A few months ago, SleepOut.com published the first part of Africa’s best safari camps & lodges. This article picks up from there, focusing on 6 more camps & lodges that will offer you a comfortable stay and unique experience of the African wild.
Shompole Lodge, Kenya
Shompole Lodge is an exquisite lodge perched on the edge of the Great Rift Valley on the site of the Nguruman escarpment.
The beds, bathrooms and private plunge pool are cleverly concealed in the landscape to ensure privacy and allow for an all-out experience. Game drives offer close-up views of incredible wildlife in the expansive savannah while night drives, sundowners on the plains and trips to the flamingo-smothered Lake Natron make up for a memorable safari experience. You can now book your accommodation here.
Gorah Elephant Camp, South Africa
Sheltered under thatched canopies deep in the heart of the Addo Elephant National Park, Gorah Elephant Camp recalls of the golden era of safari in the early 1900s.
The camp has 11 tented suites, luxurious and spacious, each enhanced with the fine comfort and excellence associated with Hunter Hotels and private decks offering a panoramic view of the endless savannah plains.
The tents also have a plush interior enhanced through the simplicity and the authenticity of solar power lighting and ceiling fans, and en suite bathrooms discreetly situated to allow for complete privacy. Click here to book your stay.
Ivory Lodge, Zimbabwe
Ivory House is neatly nestled in a lush private concession just outside Hwange National Park, off the Bulawayo/Victoria Falls main road and an hour and a half drive from Victoria Falls Airport in Zimbabwe.
The lodge boosts meticulously constructed tree houses, rustic and aesthetic, to quench the thirst of any exploratory traveller with 9 grass-thatched lodges all commanding uninterrupted view of the private waterhole. The rooms have mosquito nets and electric blankets for the winter months and are fairly open for wild but safe safari experience. Visit SleepOut.com to book your accommodation.
Ndole Bay Lodge, Zambia
Ndole Bay lodge is strategically located on the shores of Lake Tanganyika in Zambia on its own private beach.
The lodge has various accommodations ranging from camping, 2 non en suite, 8 en suite, 2 double luxury beachfront chalets with private deck and indoor waterfall shower feature. There is also a 2-bedroom luxury beachfront chalet with adjoining lounge.
While here, you can enjoy a variety of watersports including tubing, wakeboarding, waterskiing, kayaking among others. Book your stay here.
Rubondo Island Camp, Tanzania
Rubondo Island Camp is the only camp on Rubondo Island, the largest island national park in Africa.
The camp is set on an elevated outcrop of rocks amidst scattered trees providing the perfect setting for a dining and lounge area, offering a splendid view of the lake and bay.
Rubondo Island Camp has eight new luxury chalets nestled under the huge trees just 60 metres from the sandy lake-shore and a swimming pool surrounded by decks close to the beach.
For adventurers Rubondo Island is the place to be as it offers opportunities to exploring the expansive forest and water around the island. On land you can enjoy guided forest walks, Chimpanzee scouting, and bird viewing or game drives through the dense forest. Click here to book your accommodation.
Camp Amalinda, Zimbabwe
Camp Amalinda is considered a “wilderness granite” and is located 45 kilometres from Bulawayo, just outside the Matopos National Park, a World Heritage site.
The camp has 9 exquisite luxury rooms set within the granite boulders, each with a distinctive look and feel due to slightly different furnishing offering a unique accommodation experience.
Some of the activities you may engage in while here include hikes to the tops of giant granite dwalas, walks to the world renowned caves and bushman paintings, game drives, abseiling, rhino walks and access to our spa and salon. Visit SleepOut.com to book your stay here.
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