Kanga Camp


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6 Rooms
2019: Ages 7+
2020: Ages 16+
  • Maximum 12 people
  • Guide tent
  • Solar power backup generator
  • Private deck
  • Fans in room

Additional Information

  • Airstrip to camp - 30 mins
  • Closest airstrip - Dandawa
  • Closest international airport - Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport (Harare - HRE)
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Home of the “armchair safari” experience

Situated within a private concession in Mana Pools National Park, Kanga Camp is a completely untouched wilderness paradise. Set in the remote inlands of the Kanga Pan, Kanga Camp offers an unspoiled and authentic safari experience away from the traditional riverside camps of Mana Pools National Park. Apart from the Zambezi River many miles away, Kanga Pan is a sole source of water in dry season, making it an absolute haven for Zimbabwe wildlife, bringing them right to your doorstep.


The camp comprises of six tents all raised on a wooden platform for an elevated view over the Kanga Pan. Each Meru-styled tent is simple yet elegant, boasting floor-to-ceiling mesh windows to let in ample natural light and a light breeze. All tents are complete with en suite bathroom, flushing toilet, outdoor showers, hot running water and a secluded veranda. Kanga Camp has a family tent which boasts a wraparound terraces facing the pan with private seating and dining areas. Relax in the upper deck lounge under the shade of a mahogany tree or sit on the deck below near the splash pool and soak in the uninterrupted views of Kanga Pan’s hyperactive watering hole – the perfect “armchair safari”.

This diverse area has multiple vlei lines and mixed woodland types from Mopane woodland to Jesse bush and riverine forests. Besides game drives and bird watching, Mana Pools is excellent for experiencing walking safari experiences. Kanga works well in collaboration with Zambezi Expeditions where you can enjoy the excitement of canoeing and fishing on the Zambezi River.

This area of Zimbabwe is very hard to access during the rainy season as the dry riverbeds fill with rainwater flowing from the escarpments. As a result, Kanga Camp is only open in the shoulder and dry seasons from April through to the end of November.


  • Go in the heart of the dry season and the game viewing should be very good. Beautiful setting, excellent facilities. Staff quickly becomes family. Sings you into camp and cares for guests beautifully. Excellent and varied cuisine. Well maintained.

    Jerry via TripAdvisor

  • Mana Pools is a very special National Park and Kanga Camp with its water pan is probably the most special permanent camp in Mana. It is run by the excellent African Bush Camps. The site is fabulous. Just sitting on the deck overlooking the Kanga pan we had visits from Elephants, Impala, Kudu, Eland, Buffalo, a Wild Dog Pack with seven puppies, Baboons, Vervet Monkeys, Hyena and of innumerable birds including the rare Crested Guinea Fowl.

    Tom M via TripAdvisor

  • This is an amazing camp. There is a huge waterhole right in front of the main building and all day long animals come to drink. You see more animals at the waterhole than on a game drive!

    This camp is set in the wilderness of Mana Pool. There are only 12 luxurious tents all with outdoor shower, basin and toilet. Enjoy the bush while you shower!

    Jann Corny via TripAdvisor


Set within the pristine wilderness area of Mana Pools National Park, you can expect flexibility in all your activities. including guided walks and day drives. Here you will be accompanied by our knowledgeable guides who will share their knowledge and love of the bush with you. All activities are complimentary.


Mana Pools National Park is a world heritage site bursting with wildlife encounters; these are some of the animals you can expect to see during your stay at Kanga Camp.

Live in Camp – recent wildlife sightings

  • A leopard on a branch
  • An elephant in Zimbabwe Mana Pools National Park
  • Hippos in water
  • Zebra's in the sun in Zambia
  • An elephant in Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe
  • A lioness
  • Baboons playing at Mashatu Game Reserve, Northern Tuli, Botswana
  • A Fish Eagle flying
  • A pride of lions drinking
  • Springbok jumping across a river
  • Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe
  • Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe

Rates From

Green Season

Jan / Feb / Mar / Dec

Mana Pools is closed

Mid Season

Apr / May / Nov
USD 520 per person per night

Child (7-11): USD 260

High Season

Jun / Jul / Aug / Sep / Oct
USD 740 per person per night*

*Single supplement of USD 220 applies

Child (7-11): USD 370

Included in Rates:

  • Accommodation
  • All meals
  • Tea, coffee, soft drinks, and alcoholic beverages, except premium imported spirits and champagne
  • Laundry
  • Morning & afternoon game drives, night game drives, walking safaris, armchair safari, and photographic hide (Subject to Kanga Pan Water Level).

Excluded from Rates:

  • Visa Fees
  • International / Regional Flights
  • Travel Insurance
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Staff Gratuities

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