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Ruckomechi Camp is situated along the western edge of Mana Pools National Park on private concession. The scenery here is breathtaking and secluded, and the spot offers great dry season wildlife concentrations, being set near the shores of the Zambezi River and amongst the ana trees, a favorite treat for elephant herds. The ten spacious platform tented accommodations offer a comfortable arrangement with en-suite bathrooms, indoor and outdoor shower, and a 'bath with a view'. All of the tents overlook the scenic and peaceful Zambezi River. 

The main lodge has a central dining room, bar, lounge, and library and overlooks the Zambezi River. The entire camp is connected by low-level wooden walkways and a separate deck offers a pool and the opportunity for sunbathing and star gazing. 
Hippos spying on the paddlers

North Zimbabwe Adventure

7 Day Itinerary
  • Explore Matusadona National Park
  • Go on safari in Mana Pools Park
  • Tour Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe
  • Fish while you spot wildlife
Fishing, Land, Wilderness Lodge, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
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Walking safaris are a must

Mana Pools National Park

4 Day Itinerary
  • Go on game drives in Mana Pools
  • Spot wildlife by the Zambezi River
  • Go on a guided canoeing safari
Fishing, Land, Wilderness Lodge, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Easy Active
Tour Details
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Our guide and driver were very good with their knowledge and were very helpful with our questions. It was a very pleasant visit that would have been impossible to do on our own. Hotels and restaurants were fantastic. The special places we got to go to, like the kitchens, were great. Enjoyed the entire trip!
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Activities at Ruckomechi

Game Drives - Set out in open Land Rovers to spot wildlife. Seven seats in each vehicle allow everyone a window seat. Make your way through the private concession and through diverse habitat which allows for maximum game-viewing.

River Cruises - Cruise down the stretch of the Zambezi River in nine-seater pontoons or a six-seater speed boat. For a more adventurous option, try paddling a canoe on your own. Spot large numbers of birds and other wildlife that are attracted to the water's edge.

Nature Walks - Experience the wilds of Mana Pools by foot with an experienced guide. 

Catch and Release Fishing - Spend some time on the boats fishing for breem (tilapia), barbel (catfish), and tigerfish. Keen fishermen are encouraged to bring their own tackle and gear, as only basic gear is offered at the lodge.This activity is also subject to availability of the boats and has an additional charge.

Star Bed - Fall asleep to the sounds of nature as you look up under the starry sky in a romantic 'star bed' situated near a waterhole.

Fantastic Birding - Spot a diversity of birdlife in the area. Species include: three-banded courser, western banded snake-eagle, Arnot's chat, green-capped eremomela, African golden oriole, Lilian's lovebird, Bohm's spinetail and Meve's starling.

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