Little Makalolo, Hwange, Zimbabwe

Little Makalolo is a Classic Camp

Wildlife at Little Makalolo

Hwange’s mix of different veld and landscape types means that game viewing is productive year-round. Wildlife frequently encountered in our area includes lion, large herds of elephant, buffalo, cheetah, leopard, spotted hyaena, giraffe, sable, blue wildebeest, impala, waterbuck and reedbuck. In summer, wildebeest, zebra and eland are found in abundance on the open plains, while in winter elephant congregate in enormous numbers around the waterholes.

Birdlife in the area is prolific (400+) and varied.


What You Could See at Little Makalolo Camp

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Latest Little Makalolo Album

Submitted by: Willem Botha, Dec 1, 2016

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Latest News From Little Makalolo

  • Little Makalolo - October 2016
    Oct 5, 2016

    The height of the dry season has drawn hundreds of elephants to the Little Makalolo waterhole, with herds of kudu, roan, sable and buffalo sneaking down to quench their thirst in between…

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  • Little Makalolo - September 2016
    Sep 1, 2016

    The highlight for the month (maybe even the year) at Little Makalolo has to be the two sightings of honey badgers!

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  • Little Makalolo - July 2016
    Jul 20, 2016

    Kudu have been seen coming down around mid-afternoon for a drink from the waterhole in front of Little Makalolo. These grey ghosts come and go silently without alerting anyone to their presence and can easily be missed...

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As recommended on TripAdvisor

“ Elephants of all sizes were a constant source of entertainment and our guide, Lewis, was one of the highlights of our trip. ”
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Reviewed by: Dave E, 14 February 2016