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Davison's Camp

Davison's Camp

Hwange National Park


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Davison's Camp is located in the private Linkwasha Concession – one of the most prolific wildlife areas in Hwange National Park.

Named after the founder of the Park and its first warden, Ted Davison, the camp overlooks an open plain and a waterhole, which is a favourite drinking spot for both elephant and buffalo, especially during the dry winter months.

Other wildlife frequently encountered in the area includes lion, leopard, spotted hyena, cheetah, giraffe, sable, roan, blue wildebeest, impala, waterbuck and reedbuck.

Led by highly experienced guides, game drives and nature walks provide the perfect opportunity to explore this private concession. On evening drives you go out in search of the nocturnal species such as lesser bushbaby, caracal, porcupine, scrub hare, spring hare and even honey badger.

There is also a log-pile hide near the camp, which is a wonderful way to spend your siesta time as you watch the comings and goings of wildlife at the mud wallow here. Cultural visits to the local village/school can also be arranged.

The camp consists of 9 bright and airy tents including one family unit, which are set either side of the main area with views of the waterhole.

The main guest areas consist of a spacious lounge and dining area, which lead onto an expansive deck with an open campfire. In addition, the refreshing swimming pool and its loungers are ideal for a spot of afternoon relaxation, while a small upper deck is an ideal location from which to watch wildlife visiting the waterhole.

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Rates Include

All meals; all local drinks (excludes premium imported brands and champagne); twice daily scheduled camp activities; Park fees; and a laundry service are included.


Children Policy

Children aged 6 years and older are welcome. Rates available on request.


Bush Walks / Walking Safaris

Children under the age of 13 years are not permitted on walking safaris. The final decision on whether a guest can join a walking safari remains with the guide and camp manager.



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General Information For Guests

Each tent has a wooden deck overlooking the waterhole in front of camp and en-suite facilities with an indoor shower, single vanity basin and W/C. They also have hot water bottles, multi-plug adaptors for charging of mobile devices, and individual canvas bags with padlocks (keys remain with guests) are supplied for valuables which are stored in a central safe. The tents do not have air-conditioning, however pedestal fans are provided.

Extra blankets are provided in the cooler winder months.

The main area has a lounge, dining area, campfire, curio shop, traditional boma, swimming pool, viewing deck and a log-pile hide.

Activities that are available include morning and evening game drives, walking safaris and excursions to the local village.

The camp maintains the pumps for 14 of Hwange’s boreholes in the Concession to sustain the wildlife, especially in winter when water sources become scarce.

A laundry service is included.

While due to a limited amount of power available, it is possible to use appliances such as hairdryers or electric shavers in your room, however, dependent on the national power grid being on. Should the mains power not be on and generator power is being used in camp, then the use of hairdryers and electric shavers will not be possible.


Bush Walks / Walking Safaris

Children under the age of 13 years are not permitted on walking safaris. The final decision on whether a guest can join a walking safari remains with the guide and camp manager.


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