Situated in the North West of Zimbabwe in Hwange National Park
Somalisa Expeditions is a premium safari camp offering an authentic, safari experience in Hwange National Park. It is a sister camp to Somalisa Camp and Somalisa Acacia.
Somalisa Expeditions is located in the South – West of Hwange National Park which is also known as ‘the land of the giants’ because of its numerous elephant herds. As an exact replica of the original Somalisa Camp, Somalisa Expeditions offers one of the most authentic ways to experience this exceptional wildlife haven. Nestled under an incredible grove of Acacias, along the edge of a seasonal flood plain, and situated in the heart of Zimbabwe’s largest and ‘most loved’ national park. Somalisa Expeditions is an experience of the original, authentic safari experience in this part of the continent.
Somalisa Expeditions’ main area includes a lounge and dining area on raised decking which overlooks a small pool, which elephants have become habituated to drinking out of. Add to this, the water hole is frequently used as a ‘mud-bath’ and a popular rendezvous for the elephants. The close up encounters with elephants will provide numerous photographic opportunities with these majestic animals.
Consisting of six elegantly furnished, pristine Serengeti-style tents, each tent has en suite bathroom facilities including flush toilets and running water. Activities include guided walks lead by qualified and passionate guides who will share their knowledge and love of the bush with you, game drives and night drives. Wildlife sighting include elephant, kudu, sable antelope, zebra, wildebeest, gemsbok, the rare and endangered roan antelope, buffalo, giraffe, lion, leopard, hyena and many other wildlife species.
“We have travelled all over Africa and stayed at many safari camps. The service, quality of food, and guides at this camp matched and even surpassed many 5 star properties we have stayed. The camp itself is beautiful designed (I loved the decor of the tents), with all the comforts (comfy beds, running hot/cold water, etc.) while still maintaining the charms and intimate atmosphere that comes with a small tented camp. I really think the beauty of this camp lies in it’s simplicity….“
“I could not say enough about our stay at Somalisa! The staff was wonderful! Our host Dophas made camp life so much fun and he truly put his heart into making a magical experience for our family. Our guide Robert was so knowledgeable and truly cared about creating the most FANTASTIC safari experience! All of the staff at the camp were so warm and friendly. The camp was beautiful, the food was lovely, the scenery was spectacular.”
“I spent a week…at Somalisa Expedition Camp. I would recommend it to anybody that want a true African experience with nice tents, nice food and wonderful people. They have amazing guides and the attention in the camp is wonderful, their location is unbeatable. 6 people max in their vehicles which is a must.. The tents have all the commodities:comfortable beds, flush toilets, hot water, outdoors shower which is a wonderful experience. Food is varied and it catered to everyone in the group.”
“My best friend … and I spent 5 nights here….It is a lovely tented camp on decking with all the first class luxury you could wish for in a safari camp.The hostess was very professional but very caring and had a beautiful manner. The food was delicious and I loved the traditional long safari table. It meant that we could meet all the other fabulous guests and share all our experiences of the day. We had indeed many to share as on our stay we saw leopard five times, Bubhesi the male lion 3 times and the pride of 11 lions and not to forget a glorious number of elephants”