Davison’s Camp

Hwange, Zimbabwe

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Davison’s Camp

Davison's Camp lies deep in Hwange National Park, in the south-eastern Linkwasha Concession - one of the best game viewing areas of the entire Park.


We Love
  • The  Camp has supplied equipment for 18 of the 57 boreholes in the Park to pump water to sustain the wildlife in the area.  
  • The Camp also supports the National Park in combating the effects of poaching in the area.
  • Research on threatened species as well as lion and wild dog is supported by the Camp’s staff in the area, both in terms of logistical support of the research.
Need to Know
  • Children of 6 years and older are accommodated and partake in activities with all other guests.
  • The minimum age for walking activities is 13 years.
  • Rooms and main area are powered by 220v generator power during the day. Rooms are also fitted with rechargeable LED lights for lighting when generator is not running.
  • A well-stocked bar is kept with all the basic soft drinks, beers and spirits.

The Review

The Davison's Camp is a classic African tented camp, with the units tastefully hidden beneath a grove of false mopane trees, overlooking a waterhole where wildlife often congregates to drink.

Nestled under a grove of ancient false mopane trees, Davison’s Camp is situated in a remote north-eastern corner of Hwange National Park. Named after the founder of Hwange National Park and its first warden, Ted Davison, the camp overlooks an extremely productive waterhole that attracts a variety of plains game and predators. Eight twin-bedded tents and one family unit, along with a main area comprising a lounge and dining room, altogether offer the quintessential Hwange experience.

Game viewing is productive year-round in the Linkwasha Concession and wildlife frequently encountered here includes lion, large herds of elephant, buffalo, leopard, white rhino, spotted hyaena, southern giraffe, sable, blue wildebeest, impala, common waterbuck and reedbuck. There are a number of large, open plains areas which make for excellent game viewing; in summer, wildebeest, zebra and eland are found in abundance here, while in winter the waterholes are magnets around which elephant in enormous numbers congregate to drink.

Bird life in the area is prolific (400+) and varied, with species frequenting the teak woodlands as well as those typical of the drier Kalahari being present.

Game activities include game drives in open 4x4 vehicles, or guided walks in the early mornings and evenings, while during the siesta hours, guests can view game from their tent verandas, as thirsty wildlife comes down to the waterhole to drink.

Getting There

Davisons Camp is situated on the private Linkwasha Concession in the south-eastern section of Hwange National Park. The camp can be reached by air from Harare airport in 2 hours 10 minutes, from Kariba airport in 1 hour 40 minutes and Victoria Falls airport in 1 hour. It is also connected with Hwange airport (20 minutes) and Mana West airstrip (2 hrs). Approximate travelling time from Victoria Falls to Davison's Camp is a minimum of 4.5 hours, and from Bulawayo about 4 hours. If travelling by road, please ask us for instructions on how to get there.

Davison’s Camp Hwange, Zimbabwe