Bomani Tented Camp
Living on the Plains

A safari classic! Bomani Tented Camp is nestled in a private concession on the splendid Ngamo Plains—legendary for unique scenery and impressive year-round game viewing with a great diversity of wildlife in substantial numbers. Enjoy an open-air thatched main lodge, tented accommodations, teak viewing decks, a prolific waterhole, splash pool, and evenings around the fire—this is living on the plains. Your days unfold as you wish, each experience is tailored to your interests and our expert, fun, and friendly guides are simply the best! At Bomani, expect great year-round game viewing, a plethora of safari activities, and an enormous commitment to local communities and wildlife.

Camp Life

The Tents


Camp Information

Solar power, WIFI in the main lodge, cell phone reception

12 rooms including family tent (2 rooms) and thatched bungalow / 30 guest max

Accommodation, all meals, soft drinks, beer, wine + local spirits, laundry, guided game activities, and transfers from Bomani Airstrip, Sipepa Airstrip, or Ngamo Siding
Park fees, Ngamo Wildlife Sanctuary, in-house spa treatments
A 5,000-acre private concession on edge of Hwange National Park
Ceiling or standing fan

Air horn

Electronic safe

Mosquito nets and repellent

Free daily laundry (weather dependent)
Situated on a 5000-acre private reserve within the Ngamo Forest Area, on the edge of the southeastern corner of Hwange National Park
15-minute drive from our own private gate into Hwange National Park
1-hour small plane charter from Victoria Falls or Bulawayo
4-hour road transfer from Victoria Falls or Bulawayo

2.5-hour road transfer from Victoria Falls to Dete and then a 2.5-hour rail car safari transfer from Dete Railway Station

Conservation + Community

Connecting People and Nature

The natural beauty and diverse wildlife of Hwange National Park attracts visitors who are eager to enjoy and ensure it is protected well into the future.

Proud guardians, the local community support conservation bringing sustainable livelihoods and critical social services like healthcare, education, and clean water.

Just by enjoying an Imvelo safari, every traveler helps finance conservation and community initiatives and provides ‘boots on the ground’ support in ensuring safe havens for wildlife.

Imvelo Safari Lodges knows that engaging and empowering local communities bordering national parks is the first and most important step in conservation. To that end, we have an exhaustive list of thoughtful, innovative, and impactful programs in place to achieve our goals—many of which you can choose to be an active part of!


  • With 14 651 square kilometers of wilderness to explore, Hwange National Park is bigger than the Serengeti National Park.
  • For Hwange’s impressive size, the per annum visitor numbers are small in contrast to the density of travelers to parks such as the Serengeti, Masai Mara, and Kruger—it is likely you will spend most of your safari without seeing other vehicles except those from the lodge you are staying at—an exclusive experience indeed!
  • Hwange National Park is easy to reach from Victoria Falls by air in a private charter or a combination of road and the unique Elephant Express railcar transfer.
  • Hwange is home to approximately 46 000 elephants, compared with Masai Mara at 3 700, Kruger at 13 750 and Serengeti at 2 100. In the dry season in Hwange, it is likely you will see elephants numbering in the hundreds congregating at waterpoints. Amazingly there are more elephants than guests visiting Hwange National Park in a year!
  • Hwange National Park offers exceptional game viewing year-round and is one of the best parks in Africa for diversity of wildlife. Within Zimbabwean parks, the largest species diversity and populations of sable, cheetah, wild dog, and lion.
  • Hwange’s Professional Guides serve apprenticeships lasting between 5 and 10 years and their skills are recognized as among the best in Africa.


Bomani is famous for its unique scenery as well as its large herds of elephants and varied wildlife.
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