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Bomani Tented Lodge

Bomani Tented Lodge is located at the southeast corner of Hwange National Park near Ngamo Gate, Hwange National Park, Matabeleland North Province, Zimbabwe.

The main lodge is an open-fronted thatched roof building with wooden viewing deck, bar lounge and dining room with overhead fans. There are 10 accommodation options ranging from the Royal Suite to Deluxe Tents.

The one Royal Suite is 77 sq metres with thatched roof, stone wall – overlooks the Camp pan. It is air conditioned and has overhead fans, satellite television, mini bar, ensuite lounge, ensuite changing room, shower basin and toilet and electricity by generator.

The one Spurwing Honeymoon Tent is 57.5 sq metres tent – overlooks the Camp Pan. It has a king bed, ensuite freestanding bath and shower, toilet, twin basins, overhead fans and electricity by generator. It has a large tiled veranda ideal for private dining.

There are three Spurwing Tented Suites, 62.5 sq metres which overlook the Camp Pan, and are suitable for having an extra children’s bed put in. They are either twin or double bedded and have overhead fans, ensuite shower, toilet, basin, ensuite lounge, electricity by generator, and a veranda ideal for private dining

Finally the five Hornbill deluxe Tents, 45 sq m, have views across the Ngamo plain to Bomani Pan. They have a raised wooden deck, a queen bed OR twin ¾ beds, standing fan, ensuite shower, toilet and basin, and electricity by generator.

Style

9 Tented and one thatched brick Royal Suite

Rooms

10

Open Season

Open all year round

Safari Experience

Your experience starts with an early morning wake up coffee or tea delivered to the tents.

There is continental or full english breakfast before departing on your morning activity – morning game drive, OR all day trip into the Park with picnic lunch, OR drive and walk with armed pro guide, OR village visit and school tour.

Return for a late brunch served in the main lodge or sometimes out on the deck.

Guests either take time out for a siesta and quiet time for themselves and enjoy the prolific birdlife around camp, or another option is to head for one of the waterhole blinds.

Afternoon tea is served with fresh baked treats before departing for your afternoon activity usually a game drive with sundowners and snacks at one of the waterholes.

The drive back to camp after dark is conducted with red filter spotlight to take opportunity to look at the nocturnal animals prevalent in the area.

You will return to camp for pre dinner drinks and snacks around the fire followed by dinner.

Wildlife & Birdlife

The lodge estate is in an exclusive 5,000 acre portion of Ngamo forest adjacent to the Ngamo gate into Hwange National park 1.5 km from camp.

Game activities into the park are within a vast exclusive wild area of the park.

The Park hosts over 100 mammals, including 19 large herbivore and 8 large carnivore species, as well as 400 species of birds.

Hwange is elephant country and much of the game viewing relates to magnificent opportunities to view these, the largest land mammals in large numbers in a completely wild state, including on foot.

Birding opportunities are excellent – particularly during the wet season as large flooded grassland areas are breeding areas for an array of water birds.

At the start of the rains in November/December huge swarms of intra african and palearctic migrants pour through the area and take advantage of the daily multiple alate eruptions.

Added Extras

Waterhole is 50 meters from front of the suites, the dining room and the campfire. Particularly during the dry season large numbers of elephants drink and bathe in it all through the night.
At night elephants often wander within 50 meters of guests around the campfire.
Coffee and tea delivered to the guest’s tents for wake up.

Hot water bottles in the beds during cold months.

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