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Welcome to Camelthorn Lodge

Camelthorn Lodge
This flag ship lodge is nestled in a patch of pristine woodland just west of Ngamo on the edge of the South Eastern corner of Hwange National Park. The lodge is unique in its style and design and has as its centre piece a huge ancient Camelthorn tree. On the edge of the Ngamo Plain, and strategically placed to explore the remote and unspoilt south eastern portion of the park, Camelthorn will also provide a spectacular wilderness experience. Less than a kilometre away from the lodge we have built an underground blind in front of a beautifully located waterhole in the park. Camouflaged as a termite heap and buried under an ancient Mitswiri tree - the photographic opportunities from it are dramatic. Elephants can be photographed from toe level silhouetted against the sky at a distance of 25 feet - and such close proximity to Hwange's huge bulls is honestly breath-taking. 
 
Rooms
8 forest villas: 82 m sq flat roof with stone walls
Outdoor maisonette with hammocks – ideal for a siesta or a night ‘under the stars’. Accessed via a spiral stairway
Large bedroom and lounge area with large sliding glass doors and overhead fans and fireplace 
Room configuration – one king bed or twin double beds
En-suite bathroom with bath in front of a picture window, shower, double basin and toilet.
 
Children Policy:
For all lodges, children under the age of 7 are only allowed by special arrangement 
and providing parents sign a disclaimer. Children 
12 years and under pay 50% and are to share with 
an adult. Children under 6 years require special 
arrangement if they are to go on game drives
 
Important Information
All inclusive rates include:
Accommodation, all meals, softdrinks, wines, beers & local spirits, laundry service, transfers from Halfway House, Sipepa or the lodge airstrip, game activities as available including game walks, drives, all day excursions and night drives, park entry fees per paying night, visit to the local village, tour of the village school and service of a licensed professional guide on safari.
 
PAYMENT & CANCELLATION POLICY
 
For bookings made more than 60 days from date of arrival a 20% deposit is required, with the remaining balance due 60 days before arrival.
For bookings made less than 60 days from date of arrival, full payment is required. 
 
Cancellations will be processed as follows:
30 days before travel: 75% refund
15 days before travel: 50% refund
7 days before travel: 25% refund
Within 7 days or non arrivals: no refund.

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