Ruckomechi Camp, Mana Pools, Zimbabwe

Ruckomechi Camp is a Classic Camp

Wildlife at Ruckomechi Camp

Mana Pools National Park lies at the heart of the Zambezi Valley, a remote, beautiful place with spectacular views. The area offers large concentrations of buffalo and elephant, while predators such as lion, wild dog, leopard and cheetah are often sighted. Greater kudu, Burchell's zebra, impala, warthog and common waterbuck can be seen on the surrounding plains and the grunting of hippo can be heard all day. Birdlife is superb, with numerous local specials like collared palm-thrush and racket-tailed roller.


What You Could See at Ruckomechi Camp

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Latest News From Ruckomechi Camp

  • Ruckomechi Camp - June 2015
    Jul 22, 2015

    The two top sightings at Ruckomechi this month were undoubtedly Engelbert’s sighting of a pangolin and a leopard with cubs…

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  • Ruckomechi Camp - May 2015
    Jul 15, 2015

    The mild weather meant canoeing activities were tremendously popular at Ruckomechi while the clear blue daytime skies made way for amazing Zambezi sunsets and sunrises ...

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  • Ruckomechi Camp – April 2015
    Jun 22, 2015

    Late rains provided a last-gasp growth of nutritious vegetation for the grazers, while our famous elephant provided thrilling sightings in and around Ruckomechi …

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As recommended on TripAdvisor

“ We found Ruckomechi Camp to be one of the most magical places we have ever visited. We loved getting to know the staff and were treated like royalty. It was fun to be able to experience Mana Pools National Park from a car, boat, canoe and by foot. ”
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Reviewed by: VirginiaPiglet, 2015.05.11