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 part of the camp with electricity through an inverter. Thanks to this, the generator only needs to operate for eight hours a day. In addition, each guest tent has its own small solar panel and inverter to power LED lights as well as a solar-powered geyser to provide 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. they face in Zimbabwe.

Latest Ruckomechi Camp Album

Submitted by: Nyenge Kazingizi, Sep 30, 2016

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Latest News From Ruckomechi Camp

  • Ruckomechi Camp - August 2016
    Aug 5, 2016

    Boswell, the collared elephant, visited our concession on a number of occasions, generating tremendous interest from all our guests …

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  • Ruckomechi Camp - July 2016
    Jul 8, 2016

    The game at Ruckomechi was fantastic during July with our pride of lions and their six cubs a privilege to see almost every second day on the concession; male lions visiting from beyond our concession were also seen…

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  • Ruckomechi Camp - June 2016
    Jun 4, 2016

    There were so many wildlife highlights at Ruckomechi during June, it’s difficult to choose just one to show you… perhaps our camera-trap capture of a leopard feeding on its kill in camp one night will do?

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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