Safari at Davisons Camp

Hwange National Park has some of the highest mammal diversity for any national park in the world. Game viewing and bird watching is exceptional on a Zimbabwe safari at Davison’s Camp.

Zimbabwe safari activities at Davison’s Camp include game drives in open 4x4 vehicles and guided walks in the early mornings. During the siesta hours, guests can watch wildlife at the waterhole from their tent veranda or the main area. The evening drives use a spotlight to observe nocturnal species.

Game drives take place in two 7 seater Land Rovers and a 9 seater Land Rover in the mornings and evenings. During the winter months wind-resistant ponchos are provided for guests. Game viewing is good all year round with spectacular dry season concentrations of wildlife around waterholes in Hwange National Park. For a change of pace, an informative walking safari in the morning can be enjoyed with licensed professional guides.

On a Zimbabwe safari at Davison’s Camp, visitors can see an incredible diversity of game, including the Big Five and more such as Burchell's Zebra, Hippo and Warthog. Lesser known species (but just as fascinating) are also present such as Black-backed Jackal, Bat-eared Fox and 5 different types of mongoose.

Smaller creatures that are not often seen include the lesser Bushbaby, Porcupine, Aardwolf, Pangolin, Caracal and African wildcat. Antelope species in the area include common Duiker, Eland, Roan antelope, Kudu, Sable and Steenbok.

The Linkwasha Concession and Hwange National Park is a superb birding destination. Amongst over 400 bird species, enthusiasts can spot Crimson-breasted Shrike, Kalahari Scrub-Robin, Scaly-feathered Finch, Cut-throat Finch, Swallow-tailed Bee-eater, Black-cheeked Waxbill, Southern Pied Babbler and Bradfield’s Hornbill in the woodlands.

The plains offer sightings of African Pipit, Dusky Lark (in summer), Temminck’s Courser and Capped Wheatear. Other summer specialities are the Bat Hawk and African Hobby. Raptors are plentiful including the rare Red-necked Falcon, Dickinson’s Kestrel, Martial Eagle, 5 vulture species and accipiter’s like Shikra and Gabar Goshawk.

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