Little Makalolo Camp, Hwange, Zimbabwe

Little Makalolo is a Classic Camp

Things to do at Little Makalolo

Hwange National Park is Zimbabwe’s largest and most popular national park; our private concession means that sightings of the prolific wildlife are exclusive and private.


Game drives

The private Wilderness Safaris concessions are situated in the most productive area of Hwange National Park. The varied habitats and vegetation types as well as countless waterholes mean that game drives are exciting with always something new to be seen.


Morning walking safaris

Hwange was proclaimed some 80 years ago and has served as a haven for one of the densest concentrations of game in Africa. There is no better way to experience this park than on foot with an experienced safari guide.


Log-pile hide

This hide is beautifully placed at the camp’s productive waterhole and is the perfect place to spend your afternoon siesta hours. Elephants are often the star attraction at the hide; just watch out for the sprays of water propelled from their nearby trunks.


Evening drives

The Hwange ‘night act’ includes species such as lesser bushbaby, spotted hyaena, leopard, lion, Selous mongoose, pangolin, caracal, porcupine, scrub hare, springhare and even honey badger.


Star Bed

Situated on a raised platform overlooking Madison Pan, the Star Bed is just a 20-minute drive away from camp and offers a truly secluded, remote wilderness experience – and the opportunity of sleeping under the stars.


Village Visits

An authentic village experience takes place in a manner that is respectful to all parties. Usually around four hours and lead by one of the local villagers or a Wilderness guide, it often includes a tour of the school, meeting the headman or headwoman and enjoying cultural exchanges with the villagers.

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  • Little Makalolo – March 2015
    Jun 17, 2015

    Cheetah vs. waterbuck at Little Makalolo – who do you think won?

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  • Little Makalolo – April 2015
    Jun 9, 2015

    While game viewing was outstanding at Little Makalolo this month, birders were doubly rewarded with a sighting of a 200+ strong flock of great white pelicans at Samavundla Pan…

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  • Little Makalolo – February 2015
    Mar 16, 2015

    February brought big herds of antelope to Little Makalolo, making our camp the home of lions and their calls were heard throughout the night…

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Reviewed by: Angeles, 2015.06.04