The Hide Safaris
Well known and much loved, The Hide Safari Camp is situated within Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe's largest game reserve, known for its abundant and diverse wildlife.
Into its third decade and owner run, The Hide has justly earned its reputation as a great wildlife experience wrapped in warm, welcoming hospitality. An award winning camp that one can rely on to live up to its high standards, accommodating upto 20 guests in well appointed deluxe tents under thatch, all tents overlook the productive waterhole. All tents have en-suite facilities that include outdoor showers with deluxe tents having either indoor or outdoor bath tubs.
The Hide prides itself on having knowledgeable enthusiastic guides to explore the true wilderness and wildlife that Hwange has to offer. With upto 4 game activities per day - bush walks with a professional guide, day and night drives, ‘hide’ sits including our new underground tunnel to one hide, there is much to see with over 100 mammals and 400 bird species. Adventurous guests enjoy spending a “sleep-out” in the romantic Dove’s Nest.
The Private Hide, newly built beyond Tent 7 is a small dinning, lounge and plunge pool. This means we now offer a private camp within a camp. Perfect for private and exclusive safaris of up to 8 people.
Tom’s Little Hide, perfect for exclusive or family safaris. Accommodating upto 6 adults in 3 beautiful en-suite safari chic rooms, overlooking the waterhole. Guests enjoy a private dining room, lounge and plunge pool, as well as a private professional guide and vehicle. Children of any age are welcome.
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Our Commitment to Responsible Tourism
We recognise that the need for more conservation and community development programmes to be embedded within the tourism industry, now more than ever, is crucial. Local rural communities are in need of support, not charity, but to be given the chance to be empowered and alleviated from the difficulties that they are faced with. To this end, we have formed the Hide Community Trust – a non-profit organisation, committed to conservation and sustainable community development.
The Hide Community Trust runs alongside The Hide and is partnered with a local community that surrounds Hwange National Park. Our aim is for the relief of poverty, the promotion of education, as well as the benefits of conservation. Our support to these communities will be through Community Capacity Building, social enterprise, education, sustainable development as well as conservation and human-wildlife conflict solutions.