Ruckomechi Camp, Mana Pools, Zimbabwe

Ruckomechi Camp is a Classic Camp

4Cs Projects at Ruckomechi Camp

Our conservation initiatives in Zimbabwe have been tailored to address the most pressing threats to the survival of wildlife with fruitful partnerships and encouraging successes very evident. Our concession in Mana Pools National Park is no exception.


Green Operating Systems

Ruckomechi is powered by a hybrid system, combining a diesel powered generator that charges a bank of batteries which in turn supplies the camp with electricity through an inverter. Thanks to this, the generator only needs to operate for eight hours a day as opposed to 24 hours. In addition, each guest tent has solar-powered geyser providing hot water.

Painted Dog Conservation Project

Data collection in Mana Pools aids this project, which looks at the population status of wild dog in Zimbabwe as well as the human-wild dog conflict. It aims to protect and increase the range and number of wild dog through research, education and community involvement.

Cheetah Conservation Project Zimbabwe

Ruckomechi assisted in collecting data for this project, which is carrying out population surveys to find out where cheetah occur, their population sizes and the challenges they face in Zimbabwe.

Latest Ruckomechi Camp Album

Submitted by: Courteney Johnson, Apr 28, 2016

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Latest News From Ruckomechi Camp

  • Ruckomechi Camp - October 2015
    Oct 2, 2015

    Our local Ruckomechi cheetah had another litter, this time five cubs, and we are holding thumbs that she manages to keep them all…

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  • Ruckomechi Camp - August 2015
    Aug 1, 2015

    The stunningly beautiful carmine bee-eaters have returned to Ruckomechi while highly-prized leopard sightings were the norm during August…

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  • Ruckomechi Camp - July 2015
    Jul 1, 2015

    Birding in the Lower Zambezi Valley at Ruckomechi has been excellent as usual with fascinating and diverse hunting techniques observed from squacco herons to hamerkops and eastern nicators…

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As recommended on TripAdvisor

“ Every aspect of this safari in Mana Pools was perfect from the weather, food, game viewing, staff and accommodation. Thank you to all at Ruckomechi for making my dream come true. ”
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Reviewed by: Dave E, 14 February 2016