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Camping Sites at Mana Pools National Park

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Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe
263-0838-257/ 338
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Mana Pools par excellence!!

Mana Pools was so superb. I went with ex army officer and we camp for two days there! An elephant... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Joe F
Crete, Greece
Old Africa Style

Camping on the banks of the Zambezi River with a view of the Zambia Escarp,emt in beautiful Mana... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Saint Louis, Missouri
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Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe
263-0838-257/ 338
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mana Pools was so superb. I went with ex army officer and we camp for two days there! An elephant came to say "hello!" I enjoyed the place very much!

Thank Joe F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Camping on the banks of the Zambezi River with a view of the Zambia Escarp,emt in beautiful Mana Pools NP.

Thank Wlflem
Reviewed 24 August 2017

We stayed at New Ndungu 2 camp site. There is only a long drop bush toilet and a concrete structure used for braai. This is further west and the camp site is surrounded by dense bush and the river with trees providing shade. We heard...More

Thank Camdebo
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Mana Pools is one of the best places for camping in the wild! Overlooking the Zambezi River you can't ask for more. We had elephants walk through our camp twice a day without fail - very chilled just passing through and looking at us weird...More

Thank Haig B
Reviewed 29 October 2016

This was our second stay in Mana Pools, this time we stayed at Mucheni 4, with a camp operated by Tailormade Safaris in a stay organized by a private guide. The location was quite nice, though being October it was incredibly hot, though the amazing...More

Thank Redgrant
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We stayed at the New BBC camp which was a superb location. Lots of shade and space for at least 6 tents. Plenty of game to watch - lots of adrenaline rushes too!.. the animals make their way to the river and the lions roar...More

Thank Sandiwells13
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Our 4th year in a row... we truly love Mana Pools! We have stayed at most camp sites. We enjoy the exclusive camp sites more as we like to be part of nature without engine sounds and it being just us & nature. Unfortunately some...More

Thank NiccOnTheRoad
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Just returned from 3 nights at Zambezi Expeditions (Part of African Bush Camps) followed by 3 nights at Kanga (see separate review). Flew from Kariba to Mana West (There was a bit of a mix up on which airstrip but it was sorted brilliantly and...More

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Walking up to a pride of lions or a pack of wild dogs is an everyday reality at Mana Pools...with the most authoritative and spellbinding guides, and wonderful camps in every category from self catering to the greatest luxury, there can be no more fantastic...More

Thank K2254TCsebastianr
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

We were in tents fully exposed by the river. We could see the stars through the roof netting and hippos and elephants walked close by the tent. The accommodation was very basic including bucket showers but the staff and food rivalled a good hotel. Everybody...More

Thank Geoff R
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7 September 2016|
Response from NiccOnTheRoad | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jenny, I`m sorry I haven`t seen your question! What do you mean by "secure"? You have been to "Nyamepi" as you said, so you are aware there are no fences. The sites by the river are more expensive, some of them have less... More