Nantwich, Hwange

A unique, small and intimate eco-lodge reclaimed from a bygone era for true safari lovers who want to get off the beaten track and discover the pristine wilderness and abundant wildlife of Northern Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe. Perched up on a bluff overlooking a large dam with resident crocodile and hippo, the lodge boasts one of the best views in the park. Built from the foundations of an old Zimparks outpost, and using as many eco principles as possible, the refurbished lodge embodies the very essence of conservation and responsible tourism by re-purposing, preserving and celebrating the natural heritage of the site.

Your Experience

A hidden gem within a hidden gem, Nantwich is a lodge to which you’ll want to return again and again. Receive front row seats to one of the best wildlife stages in Africa and play an active role in your own safari experience. The stage is set for interactive experiences with our passionate team, their intimate knowledge of the wilderness area and your dreams of a truly memorable safari holiday. Wonderfully remote, there are fewer people in this part of the park and excellent game viewing awaits. The lodge provides exceptional views and extensive walking safari opportunities – for a truly immersive African wildlife experience.

Become a Hwange expert through guided bush walks and game drives. When not busy exploring the surrounding bush or spying wildlife right from your chalet, the Main Lodge is where you will find the open lounge and dining area, as well as a well-equipped library. Here, you won’t just be a visitor but a budding conservationist or African wildlife enthusiast. Your first fun fact? This part of the park has the highest density of lions in the park and those in the know refer to it as Big Cat country.

For the first time visitor to Africa looking to experience the continent’s remarkable wildlife in an authentic setting or the seasoned safari traveller looking to get off the beaten track and away from crowds and other vehicles, Nantwich is the perfect one-stop African destination.

Location

Situated in the northwest corner of the park, it is the closest lodge to Victoria Falls in Hwange National Park – a short 30-minute flight or easy 1 ½ hour road transfer from Victoria Falls, and the perfect midway stop from Chobe.

Prices

From USD 350 per person sharing

Meet The Team

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Safari Collection

Each of our Hideaways collections have been designed to deliver an extraordinary safari experience, in close proximity to Africa’s spectacular wildlife and pristine wilderness, whilst ensuring the conservation of these unique conservation areas. With over 30 years of travel experience, unprecedented hospitality and the finest bespoke eco-offering, we ensure that our guests experience the best of Southern Africa in absolute comfort and style.

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Facilities

Each room has been lovingly recreated in an eco-friendly way, adding a refreshing modern touch and a new purpose. We have repurposed existing into stylish and useful accents around the lodge, a prime example of true African innovation. All nine rooms sleep two guests with four of them having interleading doors allowing for families or friends to share yet still have privacy. A uniquely appointed honeymoon suite is waiting for a romantic safari holiday. Guests are escorted between the areas on a golf cart so their comfort and safety are well taken care of.

  • En-suite bathroom with shower and double basin
  • Outside bath
  • Mosquito netting
  • Wireless internet at the main lodge building
  • Dining area
  • Inside and outside lounge areas
  • Swimming Pool
  • Credit card facilities
  • Solar power geysers
  • Safe

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Activities

Game drives:

Search for wildlife in an open-air safari vehicle in Hwange National Park. Our expert guides know the various routes and special areas where certain game is most commonly found. They are also able to track elusive game by their unique spoor. Guests are escorted though the bush safely and comfortably on half-day (morning or afternoon) and full-day game drives. Night-time game drives are also possible for nocturnal game viewing.

Guided Walks:

The flat plains that Nantwich is known for makes an excellent environment for guided bush walks. The terrain is easy to traverse and wildlife is easily viewable. These guided walks are a wonderful opportunity to have a more intimate experience with the surrounding flora and fauna. Our expert guides ensure that guests are always safe on these walks, as well as sharing their unique insights about this remote area.

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