• Musango Safari Camp, Zimbabwe

About Musango Safari Camp

About Musango Safari Camp

Musango Safari Camp is on its own island, not far from the shores of Matusadona National Park. This exclusive camp is owner run and amidst an abundance of wildlife and birdlife. The accommodation here is unique in style and the area is absolutely stunning, however this is not the main reason to stay here. Steve Edwards, former head warden of Matusadona National Park, is the host and owner, and - alongside the other numerous guides - the reason for Musanga Camps outstanding reputation. His understanding of the landscape, wildlife, area and beyond is incomparable;


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A uniquely designed camp with fantastic guiding.


Just off the coast of Matusadona National Park on an island in Lake Kariba. Access is via 4x4 or light aircraft, you will be transferred to the island via speed boat.

Accommodation & Facilities

The tented chalets are raised on polished concrete bases, each with a private east facing veranda to enjoy the spectacular sunrise. Standard rooms have twin beds, facing the lake – rooms are ll set within a thick forest. Tents are encompassed by large A framed thatched roofs, that stretch to partly shade the veranda and cover some of the bathroom. The en-suites are stone walled with a hot shower and a wash basin, the flush toilet is in it’ own separate cubicle.

Honeymoon rooms have large double beds and a more spacious veranda which includes a private plunge pool.

The main area is spread over 2 floors; a lounge and reception area on the ground floor and deck area on the top with views over the lake. There is a swimming pool behind the main area.


Meals are served around a large semi circle table on the ground floor of the main area. On special occasions meals can be moved down to the romantic shores of Kariba Lake.


Walking safaris are available with armed guards in Matusadona National Park and the surrounding area; guests can also track black rhino on foot. There is also the option of game drives, canoe safaris and fishing trips to catch the great tiger fish! Guests can also visit the local village; join a specialist birding trip, visit dinosaur fossil sites as well as black rhino orphanage visits.

Child Policy

We do not recommend Musango Camp for children. Please contact us for details.

Responsible Travel

Musango Safari Camp was involved in the reintroduction of black rhino in the area, they are also involved in the Painted Dog – a reintroduction and rehabilitation project focused on wild dogs in Zimbabwe. The visits to the local village help to show the sensitive relationship between humans and the wildlife, and the part they play in its conservation.

Want to stay here?

Contact one of our Destination Specialists to start planning your journey to include a stay here. Please note we recommend a budget of from £7,000 / $10,000 USD per person for our style of trip to this destination.

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