbers in Hwange National Park, as well as more commonly found buck

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Have You Tried Our New Cocktail Menu?

There’s nothing quite like ending off your day in the African bush with that satisfying safari staple – a refreshing Gin and Tonic. Or perhaps you prefer a creamy Amarula on ice while the sun sets and day turns to dusk. Cocktails really just add that extra touch of luxury to a safari experience. Our

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Celebrating the Festive Season at Elephant’s Eye, Hwange

Guests at our lodge over the festive season were treated to a green bushveld Christmas, quite unlike the ones they used to know. Instead of treetops glistening and children listening for sleigh bells in the snow… it was sunny weather and listening to the trumpeting of elephants or baboons while dining al fresco. It may

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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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