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Kariba bliss at Bumi Hills Safari Lodge

Lake Kariba is one of those iconic and everlasting Zimbabwean destinations that will never get boring so get ready for some Kariba bliss at the scintillating Bumi Hills Safari Lodge right here, on Zimbabwe’s great famous lake. Bumi Hills happens to be a stunning location in Zimbabwe that is ever popular among tourists and locals alike because it offers the best outlook over the splendid Lake Kariba where exquisite sunsets and incredible wildlife underline the finest of wilderness experiences on any safari to Zimbabwe. 

Find this picturesque resort and spa right on the captivating shores of Lake Kariba, boasting breathtaking views of the lake and surrounding hills. Bumi Hills is an ideal safari lodge destination for those seeking peace and tranquility, for adventure seekers and nature enthusiasts, fishermen and star gazers deluxe.

Established in the 1970s as a luxury resort, Bumi Hills has over the years evolved into one of the most popular destinations in Zimbabwe from its prime nest in the midst of rolling hills and lush vegetation, a pristine wilderness brimming with wild animals. The resort is known for its elegant and spacious rooms, high-end facilities, and service with authenticity. 

Did you know that Lake Kariba is one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, home to a variety of rare fish species and birds, making it a popular destination for fishing, birding and boating? Visitors can rent boats or join guided fishing trips to explore the lake and maybe hook that elusive 2kg bream.

If you love birding, get out those binoculars to find some of the more than 400 bird species flitting above your head or wading in the waters. Some of the most sighted birds in the area include the African fish eagle, the African skimmer, and the red-billed teal, the Sooty Falcon, Lesser Grey Backed Gull, Great White Pelican, Greater Flamingo, Caspian Tern, Baird’s Sandpiper and Denham’s Bustard. Bird-watching tours take keen twitchers to diverse bird habitats to find such extraordinary and lovely species. 

If you love action and adventure instead, get out and about and try some unparalleled game drives, jaw-dropping hiking, and scenic horseback riding. The resort is conveniently close to several famous and remote game parks, including Matusadona National Park, revered for its incredible elephants, lions, and leopards. Jump on board guided game drives to explore the park and see some of Africa’s most magnificent herds, birds and reptiles.

Voyage2Africa bring you Bumi Hills on Lake Kariba, one of our favourite game viewing, fishing, birding and hiking destinations in great Zimbabwe because it offers something for everyone. Whether you’re a peace and tranquility junkie, an adventure addict, or a combination of both, Bumi Hills suits your needs down to the sugar in your tea. It gets a 10 out of 10 for its views alone, but we also love its rugged setting, lavish amenities and diverse wildlife around every corner. It’s a must-visit destination for anyone visiting Zimbabwe.



Time to spend some magical time at the beautiful Bumi Hills lakeside resort and spa right on the banks of Zimbabwe’s famous Kariba. It’s amazing to think that Kariba Dam extends a vast 280 km and holds 185 cubic km of water! And it supplies electrical power to both Zimbabwe and Zambia via the Kariba Gorge.  The lake itself, a man-made mystery, is packed with things to do on your holiday into Africa – so come and try some fishing, bird watching, game drives, hiking, horseback riding and spa treatments. 

Do it all at Bumi Hills, loved for its sensational vistas over the lake and surrounding wild areas, for its elegant rooms and high-end accommodation facilities. It is a popular world class travel destination for tourists and locals alike, offering that unique blend of peace and tranquility plus fun in the sun. Book that milestone birthday event at the slick Bumi Hills, a venue where business meetings and weddings are equally favored, where honeymoon couples go to find refuge and where experienced staff remove all stress from every function. 

Hikers can make Bumi Hills resort their base as they traverse the picturesque trails leading through the surrounding hills and forests. Or choose to ride a horse around the lake while viewing elephants swimming and pelicans wading. Unique ways to immerse yourself in the great outdoors and then to relax with a drink at the bar, or a mouth-watering meal in the ornate dining area. 

Find time for a massage at the serene spa or a sauna in the high-tech wellness facilities. The resort’s spa offers a range of treatments and therapies, including massage, aromatherapy, and reflexology – the perfect tranquil environment and gorgeous surroundings for the perfect rejuvenation session.

Voyage2Africa can organize your work conference at Bumi Hills or your special wedding day – simply check in with us to find out the tour specials for the year and we will tailor-make your special event just the way you like it! 

Amazing Holiday Packages including Bumi Hills

From $750



  • Fishing on Lake Kariba
  • Bird watching
  • Game drives
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding


  • Room accommodations
  • Access to spa and wellness centre
  • Guided activities and tours
  • Restaurant and dining options
  • Use of resort facilities and equipment.

swimming pool area outside the lodge accommodation at Royal Madikwe
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  • Elegant rooms and high-end facilities
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Event venues for conferences and special occasions
  • Restaurant and dining options
  • Boats and fishing equipment rental


  • One-of-a-kind resort setting on the shores of Lake Kariba, the world’s largest artificial lake and reservoir by volume.
  • Breathtaking views of the lake and surrounding hills where birds, fish, myriad animal species and lush vegetation add immense scenic and tranquility value
  • Peaceful and tranquil setting ideal for meditation, spa treatments, hiking and game viewing
  • High-end facilities and elegant rooms where all caliber of tourist is welcome and appreciated, wined and dined and well looked after.

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