Ivory Lodge Hwange National Park

Ivory Lodge

Standing on tree stilted platforms next to a large water hole that in season attracts elephants in their hundreds, this stunning Hwange accommodation comprises 7 thatched tree house style rooms as well as 2 striking tented presidential suites. Make this lodge your home for a few days of explosive wildlife encounters in an unspoiled wilderness.

A small intimate lodge featuring 7 luxurious tree houses and 2 Presidential Elephant Suites set on elevated platforms amongst the indigenous flora of Hwange Game Park.

Deep in the mystical teak forests of Hwange is this unobtrusive camp, bathed in the tales of pioneering hunters and explorers such as Fredrick Courtney Selous. Lumbering giants drift around your stilted platforms , their tusks glinting in salute to the sanctuary of shade offered up by these massive trees.

This is Ivory Lodge – place of elephants. It is here that great herds of elephants are found – sometimes over 100 strong.

Hwange is renowned for its huge tuskers – big old bulls with magnificent tusks. It is also here that the famous Presidential Herd drinks – these elephants’ home-range is amongst the dense feeding areas of the Sikumi Vlei and where they find refuge from the scorching heat at Ivory’s water hole.

Silently, elegantly, the lodge stands over the waterhole…. watch by flood light under a star spangled African night sky – the elephants in their play-fighting….their display of instinctive rituals, their caressing and murmurings…all which speak of years gone by.

An accessible family run safari camp located on a private concession of 6000 acres. A favourite destination for those interested in seeing elephant herds in great numbers from the comfort of their room or the luxury of the camp. It is also here that the famous Presidential Herd drinks – these elephants’ home-range is amongst the dense feeding areas of the Sikumi Vlei and where they find refuge from the scorching heat at Ivory’s water hole. All the comforts of a 3 star camp with amazing wildlife and game activities in camp. Family friendly and consists of 1 family room and 2 suites that can be converted to triples for families with children U12.

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Highlights
  • Located the key home range of the Presidential Elephant herd
  • The easiest to access by road of all of Hwange’s safari lodges
  • Situated in a private concession, affording both night game drives and bush walks
  • The lodge welcomes children of all ages
Overview

Ivory Lodge is located in the Sikumi Forest Reserve, a strip of protected land sandwiched between the main Victoria Falls/Bulawayo road, and Hwange National Park. Of all of Hwange’s safari lodges, it is perhaps the easiest to access by road. Offering affordable Zimbabwe vacation packages, Ivory Lodge makes for a perfect base for viewing game in the region and a good stop over between Bulawayo and Victoria Falls.
Standing on tree stilted platforms next to a large watering hole that in season attracts elephants in their hundreds, this stunning Hwange accommodation comprises seven thatched tree house style rooms as well as two grand tented presidential suites, all with sweeping views of the busy watering hole. From within the confines of their suites or comfortable dining area, guests have the opportunity to view some of the area’s most productive wildlife species.
All the rooms at Ivory Lodge are fitted with mosquito netting and each unit is fairly open, affording an intimate bush experience with the smells of nature wafting through and the sounds of the nocturnal animals will guide you into deep slumber. Children of all ages are welcome at the lodge making it a favourable option for those seeking a Zimbabwe holiday destination for families.
Mini conferences, meetings, talks or presentations are catered for at Ivory Lodge. At an additional cost, visual aid equipmentis available on request. There is a swimming pool, a central open-sided thatched boma which houses the dining and bar areas.
Hwange safaris include game drives, village tours, bird watching and visits to the Painted Dog conservancy. On request, walking safaris and game counts are also offered.

Facilities
  • 9 Rooms
  • Dining & bar areas
  • Seating area, library
  • Wi-Fi, 24-hour electricity
  • Swimming pool
From $ 382

PER PERSON SHARING PER NIGHT


ACTIVITIES

  • Small, intimate lodge offering personalized service
  • Big 5 safaris
  • Game drives, walking safaris, birding
  • Local village tours, visits to the Painted Dog conservancy

INCLUDED

  • Accommodation
  • All meals
  • All local beverages
  • Two game viewing activities per day
  • Laundry service
  • Return transfers from either Hwange Main Camp or Hwange Airstrip

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