Set in the heart of Hwange National Park, Somalisa Camp offers guests the perfect blend of old African charm and elegance. Tucked beneath an acacia island along the edge of an ancient seasonal flood plain, this camp has breathtaking views of the savannah plains of the famous Kennedy Vlei line. The décor of Somalisa echoes a bygone era. Its pool and stunning main area with a view of the pan where the game congregates in large herds offers the chance for complete relaxation, whether it be with a cup of tea or a refreshing cocktail. The use of solar lighting ensures your comfort without interfering with the environment and the area’s natural surroundings.
Somalisa has elegantly furnished canvas tents each with en suite bathrooms, flush toilets and romantic alfresco bush showers but plans are currently underway to convert these to running showers. Wide and well-traversed elephant paths connect your room to the lounge and dining areas located at the fore of the camp under a soaring canopy of acacias. Explore Africa the way she was meant to be explored and get close to nature at this stunning and exclusive camp.
Wide and well-traversed elephant paths connect your room to the lounge and dining areas located at the fore of the camp under a soaring canopy of acacias. The use of solar lighting ensures your comfort without interfering with the environment and the area’s natural surroundings.
Activities include guided walks led by passionate guides who will share their knowledge and love of the bush with you, game drives, bird watching, and evening spot lighting. The area provides guests with the opportunity to see a variety of plains game and predators including elephant, kudu, sable, the rare and endangered roan antelope, buffalo, white rhino, lion, leopard, and hyena amongst other wildlife species. In addition, after the first rains, the Kennedy Vlei is scattered with flamboyant colors from the seasonal wildflowers that emerge during this time of year – making it one of the prettiest areas in Hwange National Park.