The Hide Safari Camp

The Hide Safari Camp in Hwange National Park has been voted 'Best Tented Safari Camp' in Zimbabwe on 13 occasions. Hwange is home to huge herds of elephant and buffalo and is one of the best places to see lion, leopard and African wild dog. For the last 20 years The Hide Safari Camp has earned a reputation as an exceptional safari destination for both its wildlife experiences and its hospitality. Being located within a private concession surrounded by the Hwange National Park, The Hide can offer activities otherwise not permitted, such as bush walks. Casual game viewing is afforded with a waterhole adjacent to camp. In the surrounding area it is one of the only permanent sources of water and is a huge attraction to wildlife in the area, with daily visitors including elephant, giraffe, zebra, impala, waterbuck and kudu. Lion pass by from time to time and wild dog have even made kills in full view of the camp.

sundowners outdoor bath views from the hide
  • Flexible booking terms
  • Secured deposit
  • 100% financial protection
  • Stringent safety & hygiene standards
  • Tried & trusted by our clients
  • Emergency medical care

The main area of the lodge features a sitting area, a plunge pool and dining room. When staying at the Hide deluxe tents with ensuite bathrooms are offered; all tents are mosquito proofed and have fans for your comfort in the warm months. Also offered are two houses for family or private use, Tom's Little Hide and The Private Hide. Each tented room has been styled individually, some with outdoor showers or huge baths. For an extra special night, guests can book at stay in The Dove's Nest TreeHouse, a secret treehouse getaway overlooking an open tree-lined vlei and pan, perfect fo game viewing from your armchair.

Getting There

The Hide is a 2 hour road transfer from Victoria Falls Airport to the park gate followed by a leisurely 1 hour game drive to the camp. Alternatively, a 35 min charter or scheduled flight from Victoria Falls Airport into Hwange Airport, followed by an hour's game drive to the camp.


Day and night game drives, bush walks, game viewing from The Underground Hide and Wine Cellar and sundowners, and a night in The Dove's Nest TreeHouse (booked seperately).

Read what our previous clients thought of The Hide Safari Camp

Review of The Hide Safari Camp

Mike and Brenda Clarke

Everything about this lodge is superb and the whole experience on offer is first class.The staff are outstanding.

12/08/2019 Read full trip review

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