The style of the camp is “Less is more”. A non-pretentious camp designed to blend in with the rock and bush which occur on this slight rise above the Deteema Springs. The tents are smaller than the traditional Machaba style tent, fitting in with the surroundings of one of the most iconic parts of Hwange National Park. The tents are comfortable with all the facilities of a luxury camp, including hot and cold running water, flush toilet and decks. The main area is tented on decks overlooking the Deteema Springs, offering one an opportunity to sit and watch the African bush unfold in front of you.
Deteema Springs is a small concession area in a well-known northern region of the Hwange National Park. Close to the Deteema dam, the camp is perched on a slight rocky rise above permanent water springs, offering magnificent views of large concentrations of animals, including elephants. While night safaris are not allowed due to park regulations, Deteema offers amazing opportunities for walking safaris and viewing wildlife from the comfort of the camp.
The tents at Deteema Springs are smaller than the traditional Machaba style tent, fitting in with the surroundings of one of the most iconic parts of Hwange National Park. The tents are comfortable with all the luxury camp facilities, including hot and cold running water, flush toilet and decks.
The tents are smaller than the traditional Machaba style tent, fitting in with the surroundings of one of the most iconic parts of Hwange National Park. The tents at Deteema Springs are comfortable with all the luxury camp facilities, including hot and cold running water, flush toilet and decks.
This area is famous for its large concentrations of animals, including elephant. Due to the existence of year round water seeps, this area is ideal for game drives, producing incredible wildlife sightings.
Guide dependent walking safaris
Walking safaris are also conducted generally in the morning with armed guides. The walks are leisurely and time is taken to observe the smaller things in the bush that one normally misses when driving. Walking is weather dependent, or dependent on the condition of the terrain.
With over 420 recorded species, Hwange National Park is a true haven for bird enthusiasts and a thriving hotspot for avian diversity. Renowned for its vast array of raptors, the park showcases a mesmerizing display of aerial grace and power. Not only that, but Hwange is also home to a rich selection of grassland birds, each contributing to the symphony of natural melodies that resonate throughout the park.
Adding to the allure, Hwange experiences an enchanting phenomenon from November to April as migratory birds from Europe and northern Africa flock to the park, transforming it into a vibrant hub of avian activity. Witness the skies teeming with a kaleidoscope of colors and hear the harmonious chorus of these migratory visitors, creating a truly awe-inspiring spectacle.
Whether you’re an avid birdwatcher or simply appreciate the beauty of these winged creatures, Hwange National Park offers an unparalleled opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of avifauna and discover the wonders of this avian paradise.
Our dining area tent is strategically positioned to offer magnificent views of elephants gracefully passing by or antelope leisurely grazing right in front of the camp. Guests have the option to dine individually, savoring the tranquility of the surroundings, or join fellow guests to foster a sense of camaraderie and share captivating tales of their adventures in the bush. We believe in creating a warm and inclusive atmosphere where stories intertwine and friendships are forged amidst the wonders of the African wilderness.