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Why we like it
- Eight luxurious tented chalets set on a private concession
- Spend a night under the stars on the sleep out deck
- Strong eco philosophy: even the wine is organic
Whilst staying at Elephant’s Eye, pop into the nearby Painted Dog Conservation Centre.
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Elephant’s Eye is exclusive and luxurious but also surprisingly eco-friendly. The eight luxury tented en suite chalets overlook a waterhole, with king size beds and outdoor showers. If you’re keen to get a taste of the ‘real’ Africa this is the place for you: you can sleep outside under the stars on the camp’s sleep-out deck.
There’s a communal boma area and dining room, a bar and natural ozone eco swimming pool. Activities are plentiful; visit an African homestead, take part in game drives and guided walks, go bird watching or enjoy night game drives. The waterhole is ideal for enjoying a sundowner. The nearby Painted Dog Conservation Centre is a fantastic day trip
Livingstone (Zambia) or Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe) via Johannesburg
12 hrs 15 mins
GMT+ 2 hrs
Required for UK passport holders
The UNIVISA system (which allowed travellers to enter both Zimbabwe and Zambia using a dual visa) is currently suspended. If you’re travelling between Zimbabwe and Zambia (more than one entry either way), you should get a double entry visa for both countries. Both Zimbabwe and Zambia issue double entry visas at ports of entry.
Yellow fever certificate required if travelling from an endemic area
Best time to travel
Apr-Jun when the water levels are at their greatest at Victoria Falls and large herds of animals can be seen in Hwange National Park.
The best time to travel is between April and June, there is little to no rain and the Falls are at their fullest. These are the winter months therefore temperatures will only peak at around 20°C, although days are clear and bright.
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